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Industry Solutions

Features

Bankruptcy

yes yes yes
Biotech Licensing yes yes yes
Board Portals yes no yes
Clinical Studies yes no yes
Debt Financing no yes yes
Distressed Real Estate yes no yes
Document Repository yes yes yes
Due Diligence yes yes yes
Fundraising yes yes yes
Hedge Funds no no yes
IPO & Exits yes yes yes
Litigation yes yes yes
M&A Buy Side yes yes yes
M&A Sell Side yes yes yes
Post Merger no no yes
Private Equity no yes yes
Procurement Management no no yes
Restructuring

no no yes

Files & Folders Management

Features

File Formats Supported

Text-Based Documents: as, as3, asm, bat, c, cc, cmake, cpp, cs, css, csv, cxx, diff, doc, docx, erb, gdoc, groovy, gsheet, h, haml, hh, htm, html, java, js, less, m, make, ml, mm, msg, ods, odt, pdf, php, pl, properties, py, rb, rtf, sass, scala, scm, script, sh, sml, sql, txt, vi, vim, wpd, xls, xlsm, xlsx, xml, xsd, xsl, yaml, Presentations: odp, ppt, pptx , Images: ai*, bmp, gif, eps, jpeg, jpg, png, ps, psd, svg, tif, tiff, dcm, dicm, dicom, svs, tga, Audio Files: aac, aifc, aiff, amr, au, flac, m4a, mp3, ogg, ra, wav, wma, Video Files: 3g2, 3gp, avi, m2v, m2ts, m4v, mkv, mov, mp4, mpeg, mpg, ogg, mts, qt, wmv, Flash/Mobile Video Files, flv, f4v, swf , 3D (Graphics and Modeling) Files: obj, stl

Any file types can be uploaded. PDF and MS Office files can be viewed, any other file types must be downloaded to view

All MS Office document formats, as well as pdf, txt, pub, rtf, htm, html, mht, jpg, jpeg, jpe, gif, bmp, png, tif, tiff, wmf, and flv

Automatic Numerical Indexing of Files & Folders yes yes yes
Drag & Drop Upload of Multiple Files and Folders yes yes yes
Desktop Synchronization yes no yes
Archives Upload & Extraction yes no yes
Export of Data Room Index to Excel yes yes yes
Document Version Control yes no yes
Multilingual Documents Index

yes no yes

File Protection & Digital Rights Management

Features

Granular Document Permissions

yes yes yes
View-Only Access yes yes yes
Prevention of Download, Print and Copy yes yes yes
Remote Shredding of Documents no no yes
Customizable Document Watermarks yes yes yes
Secure Fence View no no yes
Document Access Expiry yes no yes
256-Bit SSL/TLS Encryption yes yes yes
Data at Rest Encryption

yes yes yes

Data Hosting & Infrastructure Security

Features

99.9% Uptime Guarantee

yes yes yes
ISO 27001 Certified yes yes yes
SOC 2 Certified yes no yes
SSAE 16 Certified yes no yes
Data Backup yes yes yes
Virus Scanning

yes no yes

Access Security

Features

Two-Factor Authentications

yes yes yes
Mobile Device Management yes yes yes
Granular User Permissions yes yes yes
Permission Groups yes yes yes
Access Expiration yes yes yes
Access Limitation by IP Address

yes no yes

Accessibility & Ease Of Use

Features

No Plugins

yes no yes
Scroll-Through Web-Based Document Viewer yes yes yes
Web-Based Excel Spreadsheets Viewer yes yes yes
iOS Application yes no yes
Android Application yes no yes
Mobile Device Interface yes no yes
User Interface Languages

English, Japanese, French, Italian, Spanish, German

English

English, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Turkish, Portugese, Chinese and Japanese

Search, OCR & Filters

Features

Search by Name

yes yes yes
Search by Content (Full Text Search) yes yes yes
OCR (Optical Character Recognition) yes no yes
Filtering by Parameters

yes no yes

Collaboration Features

Features

Basic Questions & Answers Module

yes no yes
Advanced Questions & Answers Module no no yes
Secure User Messaging yes no yes
New Document Email Notifications yes yes yes
Files & Folders Notes

yes no yes

Activity Tracking & Reporting

Features

Tracking of All User Activity

yes yes yes
Real-Time Audit Trail yes yes yes
Graphic Reports yes no yes
Exporting Reports to Excel yes yes yes
Tracking of Document Viewing Time no yes yes
Scheduled Reports (Sending to Email)

no no yes

Customization

Features

Branded User Interface

yes yes yes
Custom Domain no no yes
Custom Login Page yes no yes
Custom User Invitation Letter no yes yes
Custom Agreements for Accessing Data Room yes no yes
Active Directory Integration yes no yes
Single Sign-On Integration yes no yes
Customer-Managed Encryption Keys yes no yes
Integrations Through APIs yes no yes
Custom Workflows and Features

no no yes

Support & Services

Features

Business Hours Support

yes yes yes
24/7 Email Support yes yes yes
24/7 Phone & Email Support yes yes yes
Online Help Center yes no yes
Live Trainings yes no yes
Dedicated Project Manager yes no yes
Data Room Archive on DVD or USB Drive no yes yes
Translation Services no no yes
Support Languages

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Swedish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Polish, Turkish, Danish , Norwegian

English

English, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Turkish, Portugese, Chinese and Japanese

Deployment Options

Features

Cloud (Web-Based)

yes yes yes
On-Premise (Installed) yes no yes
Multiple Datacenter Locations

yes yes yes

Trial & Pricing

Features

Free Demo

yes yes yes
Free Trial 14-day trial 14-day trial 30-day trial
Price

$5/user/month (Starter), $15/user/month (Business)

ANNUAL: $200/month, 3 MONTH PLAN: $300/month, 1 MONTH PLAN: $400/month

Negotiable

Company Info

Features

Established

2005

2012

2008

Locations United States United States United States, Canada, Brasil, Turkey, UAE, Israel, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Cyprus, Ukraine, Hong Kong, Japan, India, China, Singapore
Employees 1250 no data 200
Clients

AstraZeneca, General Electric, GlaxoSmith Kline, FICO, Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, Whirlpool, Boston Scientific, Bechtel, KKR, Allergan, Sundance Institute, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer, Avago, Legendary Pictures, Rosetta Stone, Cushman & Wakefield, St. Joseph Health System, Broadview Mortgage Corporation, Live Nation

LogicMonitor, AppScale Systems, AcuFocus, Inc., PlantForm, Sovance, LLC, Strategic Finance, Tracon Pharmaceuticals, Ansible Works, Clean Diesel Technologies, Lastline, Inc, Inogen, The Corum Group, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

EMAAR, PWC, BARCLAYS CAPITAL, LINKLATERS, BANK OF AMERICA, WELLS FARGO, EY, CITY, SHELL, DELOITTE, ALLEN & OVERY, UBC, KPMG, STARBUCKS, ROTHSCHILD