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X1 Technologies Appoints John Patzakis as President of eDiscovery

PASADENA, CA – January 27, 2011 John PatzakisX1 Technologies, Inc., an innovator in email, desktop, and eDiscovery search solutions, announced today that John Patzakis has been appointed President of eDiscovery. John brings an extensive background and expertise in eDiscovery and corporate compliance, combining strong knowledge of both the law and the supporting technology in those areas.

"I am pleased to welcome someone as accomplished as John to the X1 team," said John Waller, CEO of X1 Technologies. "John's background as a senior software executive coupled with his deep understanding of compliance and discovery law make him a perfect fit to lead our efforts in the eDiscovery market."

As President of eDiscovery for X1, John will be responsible for leading and growing the company's efforts in the legal vertical, including X1's eDiscovery Search Suite. X1's eDiscovery Search Suite gives law firms and corporate legal departments a simple, scalable solution for finding electronically stored data (ESI), whether it is for the identification and collection of ESI or culling and initial review for early case assessment. The intuitive, rich client interface allows users to search data that resides in over 500 file types and applications, including email solutions such as Microsoft Exchange and Outlook, Microsoft SharePoint, Symantec Enterprise Vault and IBM Lotus Notes and Domino.

"X1 is the top desktop search solution in the field with excellent eDiscovery capabilities for the collection of all ESI, including innovative and comprehensive support of social media to be released this quarter. Coupled with the X1's excellent early case assessment capabilities, X1 provides a compelling enterprise eDiscovery solution for organizations and law firms," said John Patzakis, President of eDiscovery at X1 Technologies. "I am very excited to work with our customers, partners and the X1 team to continue to develop and grow our strong eDiscovery product offerings."

Prior to joining X1, John served as a consultant providing strategic planning and product strategies to eDiscovery and compliance solution providers. John also spent nearly a decade at Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID) where he held senior management positions, including Chief Strategy Officer, Vice Chairman, Chief Legal Officer and President and CEO. While at Guidance, John led the transition of the company from start-up to a major enterprise software firm and grew revenues from $5 million to $40 million during his tenure. Prior to joining Guidance, John spent eight years practicing law in the fields of commercial litigation and business transactions.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California and a JD from the Santa Clara University School of Law.

About X1 Technologies
X1 Technologies, an innovator in email and desktop search solutions, was founded in 2003 with the vision of providing a single user-interface to quickly find, view, and act on data regardless of where it lives. X1's patented search technology powers X1 Mobile Search, X1 eDiscovery, and the award-winning X1 Professional Client, used by millions. Headquartered in Pasadena, California, X1 is an operating company of Idealab.

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