The importance of technology for business continuity has come to the fore like never before. With uncertainty reigning over the lockdown, many organisations are keenly going ahead with scheduled business-critical IT projects – all made possible by cloud technology. Remote cloud project implementations are immensely successful and there’s little difference in the way they are […]

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In today’s wholesale ‘working from home’ environment, rather poignantly, cloud technology has made its business case And once again, the idea that with such large-scale adoption of cloud applications, the need for traditional third-party technology suppliers is likely to be minimal, or even eliminated, is surfacing. Undoubtedly, once an application is implemented in the cloud, […]

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why wouldnt you move to the cloud

Lawyers today routinely work off their smartphones and mobile devices to conduct business and yet some firms are reluctant to deploy enterprise systems in the Cloud, preferring on-premises implementations instead. Rightly, organisations are concerned about security, but at the risk of repetition, very few organisations can provide the level of investment in cybersecurity and continued […]

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Individuals and organisations alike are increasingly using Microsoft’s Office 365, which apparently is the company’s fastest growing commercial product ever. Office 365 is a cloud-based email system, so despite the raging debate on “whether or not to cloud”, many organisations have already adopted the cloud! I can sense the “it’s only for email” response coming…… […]

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When we speak to customers, especially law firms, one of the biggest issues preventing them from adopting cloud services is potential storage of their clients’ data outside the UK/European jurisdiction.   Close on the heels of the recent Court of Justice of the European Union declaring Safe Harbor inadequate and even unlawful, Microsoft and Amazon […]

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Roy Russell, CEO of Ascertus, offers his views on the role that information and document lifecycle management will play in the legal sector in 2016, based on customer and market insight. Law firms will finally make ‘paper to digital’ a high priority action within their broader business transformation agenda: After years of discussion on the […]

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