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Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud - How Law Firms Can Choose the Right Strategy

Posted by Peter Gill on 12-Sep-2018 11:03:41

Throughout this blog series on Public Cloud, I’ve covered the advantages and disadvantages, along with the myths and realities of utilising a Public Cloud option for your law firm. With many firms now adopting a ‘cloud first’ strategy, and with so many cloud options available, firms must ensure that the IT strategy fits in with the business strategy, therefore future-proofing their firm and driving real bottom-line value.

So, which cloud option to choose? Broadly speaking, there are three options…

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Topics: IT, cloud computing, cloud

Why Law Firms Should and Shouldn't Use Public Cloud

Posted by Peter Gill on 20-Aug-2018 16:14:49

An increasing number of legal firms are looking to the cloud to deliver cost-efficiencies and flexibility, and many are becoming more confident with providers’ IT security and datacentre compliance capabilities. This shows a marked change in the industry as the cloud market matures and providers such as Microsoft Azure and AWS start to offer a secure, viable cloud option to law firms.

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Topics: IT, cloud computing, cloud

Public Cloud - Myth vs Reality

Posted by Peter Gill on 30-Jul-2018 12:11:13

Public Cloud is now the most identifiable example of cloud computing, where a service provider such as AWS or Microsoft Azure, makes resources such as virtual machines, applications or storage on a shared platform, available to a public audience via the internet. 

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Topics: IT, cloud computing, cloud

Building a strong business case for IT investment

Posted by Nigel Wright on 12-Sep-2017 14:11:38

Investment in IT is necessary for forward-thinking law firms looking to succeed in today’s market. However, the value of IT is often underappreciated and seen as just another overhead by senior management.

It’s therefore important to understand how to write a convincing business case that helps decision makers understand why IT investments are necessary and the potential impact on the firm’s ability to compete.

Here are four steps to writing a successful business case.

 

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Topics: business case, IT

Your IT risk assessments will be wrong from May 2018

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 11-Jul-2017 10:21:49

 Law firm managers are well versed in carrying out risk assessments to justify and make decisions around IT spend. However, from May next year, risk assessments become more complex when the GDPR comes into force.

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Topics: cloud, data protection, freedoms, gdpr, IT, rights, risk assessment

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