Public vs Private Cloud Computing: What is the difference?

The Basics of Public and Private Cloud Computing Cloud computing is more than a buzz word - it's the way of the future. More and more companies are moving business information into the cloud, just as many individuals are using cloud solutions to store data, collaborate, and more. One pair of terms that sometimes circulate [...]

By | 2018-05-01T16:33:47+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Cloud|0 Comments

Four reasons your law firm needs Managed IT Services

Every law firm depends on computer technology. You use it for client records, research, and communication. It's a complex business, with risks ranging from hardware failure to malicious intrusion. Few legal offices have the in-house expertise to manage their own systems and keep the risks low. Managed IT services are a cost-effective way to keep [...]

By | 2018-05-01T16:35:11+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Cloud, Managed IT Services|1 Comment

5 signs your law firm needs a security audit

As a law firm, you deal with confidential client data every day. Not only do you need to maintain billing compliance, you also have to keep up with privacy regulations for your clients. If you're worried that your law firm's security isn't up to current standards, a security audit is an excellent idea. A security [...]

By | 2018-05-01T16:36:23+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Cloud|1 Comment

Cloud computing improves your law firm’s security

  Of all of the advances in legal technology in the past ten years, perhaps none has been met with more skepticism by lawyers than cloud computing. At first blush, the idea of storing sensitive client files and data on a remote server, possibly out-of-state or even overseas, seems too risky to law firm managers. [...]

By | 2018-05-01T16:36:04+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Cloud|1 Comment

Our Microsoft Voice – The EMS Elite Partner Program

As a Microsoft Gold Partner and a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, we were honored to be exclusively invited to participate in the EMS Elite Partner Program. What does this mean for our business and for our clients? A little backstory... I have been an IT Consultant for over 14 years now and have been [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:43+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Cloud, EM+S|16 Comments

Talking to decision makers about the cloud: 1/10 ALA presentation recap

Ruth Halpern is a client strategy executive with FlexManage. For the past twenty years, Ruth has owned an independent training consulting company working with law firms and corporate legal departments. She designed and taught technology workshops on the full suite of legal software applications, as well as delivering soft skills workshops on effective communication, team-building, and [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Cloud, Legal|0 Comments

Internet of Things (IoT): Interfacing with the real-world

A lot of times, the thought of IoT (Internet of Things) can become easily overwhelming. Perhaps we say, “I want to be innovative,” but we don’t understand the true result of being innovative. For instance, Samsung just put a smart Fridge on the market with an LCD screen that interacts with your phone. They also [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:45+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Business Intelligence, Cloud, IoT|12 Comments

DevTest in the Cloud Part 5 – How on-demand environments can take a 15-month SDLC down to 9 months

In Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of this series, I showed that sharing Azure can create copies of existing environments, and create a copy for use to use for development or testing. In this blog post, I will show how leading edge companies are using this functionality to quickly test environment changes. Most [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:45+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Cloud|0 Comments

Cortana Intelligence Suite: Building your business around the Intelligence

Recently, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Microsoft offices and participating in training related to Cortana Intelligence Suite. When you think of Microsoft these days you think of one of the largest, if not the largest technology giant in town. I was somewhat intimidated walking into the Suite 200 of the Chicago offices, but what [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:47+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Cloud|20 Comments

Experience the Microsoft Cloud at MTC!

Technology initiatives can transform your business, but they can also stall or end in disaster. How can you ensure your technology investments payoff by creating new businesses, enabling your employees to be more productive or open new channels to engage with your customers? From late October to early December at the Microsoft Technology Center, get [...]

By | 2017-03-06T19:51:06+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Cloud, Events|19 Comments