TECHREPORT 2019: Firm Culture

Findings from the first “Life and Practice” volume of the ABA's Technology Report provide insight into law firm culture. Most lawyers still work in traditional office space for firms that allow flexible working hours. Permanent desks are the norm and open floor plans are uncommon. The iPhone is the smart phone of choice for nearly [...]

2019-11-05T13:00:11+00:00November 5th, 2019|Summary|0 Comments

TECHREPORT 2019: Cybersecurity

The ABA's Legal Technology Survey Report interviews private practice attorneys about their use of technology. Cybersecurity is highly important to those in the profession based on lawyers’ duties of competency, communication, and confidentiality. In the 2019 survey, 26% of respondents reported that their firm had suffered a security breach, and another 19% weren't sure. [...]

2019-11-05T01:50:57+00:00October 29th, 2019|Summary|0 Comments

The need for Barracuda Cloud-to-Cloud Backup for Office 365

It would appear that Microsoft 365 users are suffering from a bit of a delusion. In fact data strongly suggests that nearly half of such users are confident that Microsoft 365 requires no additional backup. This is not so. It may be that this situation arises fue to some users failing to distinguish accurately [...]

2019-11-03T13:11:41+00:00October 27th, 2019|Summary|0 Comments

The danger of keeping End of Life technology running in your law firm (and a strategy to upgrade)

Microsoft announced End of Life for several of their cornerstone products most law firms use today, including Windows 7 Operating System, Windows 2008 Server Operating System, SQL Server 2008 and Exchange 2010. Time is running out for the proper replacement and migration of these products during the second half of 2019 and beginning of 2020. Let’s [...]

2019-08-13T18:55:11+00:00August 13th, 2019|Legal|0 Comments

Microsoft Teams: 3 reasons it will boost your team’s productivity TODAY!

Typically, a product is merely defined by the code it stands on. For instance, Word allows you to type your work product (like I’m doing now), Excel helps you compute, PowerPoint provides you with a platform to tell a story (hopefully without bullet points), and Outlook is our source for an overly-flooded electronic mailbox (for [...]

2019-09-09T17:27:41+00:00August 8th, 2019|Managed Services, Uncategorized|33 Comments

FlexManage wins 2019 MSUS Partner Award for Modern Workplace Transformation

FlexManage has been announced as the Microsoft 2019 MSUS Partner Award Winner for Modern Workplace - Modern Workplace Transformation. This national award recognizes FlexManage as a US Microsoft Partner at the forefront of helping their clients launch the right digital tools to connect and support employees, wherever they are, encouraging productivity, engagement, and collaboration. This is an [...]

Why businesses are embracing Microsoft Azure

More and more businesses today are now migrating their information from physical servers to the all-knowing “cloud.” And Microsoft is at the forefront of this digital transformation with their leading solution, Microsoft Azure, for businesses who want to either go partially or totally cloud-based. Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service that is quite similar [...]

2019-06-26T13:11:17+00:00June 26th, 2019|Microsoft|0 Comments

FlexManage Now Powers FlexCloud Solutions with Data Foundry

CHICAGO, Ill., May 31, 2019 / -- In response to customer demand for a hybrid environment, FlexManage announced its new hybrid cloud solution called FlexCloud, offering support for both public and private cloud environments. In order to provide a higher level of security and performance, FlexCloud is now powered by Data Foundry, a leading co-location [...]

2019-05-31T03:37:50+00:00May 31st, 2019|Cloud|0 Comments

Windows Server 2008 End of Support: What you need to know

Are you prepared for Windows Server 2008 end of support? Extended support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 ends January 14, 2020. Microsoft will no longer release security updates, which may expose you to security attacks or make you out of compliance with industry regulations such as GDPR. They will also no [...]

2019-05-19T05:09:46+00:00May 19th, 2019|Windows|0 Comments

5 benefits of working with a Managed Services Provider

Working with a Managed Services Provider, or “MSP,” is often the most viable and cost-effective IT solution for businesses today. MSPs are a fraction of the cost and far worth the value, versus setting up and maintaining your own IT infrastructure. At FlexManage, we address the needs of our clients (from small businesses to the [...]

2019-05-17T19:28:05+00:00May 17th, 2019|Managed IT Services|0 Comments