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

Introduction to the IT Environment Assessment

Because every business is different, an IT Environment Assessment is a pivotal step in understanding the needs of your unique IT infrastructure. When FlexManage works with our clients to conduct this type of assessment, we need to grasp a thorough understanding of their IT infrastructure’s strengths and weaknesses in order to help develop the most [...]

By | 2018-03-23T19:31:17+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Security|0 Comments

The difference between a Business Impact Analysis and a Disaster Recovery Plan (and why you need both)

When a business begins their journey to plan for potential major disruptions (such as a fire or system crash) or natural disasters (such as a hurricane or flood), they often hear a lot of buzz around two different terms – A Business Impact Analysis and a Disaster Recovery Plan. If you’re not sure what the [...]

By | 2017-12-04T19:50:48+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Backup & Disaster Recovery|24 Comments

Hurricane Harvey – Our plan to help the Houston community and our customers

Friends, family, neighbors, colleagues and customers affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey – our hearts go out to you and we stand behind you during this very difficult time. We are committed to serving not only our clients, but the entire community, no matter how large the crisis may seem. We will fight beside you [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:35+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Backup & Disaster Recovery, News|8 Comments

WannaCry Ransomware – what you need to know & how to protect your organization

As you undoubtedly read online or saw in the news, a brand new “ransomware” virus called WannaCry impacted over 150 countries, 250,000 computers across multiple verticals including healthcare and banking. In March, I wrote about the seriousness of security threats, malware, and ransomware on our FlexManage blog, and what we can do about it to protect [...]

How to eliminate the bottlenecks in every IT environment

Before coming over to run managed services for an IT services provider, I was a director for managed services with an eDiscovery (“electronic discovery”) services provider. Interestingly enough, there are a lot of similarities between the two. In eDiscovery, there were always bottlenecks between retrieving data for litigation, the processing of that data, storing it, [...]

5 steps to a solid disaster recovery plan

If your business was about to be destroyed by fire, and you had one minute to save one file, what would it be? I’d guess not your pictures of Fluffy the cat. But maybe your payroll data or customer order list. A Disaster Recovery Plan defines which data you will save first and what will be [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:41+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Backup & Disaster Recovery|26 Comments

How to survive a data disaster

Can you find your way back if you take a wrong turn on the road to disaster? If disaster strikes, recovering from it could cost you thousands of dollars, plus lose your customer’s good faith. You need a strong data backup plan. Having a plan to save your business from bad things will help you [...]

By | 2017-05-20T14:05:31+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Security|30 Comments