Cloud

Considering moving your DMS to the Cloud?

If you are considering a move of your document management system to the cloud, you should consider testing the performance of the cloud service provider prior to the move. Performance testing encompasses more than just running a few pings to see what the latency is. You want to, if possible, try and test the actual…

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race

In the planning stages of a cloud migration, many clients tend to place urgency on the timeline and rush through to the cut-over weekend. This ends up making the project take longer in the end, and you wind up spending time fixing issues that weren’t caught in the testing process because it was rushed. Try…

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How to A.C.E. Your Firm’s Security

Authentication. Communication. Encryption. Information security is fast moving and effects many parts of an organization. The speed of change can make information security fun but can also make it difficult to manage. Cloud services add to the complexity by dramatically changing the security landscape and breaking down the traditional borders protecting our information. As things…

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Gmail filing with iManage Work 10

With iManage Work 10, email filing capabilities have expanded outside of the realms of Outlook with iManage Work 10 Email Management for Gmail. Not only does this make filing more convenient for users it, but the implementation by administrators is extremely simple. If a user would like to file emails in their email inbox, administrators would…

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Hybrid Clouds – Why Are They the Perfect Legal Technology Solution?

Diversify, diversify, diversify!  That’s what most financial planners will recommend when managing your financial assets.  Why would you do anything different when it comes to managing your firm’s technology portfolio?  The appetite for adoption of the cloud continues to grow, and more and more large firms, boutique practices and corporate legal departments are realizing the…

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How to Restore Files from Encrypted Azure Disks

Like many things in a secure world, restoring deleted/corrupted files to an Azure VM with encrypted disks is not as straight forward as restoring unencrypted files. File and folder stores are not available and even though you can download the entire virtual hard drive from backup, it is unusable due to the encryption. The encrypted…

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Uses and Setup of Azure Site Recovery Explained

Microsoft provides two ways to backup and recover data using its Azure cloud platform, Azure Backup Server (ABS) and Azure Site Recovery (ASR).  With Microsoft’s well-known penchant for fragmenting their own technologies is this more of the same? In this case, no.  These two services satisfy different requirements and should be employed to achieve separate…

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How to "ACE" Your Migration to iManage Work 10

I recently had the opportunity to speak at iManage Connect Live 2018.  The presentation called “iManage Work Security 101: What you Need to Know Before Moving to Work 10 or the Cloud” provided a fundamental understanding of iManage security considerations. Here, I will focus on Work 10 best practices in 3 areas: Authentication Communication Encryption…

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Answering Questions About the Latest iManage Upgrades and Add-ons

Attorneys have been trained to reject risk.  Many spend their lives advising how to avoid mistakes, or counseling clients who have already made them. However, what is the impact of being risk averse to technology innovation?  Firms that do not embrace digital transformation will be squeezed on profitability, growth and future opportunity.  This could present…

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