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    Moving your law firm’s data to the cloud: Easily said, easily done

    LogicWorks

    There are many benefits to using the cloud as the backbone of a legal practice’s file and information management. First, storing data in the cloud increases a practice’s ability to be mobile. Documents saved in the cloud allow attorneys, though a secure portal, to access and analyze their files from home, the road, court or an off-site meeting.

    About 2 months ago - 1 comment - Categories: Industry, Legal, Migration, Security
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    Cloud computing in legal profession: New report promises “sunny” outlook

    James Bourne

    Cloud computing services and technology is on the cusp of mass adoption by the legal industry, according to a report from LexisNexis. Nearly three quarters (72.4%) of firms surveyed said they were more likely to use the cloud this year, with adoption levels among attorneys in smaller firms hitting 40% - a number which is 10% higher than previous surveys.

    About 2 months, 3 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: Adoption, Legal, Migration, Research, Trends
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    How cloud-based systems can reduce your HR burden in 2014

    cloudbestpractices.net

    Keeping up with the day-to-day HR needs of a growing workforce can significantly affect your efficiency. Paperwork, approvals, requests for information and staying compliant: all take you away from your strategic focus. A cloud-based HR system can help remove the administrative stress from your growing HR needs and allow you to concentrate on your business.

    About 3 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Adoption, Data, Industry, Migration
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    Rackspace survey: Hybrid cloud is future for three in five enterprises

    James Bourne

    You can’t move at the moment for surveys advocating the importance of hybrid cloud strategy – and this latest one, from Rackspace Hosting and conducted by Vanson Bourne, is no different. 60% of IT top brass see the hybrid cloud as the bright, shiny future for IT operations, with a third of that number (19%) completely integrated, compared to only 41% who are partially hybrid-oriented.

    About 8 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: CIO, Enterprise, Hybrid, Migration, Research, Strategy
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    Opinion on cloud services in Europe still fiercely divided

    James Bourne

    Research from Quocirca in conjunction with CA Technologies has revealed that opinion on cloud services in Europe is still fiercely divided. The Quocirca report divides respondents into three potential categories; ‘enthusiasts’, ‘avoiders’ and ‘blockers’, and found that overall 57% of those polled were ‘cloud positive’.

    About 8 months, 1 week ago - 2 comments - Categories: Adoption, Data, Hosting, Migration, Security
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    How to save money before taking the first step into the cloud

    Neil Cavanagh

    Cloud hosting can bring many benefits to both small and large businesses, but before you fly into the software sky, it’s always worth looking at the business case before any such move. Application vendors will no doubt be shortly banging on your door with their options and proposals for hosting your current services in the cloud. Let’s stop to consider a few things before you sign away on any new hosting contacts.

    About 8 months, 2 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: Adoption, Economy, Migration, Strategy, Vendors
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    Cloud still number one IT investment priority, says report

    James Bourne

    Over the next five years, cloud computing is still the highest priority for investment, according to the latest piece of research from Compuware, alongside Research in Action. 16.5% of companies cite cloud as the most important area of their IT portfolio to strengthen, ahead of mobile IT (13.5%), business analytics, big data and in-memory (11.3%).

    About 8 months, 4 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: Hybrid, IaaS, Infrastructure, Migration, Research
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    NSW state government in Australia mobilises cloud services pilots

    Ovum StraightTalk

    The New South Wales state government in Australia is taking visionary but practical steps towards cloud services adoption via a program of pilot projects. The projects recognise the need to treat cloud services as an emerging trend to be investigated and evaluated hands-on. It is a practical organisational learning exercise, not an ideological quest or a whole-of-government "grand plan".

    About 9 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Adoption, Government, Migration, Mobility, Strategy
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    The hows and whys of moving your contact centre to the cloud

    Dave Paulding

    The key responsibility of the CIO is to ensure an organisation has the technology it needs to function cost effectively, while at the same time remain a competitive force. Nowhere is this more relevant than in the contact centre industry. If a contact centre does not have technologies, such as interactive voice recognition (IVR), multimedia queuing or real-time speech analytics, then it risks not being able to meet customer expectations of service.

    About 9 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: CIO, Data, Enterprise, Migration, VoiP
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    Telcos keep the noise down at Cloud World Forum

    Ovum StraightTalk

    Telcos have launched a series of credible cloud services offers, and there is a perception in the market that they can now compete with global systems integrators in the converged ICT space. But telco noise levels are set low. There's a tentativeness in their marketing (which may be deliberate), but, more importantly, they are not getting the direct advocacy they deserve from their global MNC customers.

    About 9 months, 2 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: email, Migration, Trends
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