As part of its preparations for LawTech Futures 2013, managed service provider and legal sector specialist e-know.net has launched a new video focusing on the future of IT for small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs).

Produced in conjunction with Microsoft, the video highlights how the early adopters of Cloud-based managed services are already reaping substantial gains in terms of reduced IT costs, improved performance, greater resilience and new found agility and responsiveness.

Nigel Redwood, e-know.net’s managing director, features, urging SMBs to look beyond the classic Cloud deliverables: they need to see that it also gives them a golden opportunity to explore new ways of working, embracing collaborative applications such as IP telephony, video conferencing and presence-based Unified Communications as well as enabling greater mobility and flexibility. These are transformational technologies that in the traditional IT model would be the preserve of enterprise; with the Cloud they are accessible to all and can deliver significant competitive advantage to first movers.

The video serves as a quick and insightful introduction to both the proven abilities of the Cloud and its future potential for delivering even greater business value. If you’re an SMB considering your IT strategy moving forward, then you may want to take a short diversion to:

e-know.net will be on stand 53 at LawTech Futures 2013.