Scottish-headquartered cloud computing provider iomart has broken through the £100m revenue barrier with a 6% increase in turnover, although organic growth in its cloud services business was lower than expected for much of the year. Iomart in 2015 acquired SystemsUp, which has worked with Farrer & Co in moving its infrastructure to Microsoft Azure.
We’ve saved some of the best for last when it comes to covering the content from #GlenLegal19. Here our two co-chairs gave their thoughts on the latest trends, and warn: scrutinise, don’t just get sucked in by technology. Includes our favourite graphic: the correlation in data measuring cheese consumption and death by strangulation from bedsheets.
Slater & Gordon says it is the first legal services client of digital workplace provider Unily: an intranet as a service based on the Microsoft Azure platform.
Eigen Technologies has appointed Dr Ashley Fidler as its new chief product officer (CPO). Fiddler joins Eigen from MDR service provider eSentire, where she was also CPO.
For many years, the perception of eDiscovery was that it was something that happened in the background. “Techy” people took emails and MS Office files and turned them into document databases for paralegals and lawyers to review. Now, due to the proliferation of data types which need to be interrogated for disputes and investigations, the expertise required to navigate the collection, processing and analysis of this data has never been more in demand. So, what does it take to succeed, asks Integreon’s VP of legal services, Clare Chalkley.
Thanks to a bank holiday in the UK (and the fact it’s hard to type in a canoe) there will be a slight pause in Legal IT Insider’s own summation of ILTA 2019 but this round up from Ron Friedmann accords with many of our thoughts and experiences.
eDiscovery is not for the faint of heart. The pressure to innovate and conquer new challenges is ever-present, and just when you’ve solved one batch of problems, more are waiting to take its place. Tony Caputo, CEO of CloudNine looks at some of those challenges.
Tikit has partnered with Enable to resell their PitchPerfect solution, bolstering Tikit’s marketing and development ecosystem for law firms. The news comes as Tikit also announces that it has signed UK top 150 firm Howes Percival, in a multi-product deal that includes their own IP products, Tikit eMarketing and Tikit Connect, as well as key partner solutions NetDocuments and Introhive.
Congratulations to the winners of Litera’s Changing Lawyer Awards 2019, including legal innovator the year, law firm of the year, disruptor of the year and the lifetime achievement award.
With the countdown on in earnest for law firms to move off sunsetted practice management system Thomson Reuters Elite Enterprise, Am Law 200 law firm Arent Fox has made the decision to transition to Elite 3E.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has chosen Aderant Expert for its practice management software – according to our brand new US top 200 PMS chart Debevoise was previously an Elite Enterprise customer.
Described by one CIO as ‘Mimecast for the DMS’ Prosperoware has launched a major new feature for its legal content management system CAM – the ability to provide business continuity for iManage and NetDocuments.
“I never anticipated selling in three years:” Doxly’s CEO Haley Altman talks Litera and female founders
Fresh from the news that transaction management platform Doxly has been acquired by Litera Microsystems, we speak to Doxly founder and CEO Haley Altman about whether this was all part of the grand strategy and what advice she has for the comparatively few female founders out there.
Congrats to the ayfie team on its latest funding round of $10m to spur growth in North America. SVP of business development in EMEA Peter Richards, says “We raised $10 million in funding to accelerate growth and vertical expansion. With the help of the funding, we can get even more aggressive on growth in the Legal Tech and Financial Tech markets.” Slightly unusually the backers are still undisclosed.