While the legal industry hasn’t been quick to embrace the cloud, attorneys are likely to adopt cloud technology in 2014. In fact, LexisNexis Firm Manager surveyed 279 practicing attorneys in small law firms regarding their current and future use of cloud technologies. The survey reported the following:
So what’s inspiring attorneys and law firms to embrace the cloud? There’s a few key factors influencing the cloud’s popularity:
According to the survey, 45.2% of attorneys believe mobility and freedom are the greatest benefits of the cloud. In contrast, 40.5% of attorneys believe disaster recovery and data backup capabilities are the greatest benefits of the cloud.
Although there’s clearly a lot of benefits, you’re probably wondering: is the cloud really secure enough to store client data, financial records, and legal documents? Well, most cloud providers consider data security to be a top priority. In most cases, the cloud actually makes it easier and less expensive to meet data security requirements.
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