Cloud computing: Even the terminology evokes the murky, the blurry, the imprecise.
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To boot, Getting Ahead in the Cloud clearly lays out the key areas where the needs of a solo or small practice intersect with the unique features of Web-based solutions. Consider:
• Data security reduces the risk of malpractice
• Independence provided by a completely mobile solution
• Cost-savings by eliminating hardware and tech support
• And much more
In the end, this article reveals how cloud computing lifts the burden of managing data and technology off of the shoulders of a small firm attorney, letting you focus your attention on the practice of law. Download the complimentary Thomson Reuters article for a clear vision of what cloud computing means to small law firms.