Cloud Computing for Legal Professionals<br />July 15, 2010<br />Larry Port<br />
What’s “The Cloud”?<br />
The cloud allows users to outsource their computing needs.<br />
Software and computers as an outsourced, monthly utility.<br />
Consumers and engineers have different definitions.<br />
Where’s the data?<br />
why<br />the cloud?<br />secure<br />business continuity<br />anywhere<br />mobile<br />zero-upgrade<br />no maintenance<b...
Mooooooooo……<br />
Cloud apps for Legal?<br />
Calendar, CRM, Practice Management, Billing and Accounting <br />
More cloud apps…<br />
Data Security?<br />
128-bit SSL<br />Physical <br />Security<br />Web attacks<br />Continuous backups<br />Server maintenance<br />Geo-redunda...
North Carolina 2010 Proposed Ethics Opinion 7<br />================<br />“Yes, provided steps are taken effectively to min...
Thanks for Attending!<br />For more information, including our free white paper,<br />“Everything You Wanted To Know About...
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Just what is this cloud that everyone is talking about?

From the perspective of the law firm, computing in the cloud eliminates typical IT expenses, management, and headaches. Cloud options are often cost-effective since they forego high up-front costs in favor of predictable monthly fees. But tread carefully and know your risks.

Avvo will host Larry Port from Rocket Matter, the leading online legal practice management and time tracking software for attorneys.

For more information, see:
http://info.rocketmatter.com/cloud-for-avvo

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Presentation for Avvo: Understanding Cloud Computing for Legal Professionals

  1. 1. Cloud Computing for Legal Professionals<br />July 15, 2010<br />Larry Port<br />
  2. 2. What’s “The Cloud”?<br />
  3. 3. The cloud allows users to outsource their computing needs.<br />
  4. 4. Software and computers as an outsourced, monthly utility.<br />
  5. 5. Consumers and engineers have different definitions.<br />
  6. 6. Where’s the data?<br />
  7. 7. why<br />the cloud?<br />secure<br />business continuity<br />anywhere<br />mobile<br />zero-upgrade<br />no maintenance<br />
  8. 8. Mooooooooo……<br />
  9. 9. Cloud apps for Legal?<br />
  10. 10. Calendar, CRM, Practice Management, Billing and Accounting <br />
  11. 11. More cloud apps…<br />
  12. 12. Data Security?<br />
  13. 13. 128-bit SSL<br />Physical <br />Security<br />Web attacks<br />Continuous backups<br />Server maintenance<br />Geo-redundant backups<br />
  14. 14. North Carolina 2010 Proposed Ethics Opinion 7<br />================<br />“Yes, provided steps are taken effectively to minimize the risk of inadvertent or unauthorized disclosure of confidential client information…”<br />Ethics decisions?<br />
  15. 15. Thanks for Attending!<br />For more information, including our free white paper,<br />“Everything You Wanted To Know About Cloud Computing* <br />(*but were afraid to ask)” <br />and cloud app webinar recording with Lee Rosen:<br />http://info.rocketmatter.com/cloud-for-avvo<br />

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