For many decades, the on-premises software was standard for storing data securely in the legal profession.
Today, companies are using new software to store files and data securely. In fact, 70 percent of respondents said they use web-based service in the workplace. The 2022 ABA Legal Technology Survey report. What is the reason for this change? Security, flexibility and cost savings.
If you’re considering making the switch, but still feel some resistance, keep reading. This article will cover:
- What is the Data Migration Process?
- What you should know about data migration concerns
- Benefits of cloud-based software for law firms
- The steps to a successful data transfer
- Best practices for maintaining cloud data
Learn how cloud computing may benefit your law practice.
What is data migration?
Data migration involves transferring data from an existing software application to a new one. You might be switching from an on-premises solution to a cloud-based one, or you may simply switch between cloud solutions. The data migrations of law firms may include your contacts, issues, calendars, tasks and documents.