Peer to Peer Magazine

Summer 2018

The quarterly publication of the International Legal Technology Association

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28 PEER TO PEER: THE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE OF ILTA | SUMMER 2018 by Dan Anderson The October 2017 issue of "The Legal IT Insider" noted that NetDocuments owns at least 16.5% of the AM Law 200 market while iManage, which offers both on-premise and cloud DMS, owns about 70.5%, and firms that have used iManage on-premise for a while have been steadily transitioning over to the iManage Cloud. The 2017 ILTA Technology Survey showed how the conversation about the cloud has shied from, "Will we adopt a cloud DMS?" to "When are we going to do it?" Fourteen percent of firms surveyed through ILTA were already using a hosted DMS, with the highest percentage coming from smaller firms. Just in the past few months, we have seen larger firms begin to take the leap to SaaS DMS. As we see this trend grow, let's think about what firms should consider when selecting which route is best for them. Over the past couple of years the legal market has begun to trend away from on-premise document management systems (DMS) as more and more firms flirt with the idea of cloud or software-as-a-service (SaaS) DMS. Considering a Transition from On-Premise to SaaS-based DMS?

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