Cloud Computing a Surprise Winner at the Preakness – Could it be A Surprise Winner for your DMS?

DMS providers are encouraging clients and prospects to move to the cloud, but is it the right move for your firm or company?  There are several factors to consider: Security – Most cloud solutions have multiple security certifications and include multiple levels of encryption.  There are options for shared vs. siloed clouds and options for …

Be Ready for New EU Privacy Regulations

New EU Privacy Regulations New EU Privacy Regulations were approved in 2016.  There is a transition period and the new Directive takes effect in May of 2018.  The new Directive is known as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  A summary of the Directive can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection. This article is a summary …

3rd Party Bumps on your DMS Roadmap

Technology advances at a rapid pace, always striving to make us more efficient and more productive.  These advances can also bring frustration – things don’t work as expected, things are not where we are used to them being, there is more we need to learn.  DMS upgrades are no different.  Investigating functionality of 3rd party …

A New Look at Document Management in Colleges and Universities

Like law firms, colleges and universities have a lot of documents.  Transcripts, student records, financial aid forms, contracts, admissions forms, student life information, alumni information, and athletic documents are just a few of the types of documents filling filing cabinets or sitting on campus computer systems.  These documents are integral components of many campus processes, …

It’s becoming harder and harder to practice law!

It’s no secret that the bad guys have figured out that law firms are perfect targets.  Legal organizations transfer significant amounts of sensitive data related to their clients and warehouse client-related trade secrets.  To practice law in 2017 you need strong technology to organize and find work product and to manage email, but you also …

Bob Dolinsky to Participate in Panel Discussion for Delaware State Bar Association

Bob Dolinsky, Chief Strategy Officer at Adaptive Solutions, will be participating in a panel discussion titled “Personal Privacy Protection 101: Security Tips For Individuals In The Professional World” for the Delaware State Bar Association on Tuesday, March 21, at the DSBA Offices in Wilmington. The panel will discuss common data security pitfalls in everyday scenarios …

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® Introduces Enterprise Content Management Services from Adaptive Solutions Tune in to Fox Business Network as sponsored programming and Bloomberg International on Sunday, March 12, 2017. See market-by-market listings below.

Los Angeles, CA – March 7, 2017 — Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® announces an exclusive story featuring Adaptive Solutions, a premier nation-wide provider of legal-specific systems integration and consulting services. President & CEO, Chuck E. Davis and Chief Experience Officer, Jennifer Parker will discuss the company’s Enterprise Data Content Management solutions, tailored to next-generation attorneys.

Key Issues to Address in an Information Governance Policy

Information Governance (IG) is a firmwide approach to the management and protection of a law firm’s client and business information assets. Information Governance is an important but sometimes overlooked element in a firm’s overall Risk Management program.  With Risk Management being at the top of the list of ‘Annoyances’ in the 2016 ILTA technology survey, …

Adaptive Solutions Acknowledged for Exceptional Customer Service

Adaptive Solutions is proud to be among an elite group of consultants who were identified as providing exceptional customer service in the 2016 ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey. ILTA and InsideLegal administered their 11th annual Survey among 1231 ILTA member law firms and published the results in early September. The comprehensive survey measures past and future …

Upgrade Considerations, AppAssure to Rapid Recovery

This post discusses considerations for an upgrade of the AppAssure Core or Agent from 5.x releases to the re-branded Rapid Recovery release 6.0.1. Here at Adaptive Solutions, we have many clients who have recently made a significant investment in AppAssure. Now that buzz is starting to grow surrounding Rapid Recovery, some are asking if they should take the upgrade …

AppAssure Pitfall, the Dreaded “Base Image”

The initial trouble ticket usually comes through as a problem with replication. Whether it’s an MSP alert or an onsite admin noticing that replication is out of date, a very large replication job (sometimes upwards of several terabytes) is gumming up the works. You log in to the AppAssure console, and immediately notice the lack …

Check your toolbox before switching from iManage to NetDocs

While iManage continues to be the market leading and a very powerful legal DMS, many firms are starting to consider a move to the cloud via a partnership with the longest running and most mature hosted DMS provider, NetDocs.  When making such a change there are countless things to consider including the design and customization …

Rapid Recovery, Virtual Standby

In this blog post, I’ll discuss some issues pertaining to Dell Data Protection | Rapid Recovery virtual standby machines. Rapid Recovery is a solution that backs up volumes at the block level, meaning the backup results are volume images. These images can be mounted as physical disks for file restore on the Core (backup server), or …

Adaptive Solutions is pleased to announce that Ken Force has joined our Enterprise Content Management Team

Adaptive Solutions is pleased to announce that Ken Force has joined our Enterprise Content Management Team as Enterprise Solutions Architect. In this role he will serve as Technical Lead on ECM projects, Subject Matter Expert for IDOL, SQL and scripting as well as consult clients with intranet and extranet development efforts. Ken’s experience spans more …

Dell Rapid Recovery comes to the rescue of an Adaptive Solutions’ client after Center City fire.

On June 20th 2016, a fire, caused by an electrical fault, broke out at 2000 Market Street, Philadelphia – home to several prominent Philadelphia law firms, including longtime Adaptive client Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP. The fire caused the evacuation and shutdown of several floors of the building, including those housing Weber Gallagher’s data center. In the not …

A new and more powerful iManage

It’s hard to believe that it has been a year since iManage reverted back to its origins of being a privately held and leading provider of legal-specific Enterprise Content Management solutions.  Under the ownership of its “founding fathers” the new iManage continues to impress with an unsurpassed focus on the development of quality software and …

Implementing Jumbo Frames

A lot has been said about jumbo frames.  Some say it’s not worth the effort while others proclaim it to be an absolute requirement.  Regardless of where you stand on the debate it is generally accepted that jumbo frames can yield performance improvements on isolated iSCSI networks.