Secure cloud services can be a powerful way to provide information on demand in the litigation environment.
In particular, secure cloud services for legal organizations can be an efficient platform for hosting the reams of data often required in eDiscovery matters.
However, law firms and corporations have been slow to migrate to the cloud because of concerns over the security of data storage. Such concerns may have been valid a few years ago, but the security of today’s cloud is vastly improved.
The latest ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey1 characterizes attorneys’ fears about the cloud. When respondents were asked to identify the most compelling reasons to avoid cloud services, the top response was security (63 percent). The truth is that cloud services can be as safe or even safer than other options for eDiscovery. Here are four reasons why.