Extract from article by Casey Sullivan
Cloud computing is becoming increasingly common in the legal world. A recent survey found that 68 percent of corporate legal departments are using cloud-based tools, with 80 percent open to adopting more in the next year. The cloud is becoming increasingly popular among private firms as well, with almost a third of attorneys turning to cloud services for law-related tasks.
But the “cloud” is just a convenient metaphor: your information is really being stored on someone else’s computer, raising security and ethics risks for attorneys. To help mitigate those risks, a legal association is proposing new standards for cloud computing security.
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Taken from a combination of public market sizing estimations as shared in leading electronic discovery reports, publications and posts over time, the following eDiscovery Market Size Mashup shares general worldwide market sizing considerations for software and services in the electronic discovery market for the years between 2015 and 2020.
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