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Why Law Firms Need Cloud Disaster Recovery
Law firms are increasingly relying on technology, and a technology disruption of any sort for few days or even few hours can result in loss of billable time, regulatory non-compliance penalties, security breaches or even the worst.
Whenever people think of any disaster, they typically think of tornadoes, hurricanes, fire or floods but for a law firm, failed server or a power outage means a disaster. If your firm has 20 lawyers, who bill out at hundreds of dollars every hour, even an hour of network downtime per month means a loss of $54,000 (based on $225/hour billable rate) in a billable revenue per year, and this doesn't even include other costs for the week.
Protecting your law firm's data and ensuring permanent business continuity is critical for your firm's continued success. In this document, we will discuss various business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) issues that are critical to the legal industry which includes:
- Ethical and typical compliance regulations impacting law firms
- The exponential growth of data
- Tips for reducing downtime
- Security best practices
The essence of every law firm is their data, and keeping this data safe, secure and available can be a very complicated task. However, if you follow the best of practices as discussed in this document, you can keep your law firm's data secure and available, protecting businesses from compliance penalties, lost revenues loss of client trust and customers which damages your reputation.
You cannot ignore data protection. Read this document and know more about Disaster Recovery and the best ways to implement it. Data of any type- whether critical or not, cannot be compromised. Make the most out of our disaster recovery guide and get to know the best ways in which you can quickly secure and protect your data, no matter where you are. Knowledge right from the desks of experts!