NetDocuments cloud-based document and email management (DMS) provider for law firms and corporate legal departments, is continuing its market momentum in Australia with the appointment of Xakia Technologies as the latest company to join its growing partner network.
The new appointment will enable both NetDocuments and Xakia Technologies to satisfy in-house legal team demand for secure, compliant, cloud-based solutions.
Xakia Technologies has integrated NetDocuments into its own Xakia Matters platform which replaces manual processes and spreadsheets with an automated dashboard and reporting platform to track matters, resourcing and legal costss. Xakia hosts its software on the Microsoft Azure platform.
Xakia Matters was developed in response to a widespread research project targeted at understanding the daily demands on in-house legal team management. Today, the company offers solutions to a wide range of Australian-based organisations with a pure focus on legal in-house needs, including a number of integrated NetDocuments and Xakia Matters users.
Jodie Baker, Managing Director, Xakia Technologies, said, ”We were particularly attracted to the NetDocuments cloud-based solution, its feature-rich functionality, and ability to scale for teams of any size. We have been able to provide added value by creating front-end interface functionality which supports customers with their overall reporting and analysis requirements. All up, this is a very attractive offering to Australian legal teams.”
NetDocuments provides the most secure, trusted, and proven cloud computing platform for legal content management. In-house legal teams enjoy the power and simplicity of built-in disaster recovery, matter centricity, enterprise search, mobility, records management, collaboration, and compliance for documents and email.
Paul Wyatt, APAC Sales Director, NetDocuments, said, “We’re pleased not only to be working with Xakia Technologies’ highly skilled team but also to have the opportunity to work with a partner with strong credentials in having previously been consumers of legal technology. Today, they have a refreshing and dynamic approach in delivering solutions which drive market differentiation. We welcome Xakia Technologies to the NetDocuments partner family and look forward to the success that they will deliver both technically and commercially. They are an ideal partner and we look forward to driving a long-term, mutually successful partnership.”
NetDocuments UK news
Keystone Law is a major NewLaw dispersed/”virtual” law firm in the UK. It recently selected and deployed NetDocuments for cloud-based document and email management, integrating the cloud-based platform with Keystone Law’s proprietary intranet, KeyedIn. KeyedIn connects individuals across the firm regardless of location, facilitating a seamless integration between all systems – including financial, time and billing, practice management and the cloud-based DMS.
Until now, Keystone’s greatest challenge has been providing access to client and matter-related information while its senior lawyers are travelling or in remote areas of the country with poor internet capabilities. In addition to the connectivity challenges of a remote workforce, the firm’s rapidly expanding practice areas and national office hubs increasingly require both internal and external collaboration.
So when it came to exploring a technological solution to this challenge, the ability to securely share and collaborate on documents, with or without Internet access and across devices, was a critical factor behind the firm’s final choice.
Maurice Tunney, IT Director at Keystone Law, commented on the firm’s decision to adopt ndSync™:
“While Keystone Law has a very progressive approach to technology adoption, security and compliance remain critical aspects of our strategy. We needed a device synchronisation and collaboration solution that would allow for offline access across devices. Ensuring that content remains secure, compliant and in sync with the firm’s central repository. ndSync offered by NetDocuments delivered on all fronts and is included in the cloud-based DMS platform. Its Dropbox-like functionality, coupled with administrative features, Mobile Device Management (MDM) capabilities, remote device wiping, bi-directional synchronization across devices, and offline access means our personnel are always able to access their content and collaborate with clients in an efficient and timely manner. NetDocuments continues to deliver on innovation and usability for its global service above and beyond other vendors in the legal space – which is precisely why we partnered with them.”
With ndSync deployed, Keystone Law professionals can map matter content, folders, and documents to a PC, Mac, or any mobile device. Bi-directional synchronization allows for the creation of content on any device, which is then synchronized with the cloud repository and across any other linked devices. Collaboration is facilitated within practice teams who can simply synchronize matter workspaces or folders.
“Enterprise technology should meet the firm’s and clients’ needs for robust information governance and stringent security requirements, but should also cater to the individual, allowing them to work the way they and their clients want to. The NetDocuments’ platform masterfully combines a world-class enterprise security and compliance infrastructure, while delivering the personal productivity tools that allow our people to work anytime, anywhere, and across any device,” Tunney concluded.
Founded in 1999, and with offices in the US, UK, and Australia, NetDocuments is the leader in cloud-based document and email management. With hundreds of thousands of users across 140 countries, organisations enjoy the power and simplicity of built-in disaster recovery, matter centricity, enterprise search, mobility, records management, collaboration, and compliance for documents and email.
About Xakia Technologies
Founded in 2016, Xakia Technologies is providing corporate legal departments with the ability to capture key information about their team’s matters for improved visibility, reporting and the ability to identify efficiency opportunities.
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