Once held back by fears of exorbitant expenses and security concerns, many law firms have become comfortable with cloud technology over the last few years. While the pandemic sped up many cloud transitions, cloud adoption continues to push forward today, albeit in strategic phases.
Technologists within the industry expect that the coming years will see most firms relying on cloud technology for a growing number of their storage and processes. And even those who resist may not have too many options as vendors make the switch. To be sure, as more firms are working on migrating data, document management systems, and intelligence systems to the cloud, legal tech vendors have followed suit. In fact, many are dropping their on-prem solutions in favor of an end-to-end cloud model.