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By Teresa Matich Cloud computing lets you access software and services via the internet—from anywhere. Instead of working with costly on-premise, server-based solutions, cloud-based providers leverage economies of scale to provide powerful, secure software as a service (SaaS). More and more law firms are using the power of the cloud to stay competitive in an ever-changing […]

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