Handshake Software Introduces NetDocuments Integration for SharePoint and SharePoint Search
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Handshake logoIntegrations for Handshake Portal and Search now available for NetDocuments

Handshake Software, Inc., the market leading, award-winning provider of SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market, today announced the availability of NetDocuments integration for both SharePoint Portals and SharePoint Search.

Law firms can now access, work with and search NetDocuments files and documents as part of their Handshake Software suite and Microsoft SharePoint portal. Handshake offers similar integration solutions for HP Autonomy & OpenText eDOCS document management systems.

“Our Handshake integration provides SharePoint users secure and flexible access to their information in their NetDocuments content universe,” stated Douglas Horton, Handshake Software’s CEO.  “We developed the SharePoint integration to meet the demand from our clients who have moved or are moving to NetDocuments.”

While initial interest in the NetDocuments integration has been high, Baltimore-based Miles & Stockbridge is one of the technology’s early adopters.  “We are very excited about this new development” said Ken Adams, CIO of Miles & Stockbridge. “We strive to give our lawyers the most innovative technology available.  We’ve been on the forefront of using both Handshake Software and NetDocs and this combination gives our users the most intuitive and functional way to access and use NetDocuments within a SharePoint portal.”

The Handshake Software - NetDocuments integration includes:

  • Handshake contextualizes NetDocuments information in the portal environment by presenting client, matter and user-centered information of documents as well as financial and practice management information related to those entities.  This includes the ability to open and edit NetDocuments content right from a SharePoint page.
  • SharePoint Search of NetDocuments: Handshake’s SP Bridge product allows SharePoint Search to understand the context and content of NetDocuments enabling enterprise Search of   document content from the NetDocuments cloud, Local Document store while enforcing, security information.


“We are excited to add Handshake Software to the NetDocuments Marketplace. The technology ecosystem within a firm comprises many components and applications including Handshake Software … it just makes sense to have all technologies in one place, accessible to partners, customers, and development community” stated Travis Reed, NetDocuments’ Technology Partnership Manager. “

Handshake Software provides SharePoint-based intranets, extranets and enterprise search solutions to 50+% of the Am Law 100, and 45+% of the Am Law 200/NLJ 350 with total users exceeding 100,000 across 10 countries.


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