Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to law and professional services firms, today announced that Legal 500 firm Mewburn Ellis has selected Tikit to supply NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments.
Mewburn Ellis LLP are one of Europe’s premier IP specialist firms with over 200 staff spread between offices in London, Munich, Bristol, Cambridge and Manchester. The firm have ambitious growth plans that must be supported by best in class IT systems and processes. In order to achieve this, the firm commenced an ambitious digital transformation programme to implement new PMS, CMS and DMS systems. The final leg of the transformation programme involved the replacement of the firms ageing DMS system.
Andrew Newland, Head of IT at the firm said; “To initiate this project, DMS providers were invited to showcase their software and also required to respond to a series of detailed user stories written by the firm, so that the suitability of each product could be assessed in the unique context of Mewburn’s preferred ways of working. Once this was done, a selection review was carried out ranking the products against the key criteria identified by the firm.”
Newland went on to say: “The result of this process led to clear winners: NetDocuments, implemented and supported by Tikit. NetDocuments clearly demonstrated best-in-class security, cloud infrastructure and disaster recovery functionality. The single tenant “true” cloud model means that Mewburn Ellis will seamlessly benefit from future enhancements without “upgrade” pain. The user interface is slick, intuitive and extremely functional. In addition, Mewburn Ellis have an internal development team and the firm intend to make full use of NetDocuments comprehensive REST API to drive maximum value from their implementation. The amount and diversity of apps in the NetDocuments Marketplace clearly demonstrated that the NetDocuments API will be up to any task required.”
“We are delighted to partner with Tikit to deliver native cloud value to a highly reputable firm like Mewburn Ellis,” added Guy Phillips, VP, International Business, NetDocuments. “This is another great example of the NetDocuments product standing up to a rigorous evaluation process and proving its credentials.”
Newland further added: “As a choice of partner for the licences, implementation and subsequent support services Tikit were the standout choice. They have an unrivalled depth of experience in DMS implementation and support in the legal sector and as a Global NetDocuments Partner, gave everyone confidence that the implementation will be a great success.”
Reflecting on the latest addition to the Tikit client base, Lloyd Ellison, Sales Director at Tikit said: “It’s great to welcome Mewburn Ellis to the Tikit client base. This new addition really does go a long way in illustrating the strength of the Tikit and NetDocuments global partnership. Together we are able to provide leading law firms like Mewburn Ellis with the expertise required to accelerate their journeys towards enabling highly secure mobile (true cloud) working environments.”
Tikit is one of the largest suppliers of technology solutions & services to legal & accountancy firms, and is part of BT Group. Tikit’s client list totals more than 1,450 firms globally, including 90 of the UK’s top 100 law firms, 250 US law firms, 12 of the top 20 European law firms and 18 of the UK’s top 50 accountancy firms. Tikit is a complete technology partner offering a broad portfolio that includes software solutions, IT outsourcing, communication, networks & hosting.
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