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New head of software development at Visualfiles

LexisNexis has appointed Aamir Yusuf as Head of Software Development at LexisNexis Visualfiles. Based in Leeds, Yusuf will play an important role in accelerating the development of applications for LexisNexis Visualfiles in order to meet […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 25th Jul 2007 at 11:30 am No comments

Another former Hummingbird star does his own thing

Yuri Frayman, the man behind the LegalKEY system which was one of the few brights spots in the old Hummingbird DMS empire, is now doing his own thing and has just announced that The Frayman […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Jul 2007 at 9:54 am No comments

Miles 33 – a deal that slipped in under the radar

Mea culpa – while we were busily watching the antics of the CS Group we totally missed this deal slip in under the radar. It's slightly historic now but here it is anyway…European Capital SA, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Jul 2007 at 10:16 am No comments

The Vinasty saga continues

We're still getting a lot of reaction on the IRIS/CSG saga – mostly as comments added to previous postings, so keep watching the recent postings box on the right-hand column. This is the latest comment […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Jul 2007 at 6:20 pm 7 comments

July Legal Technology Insider out now

The July issue of the Legal Technology Insider newsletter (the only serious source of legal IT news on the planet… probably) is out now. Top stories in our 200th issue include: the new focus Elite […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Jul 2007 at 10:23 am No comments

Legal Week now owns Legal Tech (sort of)

Bruce Wasserstein, the chairman of Lazard, has agreed to sell the American Lawyer Media group (which includes the flagship American Lawyer magazine and the Legal Tech trade shows) to Incisive Media in the UK (the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Jul 2007 at 10:25 am No comments

Meanwhile in the US, Lexis just keeps on buying

Amid all the interest surrounding the machinations of IRIS/CSG in the UK, we should not overlook the fact LexisNexis is building up its own legal tech empire in the US. Its latest acquisition is Nashville-based […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Jul 2007 at 12:17 pm No comments

Vinasty – keep watching the blog

No fresh stories to report on the IRIS/CSG/Vin Murria saga (aka Vinasty) however we're getting a lot of interesting comments being posted to both the most recent stories – and it will be interesting to […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Jul 2007 at 2:59 pm 23 comments

Vinasty – the official release

This is the latest episode of the Vin Murria saga (or Vinasty as one of our readers put it – more drama than Dynasty tho without the shoulder pads) and we quote verbatim the official […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Jul 2007 at 7:17 pm 22 comments

Vin Murria gone from CSG/IRIS group

We've been trying to get an official statement all day – hence this late posting – but this is the story so far… Vin Murria, the controversial chief executive of the CS Group – and […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 4th Jul 2007 at 6:08 pm 7 comments

Linklaters outsource a fourth data centre

Linklaters LLP has signed what is described as a 'multi-million pound, five year deal' to outsource its Colchester-based data centre infrastructure to SAVVIS, a global provider of IT infrastructure services. Under the terms of deal […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 4th Jul 2007 at 9:37 am No comments

Autonomy to acquire Zantaz

Autonomy and ZANTAZ have reached agreement to merge the companies. The formal announcement says the combination of the two companies (Autonomy is acquiring Zantaz for $375m) will redefine information risk management by proactively automating the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Jul 2007 at 7:42 am No comments

Symantec + Interwoven integration – sorted?

The long running issue of integration between the KVS Vault (now part of the Symantec empire) emailing archiving system and Interwoven's WorkSite DMS (whereby it was possible to misfile and 'lose' archived email messages) looks […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Jul 2007 at 2:53 pm No comments

DLA go for secure data hosting service

At DLA Piper, Chief Information Officer, Daniel Pollick is aligning all aspects of the organisation's IT systems to world-class quality to meet the high-level expectations of its lawyers and clients. As a result, DLA Piper […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Jul 2007 at 4:43 pm No comments

Iron Mountain to buy Accutrac

Storage protection firm Iron Mountain will purchase Boston-based Accutrac Software to enhance its existing records management software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Accutrac XE software will be assimilated to offer new automation […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Jun 2007 at 2:03 pm No comments