NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
today announced its integration with Microsoft Office 365, providing
Microsoft users with a full set of collaboration
functionality to increase productivity. The integration of Workshare’s
desktop and cloud collaboration tool, Professional
9, will enable firms to meet the increasing demand for cloud-based
applications in the legal sector.
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of legal professionals requiring access to content on the move,
there is a growing need for legal firms and corporate counsels to
implement desktop as well as mobile and cloud-first tools.
By providing Office 365 users with collaboration features, the
integration enables users to be more mobile and productive, while
allowing them to work with the way they are accustomed to. The
integration will enable faster turnaround on documents, enriching the
usability of Office 365 by allowing users to access, compare, and
collaborate securely from any device.
Chris White, CIO at Clyde & Co, commented, “Workshare’s integration with
Office 365 is a major milestone for legal firms who need to consolidate
the applications and systems they use, while meeting the needs of legal
professionals who need to be more productive both in the office and
outside. As a global law firm, maintaining the productivity of our fee
earners while they’re mobile is a key challenge. It’s reassuring that
Workshare is supporting Microsoft’s new direction, as the integrated
solutions offer a clear path to maintaining productivity as users demand
more flexible ways of working.”
“Workshare has a long history of supporting Microsoft’s Office suite and
now our application is Office 365 ready,” commented Anthony Foy, CEO at
Workshare. “A high percentage of Microsoft’s enterprise customers are
already using Office 365 and require secure collaboration capabilities.
In providing secure comparison and metadata removal functionality, our
joint offering will be hugely beneficial in helping these companies
transition to the cloud as efficiently and effectively as possible.”
Nishan DeSilva, senior director within Microsoft’s legal and corporate
affairs department commented, "Workshare has been a long-time Microsoft
partner – building a range of applications that integrate with the
Office suite. We are excited about Workshare’s integration with Office
365, which addresses the rising demand for cloud-based applications in
the legal sector."
Workshare will be providing demos of the new integration at the ILTA
Conference in Nashville Tennessee, from August 17-21 on booth #406/408.
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Notes to Editors
Workshare is a leading provider of secure enterprise file sharing and
collaboration applications. Workshare allows individuals to easily
create, share, and manage high-value content in cloud storage anywhere,
on any device. Workshare enhances the efficiency of the collaborative
process by enabling content owners to accurately track and compare
changes to shared documents from contributors simultaneously. Workshare
also reduces the commercial risk posed by inadvertently sharing
confidential or sensitive documents. More than 2 million professionals
in 70 countries use Workshare’s award-winning desktop, mobile, tablet,
and online applications. For more information visit http://www.workshare.com
or follow Workshare on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/workshare.
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