Marshall IP selects Ipswitch’s WhatsUp Gold to optimize its network | LawFirmStaff.com

Need Help? Call 800-503-1198.
Law Firm Staff - Law Firm Placement
Influencing and
enriching the individual

News


Date : 05-08-2007

Marshall IP selects Ipswitch's WhatsUp Gold to optimize its network


Chicago-based Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, LLP, (Marshall IP) has implemented new software to manage and optimize its network. Provided by Ipswitch, Inc., WhatsUp Gold will help the law firm track network failures. It helps trace network assets and notifies administrators of potential problems. WhatsUp analyzes a network's performance and also manages switches, firewalls, routers, and broadband connections. Additionally, it handles printers, desktops, servers, and enterprise applications such as Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SQL Server. The intellectual property law firm has more than 200 staff members and maintains round-the-clock operations. Marshall IP depends on its network to provide 24-hour service to attorneys and staff working in areas including biotechnology, genetics, and optics.

Kilpatrick Stockton uses LifeSize Room for high-definition video communications


To make its firm-wide communications more effective, Kilpatrick Stockton has implemented LifeSize Room. The high-definition video-communications technology enables effective communications among multiple locations. The firm has purchased LifeSize Room through Vider Conferencing, a LifeSize channel partner. Vider has installed 11 systems in the firm's seven domestic offices. Kilpatrick Stockton uses LifeSize Room to carry out point-to-point meetings and to connect multiple sites for depositions, briefings, client interactions, and employment interviews. The system will save the firm valuable time that can be utilized for other billable functions. In a press release, David Gregson, CIO of Kilpatrick Stockton, said, "Upon consulting with Vider, we selected LifeSize based on the superior video and audio quality as well as the ease-of-use and management of the systems."

New workshop series to help law firms with effective marketing


Working together, Bristol Strategy Group and Legal Expert Connections have introduced SMART Way for Lawyers, a series of three one-day workshops on sales training and law firm marketing. This is a new, specialized version of Selling the SMART Way. The workshops are designed to offer attorneys and law firms means for effective time utilization, maximizing productivity, and market penetration. Apart from other features, SMART Way for Lawyers offers client-profiling techniques, attorney-marketing plans, and business-development assistance. While Bristol Strategy Group concentrates on delivering sales-force effectiveness, Legal Expert Connections focuses on law firm and attorney marketing and business development.

Bingham McCutchen expands in Southern California


Santa Monica's Alschuler Grossman has merged with national practice Bingham McCutchen, LLP. The move, which will provide Bingham McCutchen with a Santa Monica office, augments the firm's local strength by 40 attorneys. Alschuler Grossman, which focused its practice on business litigation, is expected to provide leverage to Bingham McCutchen's commercial, securities, and intellectual property litigation practices. The national firm's merger with Alschuler Grossman is its third merger with a California law firm in five years. The merger is expected to bolster Bingham McCutchen's reach in the Southern California market.

Moye White raids Cage Williams


Denver, CO-based Moye White, LLP, has announced the addition of prominent litigators James R. Cage and David A. Laird. Cage, who has been a partner with Cage Williams for the last 17 years, specializes in general commercial, civil, employment, product liability, intellectual property, real estate, and securities litigation. Laird, who also comes from Cage Williams, has served the firm for the last five years. He focuses his practice on complex commercial and construction litigation. Besides the litigation lawyers, experienced support staff from Cage Williams also joined Moye White. A commercial law firm, Moye White focuses on the areas of business, trial, and real estate law.

Buchanan Ingersoll adds former U.S. Representative along with his former aides


Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney has announced the appointment of former U.S. Representative Bill Thomas as an adviser to the firm and its clients. Although Thomas has joined Buchanan's Washington lobbying office, the firm maintains that he will only be an adviser. Thomas does not have a law degree. Joining the law firm along with Thomas are two of his former aides from when he was chair of the House Ways and Means Committee. Alex Brill has been appointed as an economic policy adviser; he was formerly the senior adviser and chief economist for the Ways and Means Committee. Robert Winters, former chief tax counsel for the committee, has joined the firm as a shareholder.

Kilpatrick Stockton website ranked third among websites of top 250 law firms


The "2006-2007 Internet Marketing Attorney Awards and Reviews" report ranks Kilpatrick Stockton's website third among the websites of the 250 largest law firms in the nation. The report states, "The site continues to blend design, content, and technology to near-perfection." Each firm's site was reviewed on a random date between June 2005 and April 2006. IMA spent an average of 20 minutes surfing each site. The websites were rated on the basis of design, usability, content, interactivity, and intangibles. Kilpatrick Stockton has 500 attorneys working from nine offices across the globe.

Want to read more Law Firm Staff News?
For past editions of our weekly news, click here.



  

Facebook comments:


"Show us you are alive! We want to hear your thoughts. Please comment on this article (below)!"
Article ID: 50089

Article Title: Marshall-IP-selects-Ipswitchs-WhatsUp-Gold-to-optimize-its-network

Comment not found for this article......
Add Comment

  • Share this story:


  • BlinkList
  • blogmarks
  • del.icio.us
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Sphinn
  • MySpace
  • NewsVine
  • Simpy
  • StumbleUpon
  • Technorati
  • E-mail this story to a friend!
  • Print this article!
  • Faves
  • Furl
  • Netvouz
  • Slashdot
  • Spurl
  • Yahoo! Buzz
News
SEC Appoints Temporary GC
Reserve Sues Two Law Firms for Malpractice
Project for Attorney Retention Seeks to Improve Diversity and Work-Life Balance
Litigation Boutiques Becoming More Popular
GM Lawyers' Slashed Fees Still Exorbitant
Law Firms Need to Be Aware of Risks of Web 2.0
Dreier LLP Lawyers Can Expect No Further Compensation
Law Firm Fees Increase Economy in a Sinking Economy
Lawyer Faces Sanctions for Informing Client About Documents
Simpson and Thacher Announce Dismal Year-End Bonuses
Study Finds Female Lawyers Earn up to $87K Less than Male Associates
Mayor Brown Tells Why Heller Merger was a No-Go
Lawyers volunteer to Assist Frustrated Voters
Law Firm Going Green and Saving Cash
Heller Ehrman Terminates Most Legal Staff
Minnesota County Gets Grant to Hire Paralegal
Heller Ehrman Lays Off All Staff
Women Paralegals Paid Less Than Male Paralegals
Fios Adds Registered Paralegal
inData Releases DepoView for Legal Staff
Paralegal Wins Money in Discrimination Suit
Legal Secretaries Becoming Scarce
Paralegal Association Gets Connecticut to Change Court Rules
Paralegal Sues Boss for Being ''Sexual Predator''
California-based Paralegal Dies in Iraq
Kaplan University Introduces New Legal Studies Graduate Program
Promising Findings Released in Paralegal Compensation Survey
Paralegal Goes to Jail for Embezzlement
Labor Department Reports Extensive Law Layoffs
Paralegals Win Big
Sullivan & Cromwell Will Work on Microsoft-Yahoo Deal
Law Firm's Program Gives Thousands
Latham & Watkins Adds to Benefits
White & Case Expands Mideast Practice
Women Still Earning Less in Law Firms?
Texas Law Firm Honored
Virginia Defense Firm Faces Abuse Suit
Commissioner under fire -Nov 6
Law firm hosts Global Fairness Initiative meeting
California firm merges with Denver firm
MyParalegalSpace hits the paralegal social scene
President of Miller, Brown & Dannis elected to unified school board
Leading Wisconsin law firm implements BigHand Digital Dictation Software
Dewey Ballantine and LeBoeuf Lamb to merge
International disputes lawyer Warren-Smith joins Fulbright Law Firm
Choate, Hall & Stewart launches innovative new recruitment webpage
Cooley Godward Kronish opens office in Boston
Pulley Watson hires creative agency for brand positioning
DataCert and Thomson Elite introduce law firm invoicing initiative
Florida Default Law Group renews partnership with Learn.com
Law firm gives iPhone thumbs-down
ONSITE3 now offers voice-to-text conversion
Moss & Barnett hires Digitiliti to provide data security
Allen & Overy lifts firm-wide ban on Facebook
Skadden Arps successfully deploys Yipes
Sonnenschein Nath strengthens software security
Marshall IP selects Ipswitch’s WhatsUp Gold to optimize its network
Cadwalader receives accolades from Interwoven
Bracewell & Giuliani enhances its enterprise-search performance
Steefel Levitt benefits from Ultimate Software's Intersourcing solution
McCathern Mooty successfully implements BigHand Digital Dictation system
Reed Smith implements Great Bay's network-discovery device
Exterro Fusion brings law firm's e-discovery and litigation support to centralized platform
Foley & Lardner to serve as legal counsel for Special Olympics opening ceremony
Minnesota’s top personal injury firm implements BigHand3
Reed Smith selects Great Bay Software to secure its network
Report released on law firms' e-marketing practices
DLA Piper announces promotions, creates new position
Corporate immigration firm hires 40 new staff members
Foley & Lardner partners with LexisNexis to serve its IT needs
Leading law firms opt to use Riverbed Technology's Steelhead appliances
Lovells appoints Vanco to handle WAN
LexisNexis records processing 1 Billion pages for e-discovery
Michael Best and; Friedrich entrusts networking responsibility to AT and T
ILTA survey finds law firms prefer Track-It!
Considering working abroad???
GC salaries escalate in 2006
Law firm to install metadata removal program
Foley & Lardner implements extranet system
LexisNexis offers more to law firms
Sonnenschein Nath to strengthen its IT and litigation support system
Former Republican congressman leaves Harris Beach, citing personal reasons
Jenner & Block strengthens communications network
Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell upgrades IT infrastructure
Andrews Kurth strengthens transactions practice in Washington, DC
MindServer streamlines case data searches for Morrison & Foerster
Steptoe & Johnson purchases LexisNexis Market Intelligence
Kilpatrick Stockton hires new associates
Law firm helps NFIB create the wage hour handbook
Osborne Clarke tie-up with BigHand
D Magrino joins James J. Cupero
Law firm strengthens Native American practice
Law firms seeking proficient email-management tools
Wood Herron seeks law undergraduates for clerk jobs
K AND LNG expands food and drug practice
Duane Morris sets up Stock Options Task Force
Greenberg names Managing Shareholder for new Tampa office
ATLA names new VP
Top Privacy Officer joins Hunton & Williams
Global online dispute resolution resource launched by Baker
Ohio's new paralegal certification program
New marketing boss for Heller Ehrman
Law firms escalating business development expenditure
Quillen re-elected to Fisher & Phillips' management committee
IT training for law firms
How we make a living
Partner Placement