Edge-to-Cloud File Services for Legal Professionals
As law firms modernize their IT infrastructures, they need new solutions to protect sensitive client documents, enable external secure file sharing, and facilitate efficient document archival. CTERA's enterprise file services platform is built to meet the unstructured data management requirements of the legal industry. A global file system with unmatched performance and security, CTERA helps law firms prevent data leakage, litigate more effectively, and ensure regulatory compliance.
Helping Law Firms Address Data Storage and Security Challenges
DLP in a Cloud File System
Protect legal documents with CTERA's data encryption against cybercrime, including ransomware and data theft, which could expose PII and jeopardize business continuity.
Cost-Effective File Archival
Reduce the cost and complexity of document archival by leveraging cloud storage, while meeting your data retention and security requirements.
Secure File Sharing
Securely share legal documents internally and externally with clients and partners to increase productivity and maximize billable hours.
Get Started With File Infrastructure Modernization
Solutions for Law Firms
Built-in cloud data management and auditing tools help you comply with data sovereignty, document retention and other privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR compliance, CCPA).
Synchronize your documents to the cloud and make them accessible across sites and from any device.
Archive non-active case files and electronic evidence to an encrypted cloud vault for infinitely scalable and highly secure encrypted cloud storage and data storage.
Legacy File Server Replacement
Modern caching-enabled edge appliances replace traditional file servers and provide local access to a cloud-based global file system.
Built to Meet Legal Industry's IT Requirements
Files strongly encrypted with keys known only to you, protecting privileged data against cybercrime or blind subpoenas.
Private cloud and on-prem installation options let you precisely control where data is stored and who can access it ensuring cloud data protection.
Preserve existing file structure and permissions (i.e., Windows ACLs) and integrate with Active Directory for secure migration.
Work from home – or anywhere
CTERA Drive enables secure access to your entire legal document archive from your laptop or any mobile device.
Secure file sharing
Share files among attorneys at multiple offices - and externally with clients - for improved workflows and a secure alternative to email.
Comprehensive audit trail
Track who accessed and modified files across the firm to ensure document authenticity.
WORM (Write Once Read Many) protection that allows data to be written to a storage system once, preventing modifications and/or deletions for adherence to regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements for long-term unalterable storage.
Securely store snapshots in immutable, air-gapped object storage, that cannot be deleted or modified during the retention period.
What the Industry is Saying
"CTERA personnel are born-and-bred technology people. We’re very satisfied from the professional treatment from support engineers all the way to the CTO."
Systems Engineer, Minnesota-based law firm
"CTERA 7.0 adds a number of advanced capabilities that not only improves collaboration for the multi-cloud Global File System with local caching, but addresses some specific needs customers may have for security, data migration, data protection, and performance in edge-to-cloud uses."
Randy Kerns, Senior Strategist & Analyst
"CTERA Support is great!"
Jeff Pisano, Vice President of Operations, The Carlyle Group
"CTERA offered the only cloud-based platform that balanced the multi-site collaboration requirements of both our users and our IT organization."
IT Director, New York City-based law firm
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