El prestigioso bufete de abogados Baker & McKenzie ha comprado 8500 licencias de Hummingbird DM 5.1 para mejorar la Gestión Documental y del Conocimiento en las 66 oficinas en 36 países que tiene la marca.


TORONTO, Sept. 24 /- Hummingbird Ltd. today announced that global law firm Baker & McKenzie has purchased 8,500 seats of Hummingbird DM 5.1, the advanced document and content management technology of Hummingbird Enterprise.

A technologically advanced law firm, it is Baker & McKenzie’s objective to equip their legal teams with the tools to better communicate and share the collective knowledge and best practices of the firm, improving their ability to deliver efficient, world-class global legal services.

«After an intensive evaluation process, and reviewing several competitive
products, our IT team recommended extending our partnership with Hummingbird
to help us advance our document and knowledge management requirements,» said
Craig Courter, CTO, Baker & McKenzie.

«The powerful e-mail management capabilities, indexing and search tools and web access will allow our staff to organize, find and distribute our intellectual property, when and where they need it, increasing efficiencies in servicing our global client base. As we continue to expand our knowledge management initiatives, we are confident that we have the most effective document management system in place.»

Baker & McKenzie’s global practice spans the full range of local and international corporate and commercial work. Hummingbird DM delivers a comprehensive, enterprise-ready infrastructure to store and manage the firm’s document-based knowledge assets. Legal teams deploying the Hummingbird technology can quickly and easily manage and share all matter-related data, electronic documents, e-mails and spreadsheets from a single point of access through a secure Internet platform. Hummingbird DM features are seamlessly built into familiar environments including Windows Desktop, Windows Explorer, Microsoft Outlook and mainstream authoring tools, minimizing the learning curve for Baker & McKenzie staff.

«The Hummingbird Enterprise technologies enable global law firms such as Baker & McKenzie to reduce the virtual and physical barriers to information sharing, improving the quality of legal services and broadening competitive advantages,» said Fred Sorkin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hummingbird Ltd. «Baker & McKenzie join an impressive roster of law firms worldwide that have chosen the secure, matter-centric environment of Hummingbird Enterprise. Hummingbird continues to meet the high expectations of the legal community to deploy a secure, reliable document and knowledge management system to take full advantage of the intellectual assets within their organizations, at the lowest total cost of ownership.»

About Baker & McKenzie

Global law firm Baker & McKenzie was established over 50 years ago and
has 66 offices in 36 countries. The Firm established a truly global presence,
with an office in each of the world’s major money centers, more than 25 years
ago. Worldwide, Baker & McKenzie has 615 partners, 3,254 qualified lawyers and
a total of over 4,407 legal professionals. The Chairman of the International
Firm is Christine Lagarde. Global revenue for FY02 exceeded US$1.06 billion.
More information about Baker & McKenzie can be found at http://www.bakernet.com.

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