DPS nominated as one of the UK’s most exciting cloud businesses

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28 September 2016


Osman Ismail, managing director of DPS Software, managing director of DPS Software,

Osman Ismail, managing director of DPS Software

DPS have been nominated as one of the top twenty independently owned cloud companies in the UK by Clearwater International. The company is the largest cloud provider in the legal sector, hosting over 170 legal businesses, nation-wide.

Keen to identify key players in the UK Cloud industry, Clearwater has been tracking cloud companies since 2010.

The panelists who have selected the UK’s most exciting cloud businesses as part of the 2016 edition of the Cloudex awards were:

  • Melissa Di Donato, Salesforce.com;
  • Paul Morrissey, Battery Ventures;
  • Lee Prout, Megabuyte; and
  • Emma Rodgers, Clearwater International

Highlighting DPS for their innovative secure solutions (DPS are the only legal technology supplier to be ISO 27001 accredited at all levels) and their innovative new products (this year alone, the company has launched new apps for remote working and a web-based case management platform). DPS operates from its UK-based datacentre, fully compliant with the requirements of the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority in all respects.

“It is clear that the cloud industry continues to grow impressively in the UK, which is now home to a number of players who are really disrupting their respective markets,” said Emma Rodgers, director at Clearwater International.

“Our inclusion in the Cloudex awards for two consecutive years is a great recognition of the work we have been doing over the past 24 months. Our new apps and web-based case management platform prove the innovative nature of our business. Our more established hosted IT solution (dpscloud) is the reason why our company is boasting outstanding retention rates. The move to the cloud is accelerating across sectors and we are proud to be driving this shift forward/to be a part of the cloud revolution.” commented Osman Ismail, the managing director of DPS.

Since launching dpscloud ten years ago, DPS has embarked on a mission of educating the market about the benefits of the cloud and making them a reality for their users. DPS’s upcoming training events for legal practitioners can be found here.



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