Legal technology innovator, Peppermint Technology , has been announced as a finalist in the prestigious global Cloud World Series Awards for ‘Best Cloud Application’. For decades the legal market has been considered a laggard in innovation, but the market change in recent years is clearly driving unprecedented change resulting in the legal industry taking the lead over other markets when it comes to innovation and technology.
The awards, hosted by Computer Weekly and the Cloud World Forum , have the support of major tech innovators including IBM, Oracle, Intel, Google and Cisco. The award judges are world class experts in Cloud Computing and Peppermint has been selected as a finalist alongside the global industry brands of Amazon and Microsoft.
The Peppermint provides all the software applications a modern law firm requires, delivered via a Private Legal Community Cloud. The service, available only to Peppermint clients, has been recognised as a highly secure and scalable service that allows law firms to run their entire business operation from the Cloud. Built on the Microsoft Dynamics and SharePoint Platform, the Peppermint Community Cloud  offers law firms access to a suite of applications including , , , , and tools.
The Peppermint Community Cloud infrastructure is designed, built and maintained by Microsoft Gold Partner, OLM Group, who boast some of the UK’s leading cloud computing security experts. The service is growing rapidly with new law firms joining the service monthly.
Peppermint Founder and CEO Arlene Adams  says,
“We are incredibly proud to be recognised as a finalist in this huge global market. Cloud Computing has such a fundamental part to play in how organisations, including law firms, consume technology and use it to shape the future of their businesses. To be able to put the UK legal industry on the map as leaders in Cloud innovation is a great achievement.”