Reynen Court, the so-called app retailer for authorized know-how, yesterday introduced a brand new full-service providing aimed toward making it simpler and extra economical for mid-sized legislation companies and company authorized departments to check and deploy progressive cloud-based purposes.
The new providing offers offers companies and authorized departments turn-key entry to what the corporate describes as “Innovation in a Box” — enabling them to acquire the complete advantages of the Reynen Court platform, with out requiring them to provision and handle their very own digital non-public cloud, platform and utility deployments.
Reynen Court additionally introduced yesterday that the 1,100-lawyer agency Womble Bond Dickinson, which has 26 places of work within the U.S. and U.Ok., has signed up for the brand new mannequin.
No Installation Needed
Until now, companies and authorized departments might use Reynen Court’s platform solely on a self-managed foundation, what place they might set up the Reynen Court platform on their very own infrastructure after which deploy and handle containerized third-party software program purposes on premises or to their very own digital non-public clouds under their unique management.
While prospects nonetheless have that self-managed possibility, this new providing offers them entry to all the identical advantages and standardization of the platform, with out having to provision and handle their very own non-public cloud, platform and utility deployments.
Instead, with this new full-service providing, Reynen Court deploys the platform to a digital non-public cloud that it offers and controls for the good thing about the legislation agency. Reynen Court installs the platform after which manages the platform and the cloud infrastructure and every utility deployment.
That makes it excellent for companies wanting a quick and simple option to uncover and take a look at new applied sciences, however with out having to undergo the time and expense of organizing and managing their very own non-public cloud. Firms can migrate purposes to self-managed platforms at any time.
Lower Up-front Price
Another benefit of this new full-service providing is that the up-front subscription charge is decrease than for the self-managed possibility, offers predictability for budgeting, and provides a versatile pay-as-you-go pricing regime.
Deployment-specific utility administration providers and cloud infrastructure provisioning are bundled into supplemental charges that Reynen Court quotes up entrance in reference to every potential utility deployment.
Speaking by telephone from his base in Amsterdam, Andrew D. Klein, Reynen Court’s founder and CEO, stated that mid-sized companies and authorized departments typically lack the funds and assets to deliver the Reynen Court platform into their very own non-public clouds. With this new providing, Reynen Court offers the non-public cloud, however in any other case the performance is completely the identical.
“Think of it as a hosted version of our platform,” he stated.
Single Trusted Environment
While companies and authorized departments will nonetheless should undergo the method of creating belief for internet hosting their information within the hosted non-public cloud, they want do this solely as soon as, Klein stated, after which they’ve a trusted atmosphere during which to check and deploy any of the options out there via Reynen Court.
“In-house legal departments and mid-sized firms that are really trying to figure out how to accelerate their innovation are willing to get one private cloud set up,” Klein stated, “and they like the idea of bringing their applications into that.”
Whether self-managed or full service, the Reynen Court platform permits customers to run third-party purposes in a centralized platform that has better safety and fewer threat than deploying via any variety of separate distributors’ SaaS choices.
Both choices present the flexibility to test-drive purposes with one click on, simply buy vendor licenses or deliver their very own, and benefit from Reynen Court’s telemetry and different providers.
App Store for Legal Tech
Reynen Court launched in 2018 because the self-described app retailer for authorized know-how. Its mission is to make it simple for legislation companies and authorized departments to undertake and handle fashionable cloud-based software program purposes with out having to belief agency or shopper content material to vertically built-in SaaS suppliers.
It does this via containerization, which is a method of packaging software program and all the pieces it must run in order that it may be operated on any infrastructure.
With monetary backing from worldwide legislation companies Clifford Chance, Latham & Watkins, and Orrick, and backing from a consortium of 20 world legislation companies, it formally launched its industrial providing in January 2020.
Last December, as I wrote here at the time, it launched One-Click Test Drive, a characteristic that makes it simple for legislation companies and authorized departments to check merchandise with out having to purchase them or negotiate trial licenses.
“From the time we first met Reynen Court, we felt strongly they could make a substantial contribution toward our innovation initiatives as we work to accelerate our ability to source and test new practice-focused applications,” Bill Koch, chief data officer at Womble Bond Dickinson (US), stated in a press release.
“Like everyone in our industry, we see no end to the onslaught of new technologies, and Reynen Court will allow us to cut through the noise so that we may rapidly adopt technologies that improve our efficiency and facilitate purposeful interactions with our clients.”