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Cloud Case Study: K&L Gates

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Connecting and Supporting Global Employees

K&L Gates, a law firm with 2,000 lawyers worldwide, improved communications with Cisco solutions running on a Cisco backbone.

Challenge

K&L Gates uses advanced technologies to communicate with clients and colleagues worldwide. To expand its services, the company decided to consolidate its IT environment.

Solution

K&L Gates built a robust IT infrastructure with Cisco Unified Data Center solutions. Cisco Unified Communications runs on the network backbone to improve collaboration and client experiences.

Results

  • Room for growth: Consolidated 44 server racks into 10 with 98 percent virtualization in each data center
  • High ROI: Reduced travel and communication expenses through Cisco TelePresence technology, achieving an ROI of less than six months
  • IT productivity: Improved IT infrastructure support by standardizing on Cisco solutions
We built a unified platform capable of delivering world-class solutions for a fully integrated global law firm.
- Scott Angelo
CIO, K&L Gates