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Handshake Software Continues Microsoft SharePoint Focused Growth

Firms accelerate purchases of Handshake Software/SharePoint intranet and Search solutions

Alpharetta, Georgia – July 21, 2015Handshake Software, Inc., the market leading, award-winning provider of SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market, today announced continued accelerated growth for its intranet/portal and enterprise search product solutions as well licensing for Office 365 SharePoint Online deployments.  Handshake Software recently added new law firms across the U.S. including Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel; Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Hinkley Allen; Fennemore Craig; McAfee & Taft and Spencer Fane.   Handshake Software also continued its international expansion adding two Canadian firms, Stewart McKelvey and Clark Wilson as well as a Panamanian firm, Galindo Arias & Lopez. In 2015 alone, over 10,000 new users have been added.

The latest new wins reflect the continued surge in demand for SharePoint-based portal and enterprise search solutions not only by Am Law 100 firms but increasingly among competitive mid-market players and leading Canadian firms. In addition to licensing the Handshake/SharePoint Portal JumpStart products, 80% of new clients have also selected SP Bridge, Handshake’s search connector to enhance SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search and the recently released Handshake Expertise Locator, an add-on application to the popular SP Bridge enterprise search framework.

“We have seen a huge increase in demand for SharePoint based Enterprise Search and Expertise Locator as firms look for a cost effective, best of breed, next generation enterprise search engine to replace their legacy system,” stated Glenn LaForce, Handshake Software’s Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing.

Overall, Handshake Software provides SharePoint-based intranets, extranets and enterprise search solutions to approximately 50% of the Am Law 100, and 45% of the Am Law 200 and NLJ 350 with total users exceeding 110,000 across 10 countries.

For more information about Handshake Software, please visit http://www.handshakesoftware.com.

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About Handshake Software

Handshake Software is the market leading and award-winning provider of SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market including portals, enterprise search and mobility solutions. Handshake leverages existing firm investments in practice & financial managements systems, CRM, ECM and DMS by delivering powerful system integrations with Microsoft Office and SharePoint. Handshake Software greatly reduces the time, effort and cost of integrating and presenting business information with Microsoft SharePoint, Search, Microsoft Office and mobile devices. Other business benefits include rapid deployment, reduction of overall risk, unparalleled flexibility and integrated security. Handshake clients include 50% of the Am Law 100, and 45% of the Am Law 200 and NLJ 350 with total users exceeding 110,000 across 10 countries. The company was named 2011 Innovative Vendor of the Year by the International Legal Technology Association’s (ILTA) annual Distinguished Peer Awards. Handshake Software is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and member of the Microsoft Business-Critical SharePoint Program. For more information about Handshake Software, visitwww.HandshakeSoftware.com.

 

Media contact:Jobst ElsterEnvision Agency

(850) 459-4947

elster@envisionagency.com

Company contact:Glenn LaForceHandshake Software

(770) 777-0920

glaforce@handshakesoftware.com

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