#ClioTraining Tip: Third Party Cloud Storage Services and Clio

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Clio integrates with Dropbox, Box and Google Drive, but how does that help your firm use Clio? These third party services offer your firm several advantages when combined with Clio, like:

In short, using integrated services like Dropbox, Box and Google Drive lets you and your firm better leverage Clio so you can be more productive.

It’s also important to remember that cloud storage is storage space or hard drive space located in “the cloud.” This means data is stored on servers managed by the respective service instead of on your computer or the server in your closet. And being in “the cloud” also means that you can access this data from any Internet-connected device.

This usually prompts the question: is my data safe? The answer is yes, as Dropbox, Box and Google Drive employ data encryption and both physical and electronic security protocols at their server sites.

As with any tool used in law, it is best to do some due diligence and make sure the service you want to use satisfies any ethical requirements. Check the Dropbox security policyBox security policy and Google Drive security policy.

You can learn more about Clio, and how to use it with Dropbox or Box, and how to set it up. Or if you prefer Google Drive, you can learn more here and also how to set it up with Clio.

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