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12|12|2017
Corporé, one of the largest rehabilitation and injury management companies in the UK, has selected Converge TS to provide a Hosted Desktop service. Employing 120 staff and experiencing growth, Corporé has taken the decision to move to a more scalable an[…]
01|12|2017
New Partnership to Deliver Enhanced Cloud Solutions, Disaster Recovery Functionality and Hosted Infrastructure for 3E Clients   Thomson Reuters Elite, part of Thomson Reuters Legal, today announced the launch of a new Alliance partnership w[…]
02|11|2017
Converge TS, the cloud provider for law firms, has been chosen by MSL to provide a fully Managed Disaster Recovery service and 24/7 Technical Support following a vigorous tender process to select a new provider.   MSL is an award winning indepe[…]
17|10|2017
  Converge TS is delighted to announce that they’ve been shortlisted for the Supplier of the Year Award at the British Legal Awards 2017.   Hosted by Legal Week in association with The City of London Law Society, these[…]
27|09|2017
Converge TS, the cloud provider for law firms, is pleased to announce they have been selected by MW Solicitors to provide Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery to the firm. This solution is designed to ensure high availability of the firm’s IT systems, m[…]
26|09|2017
Converge TS, the cloud provider for law firms, is pleased to announce the launch of their Cloud Readiness Assessment. This is a new consultancy-based offering designed to provide a fresh approach to law firms looking to move to the cloud.   The[…]
01|09|2017
      Converge TS is pleased to announce they have been shortlisted for the Business of the Year Award (11-50 employees) at the Cheshire Business Awards.   Organised by Trinity Mirror Cheshire, the awards are designe[…]
20|07|2017
Converge TS, the cloud provider for law firms, is on track to achieve 45% growth for the year ending December 2017 enabling the company to have achieved an average of 50% growth per annum for each of the last five years.   This also puts Conver[…]
28|06|2017
Converge TS, the cloud provider for law firms, has been selected by Stone King to provide a range of IT services including Email Security and Managed Support.   Stone King is one of the UK’s premier legal companies, employing over 220 staff i[…]
04|05|2017
We are pleased to announce that Converge TS has been named as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the Greater Manchester area.   Converge TS is listed in the Ward Hadaway Greater Manchester Fastest 50 for 2017, a run-down of the fastest […]
29|03|2017
S&G Response have committed to a significant investment in moving their existing IT capabilities to the cloud with Converge TS, the cloud provider for law firms.   S&G Response is an established and trusted provider of professional busi[…]
31|01|2017
Poole Alcock LLP extend and expand their Hosted Services contract with Converge Technology Specialists for all the firm’s on-going infrastructure requirements.   Based in Cheshire, Poole Alcock LLP provides a broad range of legal services for[…]
08|12|2016
8th December 2016 - Converge Technology Specialists, the cloud provider for law firms, has enjoyed significant success in 2016, as it exceeds growth targets, wins major new clients, and announces the opening of a new City of London office.   C[…]
07|12|2016
7th December 2016 - Top 150 law firm, Stephensons, has chosen Disaster Recovery as a Service and Managed Support from Converge Technology Specialists, the only cloud computing provider dedicated to UK law firms.   Stephensons is an award-winnin[…]
09|11|2016
BTO Solicitors LLP, a leading independent Scottish Law firm with offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh, has chosen an Infrastructure as a Service offering from Converge Technology Specialists, the only cloud provider dedicated to UK law firms.  The solution w[…]
07|11|2016
Poole Alcock Uses Lexis® Visualfiles™ Accelerators as Foundation for Conveyancing Business to Deliver the Best Possible Client Service   7th November 2016 - Based in Cheshire, Poole Alcock LLP provides a wide range of legal services for busi[…]
27|09|2016
Croftons Solicitors LLP, a leading specialist housing and commercial real estate law firm, were established in the 1840s and have specialised in property since the 1970s.  The firm’s position as a leading provider of legal services to the housing and[…]
22|09|2016
Converge TS was founded by Nigel Wright in 2006 and this year we celebrate our 10th Anniversary.  The company has gone from strength to strength and is the recognised leader in providing cloud computing services to UK law firms.   To celebrate[…]
09|08|2016
Cleaver Fulton Rankin, one of Northern Ireland’s leading corporate law firms, has selected Converge Technology Specialists, the only cloud provider dedicated to UK law firms, to provide a Disaster Recovery service.     Cleaver Ful[…]
08|08|2016
Converge TS will be changing website and email domain to cts.co.uk   From the 1st September 2016 Converge TS will start to use cts.co.uk as its primary website and email domain. This means that our website will be found at cts.co.uk and our ema[…]
25|07|2016
          Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP, a leading South East law firm and the oldest law firm in operation, has selected Converge Technology Specialists, the only cloud provider dedicated to UK law firms, to[…]
05|07|2016
06 July 2016 - Converge TS are warning law firms of a dangerous new ransomware variant, based on the Locky ransomware, called Klepto Zepto.   The Zepto malware has been carried in nearly 140,000 spam messages sent over four days last week. […]
23|06|2016
22nd June 2016 - Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS) has continued its success and announced £3m of new contracts.   New clients include LMS, the UK's leading provider of conveyancing panel management services, and Speed Medical, th[…]
25|05|2016
25th May 2016 - Michael W. Halsall Solicitors, one of the UK’s leading firms specializing in Road Traffic Accident claims, has selected Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS) to deliver Disaster Recovery and a 24/7 Managed Support Service. &nb[…]
19|05|2016
Converge Technology Specialists are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted in this year's Liverpool ECHO Regional Business Awards.   The company, now in its tenth year, has been shortlisted for the Liverpool John Lennon Airpo[…]
11|05|2016
11th May 2016 - At a time of unparalleled change in the legal industry, leaders from JMW Solicitors, Fletchers, Bott & Co and DWF, have disrupted the traditional legal services approach, driving innovation and success in their firms.   Now the […]
21|04|2016
21 April 2016 - Newly launched specialist law firm, Hall Brown, selects Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS) to deliver a fully managed hosted (cloud) desktop service     Hall Brown was recently launched by former JMW Solicitors partne[…]
13|04|2016
13th April 2014 - Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS), the Runcorn-based cloud provider for law firms, has recruited new team members to support increased demand for cloud services on the back of 50% growth in 2015.     Conver[…]
23|03|2016
23 March 2016 - Pure Legal & Pure Claims have selected Converge Technology Specialists to provide a fully managed hosted (cloud) desktop service. Pure Legal & Pure Claims are part of the PURE GROUP, the fast-growing ABS set up by Phil Hodgkinson. […]
29|02|2016
29th February 2016 - Leading claims management and insurance wholesaler specialist Motorplus has become the latest new customer of Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS), the country’s only dedicated Cloud computing provider for law firms. […]
15|02|2016
15th February 2016 - Converge Technology Specialists, the cloud provider for law firms, got off to a great start this year with £1.5m of new contracts on the back of 50% growth in 2015.   New clients for the Cheshire-based firm include Southpo[…]
28|01|2016
Legal systems innovator Zylpha and Converge TS, the UK’s only dedicated Cloud computing provider for law firms, have launched a joint report on the issues affecting IT in Legal practices. Called The Legal Landscape 2016, the report uses case managem[…]
27|01|2016
27 January 2016 - One of the country’s biggest specialist medical negligence and serious injury firms, Fletchers Solicitors, has selected Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS) to provide a hybrid cloud service with 24/7 Support.   Co[…]
27|01|2016
Conveyancing Association announce new Affiliate members   27th January 2016   The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (27th January 2016) announced a number of new Affili[…]
17|12|2015
Cybersecurity, agility and digitisation of the courts, will be the top IT concerns for law firms in 2016.   Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS), the country’s only dedicated Cloud computing provider for law firms and Zylpha, the UK[…]
08|12|2015
8th December 2015 - Wilmslow-based law firm Bott & Co has become the latest customer of Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS), the country’s only dedicated Cloud computing provider for law firms.   Converge TS will be providing ad[…]
17|11|2015
Converge Technology Specialists are proud to support the Bott & Co Cycling team. Along with their customers Bott & Co, Converge TS have funded this road racing team which also participates in triathlon and Ironman events.   The team[…]
23|09|2015
23rd September 2015 SRA has issued 19 scam alerts in September so far   Law firms need to tighten up their email security and revisit their cybercrime prevention strategies as the Solicitors Regulatory Authority has issued 19 scam alert anno[…]
07|09|2015
Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS), the country’s only dedicated cloud computing provider for law firms, has secured another new client adding Greater Manchester and Lancashire law firm Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall to its growing client list[…]
13|08|2015
    Leading criminal defence law firm, Olliers Solicitors, has appointed Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS), the country’s only dedicated Cloud computing provider for law firms, as its cloud provider.   The thre[…]
24|07|2015
Having split from Pannone LLP through a management buyout of the majority of the commercial/corporate practice of that firm in February 2014, Pannone Corporate had a busy first 12 months establishing its new brand, finding a new office and securing key cl[…]
25|06|2015
Unless the right protection is in place from 14th July 2015 your firm could be at a much greater risk from hackers and malware attacks that could breach and bring down your core practice, accounting and case management systems as well as your email &nb[…]
04|06|2015
Law firms that operate on the cloud need to keep up to speed with the Solicitors Regulatory Authority’s latest consultation and know exactly how and where their client information and data is being kept, warns Converge Technology Specialists (ConvergeTS[…]
01|06|2015
“My question of the week is why didn’t the Law Society spend £6 million or whatever developing an SRA compliant cloud- computing solution for solicitors rather than sinking it into the “not-a-case-management-system” (to quote a former Law Society[…]
27|05|2015
Seven years ago, Rowlinsons, the Cheshire-based conveyancing firm, employed 12 people and one external IT expert for technical support. Now, the firm employs 45 staff and uses ConvergeTS to provide 24/7 IT support as well as cloud-based computing. Times, […]
21|05|2015
  Customer service and communication are the most important drivers to future law firm growth – that’s the finding of the biggest-ever customer research project conducted in the legal sector, involving nearly 25,000 client experience questionn[…]
06|05|2015
Beware any firm operating on Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 as Microsoft will no longer support it from 14 July 2015. This will place confidential information at much greater risk from hackers and malware attacks, and potentially bring down core system[…]
06|05|2015
We are pleased to announce that we have secured two new major contracts. For full-service, Gloucester-based law firm Tayntons, we will be providing a fully-managed cloud service for 60 users, and a fully managed IT and cloud disaster recovery service t[…]
06|05|2015
Agility is key to retention and recruitment say participants     March saw the successful launch of our first innovation forum, where managing partners, FDs, CEOs and heads of IT from 20 firms across the North West, including LMS, Tayntons and O[…]
06|05|2015
ConvergeTS provides North West-based firm O’Neill Patient with extended IT support and a disaster recovery service.   A full-service law firm, and leading provider of legal services to the residential property and re-mortgage markets, O’Nei[…]
01|04|2015
The end of this week will mark the start of a 100-day countdown for law firms currently using Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 to switch to an updated operating system – sticking with the old one will put client data at risk and leave law firms trailin[…]
01|04|2015
BCI Business Continuity Week 16-20 March 2015: testing and exercising business continuity plans   With Business Continuity Week taking place this week, Converge Technology Specialists (ConvergeTS), the country’s only dedicated Cloud computing[…]
16|02|2015
The Chief Technology Officer of law firm DWF, Richard Hodkinson, has joined Cheshire-based Converge Technology Specialists (Converge TS), the country’s only dedicated cloud computing provider for law firms, as its first non-executive director.  […]
30|01|2015
Converge TS’s contract to provide fully-managed cloud services to JMW, one of the largest solicitors’ firms in the North West, is a good example of how a meeting of minds between the heads of the two companies can be a crucial first step in forming a […]
27|01|2015
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve kicked-off the New Year with our first £1 million contract win, with East of England firm Bridge McFarland.   The five-year contract will see Converge TS supply a fully-managed Cloud service to Bridge[…]
15|01|2015
January 15, 2015   Cheshire-based Converge Technology Specialists (ConvergeTS), the country’s only dedicated Cloud computing provider for law firms, is planning major expansion across England and Wales as it builds on its success in the Nor[…]
25|11|2014
Converge TS and Manchester Law Society jointly hosted their quarterly IT Directors’ Forum on Wednesday 19th November 2014 at Room Restaurant. The event attracted 20 of the region’s key IT Director’s and proved to be a fantastic success. The forum […]
24|11|2014
Converge TS have signed £1.5m of new contracts this autumn to take seven NW law firms to the cloud. New clients include Manchester based Pannone Corporate and JS Miller, Lancashire based Curtis Law, Cyril Morris Arkwright and Snipelaw and Cheshire based […]
27|10|2014
The Manchester Law Society and the Manchester Evening News have once again teamed up to bring you the Manchester Legal Awards 2015.   The region’s outstanding talent will be honoured at a splendid dinner at the Midland Hotel on Thursday 5 Mar[…]
16|10|2014
Thanks to the 360 Legal Group for producing another fantastic Annual Conference and Awards Dinner. The theme for this year’s 360 Legal Group Annual Conference was “Going for Growth”, with the focus firmly on practical ways to help progressive law f[…]
14|10|2014
The cloud provider to professional firms, Converge TS, celebrated our recent funding win, continued growth and the opening of our new Daresbury office with over 100 guests on Wednesday 8th October 2014. Councillor Eddie Jones (Halton BC) & Nige[…]
05|08|2014
  Converge TS has secured a new £600k, 3 year contract with Linder Myers Solicitors to move the firm to a cloud based infrastructure located in its Manchester datacentres. The move will rationalise Linder Myers’ infrastructure services, r[…]
21|07|2014
Due to our continued growth and a recent double investment boost, we are proud to announce that we have moved to our new Cheshire Head Office on Monday 14th July 2014. We would like to thank all our clients for their continued support and we look forwa[…]
04|07|2014
Nigel Wright – MD of Converge TS, was chosen to sit on the Panel for the IFB Red tape and business interference seminar in Liverpool, alongside David Gauke MP – Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Emlyn Williams – Weightmans, Vincent King – Weigh[…]
12|06|2014
June 12, 2014   Converge TS are the first firm in the Halton Borough Council area to be awarded monies from the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Business Growth Grant which is supported by the Government’s Region[…]
29|04|2014
Two great wins for Converge TS this month. We are delivering a Hybrid Cloud and Fully Managed Service to leading Manchester firm JMW; and a Full Hosted Desktop Service to Myers Solicitors.We now provide Cloud and Managed IT Support Services to 50+ la[…]
18|03|2014
March 18, 2014   Following an extended period of growth, and due to the rapid uptake of our hosted, managed and infrastructure services, we are now investing in all aspects of the business in order to continue to provide an outstanding client e[…]
06|03|2014
March 6, 2014   Following an extended period of growth, and due to the rapid uptake of our hosted and managed IT services for professional firms, smartlegal.it will now be re-branded with the trading name of its parent company.   Converg[…]
12|12|2013
December 12, 2013   April 2014 is D-Day for anyone using one of a range of Microsoft products. On the 8th  April 2014, Microsoft will cease to support Windows XP, Office 2003 and Exchange 2003.   What this means is that if you are using[…]
12|12|2013
December 12, 2013   In November we attended two London events The Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards  and the NetLaw Media  White Tie Winter Ball.     Pictured L-R at The Ball are Nigel Wright, MD ConvergeTS, Joanna Sw[…]
11|12|2013
December 11, 2013   ConvergeTS  is delighted to announce its 2014 sponsorship of the  Cheshire Professionals.   With our focus being on the delivery of Cloud Computing to the professional services community, this partnership provides a[…]
15|10|2013
October 15, 2013   When your communications lines fail, the business stops, fee earner time stops and revenue generation stops – this is not an option for our clients.   We deliver true communications line resiliency and redu[…]
09|10|2013
Autumn 2013 sees ConvergeTS exhibiting at three Manchester Law Society events: we’re at the Manchester Law Society  Employment Law Conference  on the 31st  October, their  autumn Personal Injury Conference  on 11th  November and the Management Con[…]
12|07|2013
July 12, 2013   We’re delighted to announce two major wins this month:   Linder Myers Solicitors  have signed off on a full outsourced hosted solution, further augmenting their IT support and Quality Solicitors  AST Hampsons  are set […]