Zola Suite Announces NetDocuments Integration
- Feb 6 2020
- Zola Suite Blog
It’s official —Zola Suite has released its NetDocuments integration!
With this new partnership, users can access documents stored within NetDocuments right from Zola Suite, eliminating the need to hop between platforms. Here’s how it works:
- When users have a NetDocuments account, they can easily sign in from Zola Suite. Upon activation, Zola Suite’s native DMS will be removed from the account so there’s no confusion as to where documents should be saved.
- Once logged in to NetDocuments through Zola Suite, users will be able to access matter-related documents and workspaces directly in the matter or by clicking on the NetDocuments icon in the navigation menu.
- When a user is in the NetDocuments section, the platform behaves exactly as it does when you log into NetDocuments through a browser. Users can upload/download document, perform advanced searches and access all of their workspaces.
- Permissions from NetDocuments are carried over to Zola Suite. So if a user doesn’t have access to a matter’s documents in NetDocuments, he or she won’t have access to it in Zola Suite.
While working in NetDocuments from Zola Suite, users can also take advantage of Zola’s case management tools like time-tracking. With this integration, users really do get the best of both worlds — or should we say platforms?
Why the Integration?
If you’re familiar with Zola Suite, you probably already know that the platform doesn’t have many integrations. In fact, it’s one of the many ways in which we are different from other LPM competitors; we are not integration-reliant. Instead, we take a “built-in, not tacked on” approach and are committed to providing our clients with a single source of truth to empower them to make data-driven decisions.
So, with this news, you’re probably asking yourself, “why NetDocuments?”
We don’t take integration decisions lightly and in considering partners, we ask ourselves three key questions:
- Will the integration help our clients be more efficient?
- Does the platform do something Zola Suite doesn’t do?
- Does the company share our commitment to innovation and delivering stellar customer service?
With NetDocuments, the answer to all three of the above questions is a resounding yes. (Detailed responses below.)
- Many of our clients already use NetDocuments and love working with the platform. It’s not efficient for these teams to constantly go between the two platforms they rely on most during the day. Because at Zola Suite we don’t tolerate inefficiencies, we set out to fix it. This integration does just that.
- Zola Suite has a native document management system, but it is in no way as robust as NetDocuments. For firms that require sophisticated document management and governance, a robust solution like NetDocuments is preferred.
- NetDocuments was the first entirely cloud-based DMS to serve the legal vertical. They continue to push the envelope on innovation while delivering world-class customer service. In a lot of ways, their culture is a reflection of ours at Zola Suite, so it felt only appropriate to officially add them to the Zola family.
To learn more about the integration and NetDocuments, join us and the NetDocuments team for a live webinar.