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Amicus Attorney Recognized as a Canadian Cloud Leader by Microsoft Canada

TORONTO, ON, April 13, 2016 – Gavel & Gown Software Inc. is proud to announce they have beenrecognized as a Canadian Cloud Leader by Microsoft Canada’s Cloud Society. The Microsoft Cloud Societyrecognizes top Canadian organizations who are early adopters of Microsoft Azure and are empoweringCanadian businesses and governments to achieve more in a Mobile first, Cloud First world.

Gavel & Gown’s Amicus Cloud is a world leading practice management solution for lawyers. Its manystrengths are based on its foundation on the Microsoft Azure cloud hosting platform. Azure provides AmicusCloud with the absolute best reliability and security – elements that are essential for legal professionals.

The Canadian Cloud Leader crystal was presented to Gavel & Gown Software on Monday, March 7, 2016.Gavel & Gown Software was selected based on their continuous investment and commitment towards cloudleadership.

“As a customer using Azure, we value your contribution towards elevating Canada to the cloud,” said JanetKennedy, President of Microsoft Canada. “By adopting Microsoft Azure, our Cloud Leaders are helping tofuel the growth of our digital economy and driving innovation in ways that extends their impact beyond justtechnology in Canada.”

“It is an honour to be recognized by Microsoft for our great cloud solution. We chose Azure because it issimply the best cloud platform, and are proud to have worked with Microsoft on Azure since it wasintroduced,” said Ron Collins, president of Gavel & Gown Software Inc. “As the leading developer ofpractice management software for lawyers, it is our goal to offer great and innovative solutions to the legalcommunity, and Microsoft Azure allowed us to do just that.”

About Amicus Attorney

Amicus Attorney is practice management software that works the way lawyers do. It’s an easy, lawyer-friendly solution that serves as the hub of a law practice. Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Toronto, Amicus is a subsidiary of Abacus Data Systems. Tens of thousands of law firms worldwide use Amicus Attorney. Thecompany’s numerous achievements are recognized through the success of its customers and through its alliances with key strategic partners. As a measure of this phenomenal success, Amicus Attorney has won more than 30 prominent industry awards, has been endorsed by major law societies and has been recognized by independent surveys as one of the most widely used practice management software in the USA.

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