Helient Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status

Gold Microsoft PartnerJuly 2022, Philadelphia, PA – Helient Systems, LLC (Helient) announces achieving Microsoft Gold Partner status in recognition of its work to help law firms adopt the Microsoft Cloud.

Helient’s CEO, Steve Hatch commented, “We are experiencing a rapid escalation in cloud adoption as firms recognize that the Microsoft cloud is the most modern, secure, available, and agile option for the future. In an industry that has been historically cloud resistant, Helient is now assisting many customers to adopt M365 and Azure at a rapid pace.”

Chris Hines, Managing Director for the Microsoft Cloud business at Helient said, “I am extremely proud to receive this recognition from Microsoft after just a few short months focused on our Microsoft partnership. We are well on our way to our goal of being the go-to partner for Microsoft in legal and will continue to focus on our Microsoft partnership as the new Solution Partner designations are adopted this fall.” Hines joined Helient in 2021 after a decade helping large regulated customers adopt the Microsoft Cloud, Chris Hines is now focused on transforming legal IT with M365 and Azure. Connect with Chris to learn how Helient is leading this transformation.

Helient plans every cloud deployment with a Zero Trust foundation upholding the vital security and privacy requirements of our customers. Hines commented, “We have made great progress establishing Identity and EMS as well as deploying: Exchange Online, OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams for many customers.”

“Helient has in-depth knowledge of the legal industry and is the perfect partner to help law firms navigate complex and industry-specific requirements. Their experts helped demonstrate how Microsoft can address hybrid work needs, cyber security strategy and data resiliency to a legal firm adopting E5 workloads.” Michelle Duarte, Modern Work Specialist – Microsoft

Helient is also leveraging core competencies for early cloud adoption. Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (“DRaaS”) is a great way to take an early step towards Azure, providing a convenient, secure and economical solution to backup on-premises hyper-converged infrastructure. Helient is well known in legal for its heritage in Virtual Desktop and is now applying decades of combined experience to Azure Virtual Desktop (“AVD”) and Windows 365. When paired with the HeliX® managed service, Helient offers an unrivaled solution for delivering a legal desktop on-time and tested.

“Helient is our trusted advisor for planning and adopting a cloud first, Microsoft integrated, platform for our business. With the requisite experience, Helient worked in true partnership with the Firm and Microsoft to deploy M365 and Azure wrapped with a Zero Trust architecture.” David Lampert, CIO – Loeb & Loeb

About Helient Systems

Helient Systems is an IT services company providing innovative and future-focused technology solutions that allow a business to maximize productivity, improve responsiveness, and deliver outstanding value to its clients. The professionals at Helient have designed, consulted and managed legal computing environments for more than 20 years across dozens of leading AmLaw 100 & 200 firms as owners and knowledge leaders. Helient brings together the top industry talent specializing in legal technology with the latest desktop and application virtualization solutions. For more information on Helient, contact sales@helient.com.