NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of managed IT, cloud, data center and professional services to law firms, today announced that it has been recognized for its exceptional customer service and support to the legal community by the member firms of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA). mindSHIFT was named to a select list of technology vendors in the 2012 ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey, which was released at ILTA's Annual Conference in National Harbor, Md. on August 27, 2012. "The challenges law firms face are continuing to grow and become more complex as new trends emerge like BYOD or 'Bring Your Own Device' which is the increasing use of mobile devices in the workplace for business purposes," said Silas McCullough, general manager of Legal Professional Services for mindSHIFT. "This recognition from ILTA member law firms not only located in the United States but around the world is a testament to mindSHIFT's deep understanding of the challenges facing the legal community as well as our ability to address the specific issues that they will need to manage in the future." The seventh annual ILTA survey, conducted jointly with InsideLegal, included a comprehensive review of technology purchasing decisions; legal technology budget and purchasing authority questions; updated information on participants' social media, publication and blog preferences; and an in-depth analysis of cloud computing and mobility trends including tablet usage and governance. The 37 question web-based survey was distributed to approximately 697 law firms which employ 50 to 4,200 attorneys. With over 10 years of experience as a trusted technology advisor to the legal community, mindSHIFT provides infrastructure solutions and professional services to firms of all sizes from Am Law 100 and Am Law 200 firms to smaller boutique-size firms. The Company's suite of services includes Microsoft ® SharePoint ® development, cloudSHIFT(SM) desktop and server virtualization, disaster recovery, 24-hour operational support and customized project-based services. To learn more about mindSHIFT's Legal IT Services, visit http://www.mindSHIFT.com/Services/Managed-IT-Services/Law-Firms.aspx. About ILTAThe International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) is the premier peer networking organization, providing information to members to maximize the value of technology in support of the legal profession. Reach the ILTA organization of legal technologists by contacting Peggy Wechsler at (512) 795-4662 or firstname.lastname@example.org. About InsideLegalInsideLegal is the insider's guide to doing business in legal technology - both in the US and internationally - for legal technology thought leaders, vendors, consultants/technologists and law firm innovators. In addition to information on industry events, publications and personalities, InsideLegal.com focuses on legal technology industry market research and trends. Sign up at InsideLegal.com to receive industry news by email. For more information, please call (770) 438-1908 or visit www.InsideLegal.com. Send email inquiries to email@example.com or follow us on Twitter @InsideLegal. About mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc.mindSHIFT, a Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) Services company, is one of the largest IT outsourcing and cloud managed services providers, serving small and mid-size businesses for more than 10 years. At mindSHIFT, we're about keeping your IT systems up and running, providing personal attention and making you more productive. We're big enough to offer the facilities, services and expertise you expect, but small enough to provide the support and attention you demand. Learn more at www.mindSHIFT.com. mindSHIFT and the mindSHIFT Technologies logo are registered service marks, and cloudSHIFT and Delivering IT Peace of Mind are service marks of mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc. All other marks are property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2012 mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc. SOURCE mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc.