Law firm Morris James awards 5 year disaster recovery contract to IPR International


ipr-logoIPR International has been awarded a five-year contract by Morris James LLP to provide disaster recovery in its private cloud environment.

IPR is based in Wayne, Pa. It operates the only data hotel in the state of Delaware. Click on the following link for more information. The data hotel is connected to “dark fiber” data networks that run between Philadelphia, Wilmington and Georgetown, Del.

The data hotel was added in downtown Wilmington in cooperation with the State of Delaware, which provided a $3.5 million infrastructure grant. The ability of businesses and other employers to connect to high-speed “dark fiber” networks often viewed as a key tool in economic development.

Wilmington-based Morris James, a leading Delaware law firm with offices in six locations throughout the state, serves clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to financial institutions to government agencies. As part of this new agreement, IPR will house Morris James’ data in its secure data center, allowing the law firm’s IT staff to focus on mission-critical priorities that contribute directly to its growth.


IPR’s Business Continuity Center (BCC) is a full-service data center with ample space, power, and cooling located below ground in a high-security building, according to an IPR release.

We view IPR as a leader in the Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) realm along with its expertise in infrastructure,” said Bill Stone, Morris James’ Chief Information Officer. “The fact that IPR owns and operates its Tier 3 facility was a driving factor in our selection process. We were impressed with IPR’s expertise, and we look forward to partnering with them to improve our overall operations, along with our disaster recovery processes.”

The Morris James contract adds to IPR’s portfolio of clients within the legal area. Legal clients include Delaware-based Potter Anderson and  Bayard, as well as Wilson Elser, and Archer Greiner. Overall, IPR’ has more than 100 clients in health care, financial services, insurance, and other areas.

The Morris James contract solidifies our presence in the Wilmington area and in Delaware more broadly. All of us at IPR are thrilled to be given the opportunity to serve their needs,” said Executive Vice President David McLaughlin. “We are gaining momentum in our business as the market is recognizing the robustness of our cloud and colocation infrastructure, the efficiency gains, and the peace of mind our clients get when operating in our 2N facilities. have led to many significant client representations.”

IPR International provides secure colocation, disaster recovery, and private cloud solutions to companies across a range of industries. Further information is available at

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