Gieger, Laborde & Laperouse, L.L.C.

Gieger, Laborde & Laperouse, L.L.C.


Gieger, Laborde & Laperouse is a New Orleans-based law firm with over thirty attorneys. Started in 1991 by a close group of skilled, experienced trial attorneys, GLL has a reputation second to none among firms in the New Orleans area.


As a growing, progressive firm, Gieger, Laborde & Laperouse eventually reached the point that traditional, reactive IT support was not able to keep up adequately with the firm's demands. As their IT systems became more sophisticated and more heavily used, GLL found that they were encountering more problems, that those problems had more impact on the firm's operations, and that they often took unreasonably long to resolve. GLL faced the question of whether to hire an experienced IT person in house or develop a closer relationship with a third party provider.


Bellwether recommended, and eventually implemented, our activenet complete managed service offering, under which we fulfill all the roles of an enterprise IT department for a fixed monthly fee. Rather than reacting to problems that occur, we take control of all IT systems and implement software tools and best practices to ensure that they operate reliably and correctly. GLL's employees can call our service desk 24/7 for immediate help with any issues that arise.


Compared to hiring an internal IT administrator, GLL found that activenet complete represents significant cost savings and offers a breadth and depth of expertise that a single IT person could never match.

Success Stories

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  • "Bellwether's activenet service provides us with 'IT peace of mind,' and in turn, this allows us to concentrate on the practice of law and serving our clients' needs."

  • -Kenneth H. Laborde, Gieger, Laborde & Laperouse, L.L.C.
  • activenet

    managed IT services

    Our activenet managed services range from basic plans that supplement an existing IT support structure to comprehensive plans that cover all aspects of IT management. There is no better way to manage IT for soho to midsized businesses.

  • activenet cloud

    cloud support

    We provide a tailored IT solution for organizations already in the cloud or those willing to make a move to the cloud. You get the same quality service as our traditional clients, giving you peace of mind that your sensitive data and IT systems are safe.

  • our helpdesk

    our helpdesk

    Affordable, expert assistance is ready and waiting. A quick phone call connects you to a qualified support engineer who can solve problems remotely or dispatch someone to come on site.

  • advisory services

    advisory services

    Bellwether Advisory Services helps our clients operate more efficiently and make better decisions. Advisory Services helps clients align business processes, people, and technology to operate more profitably.

  • enterprise solutions

    enterprise solutions

    Our enterprise clients consist of banks, hospitals, major law firms, and government entities, but our enterprise solutions are available to everyone.

  • hosting


    The days of owning and maintaining your own servers will end. Today, we can host individual IT systems, such as Exchange or SharePoint, or we can migrate your entire network to our data center.

  • small office IT

    small office IT

    Here at Bellwether we feel our small office users deserve the same level of protection, tools, and services that our larger business customers enjoy -- tailored for a small office environment.