Datacert is now owned by ELM Solutions, a computer software company that provides enterprise legal management software and services designed for law departments. In turn, ELM Solutions is a component of Wolters Kluwer, a global information services company. According to an 2008 ILTA survey of 460 legal billing professionals, 27.96% of respondents reported using a DataCert program (AIMS or ShareDocs) for electronic billing. The Datacert software now appears to be integrated into the Passport legal management suite, offered under the ELM Solutions brand. 1998 – Datacert was founded in Houston, Texas by Eric Elfman. The company’s original product was an online document exchange where law firms would submit bills to corporate legal departments electronically.