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  • Oracle Sets Sights on Besting AWS Cloud Computing Offering

    September 26, 2016 - Oracle is coming for Amazon Web Services (AWS) after announcing a new approach to cloud computing at their annual Oracle OpenWorld showcase. AWS is currently the world’s largest cloud provider in the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) model. Oracle struggles against the AWS IaaS cloud service model and failed to make the “2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure as a...

  • Containers to Become a Key Part of Health IT Infrastructure?

    September 20, 2016 - Containers are proving useful in enterprise IT infrastructure and have potential to grow in healthcare IT infrastructure as well. Containers are not limited to one part of an organization’s IT infrastructure. According to a recent survey conducted by Cloud Foundry, enterprises that are currently using containers are using them for application development, sharing resources, versioned...

  • 5 Essential Steps for Healthcare Cloud Data Migration

    September 19, 2016 - Cloud migration is the process of moving data from on-site storage into the cloud, or from one cloud storage service model to another. Cloud migration is a delicate process involving careful planning from IT staff, especially in the healthcare setting. Deciding to move an organization’s entire data catalogue is no small task. The CIO, along with the IT department, must make informed...

  • Benefits of Cloud-Based Health Information Management Systems

    September 6, 2016 - Healthcare organizations operate on a health IT infrastructure comprising programs and applications used by employees with differing needs. Each healthcare department requires specific tools to complete tasks, with most of these tools being digital applications accessing the network. Cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps are popular in healthcare settings for documenting patient interactions...


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Oracle Sets Sights on Besting AWS Cloud Computing Offering

Oracle is coming for Amazon Web Services (AWS) after announcing a new approach to cloud computing at their annual Oracle OpenWorld showcase. AWS is currently the world’s largest cloud provider in the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)...

Solutions to Guest Healthcare Wireless Network Challenges

More and more hospital visitors are expecting guest access to healthcare wireless networks, so healthcare organizations need to plan accordingly. In a recent survey of healthcare IT trends, 77 percent of respondents stated their wireless network...

Survey Shows Growth in Cloud-Based Health IT Infrastructure

Eighty-nine percent of healthcare organizations are currently using cloud-based health IT infrastructure, including cloud-based apps, according to a new survey from SADA Systems, and the vast majority of providers are likely to increase their...

What the Growth of Data Virtualization Means for Healthcare

As part of an evolving health IT infrastructure, data virtualization offers a number of benefits from mobilizing access to clinical health data to organizing clearance parameters. Virtualization can also pose challenges for maintaining HIPAA...

Challenges of Building In-House Health IT Applications

Research points to an increase in custom enterprise applications over the next few years, but is the healthcare industry ready to build in-house health IT applications? Healthcare professionals are known for being on the move and needing information...

Containers to Become a Key Part of Health IT Infrastructure?

Containers are proving useful in enterprise IT infrastructure and have potential to grow in healthcare IT infrastructure as well. Containers are not limited to one part of an organization’s IT infrastructure. According to a recent survey...

Using Firewalls to Strengthen Healthcare Network Security

Firewalls are the the first line of defense for securing healthcare network against the public internet. Firewalls are digital walls that stand between protected health data and potentially dangerous malware. Following an established set of rules,...

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