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Peak 10, Concerto Achieve HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Cloud

December 21, 2016 - Cloud vendors are becoming more healthcare oriented with th Peak 10 and Concerto as the latest examples of IT companies announcing renewed HIPAA-compliant solutions.  Peak 10 announced its newly acquired Privacy Shield certification, which replaces the now invalidated safe harbor regulation — in addition to receiving final reports for SOC1, SOC2, SOC3 and HIPAA. It also renewed...


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Peak 10, Concerto Achieve HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud vendors are becoming more healthcare oriented with th Peak 10 and Concerto as the latest examples of IT companies announcing renewed HIPAA-compliant solutions.  Peak 10 announced its newly acquired Privacy Shield certification, which...

DRaaS, Storage Among Top Growing Health IT Cloud Adoptions

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

New market projections foresee a growth in cloud computing adoption over the next few years, especially in the areas of storage and disaster recovery.  First, a Research and Markets report on enterprise cloud growth across major industries...

Healthcare Cloud Becomes IT Infrastructure Necessity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud computing has played a part in IT infrastructure for nearly a decade, and according to most recent research, the healthcare cloud market will undergo steady evolution in the coming years.  The authors of Gartner’s Market Guide...

Identifying IaaS Improvements for Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations looking to advance their IT infrastructure with cloud technology are considering infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) options, but IT decision-makers must first identify their infrastructure needs and the potential...

Healthcare IT Budgets Restrict On-Premise Server Deployments

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Deciding on a cloud or on-premise solution is a challenge for any healthcare organization, especially when it comes to EHR solutions and data storage. Many factors such as security, control, connectivity, scalability, and cost determine which...

AWS Eases Health IT Cloud Server Migration with New Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Amazon Web Services (AWS) released their Server Migration Service (SMS) for enterprise cloud migration last week to assist organizations needing to move their existing IT infrastructure to the cloud. AWS Server Migration Service assists organizations...

Management Tools Vital to Continued Health IT Cloud Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Enterprise IT environments are transforming rapidly, but  IT departments are struggling to manage increasingly complex cloud environments, according to a recent survey conducted by 451 Research. The research firm polled 166 US-based enterprise...

Acronis Releases Blockchain Based Software-Defined Storage

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Acronis has recently announced the release of Acronis Storage, a software-defined storage product with blockchain-based data authentication and universal file, block and object support. The product uses Acronis CloudRAID and Acronis Notary along...

VMware, AWS Collaborate on New Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

VMware and Amazon Web Service (AWS) have announced their collaboration on a new hybrid cloud service, VMware Cloud on AWS, available for enterprise deployment mid-2017. According to the official press release, “AWS will be VMware’s...

Offline Apps Provide Healthcare Orgs Continued Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Connection outages and downtime represent major drawbacks for healthcare organizations considering implementing a cloud service solution or mobile applications. Service interruptions — scheduled or spontaneous — can cripple a healthcare...

Will Multi-Cloud Gain Traction in Health IT Infrastructure?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare data is no longer limited to on-premise servers as cloud storage continues to gain a firm foothold in the healthcare industry. Cloud storage exists in many forms, but not every cloud storage service option is the right fit for each...

Oracle Sets Sights on Besting AWS Cloud Computing Offering

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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)...

Benefits of Cloud-Based Health Information Management Systems

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

What Cloud-Managed WLAN Has to Offer Healthcare Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Managing healthcare wireless networks can strain IT departments especially if those on the smaller side. And the growing popularity of mobile devices in the workplace and the constant connection needed Wi-Fi enabled medical devices makes network...

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