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IBM, Dell EMC Release Improved Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures

February 17, 2017 - IBM and Dell EMC made recent announcements on simplifying their respective hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions. IBM is accelerating hybrid cloud adoption by providing its business partners access to VMware Cloud Foundation for additional VMware-based cloud services. IBM now offers its business partners more resources to help their clients extend their cloud environments. For organizations...


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IBM, Dell EMC Release Improved Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM and Dell EMC made recent announcements on simplifying their respective hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions. IBM is accelerating hybrid cloud adoption by providing its business partners access to VMware Cloud Foundation for additional VMware-based...

Evolve IP, Nimble Partner in HIPAA Compliant Cloud Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Evolve IP and Nimble Storage announced their partnership to provide healthcare organizations with on-premise flash arrays supported by HIPAA-compliant and HITRUST-audited hybrid cloud services. Nimble Storage and Evolve IP built a storage solution...

Health IT Infrastructure Embraces Flash-Based Array

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations collecting data from mobile and connected medical devices are searching for storage solitons to handle the influx of data and scale up to meet future health IT infrastructure demands. The consumption of flash-based arrays...

Pure Storage Releases FlashBlade for Clinical Data Storage

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Pure Storage announced the general availability of its FlashBlade solid-state array storage appliance, shipping in 8.8TB and 52TB capacities, to assist with clinical data storage. FlashBlade was originally announced in March 2016 and has been...

Utilizing Cloud Backup for Minimal HIT Infrastructure Downtime

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Backing up and recovering clinical data securely and easily during an outage is a top challenge for healthcare organizations.  Cloud backup and recovery solutions can bring security to health IT infrastructure by ensuring the latest data...

Red Hat Improves Container Management with OpenShift 3.4

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced the latest update to its OpenShift Container Platform to better help organizations in delivering advanced business applications compatible with existing IT environments. The OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 opens up the business-critical...

Actifio Announces Support of Microsoft Azure Migration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Data virtualization company Actifio has announced its support of Microsoft Azure via Actifio Sky to enable instant recovery across data centers and cloud-based infrastructure. Microsoft Azure is currently one of the most popular healthcare cloud...

3 Ways to Reduce Health IT Infrastructure Hardware Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As provider organizations continue to adopt more advanced health IT infrastructure hardware and other technologies, the need to cut costs wherever possible is a high priority for IT decision-makers. Hardware can be costly and the with advancements...

Artificial Intelligence Adds Pressure to Health IT Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most talked about healthcare technologies of the past year, and is poised to play a significant role in the future of healthcare to improve patient care and meet value-based care initiatives. The healthcare...

Top 5 Health IT Infrastructure Trends Heading into 2017

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud migration, staffing challenges, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) are among the top healthcare technology trends outlined in Black Book’s Q4 healthcare C-suite poll.  According to the survey, recent and possible policy changes...

Health IT Infrastructure Needs to Support Future of Telemedicine

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

All signs indicate that the role of telemedicine in care delivery is set for tremendous growth over the next decade Two recent reports from Research and Markets anticipate an expansion of the telemedicine and remote patient monitoring device...

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...

New Quantum Release Eases Healthcare Cloud Integration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Quantum announced an extension of its StorNext scale-out file system to benefit users with public cloud storage accounts and third-party object storage, which allows for the improved management of unstructured data. The company stated that they...

Connectria Certifies Microsoft Azure Hosted HIPAA Compliance

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIPAA compliant managed hosting solution provider Connectria Hosting announced the ability for customers to run HIPAA compliant environments in Microsoft Azure on Monday. Connectria Hosting has a history of hosting HIPAA compliant environments...

Healthcare Cloud Becoming Critical IT Infrastructure Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are increasing their dependence on cloud technology as It decision-makers are putting more trust in the cloud. The HIMSS Analytics 2016 Cloud Survey cites the strategic benefits of the cloud eclipse the previous security...

SDx Growth Triggered by Advancing Healthcare Technology

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Software-defined IT infrastructure services are gaining popularity with advancements in cloud and virtualization technology. Markets and Markets examined the software-defined anything (SDx) market in one of their latest reports, predicting the...

New AWS Collaborations Ease Health IT Cloud Storage Options

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is increasing storage and cloud migration options by collaborating with Qualcomm and Actifio to produce more tailored solutions for organizations looking to improve their IT infrastructure environment.  Qualcomm...

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...

New Technologies Require Solid Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare IT solutions market is projected to reach $228.79 billion by 2020 and lead to significant changes to the industry’s IT infrastructure.  Research firm MarketsandMarkets estimates that the global health IT market including...

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