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Rack Servers Assist Flexible HIT Infrastructure Datacenters

March 15, 2017 - Healthcare organizations are often faced with deciding on how to successfully deploy their datacenters as new HIT infrastructure solutions demand more flexible and scalable environments. Many organizations are moving toward cloud storage for their data, and migrating to the cloud completely is still not widely adopted in healthcare. When entities move data to the cloud, they give up a certain...


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Rack Servers Assist Flexible HIT Infrastructure Datacenters

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are often faced with deciding on how to successfully deploy their datacenters as new HIT infrastructure solutions demand more flexible and scalable environments. Many organizations are moving toward cloud storage for...

Improved Patient Care Focus in Google, Tableau Collaboration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM) announced that it is using Tableau Software and Google Cloud Platform to analyze patient data and improve patient care. The healthcare organization is using Tableau’s software to develop...

How IBM Universal Quantum Computing Impacts HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM announced its initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems for business and science. The proposed system, IBM Q, will be delivered via the IBM Cloud platform and is the company’s next endeavor following...

Mercy Centralizes Health IT Infrastructure with Virtual Servers

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As hospitals continue to digitize their health IT infrastructures, virtualization becomes a more viable option for large-scale technology deployments. Missouri-based Mercy uses virtualization across its 43-hospital network to better connect...

Fog Computing Improves Healthcare Cloud for IoT Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare organizations implement more Internet of Things (IoT) technology into their health IT infrastructures, the healthcare cloud needs to be able to reach all aspects of the infrastructure to ensure real-time smart communication. Fog...

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...

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