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Software-Defined Networking Advances Health IT Connectivity

February 24, 2017 - Healthcare organizations are integrating health IT infrastructure solutions using virtualization to more easily manage processes and take the strain off network hardware. More organizations are also using software-defined networking (SDN) solutions to makes IT systems more simplified and flexible. Research and Markets analysts predict that the SDN market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 48...


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Software-Defined Networking Advances Health IT Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are integrating health IT infrastructure solutions using virtualization to more easily manage processes and take the strain off network hardware. More organizations are also using software-defined networking (SDN) solutions...

VMware Joins Intel Health IT Security Readiness at HIMSS17

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

At HIMSS17, VMware announced a new collaboration with Intel Health and Life Sciences to benefit healthcare organizations by understanding their current health IT security readiness. VMware now offers new services as part of Intel’s Healthcare...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Grants Clinicians Instant Logins

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hyper-converged infrastructure is proving its worth in health IT infrastructure as organizations seek to improve operations, security, and patient care using virtualization. Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH) uses Pivot3’s hyper-converged...

Extreme Networks Releases HIPAA-Compliant Network Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Extreme Networks announced the release of an optional network management add-on to its ExtremeManagement product portfolio, helping healthcare organizations stay HIPAA compliant for mission-critical networks. Announced at HIMSS17, the Information...

VPNs, Visibility Push Healthcare Network Management Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare networks grow to keep up with the number of connected devices, managed network services are required to ensure all devices are authorized and transmitting the correct data to the correct place. Markets and Markets predicts that...

Ruckus Expands Network Security with VMware, Lightspeed Systems

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Ruckus Wireless announced new integrations between its Cloudpath software and Lightspeed Systems and VMware software to offer better network security. Cloudpath allows organizations to establish policy-based security for wired and wireless networks....

Major Vendors Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM, Nokia, AT&T, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic announced the formation of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance to research better ways to secure an IoT ecosystem and help solve IoT security challenges. The influx of healthcare Internet...

Important Health IT Infrastructure Building Considerations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations typically run on a health IT infrastructure that, at its most basic level, contains a wireless network, a storage server, and an operating system. These features are used to run the programs and apps needed to collect...

DigiCert Releases Healthcare IoT Security Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

DigiCert announced the release of its DigiCert Auto-Provisioning solution to help appease the need for medical Internet of Things (IoT) device security. The tool provisions digital certificates at scale, regardless if an organization’s...

Healthcare Wireless Network Coverage, Capacity Top Challenge

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations deploying wireless networks are often concerned about planning for capacity and coverage, especially with the number of mobile devices and connected medical devices present in modern hospitals. Aruba Networks Product...

Blockchain Vendor Efforts Center on IoT in IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Last month, a group blockchain vendors came together to discuss a collective effort to address the challenges facing blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments in enterprise IT infrastructure. Vendors attending the meeting included Hashed...

PatientPing Brings Care Coordination to New Jersey Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

PatientPing announced its new partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey in an effort to provide patients with coordinated care. PatientPing hopes to bring full data sharing and interoperability across all of Hackensack Meridian...

IoT Growth Sparks Healthcare Device Management, Visibility Solutions

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow and healthcare organizations are looking for solutions to manage the network connections, protocols, and data associated with the variety of IoT devices present in many health IT infrastructures....

Ruckus, TrackR Release Wi-Fi IoT Device Tracking Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Ruckus Wireless along with TrackR has announced a joint solution that leverages Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology combined with Ruckus ZoneFlex across access points (APs) to enhance the indoor and outdoor location services of TrackR’s...

Visibility, Control Key for Healthcare Wireless Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As a result of a growing reliance on wireless networks to support mobility and connected medical devices, healthcare organizations are facing many challenges bringing their legacy networks up to speed to support the influx of connected devices,...

Protecting Health IT infrastructure from DDoS Attacks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The adoption connected medical devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) by healthcare organizations increases the responsibility for protecting health IT infrastructures against distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks becomes.  DDoS...

DB Networks Launches Artificial Intelligence-Based DAM Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

DB Networks announced its agentless database activity monitoring (DAM) solution which employs artificial intelligence (AI) so organizations can achieve both compliance monitoring and database security without giving up control of their data for...

MCH Odessa Deploys Gigabit Wireless Network for Future IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Medical Center Health (MCH) Odessa, has deployed an Aruba gigabit wireless network with ClearPass to serve their 400+ bed regional medical center to improve network efficiency and prepare for Internet of Things initiatives. MCH Odessa includes...

Guest Networks, IoT Deployments Challenge Health Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The constant use of healthcare wireless networks by clinicians, IoT devices, and patients making large-scale network deployment a complicated process.  Large-scale wireless deployments are difficult to manage and maintain. Hospitals and...

Health Data Security Needs to Generate IAM Market Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The increasing number of cloud applications and mobile devices in healthcare organizations calls for tighter health data security as users access data both within an organization and remotely.  According to Grand View Research, the identity...

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