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Actifio Announces Support of Microsoft Azure Migration

January 5, 2017 - 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 solutions and Actifio Sky can assist healthcare organizations looking to migrate clinical data to the cloud. Actifio’s data virtualization platform...


Deloitte Sees Promising Future for Healthcare Blockchain


Blockchain has the potential to transform health IT infrastructure by increasing the security, privacy and interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs), according to a recent report released by Deloitte. Blockchain may be able to place...

New Quantum Release Eases Healthcare Cloud Integration


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...

Health Catalyst Launches Open-Source Machine Learning


Health Catalyst has announced the launch of their open source analytics solution to encourage healthcare organizations currently implementing successful artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for predictive analytics to make their solutions widely...

New AWS Collaborations Ease Health IT Cloud Storage Options


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...

Healthcare IT Budgets Restrict On-Premise Server Deployments


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...

Healthcare Analytics Growth to Challenge IT Infrastructure


The healthcare industry is generating a high demand for big data analytics platforms, and the global healthcare analytics market is projected to surpass $24.5 billion by 2021 according to new market research. ReportsnReports anticipates the global...

AWS Eases Health IT Cloud Server Migration with New Tool


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...

Acronis Releases Blockchain Based Software-Defined Storage


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...

New Dell EMC Hyper-Converged Appliances Simplify Health IT


Dell EMC announced the expansion of their converged systems portfolio by integrating their PowerEdge servers into VxRail Appliances and VxRack System 1000 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). Dell EMC appears to be heeding the demand for simpler...

Pure Storage, Cisco to Improve Infrastructure Data Storage


Pure Storage has announced their expanded collaboration with Cisco to improve their FlashStack Converged Infrastructure Solution allowing data centers to better support large-scale virtual desktop deployments. Pure Storage chose Cisco as a partner...

Actifio’s Virtualization Eliminates IT Infrastructure Copy Data


Copy data is redundant copies of data stored on healthcare servers. Data is copied because unstructured analytics, migration, and backup solutions are copying and archiving data independently. This uncoordinated process results in multiple...

Dell EMC Improves Healthcare Data Archives with New Releases


Dell EMC has just announced their latest managed service solutions, Dell EMC Clinical Archiving 2.0., and Dell EMC InfoArchive 4.1. The two solutions are part of the Dell EMC Enterprise Content Division (EDC) and designed to provide organizations...

How Hadoop Supports Healthcare Data Analytics Infrastructure


Organizations looking to embrace data analytics for improved patient care may want to consider Hadoop as a solution for their healthcare data infrastructure. Hadoop is an open-source distributed data storage and analytics application. Hadoop...

5 Essential Steps for Healthcare Cloud Data Migration


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...

Comparing Public, Private, Hybrid Healthcare Cloud Storage


One of the biggest hesitations healthcare organizations have when deciding on health data storage is the security of the cloud. It’s important to consider that the data storage decision is more than simply between cloud or on-premise storage,...

Comparing On-Premise, Cloud Healthcare Data Storage Solution


Storing electronic health data is one of the more precarious decisions that needs to be made when deciding on a new health IT infrastructure or upgrading a current one. Along with the network, data storage is one of the largest technical undertakings...

Defining the Basics of the Healthcare Big Data Warehouse


From the basic electronic health record to the health information exchange (HIE), clinical decision support (CDS) system, business intelligence ecosystem, and big data analytics dashboard, most health IT infrastructure is geared towards achieving...


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