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Software-Defined Networking Aids HIT Infrastructure Advancement

March 14, 2017 - Healthcare organizations are looking to software-defined networking (SDN) to reduce the size of their health IT network infrastructure and allow IT administrators to have more control over the networks. Research and Markets predicts that the SDN market will reach $70 billion by 2024 due to the benefits it offers organizations. As healthcare organizations continue to advance their health IT...


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Mercy Centralizes Health IT Infrastructure with Virtual Servers

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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...

Software-Defined Networking Advances Health IT Connectivity

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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...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Grants Clinicians Instant Logins

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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...

HIT Infrastructure Digitization Increases Mobile Flexibility

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HIT infrastructure is transforming as organizations are digitizing their solutions to improve operations and improve patient care. Research and Markets predicts that the global digital healthcare industry is expected to grow at a rate of 15 percent...

IBM, Dell EMC Release Improved Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures

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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...

ClearDATA Debuts Healthcare Cloud Container Management Option

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ClearDATA announced the release of its first fully managed containers-as-a-service (CaaS) solution to assist organizations and their DevOps teams quickly and securely deploy individual applications in a HIPAA-compliant healthcare cloud environment....

Advanced Healthcare Supply Chain Technology Cuts Costs

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Healthcare supply chain technology has deep roots in increased value-based care initiatives. Many healthcare organizations believe their supply chain is functioning at maximum efficiency, but others feel their supply-chain solutions could be...

Dell EMC Adds New Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for VDI

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Dell EMC announced the expansion of its hyper-converged infrastructure for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) with Dell EMC VxRail Appliance 4.0 solutions for Citrix XenDesktop. The hyper-converged solutions offer a flexible and scalable VDI...

Avanade, Citrix Integrate Microsoft Azure and VDI Environments

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Avanade announced the latest initiative in its strategic partnership with Citrix focused on assisting clients taking a cloud-first approach to building digital workspaces for end-users. The latest initiative will use Avanade’s assets and...

3 Ways to Reduce Health IT Infrastructure Hardware Costs

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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...

Healthcare Orgs Seek VDI for Flexible, Mobile Desktop Access

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Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is becoming the most prominent user-based virtualization technology for healthcare organizations exploring more advanced infrastructure technology. Clinicians are constantly moving between exam rooms and accessing...

SDx Growth Triggered by Advancing Healthcare Technology

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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...

What’s the Difference Between Cloud, Virtualization in Healthcare?

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While the terms are often used interchangeably, cloud and virtualization are not the same technology. It’s important for healthcare organizations who are looking to virtualize or move parts of their health IT infrastructure to the cloud...

Cost, Flexibility Increase Virtualization’s Health IT Appeal

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Virtualization continues to appeal to healthcare IT decision makers looking to cut back on infrastructure costs for hardware, software, and even staff. Virtualization is the abstraction of IT resources that masks the physical nature and boundaries...

VMI to Transform Mobile Health Infrastructure Technology

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Endpoint protection and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) raise the stakes for mobility as a health data security challenges healthcare organizations. Storing protected health information (PHI) on a mobile device for any length of time puts that data...

Dell EMC Releases ECM Platform for Virtual IT Infrastructure

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Dell EMC has announced their latest version of their enterprise content management platform, Documentum 7.3. Dell EMC’s latest platform aims to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) by creating easier delivery and deployment of new applications...

Value Behind Building a Virtual Health IT Infrastructure

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As part of a recent survey conducted by Finn Partners, IT decision makers shared insight into the kinds of technologies integral to building a future-proof IT infrastructure as well as those destined for the dustheap. Over 500 IT decision-makers...

Cost Proves Biggest Benefit, Challenge for Virtualization

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Enterprise IT departments are using virtualization to consolidate servers, increase provisioning time, and provide infrastructure for developers to build and deploy applications, according to a recent survey conducted by Red Hat. Red Hat surveyed...

Are Software-Defined Data Centers Growing in Health IT?

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A software-defined data center is an evolving technology that virtualizes components of an organization’s data architecture, saving on cost and space. So is it a good fit for health IT infrastructure? A software-defined data center (SDDC),...

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