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Advancing SD-WAN Fuels Latest Riverbed, Xirrus AP Release

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Riverbed announced the release of a new Xirrus Wi-Fi access point (AP) that utilizes SD-WAN and supports intelligent management and edge computing devices. The Riverbed Xirrus Wave 2 AP operates on the 802.11ac standard and was built to support...

Successful Healthcare Cloud Depends on Network Connectivity

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Zayo announced its collaboration with Peak 10 by providing its CloudLink service in Peak 10 data centers. This allows Peak 10 users to access Zayo’s fiber network while leveraging the healthcare cloud. Zayo’s fiber network connects...

Healthcare Cyberattacks Remain Persistent Despite Better HIT

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A recent KPMG survey found that the healthcare industry has experienced an increase in healthcare cyberattacks and data loss since 2015. The healthcare executives polled stated that while they are more prepared than ever, they still experienced...

Legacy Data Management Slows Real-Time Analytics Adoption

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Healthcare organizations that are trying to make better use of data through real-time analytics are struggling with data management as legacy methods are not robust enough to support more advanced data processing. A recent study conducted by...

Dropbox Supports Healthcare Data Exchange and Collaboration

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The adoption of Dropbox as a healthcare data exchange tool for content sharing and collaboration is on the rise in healthcare. Dropbox is a cloud-based, file-hosting service that makes a user’s files available on all devices by adding them...

Hypervisors Key to Virtual Health IT Infrastructure

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Organizations are looking to create a virtual health IT infrastructure as they seek advanced technology that saves money and provides a more flexible infrastructure. Hypervisors are a key component of virtualized infrastructure. A recent Technavio report...

Amazon Secret Healthcare IT Tech Team Focuses on EHRs, Alexa

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Amazon has started a secret skunkworks lab dedicated to healthcare IT to improve upon EHRs, telemedicine, and other upcoming health IT infrastructure opportunities. Amazon has named its health IT team 1492, and it is based out of Seattle Washington,...

Healthcare Cloud Addresses Specific HIT Infrastructure Needs

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Organizations are digitizing their HIT infrastructures and most are looking to the healthcare cloud to improve their flexibility and scalability in the face of more advanced technology. Forrester Research recently released its latest Wave report...

Hybrid SD-WAN Enhances Healthcare Network Management

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CenturyLink announced the release of its managed hybrid software-defined networking in the WAN (SD-WAN) solutions that will allow organizations to manage traffic flow across the broadband network as well as private MPLS networks. SD-WAN significantly...

Visibility, Automation Defend Against Network Security Threats

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Fluency announced the availability of its Security Analytics and Orchestration (SAO) solution version 5.5, adding further protection from network security threats in the wake of WannaCry. The solution uses focused analytics to help organizations...

EHR Interoperability Transformations Affect HIT Infrastructure

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Surescripts announced the addition of 14 new health systems to its National Record Locator Service (NRLS), which aims to enhance EHR interoperability among disparate healthcare systems. The new health systems include Allegheny Health Network...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Improves Health IT ROI

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Chelsio Communications announced that its line of Terminator 5 & 6 (T5 & T6) 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) iWARP (RDMA/TCP) enabled unified wire adapters have been validated to support hyper-converged infrastructure with Windows...

Advanced HIT Infrastructure Could Solve EHR Dissatisfaction

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Electronic health records (EHRs) are a reality for healthcare organizations, but many clinicians express dissatisfaction with how their EHRs perform. Several advances HIT infrastructure solutions may be able to help solve clinician EHR dissatisfaction....

Internet of Medical Things Security Gaps Threaten Health IT

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Organizations are rapidly adopting mobile devices, which requires them to consider Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) security and what steps need to be taken to secure the devices. Most IoMT devices, such as wearables and monitors, don’t...

Solid-State Array Supports Future Health IT Infrastructure

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Solid-state array (SSA) storage is growing in healthcare as organizations seek scalable and flexible storage options for increasingly digitized health IT infrastructure. Gartner predicted in its 2017 magic quadrant for SSAs that SSA performance...

Open Source Blockchain Development Critical to Standardization

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) announced that 34 more organizations have joined its group to help develop an open source blockchain standard. New members include Cisco, Talkcrypto.org, Technical University of Munich, and MadHive. EEA seeks...

Healthcare Mobile Strategy Requires Diligent Planning

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Organizations still struggle to deploy an advanced healthcare mobile strategy to meet development and usage needs while remaining HIPAA compliant. Entities need to give clinicians and users what they want out of a mobile environment while ensuring...

Actifio Tools Help Organizations Deduplicate Migrated Data

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Actifio and Tier4 Advisors announced their partnership to bring Actifio’s enterprise data-as-a-service (EDaaS) to Tier4 clients, including healthcare organizations. Actifio’s tools assist organizations leveraging the cloud using virtualization...

Deep Fiber Networks Help Close Digital Divide, Supports IoT

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Healthcare organizations are digitizing their health IT infrastructure to support an increased adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, mHealth, and telemedicine initiatives. Mobile devices need to be supported by a robust and reliable network,...

Extreme Networks Acquires Enterprise Networking Business

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Extreme Networks announced its acquisition completion of Avaya’s enterprise networking business. The acquisition will allow the company to grow in its end-to-end software driven solutions. Extreme Networks will acquire Avaya’s network...

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