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Cloud Computing in Healthcare

Open Source Tools Provide Control Over HIT Multi-Cloud Environments

October 2, 2017 - Mirantis announced the release of its latest cloud platform for HIT multi-cloud management across Amazon Web Services (AWS), OpenStack, and bare-metal. Mirantis Cloud Platform (MCP) enables multi-cloud self-service Kubernetes clusters through containers-as-a-service (CaaS) to make it easier for organizations to deploy containers into their health IT infrastructure. MCP includes a web-based...


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Healthcare Cloud-Based VDI Adoption Reduces Infrastructure Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) adoption grows in healthcare as organizations begin to realize the benefits of increased visibility and control when moving desktops to the cloud. The increased demand for VDI deployments drove...

Barracuda, AWS Release Public Cloud Data Replication Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Barracuda announced the expansion of its data protection solutions by adding public cloud data replication to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for backup and disaster recovery. Organizations currently using Barracuda Backup now have the ability to replicate...

C-Level Executives Fear Missing Healthcare Cloud Innovations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

A recent report released by Commvault revealed that 81 percent of C-level executives are concerned that their organization is not adopting new cloud technologies quickly enough, and even fear missing out on cloud advancements. The report’s...

Understanding Healthcare Private Cloud vs Hosted Private Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are rapidly adopting the cloud as its flexibility continues to prove its worth against the influx of clinical data and as cloud security measures improve. Many entities are more interested in a healthcare private cloud deployment...

Cloud Deployments Require Data Center Networking Adjustment

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare data centers are experiencing changes as digitized IT infrastructure calls for flexible and agile data center networking solutions. Traditionally, organizations use a scalable LAN to connect all the equipment in their data center....

Healthcare Cloud Budgets Grow as HIT Infrastructure Need Rises

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations plan to increase healthcare cloud spending over the next several years as highly scalable health IT infrastructure continues to be in demand. A recent survey conducted by Clutch polled nearly 300 IT professionals across all major...

Cloudera Releases Open Sourced, Machine Learning Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloudera announced the general availability of the Cloudera Data Science Workbench platform for self-service data analytics using open source technologies and machine learning. The platform operates directly in the web browser with Python, R,...

Healthcare Cloud Data Migration Challenges Organizations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare cloud data migration challenges most organizations that are upgrading their IT infrastructure to include more advanced solutions. As health IT infrastructure technology continues to evolve, clinical data is outliving the devices and...

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...

Healthcare IaaS Deployments Call for Managed Cloud Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations relying on public cloud, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) are faced with the task of managing all aspects of the cloud, which can become increasingly complicated as more health IT infrastructure solutions are added....

Identity Governance and Admin Protects HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Gartner released its latest Magic Quadrant report that highlights the need for identity governance and administration (IGA), which is especially significant to HIT infrastructure when organizations have multiple information systems and a growing...

Oracle, Ivanti Announce New Data Integration Cloud Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Oracle announced the expansion of its cloud platform’s integration offering with Oracle Data Integrator Cloud. The new service aims to simplify and accelerate cross-enterprise data integration to support real-time analytics. Oracle released...

Peak 10, Concerto Achieve HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud vendors are becoming more healthcare oriented with th Peak 10 and Concerto as the latest examples of IT companies announcing renewed HIPAA-compliant solutions.  Peak 10 announced its newly acquired Privacy Shield certification, which...

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 AWS Collaborations Ease Health IT Cloud Storage Options

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Boston Children’s, GE Develop on Smart Imaging Technology

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Boston Children’s Hospital and GE Healthcare announced a collaboration to develop improved brain scan technology for better and more accurate diagnosis and to provide real-time contextual information for radiologists. Using GE Health Cloud...

Identifying IaaS Improvements for Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations looking to advance their IT infrastructure with cloud technology are considering infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) options, but IT decision-makers must first identify their infrastructure needs and the potential...

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