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Smaller Scale Object Storage Solutions Cut Back Costs

October 9, 2017 - IBM announced new capabilities for its on-premise customers to manage compliance data with object storage. The new features make the cloud object storage system more accessible. The IBM Cloud Object Storage System is targeted at regulated industries – such as healthcare - that depend heavily on the public cloud. Healthcare has strict regulations that limit the number of choices an organization...


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HIT Outsourcing Remains Significant Despite Recent Dissatisfaction

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

A new Black Book survey highlights the benefits of HIT outsourcing for infrastructure solutions rather than hosting, monitoring, and maintaining them on-premises. Healthcare organizations are looking to cloud-based, as-a-service infrastructure...

Backup and Disaster Recovery Evolves with HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Backup and disaster recovery solutions are one of the more important aspects of HIT infrastructure, as they help prevent organizations from losing valuable patient data in the event of a cyberattack. Gartner released its latest Magic Quadrant...

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-Based HIT Disaster Recovery Prevents Data Loss, Downtime

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are still hesitant to migrate to cloud-based HIT infrastructure systems because of security concerns stemming from storing PHI in an off-premises location. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack reiterates that fear, which...

AWS Greengrass Expands Healthcare Cloud, IoT Capabilities

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Amazon Web Services announced the availability of AWS Greengrass to all of its cloud customers, including those using the healthcare cloud. AWS Greengrass is a software that allows organizations to securely run local compute, messaging, data...

Overcoming Healthcare Hybrid Cloud Storage Challenges

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hybrid cloud storage environments are a reality for healthcare organizations seeking to digitize their health IT infrastructure. However, many entities are challenged when deciding which workloads and applications are best suited for the cloud,...

IBM DBaaS Toolkit Supports Open Source Cloud Databases

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM announced the release of its new Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) toolkit, Open Platform for DBaaS on IBM Power Systems. The toolkit is for open source databases to provide developers and IT departments with more speed and control over their...

PrismTech Connects Edge IoT Devices, Data Sources with Apps

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

PrismTech announced the release of its new framework enabling interoperability among endpoint devices and edge Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Vortex Edge Connect provides organizations with a scalable framework, connecting data sources and...

Virtustream Announces HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Cloud Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Virtustream announced the release of the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud at Dell EMC World Las Vegas. The Dell Technologies business’ new service provides healthcare organizations with mission critical platforms and applications on Virtustream...

Health Multicloud Infrastructure Prompts Management Tools

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Ninety percent of enterprise organizations plan to utilize multiple clouds as part of their IT infrastructure over the next several years, prompting the rise of multicloud infrastructure management solutions, according to IDC research. Report...

Adventist Health Deploys Advanced Clinical Research Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Bio-Optronics and Adventist Health System (AHS) announced the adoption of the Clinical Conductor Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) at two of AHS’s research institutes. The deployment includes a CTMS-EHR integration with Cerner Millennium...

Benefits of Object Storage to Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations struggle with clinical data storage as the volume of data produced by connected devices and EHRs continues to grow. Object storage is an option that will allow organizations to retrieve data from the data store quickly...

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...

Cloud Foundry Aims to Solve Healthcare Developer Shortage

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud Foundry Foundation announced its plan to solve the impending shortage of developers by launching its cloud-naïve developer certification initiative, called the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer program. The program will be delivered...

Top 10 Cloud Data Storage Companies

by Kate Monica

As health IT infrastructure becomes more advanced, organizations are adopting big data analytics incentives, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices collecting information that needs to be stored. As Charged with the task of managing more...

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....

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...

Healthcare Cloud Becomes IT Infrastructure Necessity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud computing has played a part in IT infrastructure for nearly a decade, and according to most recent research, the healthcare cloud market will undergo steady evolution in the coming years.  The authors of Gartner’s Market Guide...

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