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How Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Benefits Remote Healthcare

November 21, 2017 - One of my favorite parts of the job is seeing how new technologies are impacting peoples’ lives. This is very much evident when you’re working with healthcare. Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is one key way that the environment is changing, especially as it impacts the data center. Recently, more healthcare organizations have been bringing healthcare services to branch and...


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Interoperability, Virtualization Vital to HIT Infrastructure Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry has seen significant growth in HIT infrastructure technology far beyond the initial implementation of EHRs. As technology evolves entities are digitizing their tools to provide improved workflow and better patient care....

3 HIT Infrastructure Tips for Success in Healthcare VDI Resurgence

by Bill Kleyman

I get the chance to work with healthcare organizations around the entire country. This includes major hospital chains, smaller clinics, and specialized healthcare like orthopedics. Over the course of the last five years or so, the use of virtualization...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Expanding in Health IT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Pivot 3 and Arrow Electronics announced their collaboration to make hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) more available to US healthcare customers. HCI is growing quickly across all major verticals as a way for organizations to deploy more robust...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Rising in HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hyper-converged infrastructure systems are emerging in HIT infrastructure as organizations seek a way to consolidate IT systems to be faster and more manageable. The global hyper-converged integrated system market is expected to grow at a 37...

Hypervisors Key to Virtual Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Utilizing Cloud-Native VDI Offerings in HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Workspot announced its participation in the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance (ECA) Partner Program, which will support Workspot’s healthcare virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) solutions built on Azure....

Hyper-Converged VDI Modernizes Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Workspot announced that it now offers a hyper-converged VDI solution in collaboration with Nutanix. The new hyper-converged virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) offering gives users a cloud-native, multi-tenant solution that can be deployed much...

Healthcare Virtual Desktop Deployments On the Rise

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is steadily rising in popularity because of its centralized management and cost reduction. The interest in VDI has grown significantly in the past several years. According to a report by Login VSI,...

Cloud-Based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Growing in Health IT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Workspot announced the availability of its virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The cloud-native VDI solution deploys Windows 10 virtual desktops, Windows apps, and GPU workstations on Azure....

Virtual Workspaces Enhance SCL Health’s HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

SCL Health announced its deployment of Citrix Workspace Suite to transform the SCL Health HIT infrastructure across all of its locations as it moves to a value-based care model. The healthcare organization is adopting virtualization technology...

Cybernet Releases New Healthcare Mobile Workstation PC

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cybernet Manufacturing announced the release of its latest healthcare mobile workstation, powered by three hot-swap batteries. The CyberMed NB24 is a lightweight 24” computer clinicians can easily carry or push around on a non-powered cart....

Pivot3 Releases Priority-Aware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Pivot3 announced the release of its priority-aware hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software platform called Acuity, enabling the consolidation of multiple mixed-application workloads onto a single infrastructure. Acuity lets organizations...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Grants Clinicians Instant Logins

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Dell EMC Adds New Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for VDI

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Actifio Announces Support of Microsoft Azure Migration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Healthcare Orgs Seek VDI for Flexible, Mobile Desktop Access

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

IoT, Cloud Migration Among Top 2016 Health IT Trends

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT infrastructure technology underwent an evolution in 2016 as organizations moved toward digital environments and more is expected in the year to come. Value-based care had a significant impact on IT decision-makers over the past year...

SDx Growth Triggered by Advancing Healthcare Technology

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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