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Using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in a Healthcare Setting

July 11, 2018 - Managing user environments in a healthcare setting is challenging for healthcare IT professionals. Implementing and managing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) in healthcare can help organizations have better control over user endpoint devices as well as speed up clinician login times so they can spend more time with patients. VDI uses abstraction to remote desktop operating systems to mobile...


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Cloud, On-Premises Hyperconvergence Supports HIT Infrastructure

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Using All-Flash Deployments for Health IT Infrastructure in 2018

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Interoperability, Virtualization Vital to HIT Infrastructure Growth

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3 HIT Infrastructure Tips for Success in Healthcare VDI Resurgence

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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...

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Hyper-Converged VDI Modernizes Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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