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Healthcare Cloud

Healthcare Software-Defined Networking Allows Cloud Utilization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are implementing cloud-based, healthcare software-defined networking solutions to gain improved network flexibility and visibility. These solutions can also help entities better leverage the cloud for medical tools and...

Improving Cloud Health IT Infrastructure for Smart Hospitals

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Many organizations are enhancing their health IT infrastructure with the intention of becoming smart hospitals by embracing digital transformation. Smart hospitals rely on interconnected advanced technology and automation to improve...

What is the IoT Impact on Healthcare Data Storage, Analytics?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are adding more Internet of Things (IoT) devices to their network, which strains their infrastructure. IoT devices are constantly collecting data, causing entities to rethink their healthcare data storage and how to make IoT...

Orgs Control the Cloud with Healthcare Infrastructure-as-a-Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is becoming more popular as organizations see the value in hosting and managing their own IT infrastructure tools and systems. IaaS includes hardware and software components, giving...

Google Now Supports Medical Imaging in the Healthcare Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Medical imaging is one of the fastest growing data sources in healthcare. Organizations are looking to the healthcare cloud to give medical image storage environments flexibility as more images need to be stored and analyzed. Google...

AWS, Cerner Collaborate on Healthcare Cloud Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Amazon is expanding its healthcare cloud by partnering with Cerner to help organizations make better use of the data collected by patients and clinicians using AWS. Amazon is looking to expand its cloud service into the healthcare sector...

Preparation Key to Future Health IT Infrastructure Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are in the midst of health IT infrastructure digital transformation. Advanced technologies have a large role to play in the future of healthcare, but organizations must evaluate how risky emerging technology is against what...

How Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Benefits Remote Healthcare

by Bill Kleyman

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...

Choosing Between Healthcare Public Cloud, Private Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are presented with many choices when seeking out cloud computing technology for their health IT infrastructure. Healthcare public cloud and private cloud are two options entities need to consider. Organizations can deploy a...

Navigating the Benefits, Challenges of Healthcare Hybrid Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are adopting more digital tools into their health IT infrastructures, which calls for a more flexible IT environment. Entities are looking to have the security and access of on-premises data centers while benefiting from the...

Healthcare Wireless Network Upgrades Critical for Future Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The digitization of IT infrastructure prompts organizations to upgrade their healthcare wireless network to support current and future technology that will help increase workflow and improve patient care. Last month Lorien Health...

UPMC Embraces Advanced Health IT Infrastructure with New Hospitals

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) announced its plans to over-haul it’s health IT infrastructure by investing $2 billion to digitally transform its environment across UPMC’s many locations. UPMC intends to become...

Healthcare IaaS Solutions Cut Back on IT Infrastructure Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

More healthcare organizations want increased flexibility from their IT infrastructure and are looking to adopt healthcare IaaS solutions to move parts of their environment to the cloud. Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)...

Healthcare PaaS Applications Allow Custom Development, Control

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The current explosion of medical applications pushes organizations to plan for how they will develop and deploy digital tools. Healthcare PaaS applications give entities a reliable and secure platform on which to develop compliant...

Healthcare SaaS Applications Reduce Cost, Improve Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare SaaS applications are becoming more common as organizations migrate parts of their infrastructure to digitize their IT environment. However, not all cloud-based infrastructure is the right fit for all applications. Organizations...

Edge, Fog Computing Contribute to IoT, Data Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The integration of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and analytics solutions put a lot of strain on siloed health IT infrastructure as more computing power is needed. As a result, edge computing and fog computing are becoming ways for...

Cray Supercomputers, Microsoft Azure Aid Healthcare Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Microsoft and Cray announced that Cray supercomputing systems will now be supported in Microsoft Azure datacenters. Users can now run heavy workloads such as advanced healthcare analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) in their Microsoft...

Open Source Helps Healthcare Orgs Adapt to IT Advancements

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Open source software is gaining popularity in healthcare as organizations use it to quickly adopt new technology that further advances IT solutions. This continued adoption encourages vendors to offer open source software to help meet the...

Healthcare Object Storage Supports Growing Unstructured Data

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Entities are looking into object storage as a way to store massive amounts of data on-premises, according to Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant report. For healthcare specifically, organizations are seeking healthcare object storage to...

Smaller Scale Object Storage Solutions Cut Back Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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