HITInfrastructure

Healthcare Network Security

Aruba Networks Deploys Mobile-First HIT Network Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Aruba Networks announced the deployment of its gigabit wireless network at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital to improve its HIT network infrastructure. The recently merged hospitals implemented the wireless network to bring users better network...

Software-Defined Networking Aids HIT Infrastructure Advancement

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are looking to software-defined networking (SDN) to reduce the size of their health IT network infrastructure and allow IT administrators to have more control over the networks. Research and Markets predicts that the...

Healthcare Wireless Network Deployments Facing Challenges

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations traditionally have a difficult time deploying wireless networks due to the nature of healthcare facilities. With the rise of connected medical devices and IoT devices, it’s becoming more important for organizations...

IoT Sensors Critical to Successful Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare is expected to lead the way for Internet of Things (IoT) sensors as the market continues to grow at a CARG of 26 percent from 2016 to 2022. A recent Research and Markets report attributes the projected growth to the increase of connected...

Staffing Top Challenge in SIEM HIT Infrastructure Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Security information and event management (SIEM) is an important aspect of HIT infrastructure security, but a recent study conducted by the Ponemon Institute found that over half of respondents were unsatisfied with the actionable intelligence...

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...

Software-Defined Networking Advances Health IT Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are integrating health IT infrastructure solutions using virtualization to more easily manage processes and take the strain off network hardware. More organizations are also using software-defined networking (SDN) solutions...

VMware Joins Intel Health IT Security Readiness at HIMSS17

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

At HIMSS17, VMware announced a new collaboration with Intel Health and Life Sciences to benefit healthcare organizations by understanding their current health IT security readiness. VMware now offers new services as part of Intel’s Healthcare...

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...

Extreme Networks Releases HIPAA-Compliant Network Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Extreme Networks announced the release of an optional network management add-on to its ExtremeManagement product portfolio, helping healthcare organizations stay HIPAA compliant for mission-critical networks. Announced at HIMSS17, the Information...

VPNs, Visibility Push Healthcare Network Management Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare networks grow to keep up with the number of connected devices, managed network services are required to ensure all devices are authorized and transmitting the correct data to the correct place. Markets and Markets predicts that...

Ruckus Expands Network Security with VMware, Lightspeed Systems

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Ruckus Wireless announced new integrations between its Cloudpath software and Lightspeed Systems and VMware software to offer better network security. Cloudpath allows organizations to establish policy-based security for wired and wireless networks....

Major Vendors Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM, Nokia, AT&T, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic announced the formation of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance to research better ways to secure an IoT ecosystem and help solve IoT security challenges. The influx of healthcare Internet...

Important Health IT Infrastructure Building Considerations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations typically run on a health IT infrastructure that, at its most basic level, contains a wireless network, a storage server, and an operating system. These features are used to run the programs and apps needed to collect...

DigiCert Releases Healthcare IoT Security Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

DigiCert announced the release of its DigiCert Auto-Provisioning solution to help appease the need for medical Internet of Things (IoT) device security. The tool provisions digital certificates at scale, regardless if an organization’s...

Healthcare Wireless Network Coverage, Capacity Top Challenge

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations deploying wireless networks are often concerned about planning for capacity and coverage, especially with the number of mobile devices and connected medical devices present in modern hospitals. Aruba Networks Product...

Blockchain Vendor Efforts Center on IoT in IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Last month, a group blockchain vendors came together to discuss a collective effort to address the challenges facing blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments in enterprise IT infrastructure. Vendors attending the meeting included Hashed...

PatientPing Brings Care Coordination to New Jersey Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

PatientPing announced its new partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey in an effort to provide patients with coordinated care. PatientPing hopes to bring full data sharing and interoperability across all of Hackensack Meridian...

IoT Growth Sparks Healthcare Device Management, Visibility Solutions

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow and healthcare organizations are looking for solutions to manage the network connections, protocols, and data associated with the variety of IoT devices present in many health IT infrastructures....

Ruckus, TrackR Release Wi-Fi IoT Device Tracking Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Ruckus Wireless along with TrackR has announced a joint solution that leverages Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology combined with Ruckus ZoneFlex across access points (APs) to enhance the indoor and outdoor location services of TrackR’s...

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