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Healthcare Virtual Mobile Infrastructure Boosts Security, Control

April 19, 2018 - Organizations are looking to virtualization to consolidate resources and streamline device management. While virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is becoming more common, healthcare virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) may have a place in health IT infrastructure as well. VMI works in a similar way to VDI where it uses abstraction to remote an OS to a mobile device. The virtualization separates...


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Cloud, On-Premises Hyperconvergence Supports HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations must find ways to consolidate IT systems to get the most out of their infrastructure hardware while also cutting back costs. This can be difficult as HIT infrastructure continues to evolve. Hyperconvergence is one method...

What Does Potential VMware, Dell Merger Mean for Healthcare Cloud?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

VMware is poised to buy Dell in a reverse merger in response to the growing demand of cloud-based enterprise IT infrastructure. Dell and VMware both have their hands in healthcare IT, so what could this potential merger mean for health IT infrastructure...

Using All-Flash Deployments for Health IT Infrastructure in 2018

by Bill Kleyman

I’m really excited to touch on this topic. Not just because we’ve been doing all sorts of converged infrastructure and all-flash deployments, but because of the massive benefits we’ve seen impacting various types of organizations....

How Virtualization Supports Healthcare Data Storage Needs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Entities need to consider how to best address future healthcare data storage needs as the amount of data collected by digital devices continues to grow exponentially. Organizations have several options including public and private cloud storage....

Healthcare Blockchain, Cloud, Virtualization Top 2017 Stories

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT Infrastructure went through many transformations in 2017 from healthcare blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT), to artificial intelligence and machine learning. Healthcare organizations are looking to their infrastructure to help...

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 environment...

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...

Healthcare Cloud-Based VDI Adoption Reduces Infrastructure Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) adoption grows in healthcare as organizations begin to realize the benefits of increased visibility and control when moving desktops to the cloud. The increased demand for VDI deployments drove...

Pivotal, Google Cloud at Center of Recent VMware Collaboration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

LAS VEGAS -- VMworld 2017 day two started with VMware announcing its collaboration with Pivotal and Google Cloud on the Pivotal Container Service (PKS). PKS allows enterprises and service providers to deliver Kubernetes on VMware vSphere and...

Intermountain Uses Open Source to Improve HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced that Intermountain Healthcare is now using Red Hat solutions to migrate its proprietary legacy platforms to open source platforms to improve and modernize its HIT infrastructure. Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare...

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...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Improves Health IT ROI

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Chelsio Communications announced that its line of Terminator 5 & 6 (T5 & T6) 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) iWARP (RDMA/TCP) enabled unified wire adapters have been validated to support hyper-converged infrastructure with Windows...

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....

Red Hat Announces Health IT Infrastructure Improvements

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced that Molecular Health deployed Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to support its new precision medicine analytics platform, Molecular Health GuideTM (MH Guide), helping the tool be better integrated into health IT infrastructure....

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,...

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