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Dell EMC Helps HIT Infrastructure Handle Digital Transformation

October 4, 2017 - Dell EMC announced the expansion of its Open Networking initiative with new HIT infrastructure solutions and services to help organizations manage increasing network demands as they continue their digital transformations. The majority of enterprise level businesses across all major verticals will depend on their ability to provide advanced infrastructure technology. This is especially true...


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How Kubernetes 1.8 Can Improve HIT Security and Workload Support

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Kubernetes 1.8 highlights the open source platform’s security and workload support. Kubernetes 1.8 is the third release this year and enhances and refines upon 1.7. The new option is currently available on GitHub. CoreOS Technical Program...

HIT Infrastructure Consolidation Increases Efficiently, Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

NIST released a new draft version of its Risk Management Framework for Information Systems and Organizations outlining how healthcare organizations can most effectively structure their HIT infrastructure. The draft guidance presents organizations...

HIT Container Growth Slow But Hopeful as Management Solutions Mature

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are enthusiastic and optimistic about HIT containers for managing applications. However, adoption is hindered by the complexity of deploying, managing, and orchestrating containers at scale. The Cloud Foundry report, Hope Versus...

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...

Cloud Adoption Hindered by Legacy Network Architecture

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are in the midst of a digital transformation as legacy systems are replaced with new cloud-based infrastructure. However, the transition is not smooth and many organizations are facing issues stemming from legacy network...

Using Virtualization, Communication to Improve HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations going through technological growth are challenged by planning how their infrastructure will expand and what infrastructure technology can do for them. Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center are...

Hyper-Convergence Consolidates IT Systems, Cuts Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hyper-convergence is emerging in healthcare IT as a way for organizations to consolidate their IT systems to cut back on costs and management. Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is a framework that combines storage, computing, and networking...

Data Virtualization Assists HIT Infrastructure File Sharing

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT infrastructures are evolving rapidly, and data virtualization benefits organizations by giving them a way to conveniently store and view their data. The data is viewable to the user in a cohesive and easily visible way despite the information...

Container Growth Slow, Still Significant to HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are looking to containers to manage and deploy their applications for HIT infrastructure improvement, but entities are challenged by implementing containers at scale, according to the latest Cloud Foundry Survey. Cloud Foundry surveyed...

Kubernetes Supports Container Management for HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Open source clouds, virtualization, and application management efforts are growing in healthcare as vendors are using tools that are meant to enhance deployment and management of applications. Kubernetes is one such tool that is becoming more...

AI, Data Driven Computing Essential to Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

VMworld 2017 brought together technology vendors and users to announce the latest tools and to share innovations meant to strengthen health IT infrastructure. Through the three day event, several themes remained consistent as tech leaders explained...

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...

VMWorld 2017 Highlights Collaboration for Innovation

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

LAS VEGAS — VMworld 2017 kicked off with a keynote address from VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger that touched on several major themes working through the health IT infrastructure industry. Major points included the expectation end users have as...

VMware, Amazon Launch Collaboration of VMware Cloud on AWS

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

LAS VEGAS — VMware kicked off VMworld 2017 by announcing its strategic alliance with Amazon Web Services (AWS), bringing VMware Cloud to AWS. The initial partnership announced last October is currently available in the AWS US West Oregon...

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...

Microsoft, Red Hat Improve Container Adoption for Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat and Microsoft announced an expansion of their partnership intending to ease and improve container adoption for healthcare. The expansion includes native support for Windows Server containers on Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated...

Why Open Source Software Fits Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT infrastructure is advancing quickly and organizations must keep up with the most up-to-date technology innovations while still trying to save money. Open source software is gaining popularity in the healthcare space because it naturally...

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...

Red Hat Updates OpenShift Container Management Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced the latest upgrades to its OpenShift Container Management Platform, releasing version 3.6. The platform helps organizations secure applications and ensure that the applications are compliant with the rest of the health IT infrastructure....

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