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How Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Benefits Remote Healthcare

November 21, 2017 - 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 is changing, especially as it impacts the data center. Recently, more healthcare organizations have been bringing healthcare services to branch and...


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What Are the Top 5 Healthcare Wireless Networking Solutions?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are faced with many options when it comes to choosing a vendor to work with to improve the entity’s healthcare wireless networking infrastructure. Not all vendors offer a complete wireless solution or offer the same management...

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 Services...

Healthcare Wireless Network Applications Provide Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare wireless networks are adapting to provide more intelligent technology. Because of this, organizations need to seek out vendors that can provide intelligent access layers to support future network automation, according to Gartner’s...

Why Organizations Require WiFi Upgrades for Healthcare IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Lorien Health Services needed an advanced WiFi network to increase connection reliability and support its healthcare IoT initiative. Lorien adopted Aruba Mobile First Network to increase WiFi speed and connect critical healthcare Internet of...

Dell EMC Helps HIT Infrastructure Handle Digital Transformation

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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...

Successful Network Management Requires Visibility, Automation

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are introducing more devices and solutions into their health IT infrastructure architecture, which makes network management, visibility, and automation more important than ever. Extreme Networks announced the release...

Gigabit Healthcare Network Speeds Support HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Comcast announced the expansion of its DOCSIS 3.1-based internet service to the North Eastern and Mid-Atlantic US, bringing gigabit internet speeds to healthcare networks along with other enterprise grade verticals. The new Business Internet...

Improving Broadband Technology Supports Healthcare IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Improved broadband technology can help support healthcare IoT growth as more organizations are utilizing connected devices to help improve patient care. A recent update in broadband technology could potentially affect the healthcare industry...

Healthcare Wireless Networks Support Health IT Initiatives

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations rely heavily on healthcare wireless networks to support the workflow and patient care resulting from advanced health IT infrastructure. The healthcare sector is suffering because of the constant support required from the government...

How SD-WAN Simplifies Healthcare Network Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) are growing in healthcare because of their potential for centralized management and better software, simplifying healthcare network infrastructure. The technology’s potential has inspired vendors...

Advancing SD-WAN Fuels Latest Riverbed, Xirrus AP Release

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Riverbed announced the release of a new Xirrus Wi-Fi access point (AP) that utilizes SD-WAN and supports intelligent management and edge computing devices. The Riverbed Xirrus Wave 2 AP operates on the 802.11ac standard and was built to support...

Successful Healthcare Cloud Depends on Network Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Zayo announced its collaboration with Peak 10 by providing its CloudLink service in Peak 10 data centers. This allows Peak 10 users to access Zayo’s fiber network while leveraging the healthcare cloud. Zayo’s fiber network connects...

Deep Fiber Networks Help Close Digital Divide, Supports IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are digitizing their health IT infrastructure to support an increased adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, mHealth, and telemedicine initiatives. Mobile devices need to be supported by a robust and reliable network,...

Extreme Networks Acquires Enterprise Networking Business

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Extreme Networks announced its acquisition completion of Avaya’s enterprise networking business. The acquisition will allow the company to grow in its end-to-end software driven solutions. Extreme Networks will acquire Avaya’s network...

Avoiding the Top 3 Clinical Data Migration Mistakes

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are faced with the challenge of clinical data migration, which is a rigorous and often underestimated undertaking, especially when it comes to the cloud. The consequences of migrating clinical data incorrectly are vast...

Considerations for Connected Medical Device Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Connected medical devices are becoming a more vital part of health IT infrastructure as more Internet of Things (IoT) devices are introduced into healthcare networks. Today, most medical devices are required to have networking capabilities. Healthcare...

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