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HIT Container Growth Slow But Hopeful as Management Solutions Mature

September 26, 2017 - 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 Reality, One Year Later juxtaposes last year’s container predictions with the year’s results. The survey polled over 540 enterprise developers...


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Healthcare Cloud-Based VDI Adoption Reduces Infrastructure Costs

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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...

Using Virtualization, Communication to Improve HIT Infrastructure

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

VMWorld 2017 Highlights Collaboration for Innovation

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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...

Intermountain Uses Open Source to Improve HIT Infrastructure

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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

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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...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Rising in HIT Infrastructure

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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

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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....

Hypervisors Key to Virtual Health IT Infrastructure

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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...

Utilizing Cloud-Native VDI Offerings in HIT Infrastructure

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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....

Hyper-Converged VDI Modernizes Health IT Infrastructure

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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

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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,...

Advanced Health IT Infrastructure Supports Value-Based Care

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There are many strategies organizations can use in the realm of revenue cycle management. However, healthcare organizations are looking to their health IT infrastructures to further fulfill value-based care incentives. Entities are interested...

Cloud-Based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Growing in Health IT

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Workspot announced the availability of its virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The cloud-native VDI solution deploys Windows 10 virtual desktops, Windows apps, and GPU workstations on Azure....

Virtual Workspaces Enhance SCL Health’s HIT Infrastructure

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SCL Health announced its deployment of Citrix Workspace Suite to transform the SCL Health HIT infrastructure across all of its locations as it moves to a value-based care model. The healthcare organization is adopting virtualization technology...

Cloudify Launches Open vCPE Virtual Network Functions Framework

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Cloudify announced the launch of a new open virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE) to provide organizations and vendors with a framework to build custom vCPE to configure and on-board new virtual network functions (VNFs) quickly and at a...

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