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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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Healthcare Applications to Benefit from OCI Container Standard

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The Open Container Initiative (OCI) announced its Distribution Specification project to standardize container image distribution based on the specification for the Docker Registry HTTO API V2 protocol. Containers are a key part of ensuring healthcare...

Cloud, On-Premises Hyperconvergence Supports HIT Infrastructure

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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...

How Virtualization Supports Healthcare Data Storage Needs

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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 Software-Defined Networking Allows Cloud Utilization

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Organizations are implementing cloud-based, healthcare software-defined networking solutions to gain improved network flexibility and visibility. These solutions can also help entities better leverage the cloud for medical tools and applications....

How Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Benefits Remote Healthcare

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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...

Utilizing Healthcare App Containers for Application Management

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Healthcare organizations are demanding more applications as they increase mobility and add flexibility to their IT infrastructure. Healthcare app containers are emerging as a key way to manage and deploy applications as scale. Although app development...

Interoperability, Virtualization Vital to HIT Infrastructure Growth

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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

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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

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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...

HIT Container Growth Slow But Hopeful as Management Solutions Mature

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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

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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...

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