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HIPAA Guidelines: Understanding Compliance in the Cloud 

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Learn about the HIPAA guidelines and gain a better understanding of how you and your IT provider play a part in cloud compliance. The international healthcare cloud computing market is projected to rise to a valuation of nearly $9.5 billion in 2020—an annual growth rate of 20.5%. For organizations that manage, store or transmit electronic protected health information (ePHI) and …

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Making the Hybrid Cloud More Accessible to the C-Suite

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Fear of cloud technology is, in part, driven by its name. Many of us perceive clouds to be short-lived, impossible to reach, and inaccessible—attributes that we don’t always want for our storage and compute needs. And the term “hybrid cloud” does more to confuse than clarify; although cloud solutions have been available for over a decade, there are still many …

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Assessing the Managed Hosting SLA: How to Make Sure It’s Right for Your Company

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Let’s face it: Your business can quickly outgrow your in-house infrastructure. One approach to accommodating the increased demand for your organization’s time, talent, space, and equipment is to move to either colocation or managed hosting. Whether you place your servers and equipment at a service provider’s location, or store your data on a vendor’s managed cloud environment, outsourcing some or …

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Choosing a Colocation Facility: Know Your ABCs

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You may be considering a change in IT operations to move from in-house to a colocation facility—a solution that allows you to move your servers and network to a purpose-built, offsite location for housing and ongoing improvement. This is often the case when the benefit of moving your servers outweighs the advantages of running when onsite. Cost savings, resiliency, and efficiency are …