FDA’s Q&A on Data Integrity

Posted by Rebecca Santorios on Apr 28, 2016 11:59:18 AM

ByteGrid is the leader in GxP hosting.  Not only do we have some of the best technical minds in the business, we have a fully staffed, dedicated compliance department poring over the regulations and auditing our processes to make sure we stay compliant.  We’re always watching for new developments, like the FDA’s draft guidance, “Data Integrity and Compliance with CGMP,” issued last week. 

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ISO 13485:2016 The Public Cloud Killer

Posted by Stephen Ferrell on Apr 19, 2016 11:14:13 AM

Video killed the Radio star and talkies killed the silent movies – ISO13485 just killed the white washed GxP claims of the public cloud (for Med Device anyway). ISO13485:2016 was just released and beyond the requirement that all supporting software applications be validated (4.16), critical suppliers now have to be controlled, monitored (through audits) and most critically signed up to a Quality Agreement (4.15). If you didn’t think being allowed to audit them was a deal killer this surely is, how on earth you are going to produce a Quality Agreement from a Public Cloud provider?

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Top 5 Requirements When Selecting Data Center Hosting

Posted by Patrick Steliga on Apr 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When searching for an appropriate data center to host your IT solutions, there are a number of requirements you should check to ensure are available. In addition to having comprehensive experience and premier technology, here are the top 5 requirements necessary for data center hosting. 

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Top 5 Benefits of Colocation Managed Services

Posted by John Duggan on Apr 7, 2016 10:00:00 AM

If you’re considering colocation for your IT infrastructure, you already know the benefits of colocating your equipment in a proven data center. What you might not know is how colocation managed services can offer you benefits that will save you additional time and money. 

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4 Physical Security Solutions When Comparing Data Center Providers

Posted by Rich Gavaghen on Apr 5, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Data center providers seem to be popping up all around, but it’s important to understand that they are not all created equal. Choosing the wrong one can mean unreliable service or, worst case scenario, a major outage or catastrophe. Here are 4 physical security solutions to look for in data center providers to help you choose the best from the crowd. 

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Why You Should Consider Migrating to HIPAA Compliant Cloud Hosting

Posted by Jake Taylor on Apr 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Many in the healthcare industry argue that storing and accessing sensitive health information through the cloud is much safer than storing and accessing that information on paper records and portable devices like laptops. 

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What Do You Need to Know About Rack Colocation

Posted by Chris Isham on Apr 1, 2016 9:30:00 AM

We’re asked often “what do I need to know in order to get started with colocation?” This post gives you a few questions to ask your data center provider to ensure you get exactly what you need. 

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In-House vs. HIPAA Compliant Data Center Outsourcing

Posted by Jake Taylor on Mar 31, 2016 9:30:00 AM

If you’re new to the healthcare arena, you’re faced with a big decision when it comes to protecting and storing your ePHI:  do you set up your own in-house data center or do you outsource to a third-party HIPAA compliant data center? 

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They’re After Your Health Data

Posted by Rebecca Santorios on Mar 29, 2016 10:03:14 AM

ByteGrid takes HIPAA compliant hosting seriously.  As we’ve said before, compliance isn’t an add-on for us.  Compliant hosting is our mission.  That’s why we were the first commercial data center to receive an EHNAC accreditation.  We’re here to help healthcare organizations stay ahead of hackers. 

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6 Security Questions to Ask Your HIPAA Data Center

Posted by Chris Isham on Mar 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Rather than wonder and worry about how secure your ePHI is, ask you HIPAA data center the following questions to make sure you’re fully protected. Depending on their answers, you may have peace of mind, or you might need to worry about a data breach or some other disaster. 

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