5 Industries That Must Adhere to Strict Data Compliance — and Why There are More to Come

Posted by Annie Eissler on November 12, 2018

With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect and California enacting its landmark consumer law, 2018 was a watershed year for data privacy regulations. Many industry experts believe this indicates a new trend — regulators are paying attention to the implications of a data-driven world.

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Six Criteria for Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Public vs. Private Cloud

Posted by Annie Eissler on October 18, 2018

An estimated 97 percent of organizations use cloud services today, according to McAfee, and Cisco forecasts cloud workloads nearly tripling between 2016 and 2021. Cloud computing has clearly gone mainstream. Yet the debate goes on: Which is best, public or private?

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Certifications Add Value to Your Data Hosting

Posted by Annie Eissler on September 25, 2018

We don't have to tell you why data security is important - as an industry leader, you already know how crucial it is to protect your company's most valuable asset. But with an ever-growing and changing list of standards and legislation, staying in-the-know of the latest data center certifications and accreditations can be difficult.

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How EHNAC delivers top value and security for healthcare data hosting

Posted by Annie Eissler on September 18, 2018

If you work with healthcare data, you know how important data security is when you're managing and exchanging protected health information. That's why organizations like yours are either seeking accreditation or seeking to work with data centers who are accredited with the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC).

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Not All Cloud Hosting Providers are Created Equal

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on December 27, 2017

As the reliability and confidence rate of hosted cloud services has improved over the last decade, so has the number of new hosted cloud service offerings. Based on your requirements, however, you can now choose from public cloud, private cloud, virtual private cloud, managed cloud, managed hybrid cloud, or colocation. There are valid reasons to choose any one of these options depending on your needs.

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Topics: Cloud

How Successful Companies Approach HIPAA Compliant Cloud Services

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on December 14, 2017

The decision to work with a cloud hosting provider is typically not made in isolation. IT operations are often very complex and require a variety of solutions, integrations, and connections in addition to determining where each of the applications will live and who will manage them. There is a great deal of planning and continual evolution that goes into assembling a successful IT operation.

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Topics: Cloud

How Successful Companies Approach GxP Compliant Cloud Services

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on December 8, 2017

Life sciences organizations are subject to strict regulatory compliance measures due to the proprietary nature of their data. IT teams within these organizations have a hefty responsibility to protect and secure company data from cyber threats, natural disasters, and internal exposure either by accident or malicious intent.

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Topics: Cloud

Evaluating Private Cloud Hosting Providers

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on December 8, 2017

The decision to transition from an on-premises IT infrastructure to a cloud hosting provider is becoming a more common occurrence by the day. What once was considered perilous, is now status quo for countless corporations around the globe.

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Topics: Cloud

Trends in Private Cloud Hosting Solutions

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on December 6, 2017

Staying abreast of ever-evolving IT developments is a dizzying task. Not only is there a myriad of services and options available today with various methods of deployment, but there are also new ideas and technologies popping up every day it seems.

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Topics: Cloud

How to Choose a Managed Cloud Solutions Provider

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on December 5, 2017

Choosing a managed cloud solution provider is a different process for every company. While there are numerous companies that offer managed services, the first consideration should be what exactly you need from a cloud provider. You must clearly understand your requirements before beginning the research phase.

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Topics: Cloud