Lisa Ackerson

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Not All Cloud Hosting Providers are Created Equal

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on January 8, 2018

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

An Overview of ByteGrid’s Cloud Hosting Solutions

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on December 20, 2017

Hosting has come a long way since its first introduction. Most notably, the introduction of cloud computing in the mid-2000’s. The evolution continues as new technologies emerge and new ideas arise. While the benefits, uses, and variations are countless, there is a core set of cloud hosting solutions that are widely considered the mainstays.

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Topics: Cloud

How to Choose a Managed Cloud Solutions Provider

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on December 18, 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

How Successful Companies Approach HIPAA Compliant Cloud Services

Posted by Lisa Ackerson 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

Public vs. Private: What You Should Know About Private Cloud Services

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on December 13, 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 GxP Compliant Cloud Services

Posted by Lisa Ackerson 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 Lisa Ackerson 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 Lisa Ackerson 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

Trends in Compliant Hosting Solutions

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on November 29, 2017

With each new cyberattack, well-publicized patient complaint, information breach, failed audit, and new technology, regulators take note. It is the job of the regulators to stay abreast of the continual changes in the data hosting space, particularly for regulated companies.

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Topics: HIPAA, GxP

How to Buy GxP Compliant Managed Hosting

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on November 28, 2017

To help ensure infrastructure survives a comprehensive audit, many life sciences organizations leverage GxP compliant managed hosting. With the right provider, these services help maintain data integrity. They also provide evidence of a validated IT infrastructure.

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Topics: GxP Compliant Hosting