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

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on Dec 13, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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 Dec 8, 2017 12:24:59 PM

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 Dec 8, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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 Dec 6, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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 Nov 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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 Nov 28, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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

Key Considerations for HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on Nov 22, 2017 7:00:00 AM

HIPAA compliance is a broad topic. As you research options to ensure your healthcare organization meets compliance guidelines, consider your alternatives carefully. There are administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that you must follow. Quality management, Business Associate Agreement, and security measures are mandatory.  Certifications and accreditation are recommended as they indicate advanced quality metrics and further ensure the safety of your patient electronic personal health information (ePHI.) These considerations only touch the surface.

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Topics: HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Advantages of HIPAA Compliant Hosting Services

Posted by Chris Isham on Nov 21, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Healthcare organizations want to use the latest technologies to deliver better patient care. But with electronic health records, online healthcare portals, wearable medical devices, and other innovations, healthcare IT departments face challenges in protecting their sensitive patient data and adhering to HIPPA regulations. Any non-compliance with HIPAA standards could lead to a cyber attack, hefty fines, criminal penalties, and a damaged reputation.

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Topics: HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Compliant Managed Hosting for Regulated Companies

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on Nov 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM

As a regulated company, you are under the most stringent regulations for the privacy and security of your data. If you are like most healthcare and life sciences companies, however, IT is not a core competency. As a result, compliant hosting providers become a preferred option for many organizations.

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Topics: Compliant Hosting

How to Buy HIPAA Compliant Managed Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on Nov 14, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Navigating HIPAA compliance is challenging for every healthcare organization. However, HIPAA compliant managed hosting can help streamline this critical effort and provide an abundance of benefits, if you select the right provider and solution. You want to partner with a provider that offers the highest levels of HIPAA compliance expertise, healthcare experience, and technological savvy.

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Topics: HIPAA Compliant Hosting