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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What to Look for in a Compliant Hosting Services Provider

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on Nov 8, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Finding the best option for hosting your business systems and data can be a challenge. How do you know if you are choosing the best compliant hosting services possible for your business? Let’s look at a few of the top managed services you should require from your compliant hosting services provider:

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Who Needs HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on Aug 3, 2017 5:59:03 PM

HIPAA compliance is one of the most well-known governmentacts among the general public.

The nature of the information is personal and sensitive, and the enforcement of obtaining signatures on the Acknowledgement of Receipt of HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices from everyone receiving care defines the protections in place to safeguard patient data. 

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Ensuring Your Hosting Solution is SSAE 16 Compliant

Posted by Chris Isham on Jul 18, 2017 9:09:00 AM

When outsourcing data center services, you need to know your service provider has incorporated the proper internal controls to comply with regulatory standards. Completing the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16 audit confirms your provider offers an SSAE 16 compliant hosting solution. SSAE 16 compliance ensures a reliable and secure operating environment. 

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Why Successful Companies are Moving to Managed Private Cloud Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on May 26, 2017 8:33:00 AM

With exploding private cloud computing options going mainstream in recent years, companies big and small are utilizing the cloud to save money, redeploy IT resources more strategically, and take advantage of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). IDG Enterprise surveyed IT professionals and found that they have already moved 45% of applications and infrastructure to the cloud. Of those surveyed, over half expect their IT environment to be fully in the cloud by 2018.

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Managed vs. Virtual Private Cloud Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on May 24, 2017 8:44:00 AM

Virtualization offers companies an option to the expense of a dedicated cloud environment and allows for sharing of resources, so you're not paying for an entire cloud by yourself. To better understand the differences between a virtual private cloud and a managed private cloud, let's discuss a few definitions.

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Pricing Considerations for Private Cloud Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on May 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Before you select the lowest cost private cloud hosting solution available, here are a few pricing considerations to ensure you're getting the best solution for your money.

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Why Successful Healthcare Organizations Use Private Cloud Hosting Solutions

Posted by Chris Isham on May 10, 2017 8:40:00 AM

If your company operates in the Healthcare or Life Sciences arena, you know how important control, security, and privacy are for your electronic protected health information (ePHI). This and compliance are the main reasons why successful healthcare organizations choose to use private cloud hosting solutions for their ePHI. Here are 5 additional reasons that make private cloud hosting solutions even more attractive.

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The Advantages of Private Cloud Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on May 4, 2017 6:23:37 PM

Companies that want to take advantage of private cloud computing have a few options to consider. You can find cloud computing in public, private, or hybrid configurations, depending on your needs and business requirements. You should consider how you will use, host, and distribute your company's processes, applications, and data before choosing a cloud computing option.

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CEO Perspective: Is Quality Management a critical element of compliance?

Posted by Michael Duckett on Mar 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As the CEO of a company focused on providing highly secure, compliant services, it is somewhat astonishing to me that there are companies in our industry that do not truly understand and, as a result underestimate what it takes to be capable of providing true regulatory compliance.

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Topics: HIPAA, Compliant Hosting, GxP, Compliant Colocation, Compliant Cloud, 21 CFR Part 11, Quality Management, CEO, QMS