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

How to Choose the Best Data Center Solution

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 23, 2016 6:49:27 PM

Your mission critical business applications and data are the life force of your company. And if you’re in the healthcare and life sciences industries, or deal with sensitive government data, your number one priority is compliance.

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Data Center Migration Best Practices

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 15, 2016 8:17:14 PM

At some point in time, you may be facing a data center migration for any number of reasons. How you handle the resulting headaches will determine how successful your migration is.

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What Makes For Smart Data Center Hosting?

Posted by Chris Isham on Dec 9, 2016 12:30:00 PM

The data center is the heart of technology for businesses. It’s what lets your company do more, expand, and create and maintain your business critical information.

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5 Best Practices for Data Center Relocation

Posted by Chris Isham on Nov 23, 2016 12:38:16 AM

Business continuity drives a company’s ability to avoid downtime and outages during data center relocation. It can cost a company up to $2 million in lost revenue and expenses to recover from downtime.

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