HIPAA Compliant Infrastructure: What You Should Know

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on October 13, 2017

Many data centers share similar infrastructures, however, there are also numerous variations of which you should be aware. When thinking about the basics, they all include racks of servers, power, switches, and cooling units inside a highly secured facility. The difference comes in when considering what is required for a qualified infrastructure specifically for healthcare companies. Keep in mind that some of the biggest security failures are the result of insufficient IT services. These breaches emphasize the differences between HIPAA compliant infrastructures and their mainstream counterparts.

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Key Elements to a Compliant Data Center

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on October 12, 2017

The importance of compliance within the data center you choose is critical. It is an essential component of ensuring your organization is meeting regulatory requirements. The data center partner you choose is a direct reflection on your organization’s standards. With increasing risk of being targeted by hackers and other cyber thieves, you need to be 100% sure you are doing everything possible to reduce the likelihood that your company will fall victim.

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Requirements for GxP Compliant Security in Cloud Hosting Environments

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on September 28, 2017

There have been an incredibly high number of cyber security disasters that have already taken place in 2017. IT leaders are under growing pressure to ensure compliance and security needs, as well as keep their sensitive IP protected and guarantee data integrity.

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Topics: GxP

Requirements for HIPAA Compliant Security in Cloud Hosting Environments

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on September 27, 2017

In a joint $4.8 million case, two organizations fined after 6,800 patient records were accidently exposed publicly to search engines. The breach was caused by an improperly configured computer server that was personally hosted. 

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What is Managed Colocation?

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on September 26, 2017

Deciding how to manage your IT infrastructure is no easy feat. The variety of data center colocation services and solutions available can cause confusion during the selection process. How can you compare apples to apples and decide which plan is best for your business with so many different solutions?

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Topics: managed colocation

Understanding Full Rack Colocation Solutions

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on September 21, 2017

How do colocation providers sell space in their data centers? Typically, you can purchase cage colocation and half or full rack colocation solutions. Also referred to as cabinet colocation.

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Topics: full rack colocation

Data Center Colocation Services for Your Organization

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on September 19, 2017

Why should your business leverage data center colocation services? When compared to running your facility, you can position your organization to save money, access advanced technologies, and enhance your competitiveness.

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Topics: data center colocation services

Ask Your HIPAA Compliant Cloud Hosting Provider These Security Questions

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on September 14, 2017

Numerous examples of high profile security breaches have made the news this year. These incidents have dramatic effects ranging from large fines to reputation damage and sometimes the complete loss of a business.

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Ask Your GxP Compliant Cloud Hosting Provider These Security Questions

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on September 14, 2017

System security is an increasing concern for companies of every type across the world today. Companies in regulated industries have additional requirements to which they must comply. Most notably, Life Sciences companies must comply with GxP guidelines and Part 11 requirements. If your company chooses to work with a hosting provider, there is an additional level of due diligence required to ensure that your provider is experienced with Life Sciences customers and meets all necessary requirements.

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Topics: GxP Compliant Hosting

Colocation Hosting Solutions for Your Organization

Posted by ByteGrid Admin on September 14, 2017

Running your own data center or server room requires capital, advanced technologies, and experts on staff. Not so long ago, businesses routinely housed their corporate data servers on-premises. They had to invest in company-owned and managed facilities, infrastructure, staffing, and technology.

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Topics: colocation hosting solutions, bytegrid