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Healthcare IT Organizations Require High-Performance Infrastructure to Support Compliance, Security and Availability Requirements

By: Mike Gero, Director of Product Management, Hosting and Cloud, Internap As healthcare practitioners adopt new software and applications that strive to improve patient care and increase efficiencies throughout the healthcare value chain, the need for compliant, always-on infrastructure becomes critical. Healthcare IT spending is projected to reach more than $34.5 billion in 2016, according to Technology Business Research Inc.’s SourceIT Healthcare Report. Accenture estimates the market for electronic health records (EHRs) in North America will reach $10.1 billion by the end of 2015. Rapid growth of the healthcare IT market is driven by federal incentives for EHR adoption,...

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Verismic Wins TMCnet Cloud Computing Excellence Award

Global Software Company Receives Prestigious Award for Its Innovative Cloud Management Suite ALISO VIEJO, CA- Verismic, a global provider of IT management solutions delivered from the cloud, is proud to announce it has won a 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Award for its innovative Cloud Management Suite. Presented by TMCnet’s Cloud Computing Magazine, the Excellence Award honors companies that have most effectively influenced cloud computing by bringing new, differentiated offerings to market. Cloud Management Suite is a cloud-based solution revolutionizing the way IT professionals engage in endpoint device management. Cloud Management Suite uses best-in-class agentless technology, requires only a web browser to deploy and can...

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DigitalOcean, One of the Largest Hosting Providers, Leverages Remote Management Solutions to Guarantee Uptime

By Rick Stevenson, CEO, Opengear   DigitalOcean is a cloud infrastructure provider and the second largest web hosting company in the world. In serving those customer websites – as well as the over half a million developers that have deployed to their cloud – DigitalOcean has weighty obligations when it comes to connectivity and reliability (this is only amplified by the company’s 99.99% uptime guarantee to their customers). Their business needs include maintaining resilient connections, supported by dependable backup connectivity to remote, unmanned data centers around the world. They also depend on the ability to access offline equipment in...

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Five ways to make cloud success a reality for your business

– James Bourne, with TechForge Media, says: Everyone is looking for that silver bullet which makes their cloud implementations a success. It’s little wonder that events such as Cloud World Forum and Cloud Expo are at the forefront of executives’ minds. At Cloud World Forum in London last week, MongoDB VP strategy Kelly Stirman spoke of five directions in which the industry is changing, and how companies can make their cloud success a reality: embrace failure, double down on ops, and pick your partners wisely. Rule number one, Stirman argued, was to embrace failure. To be able to embrace failure, you...

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Measuring and Monitoring: Apps and Stacks

– Lori MacVittie, subject matter expert on emerging technology (F5 Networks), says: Apps and Stacks One of the charter responsibilities of DevOps (because it’s a charter responsibility of ops) is measuring and monitoring applications once they’re in production. That means both performance and availability. Which means a lot more than folks might initially think because generally speaking what you measure and monitor is a bit different depending on whether you’re looking at performance or availability*. There are four primary variables you want to monitor and measure in order to have the operational data necessary to make any adjustments necessary to maintain...

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Deliver real-time information on individual riders for the first time in the history of professional cycling

The viewing experience of billions of cycling fans across the globe will be transformed at the start of the Tour de France, this Saturday, July 4. Today, global ICT provider Dimension Data, in partnership with Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), unveiled its big data analytics and cloud platform from which the company will deliver real-time information on individual riders for the first time in the history of professional cycling. Whether riders are at the top of a mountain or in a rural village, Dimension Data’s cloud and data center platform will provide details on the speed at which each cyclist is...

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Don't use the cloud like a data store

– David S. Linthicum is a consultant at Cloud Technology Partners The ‘single source of truth’ data model is what IT knows, but not what it should be doing today We’ve all heard the cry of data consolidation. After all, data within enterprises is strewn all over the place. So combining that sprawl of data would allow us to mine it more easily from a single location. The cloud provides a nice location to host such combined data, considering the cost is a fraction of what it is to host it locally. We’ve taken this path before: Early data warehouses...

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CBRE Joins as Partner of Host in Ireland

        Provided by Lauren Dukes, iMPR’s Executive Project Manager: Host in Ireland, an industry-led marketing initiative created to drive interest in hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces that CBRE, the global real estate advisor which provides best-in-class technical engineering services for commercial buildings in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, will join the advocacy organization as a partner CBRE is a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles and the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm as measured by 2014 revenue. Tommy Fitzpatrick, Global Account Director for Ireland, CBRE, will...

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How to Put Data Migration Hassles on the Road to Extinction

With careful planning and the right technology, companies can overcome fears of data migrations, breaking free from archaic procedures to lead the pack. – David Wegman, Vision Solutions, Senior Vice President, Integrated Accounts Jurassic World, the latest installment in the Jurassic Park film series, opened this week – and there’s a lot of hype surrounding the premiere as fans immerse themselves in a world of Mesozoic Era-inspired fantasy. While the creatures that make the theme park their home are strikingly realistic, their real-life counterparts became extinct millennia ago.  Many believe the once mighty dinosaur population fell in large part...

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Host in Ireland Announces New Addition to Advisory Council

Terry Rennaker of Rennaker Company Consulting Joins Ilissa Miller, Margaret Molloy and Nicola Hayes to Drive Business Advocacy and Success of Host in Ireland. Host in Ireland, a marketing initiative created to drive interest in hosting digital assets in Ireland, announces today that Terry Rennaker, President of Rennaker Company Consulting Inc., has joined the Host in Ireland Advisory Council. Designed to work in tandem with Host in Ireland Founder and President, Garry Connolly, the Advisory Council will further the reach and impact of the initiative’s mission through well-formulated strategies based in extensive industry experience. Mr. Rennaker joins the council...

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