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  • 2015 Alert Logic Cloud Security Report

    2015 Alert Logic Cloud Security Report

    Alert Logic Report Highlights Cloud Adoption Remains Strong: Businesses continue to move to the cloud and attackers are taking note. Attackers are not abandoning their on-premises targets; they are simply applying more pressure to businesses with applications in the cloud. Industry and Customers Drive Your Threat Profile: The analysis shows a distinct difference between businesses […]

  • HIPAA Compliance: What Every CEO Needs To Know

    Three major trends are converging to create both risks and opportunities for healthcare organizations. The first is well known to healthcare administrators: healthcare is going digital, and the change is going to be disruptive. The other two trends involve digital Information Technology (IT) itself, and are therefore less likely to be well understood by administrators. […]

  • Managing Third Party Clouds

    Managing Third Party Clouds (2015 UPDATE)

    Is this market for real and where are we headed? The rise of massive-scale cloud infrastructure is perhaps the biggest challenge the hosting and managed services sector has ever seen. By exploiting economies of scale and driving innovation, the likes of Amazon, and now Microsoft and Google, have been able to build infrastructure platforms that are […]

  • Top Six HIPAA Compliant Hosting Answers You Need To Know

    Top Six HIPAA Compliant Hosting Answers You Need To Know To help healthcare organizations confidently shift to the cloud, compliant cloud expert and HOSTING Chief Information Security Officer Johan Hybinette recently answered the top six HIPAA compliant hosting questions healthcare organizations need to understand before moving to the cloud.

  • Scaling Database Applications In The Cloud For Peak Price And Performance

    Software developers and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, who have long benefited from the substantial economies of scale available in the cloud, now have a wealth of options for configuring public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructures. Indeed, the permutations and combinations of the many options available can make it difficult to configure a cloud for peak price […]

  • Avoiding the Breach: What You Need to Know about Online Security

    Avoiding the Breach: What You Need to Know about Online Security

    Avoiding the Breach: What You Need to Know about Online Security Major security breaches routinely become national and even international news stories, but these are just the tip of a growing iceberg that represents many more such incidents now occurring on a smaller scale every day—many in small and medium-sized businesses. To avoid becoming a […]

  • As Clouds Roll In, Expectations for Performance and Availability Billow

    As Clouds Roll In, Expectations for Performance and Availability Billow

    This article discusses the impact of the cloud-fueled world of application proliferation coupled with a data explosion that is creating demand for critical database administration and data management skills. This article first appeared in Database Trends and Applications’ Big Data Sourcebook: Second Edition, published by Unisphere Media, a division of Information Today, Inc. available for download […]

  • Enhancing Staff Productivity and HIPAA/HITECH Compliance with Cloud Desktops

    Enhancing Productivity and HIPAA/HITECH Compliance with Cloud Desktops

    If HIPAA/HITECH compliance were a patient, the cloud desktop would be its prescribed treatment, and the patient’s prognosis would be for a rapid and full recovery. This white paper outlines the challenges of securing user devices that contain protected health information and describes how the cloud desktop works to overcome these challenges, and resolves the […]

  • The Low Cost and High Return of Remote DBA Services

    The Low Cost and High Return of Remote DBA Services

    As their fiscal years progress, organizations often experience a midyear slump. With time running out and funds at a premium, IT leaders are faced with difficult decisions regarding which initiatives they can complete by year-end – and which ones will languish on their white boards. As companies tighten their belts, they increasingly look towards IT […]

  • Getting Strategic About HIPAA and HITECH Compliance

    Getting Strategic About HIPAA and HITECH Compliance

      This white paper examines how U.S. healthcare organizations are currently leveraging cloud solutions to build applications that meet HIPAA and HITECH compliance regulations. It argues that these groups need to push forward with these strategic IT deployments to meet regulatory requirements and achieve critical business objectives. In addition, it analyzes how leading providers of […]

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    20 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Cloud Service Provider

    20 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Cloud Service Provider The increased use of cloud computing by businesses of all sizes has caused the number of cloud service providers (CSPs) to grow and become more diverse in their offerings. Conversely, this has made it more difficult for businesses to choose just the right CSP. The […]

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    HIPAA Compliance Guide

    Most healthcare organizations find that meeting Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act compliance regulations to protect personal health information (PHI) and maintain corporate integrity is not only vital but also a great burden on budgeted resources. HOSTING understands these competing – […]