Virtustream, an enterprise class cloud company, announced today that it will be launching a new healthcare cloud for its clients. This new product is built on Virtustream Enterprise Cloud and is aimed to helping clients to comply with the security requirements from regulatory bodies.
One of the key aspects of this healthcare cloud is that it offers an environment that is compliant with existing standards like HIPAA and HITECH. The service level agreements ensure that these requirements are met 99.999%, and this can be a big relief for healthcare companies.
Currently, the many regulations take up a lot of time and resources of healthcare companies and it also takes their [...]
The global communications market is growing at astronomical rates, a lot of which is powered by the cloud. In fact, a report by Marketsandmarkets.com, shows that the global communications market will reach $4.45 billion by 2021 and this robust growth will be aided by cloud-based solutions.
We can even say that cloud will power the future of global communications market due to a combination of many factors. First off, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement is catching up in a big way, where employees can use their own personal devices to access work files and even complete their task. Such a system works best with cloud-based solutions where employees can access whatever [...]
We’ve heard of many new jargons in the world of cloud such as Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a service (IaaS). The latest to join this list is Identity as a Service (IDaaS).
First off, why do we need IDaaS? As more companies adopt the cloud in a big way, there is a need to strike a balance between cloud identity and on-premise identity, not to mention the management of both. This need can be filled by IDaaS.
In addition, it can also lower the cost of owning Identity Access and Management (IAM) solutions. And that’s not all. IAM faces many challenges with respect to both business and technology. For example, [...]
Estonia is a country known for its digital way of life, and its latest program that is likely to make it the first “cloud country” is another feather on its cap. If you’re wondering where in the world is Estonia, well, it’s a small country in the Baltic region of North Europe.
Looking back a few decades, Estonia got its independence from the from USSR in 1991. Since then, it began pushing into the digital world in a big way. For example, it created an online voting system in 2007 to make it easy for its residents to vote from any part of the world. Other programs include providing government services online, including medical records and prescriptions, [...]
Cloud is all-pervasive, and we see its presence in almost every sector today. The many benefits that come from it make it a potent technology for even traditional sectors like manufacturing. Industrial titans like GE and Siemens are vying to make the most out of cloud to boost their manufacturing processes and products.
One of the core things they are working on is the Internet of Things (IoT). To refresh on what this means, IoT is a technology that connects everyday devices like your watches, alarm clocks, refrigerators and more to create a complete digital system. Such a system would connect different things to create a smooth data flow, that in turn can make life much [...]
We know Netherlands for their beautiful canals and magnificent dykes, but did you know about their high levels of cloud adoption?
A quick research shows that most large and medium organizations use cloud in one form or another. Take their Central Bank, for example. Many of their applications are in the cloud, and so is it with multinational companies, school systems and more.
A detailed study was conducted by an IT training provider called Global Knowledge in December 2016. This study included 500 Dutch companies, all of which were asked about their cloud usage including their SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and other aspects of cloud. The results showed that an astounding 75 percent [...]