Electronic Health Records and the Cloud

As medical companies begin to take advantage of the benefits of the cloud, numerous questions arise regarding data privacy, HIPAA, and electronic health records. Cloud-based EHR software makes it easier to manage patient records and thus provides a far better level of care to the patient. This is especially true for smaller practices and boutique

What’s Next for Cloud UX?

Apart from accessibility and scalability, the cloud has also been known for its remarkably friendly user experience. Available from anywhere and generally accessed through a simple web or file browser, most cloud services are already designed to take advantage of technology that users are familiar with. As we move into the latter half of 2016,

Samsung’s New Investment in IoT: What It Means for the CIO

Samsung recently announced a plan to invest $1.2 billion in the Internet of Things industry. Specifically, Samsung is interested in human-centric IoT startups and research, and its investments will occur over the next four years. This investment has led many to wonder which direction Samsung is headed in and whether they may be working on

Integrating Business Analytics into the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is widely regarded to be a complication for most IT professionals — but it can also be a boon to those who are on the data side of things. The IoT can be used to collect large amounts of data over a tremendous network canvas, and this data can be used

Are Your IT Systems and Organizations Prepared for the Internet of Things (IoT)?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly expanding — and so are the associated security threats. For many IT departments, the Internet of Things represents just one of many modern security issues that need to be addressed. But the IoT is one of the fastest growing threats throughout the new IT infrastructure and directly impacts all

Cloud Trends for the Rest of 2016

What if you had to look forward to increasing your net worth to $136 billion for the remainder of 2016? That would be in addition to the $68 billion gains you made during the first fourth months of the year. Congratulations. Your total net worth of $204 Billion for 2016 would exactly match the projected

Virtualized RIS PACS Deployment – Moving to the Cloud

Cloud-based, virtualized RIS (radiology information system) and PACS (picture archiving and communication system) deployment will be a boon for many healthcare organizations, but it may require some salesmanship to convince some organizations to extend their budget. Cloud-based systems are especially effective for RIS/PACS deployment due to the nature of the media involved and the need

The Banking Industry and Cloud Computing

Banking and financial organizations have been steadily improving their technology to provide a more modern system to their customers. In recent years, many banks have begun adopting cloud technology as a way to improve their internal business operations and provide better accessibility to their consumers. Though there may be some concerns regarding system security, cloud

Delphix Launches Data Masking For App Dev Security

Data security is rapidly becoming one of the most important features when it comes to development, both for the business and the consumer market. Nevertheless, it can be a challenge to program around the needs for data security, especially when it comes to testing. Traditionally, testing scenarios often use “garbage data” — random data fields

Forecasting the Federal Cloud – Advantages, Security, and FedRAMP

Cloud technology has already been adopted as standard throughout many private industries, but it continues to encounter challenges within the public sector. Federal agencies, already rife with security issues and technology shortfalls, have found it necessary to approach cloud technology in a strategic and structured way, hoping to transition towards the technology with fewer security