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Top Considerations for Healthcare IT When Considering Cloud

December 19, 2014 by Megan Gish

One of the biggest challenges facing healthcare organizations and providers today is the need to meet goals of healthcare reform and deliver safe, high-quality care at a lower cost. IT is a critical component of meeting this challenge, and healthcare organizations are increasingly considering managed cloud service and hosting partners to handle existing legacy application…

Using RaaS in HIPAA contingency plan compliance

by Veronica Miller

The healthcare industry is changing. Thanks to healthcare reform and a broader movement towards electronic data. Recent updates to HIPAA and HITECH regulations are holding companies more liable than ever for protecting personal health information. In this evolving space, it’s important to ensure vital data and systems persist indefinitely and that they can be rapidly…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in December 17

December 17, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.   Among this week’s cloud computing resources, we’re taking a look at hybrid cloud strategies from the past year and looking forward to cloud security trends for 2015. Bluelock’s Chief Technology Officer, Pat O’Day, agrees…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in December 10

December 10, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.   We know when you’re searching for a managed cloud hosting provider—or any cloud service provider for that matter—it can be hard to tell the differences between what you need, what you want and what…

Benefits of hosting SAP workloads in the cloud

December 9, 2014 by Megan Gish

SAP workloads demand stability and security no matter where they are hosted. If you are considering the benefits and economies of cloud-based hosting, look for a provider that has received official SAP certification for cloud services and/or hosting services. This certification requires an extensive review of the vendor’s infrastructure, physical and logical security measures, processes,…

Benefits and Advantages of Managed Cloud Hosting

December 5, 2014 by Megan Gish

When you’re just starting your managed cloud hosting provider search, it can be hard to tell the differences between what you need, what you want and what providers will and can offer you. A recent Network World article by Christine Burns tried to pull out some of the differences and key benefits to the end…

December 9 Webinar: Director’s Guide to Cloud Hosting and Recovery

December 4, 2014 by Megan Gish

Mark your calendars! In less than a week we’ll be hosting the webinar, “The Director’s Guide to Cloud Hosting and Recovery” featurinf Keith Svetlik, Director of Operations for Hayes Software Systems. Keith has learned first-hand the benefits of managed hosting and managed recovery and the value of working with a trusted partner. Join us for the…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in December 3

December 3, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week. The Bluelock team is back in the office after a Thanksgiving-filled last week spent with family and friends. In our search for the latest cloud computing news, we discovered the following articles that showcase cloud realities, public…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in November 25

November 25, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week. The Bluelock team is gearing up for time well spent with family, friends and a plate full of home cooked food. Before we jet off , there is much to discuss surrounding the cloud, including…