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 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…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in November 5

November 5, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.   Despite countless success stories of cloud implementation, individuals and companies are still wary about the cloud. In this week’s Cloud News Report, we explore industry leaders sentiments towards cloud, cloud’s evolution in the government…

Bluelock Bolsters Data Protection with Expanded Encryption and Backup Managed Services

November 4, 2014 by Diana Nolting

Data security and protection is critical to keeping your high risk, high security workloads safe. Bluelock understands that need, and for this reason we are pleased to announce encrypted storage in all Bluelock Datacenters, as well as an expanded Backup Managed Services suite. Improved Performance and Security with Encrypted Storage Encrypted storage increases the security…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in October 29

October 29, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.   As we head into All Hallows Eve and nights filled with ghoulish fright, do you know if your business applications can survive the scare? Test your zombie apocalypse DR knowledge in our quiz! And for…

Using Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting to Compete with Big Business

October 27, 2014 by Megan Gish

In this financial media company’s case, their journey to the cloud was a forced situation that was a catalyst to bigger, better change. Bluelock’s client was a leading media provider for members of the financial services community. Starting the Cloud Journey In 2011, they found themselves in need of a new hosting facility. They were…