Fitness and wellness device users can now track their health, locate healthcare specialists and store securely, safely access and share medical history from their mobile device
Oxfordshire, 17th August 2016 – Medelinked is now integrated with Microsoft Health and Band. The integration ensures that wellness summary data from Microsoft Health app and Band wearable is available in Medelinked to help users manage their own and their family’s health.
Microsoft Health and Band enable users to collect and view their data about step counts, workouts, and even sleep quality in the mobile app and web dashboard. Vivid, easily-understandable charts help users get to know their current fitness level, and discover changes at a glance.
Integration with Medelinked also provides peace of mind that if they need urgent medical treatment at home or abroad, their secure medical history can be quickly and safely accessed and shared from their iOS or Android mobile device.
The health record is an essential communication tool that supports clinical decision-making. Concern about patient privacy and confidentiality is as old as medicine itself. When it comes to our medical records, nothing is more important than our privacy.
Digital technology has radically transformed our world. Tablets, smartphones, and web-enabled devices have radically changed our daily lives and the way we communicate. The healthcare industry is sensibly trying to balance between innovation and patients’ privacy.
When considering cloud-based solution especially in the healthcare industry, it is crucial to separate fact from fiction. Here are few myths that continue to misdirect and misguide the cloud discussion in keeping health records on cloud-based storage systems.
Arkansas State Archives leads the way in digital preservation to protect state records and historic materials
Arkansas has just become the latest US State Archives to select Preservica to ensure the long-term protection and accessibility of important state records. Arkansas State Archives has chosen Preservica Cloud Edition for long term preservation and safe-keeping of its state’s significant electronic records of lasting value.
Arkansas joins 15 other states using Preservica’s digital preservation solution, including Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Dakota, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Tennessee, Texas, South Carolina, Vermont, and Wisconsin.
Partnership enhances services for digital transformation in the public sector
Eduserv, the not-for-profit provider of IT services for the public sector, has enhanced its services for digital transformation by partnering with Microsoft as a Cloud Solutions Provider.
The new partnership sees Microsoft Azure and Office 365 added to Eduserv’s services, giving customers more options to move to the cloud and build the foundations for digital transformation.
Microsoft Azure adds to the existing managed cloud services covered by Eduserv’s Assured Hybrid Cloud. By connecting to Eduserv’s accredited cloud platform or to public clouds including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, customers can take a secure and progressive approach to cloud migration and digital transformation.
CPI chooses European cloud services platform to unify its Information Systems across 20 sites in seven countries
Paris & London - July 19, 2016 - Interoute, owner operator of one of Europe’s largest cloud services platforms, has announced that CPI, a major European book printing specialist, has chosen to host its customer platform, (called Highway) in Interoute’s cloud. It will also switch the wide area network that supports the Highway platform to Interoute’s pan-European network. CPI Books has 20 locations across Europe, with 17 factories across seven European countries, five of which are located in the UK.
Following successive acquisitions, CPI wanted to unify its information systems and enable seamless communication between its 17 plants, to enable better management of print demand and production capacity. Highway’s interface was created to connect the production system (ERP) for each plant. To host this portal and link the sites together, CPI needed a European operator that could to take care of all its requirements through one integrated infrastructure, giving enhanced service and lowering the burden of supplier management.
Magnolia, the rapidly growing Swiss CMS vendor, launched an innovative new solution - Magnolia Now™, a cloud-based digital experience platform - at its seventh annual conference in Basel, Switzerland on June 8-9. Magnolia Now takes the hassle out of the deployment and operations of content management and gives companies the ability to go to market fast. It will be available from November 2016 in a variety of packages.
“Magnolia Now opens an entirely new market for us,” said CEO Pascal Mangold. “While Magnolia Core™ remains the most flexible enterprise CMS on the market, not every customer has the means to utilize its power to its full extent. Magnolia Now takes the key functionalities of Magnolia Core and packs that up into the cloud. Not only does that free DX projects from the IT bottleneck typically found in organizations today, but it also ensures the fastest time to market for digital experience projects, a critical issue for organizations today."
This year’s Magnolia conference was the biggest ever, with over 300 attendees and 30 talks taking place over two days.
Sterling, VA, May 24, 2016 - Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, and Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, today announce a relationship that will help give organizations a significant competitive advantage against the serious threat of expanding Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. By combining Neustar’s industry leading DDoS solution SiteProtect with Limelight’s premier content delivery network (CDN), businesses now have the world’s largest, most distributed DDoS mitigation network.
Cloud is no longer difficult for people to understand, express or accept. There were initial regulations and what not’s that did not make it through for cloud computing to become the stable of almost 95% of enterprise consumers.
If one looks at how everything started, thing were not looking good for cloud. The first and most basic issue for cloud computing was to make sense of the benefits they had to offer.
For those who did not understand that cloud was working in their benefit against a home grown full-fledged operation that runs through fully owned server farms. It was still difficult to explain how their data remained safe. Data sensitive domains such as government run businesses steered clear of cloud. However that too has changed. Why did that change transpire? Well it could have been because common sense prevailed.
AP partners with digital preservation specialist Preservica to safeguard its corporate records and keep the history of news alive
The Associated Press (AP) has begun a new collaboration with digital preservation specialist, Preservica, to future-proof its corporate records and unique news wires using Preservica’s digital preservation platform hosted in the AWS Cloud.
Established in 1846, AP is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news to all media platforms and formats. AP journalists work in 280 locations in more than 100 countries around the world.
STERLING, Va. -- April 26, 2016; Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released the findings from its third global DDoS Attacks and Protection Report titled The Threatscape Widens: DDoS Aggression and the Evolution of IoT Risks. The April 2016 report follows a survey of over 1,000 IT professionals across six continents, and reveals that few organizations globally are being spared DDoS attacks. With the bombardment fairly constant throughout 2015, it is no longer a matter of if or when attacks might happen, but how often and how long the attack will last. Faced with this ongoing onslaught, the report demonstrates that increasingly DDoS-defense savvy organizations are now arming themselves accordingly.
The research results show that although revenue loss caused by a DDoS related outage is usually the main concern, 57% of all breaches involved some sort of theft including intellectual property and customer data as well as financial information. More troubling, following the initial breach, 45% of organizations reported the installation of a virus or malware - a sign that attackers are interested in causing ongoing harm.
The research highlights that although DDoS attack tactics continue to evolve from single large attacks intended to take a website offline to the multi-vector attacks we are seeing today, organizations are fighting back. The good news is 76% of companies are investing more in DDoS protection than in 2014 and 47% of the attacked organizations are participating in security consortiums to share information on threats and counter measures.