Solving Compliance Challenges and Requirements

Data center compliance solutions

Cloud computing offers many advantages for businesses of all sizes across all industry sectors. One challenge for cloud computing is regulatory compliance. When company data is stored in-house, the business or organization has control of the information. This includes where the data resides, who can access the data, and how it is stored. When the […]

Cloud Security and Reliability: Public vs. Private Cloud

A public cloud is one that is housed at a third-party location away from the company site. A private cloud, in turn, is a cloud system that is hosted at the private company site. A hybrid is a combination of both public and private. There are pros and cons to the public and private sites. […]

What Is Storage Management and Do You Need It?

essential storage management considerations

Every company should have a storage management plan. As your business prospers, new customers are added, old customers return, new applications are purchased, networks grow – the need for a storage management plan becomes essential. Adding new storage is not a simple task. New data and new applications need to be integrated with old ones. […]

Why Healthcare Providers Need a HIPAA Compliant Database

HIPAA Compliant Database

As of 1996, HIPAA compliance is mandated by law. Penalties for violations are immediate and costly. Practitioners can be fined and run the risk of losing their license if found to be in repeated violation of HIPPA regulations. Given the complicated nature of the HIPAA regulations and the effort involved in maintaining HIPAA compliant databases, […]

Understanding Security and Compliance In Colocation Centers

Compliance In Colocation Centers

The use of colocation services as a means of increasing productivity and reducing cost has become an ever-growing reality in today’s business world. More and more global enterprises are outsourcing their IT needs to cloud services and colocation centers as a means of reducing IT costs, increasing bandwidth and productivity and ensuring a higher standard […]

Benefits of Cloud Use For Healthcare Companies

Benefits of Cloud

Healthcare today is run by regulations that are consistently changing and require a computer and server system capable of meeting the ever expanding EHC (Electronic Health Records) needs. CIO’s and healthcare company owners are required to secure and protect patient data and comply with HIPAA regulations. Healthcare companies and their CIOs have started moving from […]

Why Your Business Should Rely Only On Certified and Compliant Data Centers

There are currently several types of certifications and audits that a data center can go through to show clients all systems are compliant with regulations, safe and working correctly. These include Service Organization Control (SOC) compliance, the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE 16) and the Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) 70. Your business […]

How to Remain HIPAA Compliant In Data Storage and Accessibility

How to Remain HIPAA Compliant

How to Remain HIPAA Compliant Healthcare organizations are required to ensure that their information and that of patients is protected and secured while also being easily accessed. Many healthcare facilities are switching to the simplicity offered by improved access to information through cloud technology. However, in order to avert breaching of the law and remain […]

Just Released: Datacenter as a Service (DaaS) Case Study

Datacenter As A Service

SignaTouch is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider that assists healthcare and education organizations with improving the process workflow by means of mobile signature capture. The company has domestic and international offices and is headquartered in Coral Springs, Florida. Prior to moving to Volico, SignaTouch experienced continuous availability and bandwidth issues causing development delays. In the past, […]

Why You Should Always Look For Cloud Service Providers With SSAE 16/SOC Type II Certifications

Cloud Service Providers

There are a few certifications that hosting companies can hold today. They go by several names including Statement on Auditing Standards version 70 (SAS 70), Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements 16 (SSAE 16), and Service Organization Controls Report (SOC). All of these certifications involve auditing the systems used for hosting. They confirm the service […]