HIPAA Hosting for SQL DB

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This article looks at recent high-profile HIPAA violations and a discussion about a hosting solution for a Windows SQL database:

  • Major Violations in Hollywood & the New Year
  • Real-World Scenario – HIPAA Consultation
  • How AssistRX Meets its Compliance Needs

Major Violations in Hollywood & the New Year

HIPAA was recently in the news when it was discovered that some of the data compromised by the Guardians of Peace hackers who infiltrated Sony Pictures was protected health information (PHI). Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review noted that the PHI that was accessed “[included] claim appeals submitted to Sony such as diagnosis and disability codes, health plan member IDs, and any health or medical information provided outside of Sony’s health plans.”

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How Hosting Voice and Data is Beneficial for SMB

Small and medium-sized businesses need to be adaptable in order to stay competitive and grow. The ability to change and adapt due to economic or market changes is a characteristic of a smart business, which allows for economic growth and new opportunities. A fast- growing trend is enabling organizations to move their server infrastructure and telecommunication services to a hosted environment. The rate at which SMB is adapting new voice and data technologies is growing at a phenomenal rate. The trend is to move data and voice into a data center environment, most recently into a cloud or virtual server, commonly referred as cloud computing or VPS.

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What is Dedicated Hosting? And What is That on My Chin? … Info & Jokes

The first 4 OMC servers arrived today!

4 OMC servers arriving in a box.

We talked in my last installment about the private cloud, and how Mick Jagger once asked Keith Richards to get off his. Jagger did so in tribute to the Stones’ song and because Richards was eating all the potato chips. Let’s look today at dedicated hosting (which we, ahem, offer here at Atlantic Hosting) and figure out what’s on my chin.

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Is Linux VPS Hosting Right for Your Website?

If you have done your research, you know that there are a few basic categories of traditional website hosting—Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting, cloud hosting, dedicated web hosting, colocation, etc. In terms of affordability, purchasing a VPS plan is a smart choice. But what operating system should you have installed?

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RightScale’s Latest Survey Shows 25% of Companies Heavily Use the Cloud

According to a recently published study by RightScale, a reputable cloud management provider, one in four organizations is regularly and heavily using the cloud for their usual business activities. This data was published in their second-annual “State of the Cloud” survey, and included 625 companies from around the globe.

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The Ins and Outs of Reseller Hosting

Every website needs a server to host it! The market for web hosting is extremely profitable, but if you do not have large sums of money or the technical knowledge needed to run your own server, reseller hosting might be a perfect option for you.

Reseller web hosting occurs when one party purchases server space from a large hosting company and then resells that space to another party. Consider yourself the middleman of the Internet!

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Why Choose a Cloud Provider over a Web Host?

Unless your business has the capability and resources to maintain a large server on-site, you probably use a provider to host your website.  The provider offers some type of Internet hosting service that allows your business’ website to be accessible over the Internet.  In essence, the provider stores the website’s HTML files, graphics, etc, for a fee and makes them available to computers and other devices connected to the Internet.  However, there are a few notable differences between companies that act solely as web hosts and companies, like Atlantic.Net, that provide full cloud-based business support.

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