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Liquid Web Is Selected as a Top Security Solution Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook

According to Healthcare Tech Outlook, data breaches have doubled in the past few years to 133% in the healthcare industry. As technology improvements advance in the healthcare industry by using IoT, mobile apps, and the cloud, data security breaches can still occur if an organization isn’t implementing the latest security models. Healthcare Tech Outlook put […]

HIPAA Rules and Considerations for Dedicated and Tandem Database Hosting

Whether you’re in the Healthcare industry or your business model lends to clients in the Healthcare industry, HIPAA is likely at the forefront of your thoughts. But what is it, and how does it affect your data specifically? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is legislation establishing rules, regulations, and potential […]

How to Intelligently Invest in High Availability

What is High Availability (HA)? In the simplest of terms, high availability is the reduction of downtime in favor of overall uptime. You want your infrastructure—whether that’s web apps, an eCommerce store, end-user systems, inter-company communications, or archiving, among a lot of other things—to be up and running (without interruption) as much as possible. A […]

What are the Top Challenges to HIPAA Compliance?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) affects thousands of companies around the U.S., including many that support health care providers instead of delivering care directly themselves. Many organizations find HIPAA compliance challenging. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has found organizations non-compliant with HIPAA in 70 percent of its investigations, and […]

Recovering Your Website From a Catastrophic Failure

Why Thinking ‘Post-Failure’ Is Important In the event of a catastrophic failure, one that brings your infrastructure down and your operations to a standstill, you need a sensible, priority-emphasized, easy-to-follow plan of action. As company operations increasingly rely on network services, digital databases, electronic communications, and web traffic, IT infrastructures (and their ability to be […]

What Happens When There’s a Catastrophic Failure in Your Infrastructure

The Horrific Reality of Catastrophic Failure The Exorcist doesn’t hold a candle to the idea of a catastrophic failure wiping out your data, your web presence… your entire operation (cue the vomit). It should scare you. Our livelihoods—our lives—are increasingly digital. Your IT infrastructure is integral to your operations. Whether it’s your website, your database, […]

Staying HIPAA Compliant as a Small Business

The healthcare sector is rapidly changing. When the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law in 2009, and the HIPAA Omnibus Rule was published in 2013, they set the stage for the rapid digitization of the American healthcare sector. This digitization has already dramatically improved the information available […]

What are the Basics of High Availability Engineering?

Does your business rely on cloud services, databases, remote servers, or stored data of some kind? Of course it does. Are you in constant fear of downtime? Of course you are. In our 24-hour, always-on, always connected, someone-is-always-awake market(s), uptime is critical. Simply put, going dark is bad for business… and it is unacceptable. That’s […]

High Availability Hosting – The Best Defense Against Downtime

Digitizing business processes has enabled small and medium-sized businesses, agencies, and other organizations to raise productivity by making applications available to employees wherever and whenever they need them and encouraging continuous collaboration. When a mission-critical application goes down, however, all of that improved productivity grinds to a halt, and all workloads depending on the app […]