Atlanta Women’s Health Group Safeguards its Vital Medical …
ATLANTA, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — VeriStor Systems, the Southeast region’s leading enterprise data storage and virtualization solution provider, today announced that Atlanta Women’s Health Group, the most important OB/GYN practice inside the southeast, has selected VeriStor Cloud Continuity Services to support the info protection and disaster recovery requirements for its 30 locations around the region. Using VeriStor’s turnkey cloud services, the huge health practice has achieved its goal of a one-hour recovery time objective (RTO) while avoiding heavy capital and operational expenses.
Atlanta Women’s Health Group, P.C. is liable for serving greater than 100,000 patients throughout its multiple locations. This equates to over 250,000 patient visits each year, including the delivery of roughly 9,000 babies annually. The practice has 460 employees, 62 physicians, 16 midwives (CNM), 11 nurse practitioners (NP), and it continues to grow.
Over the past decade Atlanta Women’s Health Group has added increasingly physician groups to its organization. With each addition, the organization found that it had exponentially more servers to control and more data to be protected. For the reason that health group maintains patient records online in an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) solution, data availability is significant as physicians should be ready to access patients’ medical records at any time.
“We were adding progressively more groups and shortly redundancy and disaster recovery could now not be within the background,” said Dean Underwood of Atlanta Women’s Health Group. “Assuring with regards to one hundred pc uptime is important for us, especially when you find yourself running an EMR. Entire medical histories are electronic, so our systems can’t ever go down.”
Atlanta Women’s Health Group started to look for how you can assist its recovery needs. The corporate desired to avoid solutions that required investing in unnecessary hardware and storage in an offsite datacenter. They then looked to VeriStor, an end-to-end virtual infrastructure and cloud solutions provider they’d already trusted to architect their current infrastructure, for possible solutions.
VeriStor introduced them to its VeriStor Cloud Continuity Services solution which supplies enterprise-class cloud replication and disaster recovery without additional hardware investment or management overhead. The answer performs enterprise-class data replication, on demand, and resides in a safe SAS-70/SSAE16-certified datacenter. The answer is really turnkey for the Atlanta Women’s Health Group team and is both fully-managed and monitored by VeriStor Virtual Infrastructure and Storage engineers.
As a result, Atlanta Women’s Health Group has achieved its goal of complete system recovery in under an hour which include their core medical records systems, Exchange messaging, SQL databases, and Active Directory authentication services. With VeriStor’s 24 x 7 network operations center (NOC) monitoring, the health group now not must worry about downtime. Much more, the health group avoided the heavy capital costs of different replication solutions and now has a highly reliable solution for a small, predictable investment.
“For any organization considering cloud-based replication and recovery, I say ‘Go for it!” said Underwood. “We have now a degree of security we never thought possible with the added confidence that the knowledgeable VeriStor team is there looking over everything. Actually, they’re so proactive that if I ever do see something at the network that needs attention, they’re already on it. VeriStor delivered exactly what we would have liked.”
For additional information about VeriStor Cloud Continuity Services, please visit: http://www.veristor.com/cloud-services/overview.aspx .
About VeriStor Systems, Inc.Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., VeriStor Systems is a Solutions Architecture firm that specialize in enterprise data storage, virtual infrastructure, cloud-based disaster recovery and technology financing. VeriStor’s integrated solutions include Storage, Server and Desktop Virtualization, Virtual IO & Consolidated Fabric, Fibre Channel and iSCSI Storage Area Networks (SANs), Network Attached Storage (NAS), De-Duplication, Backup and Recovery, Data Replication, Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) and Compliance Archiving. With greater than 600 customers, VeriStor focuses on enterprise and mid-market companies in all industries during the Southeast including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, education and federal, state and native government. Additional info are located at http://www.veristor.com .
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