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Is 2017 The Year of Telemedicine?

By definition, telemedicine is the practice of delivering medical care remotely using communications technology. Although it sounds like a modern advent, the foundation of this practice has been around since the invention of the telephone when doctors used to call their patients … Read more…

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CenturyLink Managed Hosting + HPE = The Perfect IT Equation for your business.

Mathematical theory is almost always consistent. With all other variables, being equal, one plus one equals two. But what happens when you inject cloud, colocation, and high performance networking into the equation? Given this powerful combination, even the experts will … Read more…

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Transforming Healthcare Through a Statewide Network

Healthcare is big. Really big. According to researchers at the Altarum Institute the US spent about $3 trillion on healthcare in 2014.

Top 10 SXSW IT Talks for Business Leaders

South by Southwest Interactive, the annual gathering in Austin, Texas, of thousands of business, technology, marketing, and creative professionals to learn, share, network, and, well, party, starts Friday.

This year, topics important to business and IT leaders, such as Big Data, mobility, the Internet of Things, and wearable technology, will all have a big role in the conference, with various sessions devoted to exploring the technologies behind them, as well as important use cases for enterprises.

To make your SXSW planning easier, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of the most important sessions for enterprise technology leaders like you to attend. Read more…

Healthcare Providers Take a Shot in the Cloud

Like businesses in a host of industries, healthcare providers have set their sights oncloud computing, hoping to gain competitive advantages and better serve doctors and patients by moving important data and operations to cloud-based systems.

In fact, the healthcare cloud computing market is expected to grow to nearly $5.4 billion by 2017, according to a recent study by the firm MarketsandMarkets. This growth in healthcare cloud is part of a larger trend in telehealth, which is predicted to grow by 55 percent this year. Read more…

Thriving With New Technology Starts With a Strong Network

In today’s business climate, the key to staying competitive — and thriving — is embracing and implementing new technology.

In fact, more than 40 percent of companies are upping their investments in technologies such as mobile, analytics, cloud, and social over the next two years, according to a recent IBM Tech Trends study. This growth shows why it’s so important for businesses to make sure their networks have the bandwidth speed needed for optimal performance.
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