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When one element of a facility’s architecture fails or experiences a disruption, the dreaded disaster recovery plan stress can creep up on us. But, what if your architecture could run on a redundant path? What if it could take over seamlessly and was completely transparent so that users never knew that a d...

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When complaints about slow systems reach a fever pitch, there’s no ignoring them. You’ve exhausted all the hardware options at your disposal. Maybe now is the time to scale out your SQL Server. It’s a trendy thing these days, isn’t it? Just like they’re doing in the cloud....

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Hanover Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital located in Hanover, Pennsylvania, which belongs to a larger network called Hanover HealthCare PLUS. Hanover Hospital hosts an impressive assortment of important healthcare data for 6,000 patient visits, 190,000 outpatient visits, 600,000 lab tests, and 90,000 imaging scans. At the heart of Hanover Hospital’s business model is their patient’s’ care and wellness. The data stored there containing all those records for each patient must ...

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What does downtime cost your organization? A lot. If prospects cannot access your business, you’re at risk to losing that potential customer forever to the competition. If employees can’t access the applications they need, there’s a downstream impact to your customers....

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Like you, I’m used to instant gratification, whether it’s from an ATM or my search engine or internet connectivity. For example, if a web page takes longer than 2 seconds to load, often the visitor will leave the site. The same level of responsiveness applies when application data is being processed--it needs to happen ...

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