Cloud Provider Logicworks Announces Medical Grade Healthcare Cloud
Logicworks' Clients Access Great Value From the Cloud Provider's
Healthcare Industry Offerings and Participation in Complex Business
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- Logicworks, a global
leader in cloud computing and managed hosting, today announced the
wide release of the Logicworks Healthcare Cloud. Since its limited
release in 2012, the Logicworks Healthcare Cloud has been tested and
deployed by the industry's largest healthcare application providers,
multiple states' Health Information Exchanges (HIE), and global IT
consultancies, quickly becoming the cloud of choice for these diverse
Using the Logicworks Healthcare Cloud, clients launch and scale
applications faster, facilitate sharing of information between their
users, and deploy Big Data solutions at a fraction of their expected
costs. The Logicworks Healthcare Cloud provides disaster recovery and
hybrid cloud capabilities for clients operating internal
infrastructures, and can be delivered as a single-tenant, fully
hosted private cloud. Clients currently operate web, collaboration,
and industry-specific applications on the Logicworks Healthcare
Cloud, benefiting from the confidence that Logicworks understands and
actively provides HIPAA-compliant standards of delivery.
Logicworks serves as a true Business Associate, and operates under
the covenants of the complex, public and private sector Business
Associate Agreements (BAA) in place with Logicworks Healthcare Cloud
clients. Logicworks collaborates with every healthcare industry
client to customize the terms of the BAA, ensuring these agreements
address all relevant areas of service delivery and current compliance
The Logicworks Healthcare Cloud is also the first cloud product to
gain wide adoption in the conservative healthcare industry.
"Protecting Personal Health Information is a vast responsibility that
requires a huge amount of investment in controls, policies, and
procedures in order to get it right," noted Kenneth Ziegler, CEO of
Logicworks. "We ensure that the infrastructure our clients entrust us
with meets the standards of the governing bodies who count on us to
protect their data -- whether it is for State or Federal projects,
care providers, or insurance companies, we customize our
infrastructure solutions to meet their application requirements with
best-in-class technology partners."
Following an extensive analysis of healthcare industry requirements,
Logicworks built the Healthcare Cloud using the VMware vCloud(R)
Suite and EMC's reference architectures for healthcare.
"VMware is excited to be working with Logicworks on our vCloud for
Healthcare solution," said Frank Nydam, CTO, Healthcare, VMware.
"Logicworks' experience with running large, statewide HIEs on the
VMware platform signals that they are able to help our customers
safely and securely build hybrid cloud environments."
"Logicworks Healthcare Cloud delivers on the promise of Medical Grade
cloud computing -- top-of-the-line reference architectures, consumed
efficiently, providing users the agility they require to flourish in
the complex regulatory environment of today's healthcare industry,"
says Jason Deck, Director of Strategic Alliances at Logicworks. "In
tandem with Logicworks' continued participation in complex Business
Associate Agreements, the Logicworks Healthcare Cloud provides the
business-level understanding and product capabilities healthcare
organizations require to reap the full range of benefits from the
Logicworks will be in attendance at this year's HIMSS conference in
booth 774, right down the aisle from VMware and EMC.
Logicworks provides cloud computing and managed
hosting to some of the world's most respected brands including Dow
Jones, NBC, Lincoln Center, Orion Health, and 1-800-Flowers.com.
Logicworks specializes in Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud Solutions
for SaaS, Media, eCommerce, Mobile, Healthcare, and Financial
services companies. Logicworks also offers a full suite of Compliance
Solutions and Managed Database Services.
Founded in 1993, Logicworks is headquartered in New York City, in the
heart of the Soho district. Contact Logicworks at 866-FOR-LOGIC or
visit www.logicworks.net. For more insight into Logicworks innovative
approach to cloud computing, visit www.gatheringclouds.com.
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