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The VMware User Group or VMUG, according to their mission statement is “an independent, global, customer-led organization, created to maximize members’ use of VMware and partner solutions through knowledge sharing, training, collaboration, and events.”
What is it about VMUG that draws over 80,000 professionals, from around the world, to create a community devoted to its use? One word: VMware.
It seems hard to believe that US Signal has been providing great service since 2001. As the years passed, the network and the product portfolio expanded and the company grew to be what it is today: an industry leader in data transport and cloud services, and in customer experience. See how the evolution took place:
When you look at moving your business systems to the cloud, are you looking for a vendor or a partner? A partner wants to provide you with the tools to enable your business to be successful while being compensated fairly for the services they provide. US Signal prides itself in helping our partners be successful in all aspects of their business.
What if you had a provider that owned the data centers that housed your cloud resources, the network that provided the connectivity to get to your data, AND a centralized network operations center that supported all of it?
2013 was, unfortunately, a banner year for HIPAA breaches. It is estimated that approximately 5.7 million individuals had their electronic protected healthcare (ePHI) wrongfully accessed. This is about twice as many than in 2012. The number of patients affected by these breaches crossed a wide range.
Congress passed the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act, HIPAA, in 1996. Since then, healthcare organizations have worked hard to establish standardized formats for patient health, administrative, and financial data. Security mechanisms surrounding electronic Protected Healthcare Information (ePHI) that ensure confidentiality, data integrity, and availability are key to these efforts.
Last month during a webinar at US Signal, some of the leadership team sat down to cover the 2013 news and accomplishments. This is something we have done for the past three years to give our customers and partners a chance to catch up with us on some news they may have missed that might be relevant or helpful for their business. On the table for discussion were several topics.
Yesterday, we invited several of our company leaders to sit down around the table and recap our biggest news stories of the year. Hear what they had to say.
US Signal has used the concept of the interactive kiosk to develop a convenient and cost-effective method to transfer data to and from the cloud. The US Signal Cloud Kiosk is presented as a fully secured cabinet within our data centers with a Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) connection for uploading or downloading data to US Signal Cloud Hosting services.
I was just looking at this article about security risks. As expected, the number one risk is an inside job; the same as it has always been. As always, the biggest risk is a rouge, misguided, or curious employee that is snooping around where they don’t belong. See the full list.
Three Pillars Technology, a technology solutions and consulting firm, and US Signal, an industry-leading network and cloud hosting provider, are sponsoring High Tech Happy Hour on Thursday, December 19, 2013. The event will be held at the Inn on the Park Hotel (22 S. Carroll Street, Madison, WI) from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
Open Systems Technologies (OST), a technology solutions and consulting firm, and US Signal, an industry-leading network and cloud hosting provider are hosting a Cocktails-in-the-Cloud event on Thursday, December 19, 2013. The event will be held at OST’s office (605 Seward NW, Grand Rapids, MI) from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.