Announcement certifies GNAX Health’s ability to bring new cloud computing technology to healthcare providers and IT vendors along with healthcare-specific layer of HIPAA security.
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — GNAX Health, a healthcare
technology infrastructure service provider located in Atlanta, Georgia, proudly
announces certification as the first and only healthcare IT company to meet
VMware’s criteria as a “vCloud Powered” services provider. The announcement was
made by Mariano Maluf, CTO, GNAX Health, and President, Global VMUG, today at
VMworld2011, the U.S. conference for VMware technology professionals, partners
and users. Maluf is also a speaker at this week’s VMworld2011 conference. This
announcement follows an earlier VMware certification as an official Technology
Alliance Partner (TAP) for healthcare technology.
Maluf Also serves as the National CIO for Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and is on the Board of Advisors of The National Latino Alliance on Health Information Technology.
“We’re thrilled to be certified as the first healthcare IT company to deliver
VCloud Powered services,” mentions Maluf. The partnership gives GNAX Health
customers access to the newest technological developments in private, public and
hybrid cloud applications. GNAX Health is a division of GNAX, Global Net Access.
“Balancing cost effectiveness and high performance in healthcare IT is top of
mind for healthcare CIOs and CFOs,” mentions Jeff Hinkle, COO, GNAX. This
partnership brings to fruition a cloud-based environment coupled with
applications that markedly drive costs down with major increases in system
performance: faster computing power at even more cost effective prices.
As a healthcare information technology company, GNAX is keenly aware of HIPAA
requirements for bullet-proof privacy and security. GNAX incorporates several
layers of HIPAA technical safeguards into their VMware solutions. Additional
benefits for healthcare vendors and providers include:
Healthcare IT as a Service (HaaS) by GNAX brings just in time computing and
access with HIPAA compliance to the cloud
VMware layered on the GNAX HIT ecosystem enables the company to provide a
private cloud, public cloud and/or hybrid cloud environment to healthcare
GNAX cloud computing enables the off-loading of 2nd tier applications which
can lower hospital IT costs by approximately 30%
About GNAX and GNAX Health
GNAX Health is the healthcare division of GNAX, a leading technology
infrastructure service provider offering hospitals, pharmacies, labs and many
other healthcare organizations mission-critical datacenter colocation, managed
application delivery, storage and backup, medical image vendor neutral archive
(VNA), health information exchange (HIE), as well as enterprise level VMware
based cloud computing services. GNAX’s cloud solutions deliver secure, scalable
and self-service public and private clouds that reduce expenses, improve
application performance and increase organization agility. GNAX’s 70,000 square
feet mission-critical datacenter in Atlanta is SSAE 16 Type II compliant with
Tier-4 power and serves as its home base with an additional strategic facility
located in Dallas, Texas. Learn more at http://www.gnax.net .
Beth Friedman, PresidentThe Friedman Marketing
SOURCE GNAX Health