By David Chou/HealthTech Magazine

Healthcare executives increasingly realize how critical IT and data center transformation are to overall organizational growth.

As a foundation for customer retention, improved security and regulatory compliance — as well as greater revenue — an agile data center is necessary to support key business objectives.

While most clear-thinking business leaders recognize that as truth, a wealth of opinions persist when it comes to what strategies ultimately provide the best return on investment.

Check out these constants for moving healthcare data centers into the modern age:

1. Create a Scalable Environment
The next-generation data center must be ultraflexible and responsive to meet the demands of increased transaction volume.

Move applications to high-speed servers and distribute resources across multiple locations to ensure continuous operation, even through surprise outages. Organizations that operate on traditionally tight margins will benefit greatly from reduced downtime…

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