Case Study: Securing Servers, Oracle Databases, and Embedded Systems in a Health Care Environment

A non-profit hospital needed to protect its critical clinical systems without either interrupting system availability or overloading the small IT security team. The hospital had to overcome several vulnerabilities, such as the fact that some clinical systems could not be patched due to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. Find out how a server security solution helped the hospital address these challenges.

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Databases and ERP Selection: Oracle vs. SQL Server

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The database is an essential component of enterprise applications such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM). This white paper outlines the advantages and disadvantages of the Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database platforms. How do the two compare when it comes to reliability, scalability, and total cost of ownership (TCO) when integrated with enterprise software? Read More

Usability as an ERP Selection Criteria

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is often criticized for being complex and difficult to use—which puts up a barrier to receiving potential benefits. Systems with integrated search functionality and Web-like interfaces can make ERP solutions easier to use. Learn how to evaluate ERP software for its usability, so you can avoid investing in platforms that aren’t evolved toward usable and efficient interfaces. Read More

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Case Study: London Health Sciences Centre

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Case Study: PH Tech

Providing accurate and timely analytical information to health care professionals is critical to the success of PH Tech, provider of health care benefits administration services. PH Tech opted to integrate a business intelligence (BI) solution that allows its clients to make better-informed decisions leading to improved performance, lower costs, and enhanced patient and provider goodwill. Learn more about its BI software. Read More
 
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