Cloudticity Blog

Cloudticity's Blog- Everything you ever wanted to know about how healthcare organizations design, build, migrate, and manage HIPAA-compliant solutions on AWS.

Best Practices Purchasing Reserved Instances

Reserved Instances (RIs) provide substantial savings compared to On-Demand pricing, and provide immediate savings opportunities for most companies. This blog post explores the fundamentals of RIs, and provides advice on how to get the most out of reservations. Managing RIs is complex considering the many types, levels of pricing, and rules around usage. Therefore, understanding the RI mix is essential to optimizing AWS usage costs. We asked Parquantix to help outline some important considerations when purchasing RIs. Parquantix manages more than $40 million in AWS reservations worldwide.

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| Author Nicole Chaika, tagged in Technical Articles

Cloudticity Releases Free, Fully Automated HIPAA Technical Assessment

For A Limited Time, Healthcare Organizations Can Automatically Check Their AWS Environments’ HIPAA Compliance At No Charge

SEATTLE -- Cloudticity, a leading provider of HIPAA-compliant managed services for AWS, announced today that it has released an automated tool for healthcare organizations to execute a HIPAA technical assessment on their Amazon Web Services accounts for HIPAA compliance. In doing so, Cloudticity is continuing their mission to improve healthcare by providing a growing list of security, compliance, and management tools to the industry. Executing the automated compliance check takes five minutes, and is complete within five hours.

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| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in News

Cloudticity Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

CLOUDTICITY ACHIEVES HITRUST CSF CERTIFICATION TO FURTHER MITIGATE RISK IN THIRD-PARTY PRIVACY, SECURITY, AND COMPLIANCE

HITRUST Certification validates Cloudticity is committed to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting sensitive private healthcare information.

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HIPAA Security: Patching with AWS Step Functions

We're proud of our Cloudticity team members Uri Katsir and Thomas Zinn for their guest-post on the AWS Management Tools blog, "How Cloudticity Automates Security Patches for Linux and Windows using Amazon EC2 Systems Manager and AWS Step Functions."

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Verge Health Case Study

 

Our customer Verge Health empowers more than 900 healthcare organizations to proactively protect and defend patients, caregivers, and organizations against errors, adverse events, and policy violations in order to achieve optimal quality and safety results. Their Converge Platform is a comprehensive, enterprise software solution offering a secure workspace with built-in workflow for high-risk and high-liability data. With Converge, hospital systems have a cross-functional, proactive surveillance tool that is always on—highlighting issues and supporting a rapid response to any and all events.

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The Cloudticity Culture


What makes Cloudticity different from the slew of AWS partners out there? At the core, it's our culture. It what lets us win time and time again, over bigger, badder, bloated competitors.

Our team is productive, happy, healthy, and totally focused on keeping our customers secure, highly available, performance, and cost-optimized.

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