2019 Healthcare IT Trends

At the close of 2018, there were more than 16 million people working in healthcare – an estimated 11% of all jobs in the US economy. Industry growth and demand for new technologies and digital health tools that enable healthcare professionals to collaborate and engage patients in their own healthcare journey is also on the rise. Digital health tools that deliver a seamless healthcare experience […]

How Opus Interactive’s Customized Approach to Cloud, Colocation, and IT Services Helps Modern Organizations Achieve Their Business Goals

Portland-based Opus Interactive has been providing clients colocation and cloud hosting solutions from Tier III+ datacenters across the US for more than 20 years. Today, under the leadership of CEO and majority owner Shannon Hulbert, the woman-owned business is working to unite people and technology through a customized, white-glove approach to web hosting solutions, server virtualization technology, and managed IT services. We sat down with […]

Building the Business Case for Cloud Computing

Gartner predicts that the public cloud service market will grow to $383.3 billion by 2020. With cost to implement limited to setup and migration, the consumption-based pricing model for cloud computing can benefit the enterprise in a number of ways. Top benefits for cloud computing include; – Cost – Increased security – Improved agility, innovation and reliability Cost benefits The savings from cloud computing go […]

7 Steps to Building Your Business Continuity Strategy

Business happens online. So what happens when the network goes down? An effective backup strategy isn’t just a best practice, it can mean the difference between business continuity and closing the doors. Estimates of downtime costs vary, from $500/hr for a business with a few employees sitting idle, to $100,000/hr when loss impacts customer transactions, business logistics, etc. Gartner reports that, on average, downtime costs […]

3 Cloud Migration Resources to Make Your Life Easy

Cloud computing offers organizations a cost-effective approach to agile, flexible and dynamic IT management. The cloud computing industry has achieved phenomenal growth as more and more companies are taking steps to move operations to the cloud. Forbes’ roundup of cloud computing growth forecasts predicts that cloud computing is projected to increase from $67B in 2015 to $162B in 2020 attaining a CAGR of 19%. Cloud […]