Intelligent CIO North America Issue 17 - Page 7


Welcome to the latest edition of Intelligent

CIO magazine for the North America region . This month ’ s cover features Dr Zafar Chaudry , Senior Vice President and CIO , Seattle Children ’ s .
We take a look at how Seattle Children ’ s is leveraging Virtustream ’ s expertise to successfully migrate EHR applications to the cloud while working completely remotely due to pandemic-related restrictions .
“ Now is the time for clinical systems to securely and efficiently run in the cloud ,” says Dr Chaudry . “ The Virtustream Healthcare Cloud enables Seattle Children ’ s to focus on our rapidly changing business needs and , most importantly , on our patient care priorities .
“ Virtustream ’ s expertise and mission-critical cloud platform allow us to be more agile and scale faster in ways that traditionally took too long and were too expensive .” You can find out more details about the project by turning to p56 .
Elsewhere , we take a look at how Telehouse America is strengthening security with Genetec . With Data center managers taking security to the next level by implementing robust physical security procedures for their facilities , Telehouse America , a leading IT provider , has strengthened its security capabilities by implementing Genetec ’ s solutions to modernize its offering . accommodate the latest technologies . Our plan was to create layers of security at each site using select technologies and automate some of our processes for checking-in and managing visitors .
“ This would help our team work more efficiently in securing our sites and in keeping detailed audit trails .” There ’ s much more to discover about this story on p61 .
In this month ’ s Talking Business , Rick Vanover , Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam , tells us Edge Computing is key to futureproofing the new workplace environment . “ Edge Computing is critical to ensuring a seamless transition from the traditional workplace setting to the future of work ,” he says .
“ However , the key to Edge Computing success lies in focusing on the outcome , before looking at implementation .” You can read more of his opinions by turning to p36 .
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I ’ d like to wish you a good month ahead and please enjoy the read !
Milad Abdelmessih , Senior Director for HR and Corporate Division at Telehouse , said : “ We wanted a unified and modern security solution that could
Mark Bowen Editor
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