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Conquering Application Performance Monitoring at Optim Healthcare

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By Matt Cline, Senior Systems Administrator at Optim Healthcare, a network of hospitals and orthopedic medical practices based in Savannah, Georgia. The ultimate goal for our business – IT included – is to deliver the best care and experience for every patient and community we serve.  And this all depends on two key IT resources: The electronic health record (EHR) system that our 1,400 internal users access to track and update patient records. When this system is unavailable, the staff must revert back to paper records and update the EHR system later. If that happens, patient information could get lost in transition. Our website and patient portals are also a critical component of our success – much like any company’s websites. Current and prospective patients expect 24/7 access to our portals, whether they want to pay a bill or research our services, and it’s our job to ensure that need […]

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What You Should Know About Licensing for Network Monitoring Solutions

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Several months ago, Ipswitch engaged Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) to research and provide an independent opinion on network management software licensing options, which base price on either devices or active elements being monitored. One outcome of this research is a white paper EMA authored, “What You Should Know about Licensing for Network Monitoring Solutions.” I recently met with Daniel Okine, Senior Technical Product Manager here at Ipswitch and our resident guru on pricing strategies to ask him why we engaged EMA to research this subject. “IT professionals know that licensing options can be confusing and that clear information on the true costs of ownership is valuable,” commented Daniel. “We also wanted an independent point of view to challenge our pricing approach and be sure it is the best option for our customers.” The EMA research paper explains the three most popular pricing strategies for network management systems, each of which is […]

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WhatsUp Gold v16 Now Available in 9 Languages!

Ipswitch Network Management Division is proud to announce that our award winning IT management solution WhatsUp Gold v16 is now offering its web interface in German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese, at no additional cost. Instructions to help you transition WhatsUp Gold from English to the language of your choice is available in Japanese, Chinese and Russian. For more information and to download WhatsUp Gold v16 in your preferred language click here!

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Data Privacy Day

Five years ago today the United States and Canada began Data Privacy Day as an extension of Europe’s Data Protection Day.  The goal of this day is to educate and empower people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint. This effort is run by the National Cyber Security Alliance, a non-profit, public private partnership focused on cyber security education for all online citizens.  To learn more about Data Privacy Day and how you can stay protected or get involved, visit www.staysafeonline.org Ipswitch offers many products, resources, and tools to help protect your infrastructure against security threats and loss of key information. Learn more about solutions available and get a free 30-day trial of the WhatsUp Gold Suite.

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