Another view: of the cyberattack
A month on from the cyberattack, and our GP columnist is in reflective mood. Could investing in a backup iPad or Mac, or running a device with Linux, mitigate the fallout in the event of future attacks?
Salisbury looks for virtualised savings
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust is virtualising its entire infrastructure with ANS’ Infrastructure 3.0 architecture.
Veeam backs up Gateshead Health
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust is to deploy a Veeam Software back-up system as part of a wider virtualisation project.
CSA Waverley upgrades West Suffolk SAN
West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust has completed a refresh of its storage area network with CSA Waverley.
Kent and Medway virtualises desktops
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust has chosen a thin client strategy to cope with increasing demands on its network, which serves 4,000 staff and 3,000 computers across 100 sites. The mental health trust asked IT consultancy Centralis to design and build a proof of concept based on Citrix’s XenApp and Appsense […]
NW Ambulance Service COIN
North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust has created a community of interest network to link its headquarters and ambulance stations. The new infrastructure runs across the NHS’ broadband network, N3, and links 141 trust sites in Greater Manchester, Cumbria and Lancashire, and Cheshire and Merseyside. The trust estimates the COIN will save it around £60,000 […]
An increasing number of NHS trusts are undertaking virtualisaton projects. Daloni Carlisle reports.
E-Health Insider’s industry round up 18.12.2008
This month’s E-Health Insider industry round covers system deployments, agreements, new products, appointments and other changes at leading healthcare IT suppliers. Data Transfer Service contract negotiations complete NHS Connecting for Health has announced that it has completed contract negotiations for the ongoing provision of the Data Transfer Service with BT. Existing contractual arrangements ended in […]
Virtualisation at the Royal College of Physicians
The Royal College of Physicians has implemented a complete virtual desktop and server consolidation strategy in a bid to reduce costs and speed up deployment. Using a programme based on the VMware Infrastructure platform, the college has consolidated its server estate from multiple locations to one central datacentre containing HP blades, and established a data […]
Virtualisation at Epsom and St Helier
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust is using virtualisation for its print servers and infrastructure management, and has plans to extend virtualisation to its web and application servers. At a Hewlett Packard virtualisation round table this week, Malcolm Flier, the trust’s head of support services, said the main drivers for the move had […]