Both companies align to leverage technologies for PACS data disaster recovery
CHICAGO, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Image and Knowledge Management (IKM) business unit of Siemens Healthcare (www.siemens.com/healthcare) and Harris Corporation (www.harris.com) are joining forces to offer healthcare providers affordable solutions critical for Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) disaster recovery to support business continuity.
The value placed on information technology for healthcare providers is ever-increasing, along with the amount of data they are generating - making the need to protect this information, data, and IT infrastructure in the event of an emergency a critical requirement for them. And yet, while healthcare providers clearly recognize the need for such a disaster recovery plan, they often lack the infrastructure and resources required to safely replicate large amounts of clinical data and images.
Siemens IKM business unit and Harris Corporation created an initiative that will help make PACS disaster recovery easily attainable and affordable. This collaboration is intended to provide customers with the synergetic competencies acquired by decades of combined experience in healthcare and network technologies. The greatest benefit to the customer is fast and secure recovery in the event data is lost in a natural or human-induced disaster. The solution provides access to dedicated fiber-optic, microwave, satellite communications, and landlines that are part
|SOURCE Siemens Healthcare|
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