Using the Cloud for Data Backup

Many healthcare organizations are outsourcing to the cloud. As with all IT solutions, one size does not fit all. This use case may be used as a guide to determine if remote backup of confidential information to the cloud is appropriate for your organization.

Key concepts considered in this use case include:

  • Evaluating an organization’s data storage needs
  • Determining the general benefits and drawbacks of cloud-based versus local backup
  • Identifying and evaluating cloud providers
  • Implementing a cloud based solution