Adventist HealthCare Selects ByteGrid For Highly Compliant Hosting Services
HIPAA Compliance, Platform Stability, and Uptime Cited as Key Criteria
SILVER SPRING, MD – February 9, 2016 — ByteGrid Holdings LLC, a leading provider of highly compliant hosting solutions, today announced that Adventist HealthCare, one of the largest integrated, healthcare delivery networks in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, has selected ByteGrid to host the IT environment underpinning its mission critical hospital and healthcare applications on ByteGrid's HIPAA-compliant hosting platform.
Based in Gaithersburg, MD, the Adventist HealthCare network encompasses acute-care facilities, specialty hospitals, a home health agency, urgent care centers and a network of primary care physicians and specialists serving the Washington D.C. region. Under terms of the hosting services agreement, ByteGrid's flagship Silver Spring, Maryland data center will provide HIPAA compliant hosting of the Adventist HealthCare IT environment supporting mission-critical healthcare applications utilized by more than 6,000 employees and 2,000 physicians.
"Rapid business growth and increasing regulatory requirements necessitated the need to move out of our previous facility and into a more secure and highly compliant data center," said Christopher Ghion, Chief Information Officer for Adventist HealthCare. "After evaluating the leading multi-tenant data centers for compliance and uptime, we chose ByteGrid for its ability to provide the highest levels of HIPAA compliance, significant improvements in stability and uptime, physical security and cost savings."
Strategically located within the Washington, D.C. metro data center market, ByteGrid's Silver Spring facility is a Tier 4 data center that boasts a range of key compliance and infrastructure features:
- Maryland's largest multi-tenant data center
- 214,000 s/f of data center space
- 90,000+ s/f of raised floor space
- Redundant power supply systems
- 9 megawatts of critical load power and 22 megawatts of on-site power generation and cooling in a concurrent maintainability and fault tolerance design
- future planned expansions to double critical load power capacity
"Adventist HealthCare exemplifies expanding healthcare organizations that require highly compliant, flexible and scalable IT infrastructure solutions," said Drew Fassett, Chief Revenue Officer. "As a Maryland company serving the world's largest healthcare and life sciences organizations, Adventist can partner with ByteGrid, one of the industry's most compliant IT services providers, right here in Silver Spring."
In addition, ByteGrid recently expanded the availability of its highly compliant Life and Health Science hosting platform to ByteGrid's Seattle, Chicago and Silver Spring, MD (Washington DC) data centers. These ByteGrid locations have been formally qualified to offer the highest levels of technology, security and compliance of any national IT infrastructure services provider.
Overall, ByteGrid delivers services from eight data centers in six geographically dispersed markets encompassing more than 750,000 square feet of premier multi-tenant data center services, colocation, managed hosting, and hybrid cloud solutions meeting the highest standards for security and reliability. ByteGrid serves some of the world's largest companies and government agencies, including numerous Fortune 50 companies.
Adventist HealthCare, the first and largest healthcare system in Montgomery County, offers a full range of health and wellness services to the community including acute hospital care, rehabilitation, mental and behavioral health services, home care, health education, a physician network and wellness services for businesses. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Adventist HealthCare is one of the largest employers in Maryland, with approximately 6,000 employees. Our mission is to demonstrate God's care by improving the health of people and communities through a ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.
About ByteGrid® - Compliance as a Service
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