Thursday, December 12, 2013


London – 4th of December 2013 – American global growth consulting company Frost & Sullivan released three big predictions for the global healthcare market. The company highlighted the new areas of growth based on a ‘2013 Search for Growth’ survey which involved 1835 executives in more than 40 countries worldwide.  mHealth, Cloud in Healthcare and Regulatory Environments will be the key subject in 2014 and beyond.

mHealth expansion has been fuelled by the unprecedented spread of mobile technologies, as well as advancements in their innovative application to address health priorities It is largely supported by mobile device, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants and other wireless devices. It is an exciting area of opportunity for healthcare growth.

Every hospital will eventually have to acquire a fully-enterprise wireless solution. The most innovative mobile healthcare solutions that best meet healthcare needs will be adopted as the gold standard.

Healthcare informatics will also improve the quality of medical services and efficiency of operations while reducing expenditures. Cloud computing is a key in relation to enterprise-wide solution. Implementing cloud computing technologies will help healthcare providers to improve the quality of medical services  and the efficiency of operations, share information across geographic locations and manage expenditures. The concept could be applied in a variety of ways, including data storage, data loss prevention, maintaining patient information records and data sharing.

The advantages of cloud computing are endless. Over the time, it can completely change the dynamics of healthcare IT. The need for efficient sharing of information across locations in synchronized manner will be a key driver for cloud computing healthcare.

Source: Frost & Sullivan Press Center

Monday, December 2, 2013

A Break-Through Of Cloud-Computing On Chinese Market

As we all know China is experiencing a growth in number of SMEs on the mainland. Together with wider internet access, this will fuel the growth of the cloud-computing.
Cloud computing can be defined as the delivery of on-demand computing application as well as a storage of data via internet.
Analyst forecast that mainland SME cloud services will reach 16.7 billion Yuan this year, that Is 54% increase from 10.8 billion Yuan in 2012. According to research released last week by Parallels, a hosting and cloud services enablement provider, it could increase to 33.6 billion Yuan. It is all driven by increasing demand from SME users for the communication, collaboration and business applications delivered by cloud computing market.
According to Hong Bo, founder of mainland information technology website Donews, Cloud computing is a virtual host computer system that enables enterprises to buy, lease, sell or distribute software and other digital resources over the internet as on-demand service. It no longer depends on a server or a number of machines that physically exist, since it is a virtual system.
Parallel’s research found that two-thirds of SME’s prefer to buy application bundles, so service providers that can meet this demand will put themselves in a good competitive position. The potential of cloud in China is huge. Just 5% of Chinese SMEs now use hosted servers. It is a small share that is growing fast and rose by 31% last year.

By Sophie Yu