2.21.12

ExtraHop Networks Introduces Performance Monitoring for Healthcare IT Applications at the HIMSS12 Annual Conference

Award-winning application performance management (APM) solution supports critical initiatives including mobile applications, electronic health records (EHR), and policy compliance

 

LAS VEGAS, NV – February 21, 2012ExtraHop Networks, the leading provider of network-based application performance management (APM) solutions, announced today its support for critical healthcare IT initiatives at the HIMSS12 Annual Conference. The unique network-based approach of ExtraHop's award-winning APM solution makes it ideal for an industry that is experiencing heavy pressure to modernize systems while also maintaining high standards for compliance, patient care, and employee productivity.

Healthcare organizations are revolutionizing patient care with technologies such as electronic health records (EHRs), mobile applications, and cloud-based knowledge-sharing systems, while also complying with privacy regulations including HIPAA that are stricter than ever. Healthcare IT teams need to keep these new complex systems running at peak performance, as well as legacy applications for laboratory, pharmacy, imaging, and order entry that cannot be replaced easily.

"There are very few scenarios where anything less than peak application performance has a higher cost," said Jesse Rothstein, CEO and co-founder, ExtraHop Networks. "Mobile heart monitors, drug-interaction-screening applications, electronic health records—these are all systems that simply have to work, and work well, or else patient care really suffers. While healthcare application performance demands are certainly unique, our work in industries such as financial services and travel, where every application transaction is critical, proves that our network-based approach to APM exceeds the most demanding enterprise requirements for scalability and dynamic adaptability."

The ExtraHop system's agentless, network-based approach to APM enables IT teams to maintain performance of critical applications by leveraging the foundation of any modern IT environment: the network. By passively monitoring transactions passing over the network in real time instead of using invasive software agents that must be configured, tested, installed, and maintained, healthcare IT organizations can optimize the performance of applications such as EHRs and Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS), while also supporting ongoing and future initiatives. Best of all, the ExtraHop system typically deploys in just 15 minutes with zero configuration and includes powerful auto-discovery and auto-classification capabilities.

For example, by monitoring how a patient's mobile application interacts with back-end IT systems over the network, the ExtraHop system can help healthcare IT teams to detect and quickly address emerging performance problems before they affect patients. The ExtraHop system correlates performance behaviors across the network, web, database, and storage tiers of the application so that healthcare IT teams can pinpoint the root cause of problems quickly. To help intelligently plan for growth, the ExtraHop system automatically detects changes in the application infrastructure. The ExtraHop system also supports compliance with privacy regulations by providing customized reporting and tracking individual users' activity on specific directories.

ExtraHop Networks will be exhibiting at the HIMSS12 Annual Conference at booth #5238. To arrange a meeting with the ExtraHop team at HIMSS12, contact ExtraHop at pr@extrahop.com. For more information on the ExtraHop healthcare solution visit the Application Performance Monitoring for Healthcare webpage or download the Application Performance Monitoring for Healthcare Solution Brief.

About ExtraHop

ExtraHop is the leading provider of cloud-native network detection and response for the hybrid enterprise. With complete visibility, real-time threat detections, and automated investigation powered by cloud-scale machine learning, ExtraHop enables security teams at leading enterprises including Credit Suisse, Hasbro, Caesars Entertainment, and Liberty Global to rise above the noise of alerts, organizational silos, and runaway technology in order to accelerate investigations, unify policies across hybrid environments, and build their security the way they're building their business: cloud-first. To experience the power of ExtraHop, explore our interactive online demo or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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