Codero Hosting Achieves HIPAA Compliance
Independent compliance and risk management firm, Third Rock, validated Codero’s assertion that their solutions comply with HIPAA/HITECH security and privacy guidelines, including administrative, physical, and technical safeguard measures. This certification further exemplifies the company’s rigorous focus on security, privacy, and compliance.
Codero’s Survey at RTIME Finds Cloud Adoption and Disaster Recovery Preparation Rates High
Codero asked providers whether their customers were using cloud technologies, with 86 percent of respondents answering affirmatively. RLECs have played a large role in enabling this growing trend through their investments in high-speed fiber optic lines, but need to be proactive to ensure they are customers’ preferred choice for these cloud services.
Codero Adds Microsoft Office 365 and CyberSecurity Center
Microsoft Office 365 is the most-used business application on the Internet, and 90 percent of its users are small businesses. Yet only 7.5 percent of small businesses are using Office 365, leaving a large, untapped opportunity for RLECs to resell Office 365 to rural small business customers.
Codero Partner BEK Communications Offers Free Cloud Backup To Its Rural North Dakota Customers
Once primarily tasked with providing voice and television service for rural areas, RLECs began to experience new pressures and opportunities to modernize as the digital era progressed. Many began this journey by providing Internet service over copper wire, but as competition increased, companies like BEK Communications recognized the opportunities that faster Internet would bring.
Premier Communications Sees Early Success With Expansion To I.T. Consulting And Business Continuity
Driving this trend is the transformation the telecommunications industry has undergone during the past two decades from voice and cable TV services to not only providing Internet service but managed hosting, storage, business continuity solutions, and more. Today’s rural small businesses need anywhere, any-device access to these services, but may not have the in-house resources or expertise to architect, deploy, or manage their own IT.