4 Ways Biotech Firms Optimize Digital Advantage with Cloud Solutions
Biotech startups are focused on transforming the future of health and wellness. With such an ambitious goal, things like on-site IT and office space can become cumbersome and even distracting. So instead, many of these companies look to co-working spaces and cloud solutions to boost their collaborative capacity.
Collaborative Workspaces in Biotech Firms
The Biotech Workspace
Of course, operating virtually is not without its challenges. The question is whether the advantages of working virtually in the cloud outweigh the challenges. The answer: a resounding yes. Being unencumbered by a traditional office lends biotech startups greater flexibility and agility. Right now, almost a quarter of Americans work remotely full time, and about half do it part-time. Having a "central office" is a concept quickly proving itself irrelevant.
If biotech startups can operate from anywhere, the cloud becomes their home base. As with any mission-critical business asset, not just any option or platform will do. But there are a few key components that all cloud systems should have.
Read the full Pharmaceutical Executive article by iCorps President and CEO Mike Hadley here: Four Ways Biotech Firms Can Squeeze Digital Advantage Out of Cloud Solutions
As a life sciences company operating domestically, you're contending with a number of regulatory frameworks including HIPPA, HITECH, and more. In order to best meet these requirements, we recommend these essential security tools for our clients in the biotech services industry:
- Managed Security
- Managed Email Security
- Multi-factor Authentication
- End Point Detection and Response
- Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS)
Now, more than ever, take the time to review your cyber security and compliance posture. For more information about implementing any of these solutions for your biotech firm, reach out to iCorps for a free IT consultation.