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The Backbone of Modern Healthcare Operations

SD-WAN Powered by Cato, Managed by Consltek.

 

Roadblocks That Take Away From Caregiving

Is your IT facilitating patient care, or coming in its way?

Unfortunately, many healthcare providers face disruptive network outages, subpar application performance, and bloated IT resources. 

These issues are compounded by the vulnerabilities of legacy systems and the complexities of multi-site environments. 

All this is more than a hassle—it’s a risk to your operations and patient care.

The Full Spectrum of SD-WAN Services for Healthcare

Picture a complete SD-WAN service suite customized to the unique demands of hospitals and clinics.

Imagine 24/7 monitoring with near-zero downtime, with dynamic path selection that optimizes application performance to keep your staff at peak productivity. 

Experience the freedom of centralized, intuitive management and robust integrated security features. 

Cato SD-WAN does away with the complications of managing multiple locations by offering seamless connectivity, regardless of geography. 

With integrated advanced security protocols, fortify your network against vulnerabilities. What’s more, this solution excels in providing effortless multi-location networking, unifying your operations like never before.

Imagine IT Life With and Without SD-WAN

 

With Cato SD-WAN

Frequent outages disrupting operations

Lagging, affecting staff productivity

Complex manual processes

Vulnerabilities due to legacy systems

Separate networks, complicating management

 

Without Cato SD-WAN

99.99% uptime, nearly eliminates all disruptions

Optimized for peak staff performance

Unified visibility and control via a single panel

Advanced, integrated security features

Seamless connectivity across all locations

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    The deep technical expertise of their Engineers and their attention to detail in everything they do makes our life easier.

    We have engaged Consltek Inc on several security and unified communication projects over the last 5 years. Their ability to understand the business needs and translating it into the right solution within the budget is what stands them apart.

    - Han Cho
    Managing Partner, HC Consulting

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    Consltek consistently delivers on that ‘gold standard’ service!

    Consltek manages and currently support our network infrastructure and applications. Their engineers are very professional and are very responsive. In support, the biggest key that customers have always asked for is timely response to inquiry and support requests.

    - Neil Bocalan
    VP Technical Operations, Allgress Inc

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    Consltek has been our strategic security partner for all things AAA, NAC, and PKI.

    I’d go into any battle with their technical leadership and work ethic.

    - Shawn Jackman
    CEO Clinical Mobility Inc

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Why Choose CATO SD-WAN + Consltek's Managed Services

By merging Cato SD-WAN's robust network solutions with Consltek's healthcare-focused expertise, the collaboration promises a streamlined, secure, and efficient IT environment. 

This makes it easier for healthcare providers to concentrate on what truly matters—delivering outstanding patient care.

Cato SD-WAN

Consltek + Cato SD-WAN

Enhances network uptime and prevents outages that could disrupt critical healthcare systems.

Adds a layer of reliability with proactive management and real-time troubleshooting.

Optimizes performance for essential healthcare applications like EHR and telehealth.

Fine-tunes Cato's optimization for your specific healthcare apps, boosting clinician productivity.

Simplifies the complexities of connecting multiple healthcare locations.

Takes multi-site connectivity a step further by tailoring Cato's SD-WAN to your healthcare ecosystem.

Incorporates next-gen security capabilities and supports HIPAA compliance.

Enhances security features with healthcare-specific configurations, making compliance a breeze.

Reduces IT complexities and provides centralized, intuitive management.

Augments this by freeing up your IT team to focus on more strategic healthcare initiatives.

Allows for single-pane management of network, security, and application performance.

Enhances this visibility, offering expertly guided management through your healthcare network.

Designed for cost-effectiveness and high value return.

Leverages Cato's cost benefits and couples it with expert management for an ROI that makes CFOs smile.

 

FAQs on Cato SD-WAN for Hospitals and Clinics

  • What is Cato SD-WAN?

    Cato SD-WAN is more than just another network solution; it's a product engineered to meet with the unique needs of the healthcare industry.

    Its design aims to bring about a sea change in network reliability, ensuring that outages and downtimes, which could potentially disrupt critical medical operations, become a thing of the past.

    But reliability isn't its only hallmark. Cato SD-WAN excels in optimizing the performance of key healthcare applications. Whether it's Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems or telehealth platforms, this solution ensures they run smoothly and efficiently, thereby aiding in clinician productivity.

    Moreover, the network solution simplifies the often complex task of connecting multiple healthcare locations. By centralizing management and offering an intuitive user interface, Cato SD-WAN streamlines the network oversight process, making it easier than ever for IT teams to maintain multi-site connectivity without the usual headaches.

    Cato is recognized by leading technology research firms such as Gartner and Forrester as a visionary product in the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) space.

    With accolades that include placement in Gartner's "Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure" and Forrester's "Wave Report," Cato SD-WAN has proven its mettle as a reliable, scalable, and forward-thinking solution.

    These prestigious recognitions serve as testament to its capability to transform healthcare network infrastructure for the better.

  • Who is Consltek?

    Headquartered in the United States, Consltek is a managed security services provider that places its expertise squarely on the healthcare industry. 

    With over two decades of experience, our team has acquired deep-rooted insights into the landscape of medical IT. This includes but isn't limited to, cybersecurity, compliance protocols, cloud computing, IT Help Desk, Server Management, Endpoint Services and Cloud infrastructure management.

    We stand apart from other IT service providers by shunning generic, one-size-fits-all solutions. Instead, we commit to forging long-lasting partnerships with forward-thinking tech leaders like Cato Networks, Extreme Networks and Allgress Inc. 

    Our aim?

    To bring you tailor-made, fully managed solutions that tackle the specific challenges healthcare providers face daily. This targeted approach allows healthcare professionals to divert their focus back to the crux of their mission—delivering exceptional patient care.

  • What are the key features of Cato SD-WAN?

    Here is a summary of the key features of Cato SD-WAN:

    • Cloud-delivered - Cato SD-WAN is delivered as a cloud-based service, eliminating the need for on-premises hardware.
    • Dynamic path selection - Intelligently routes traffic over optimal paths based on conditions like latency, loss, jitter.
    • Link monitoring - Continuously monitors connectivity links and performance.
    • Automatic failover - Seamless failover to alternate links in case of outages to maintain uptime.
    • Application awareness - Identifies applications and applies specific policies like shaping and prioritization.
    • QoS and traffic shaping - Enables configuring quality of service policies to prioritize critical apps.
    • Built-in security - Integrated next-gen firewall, web filtering, antivirus and other security services.
    • Global private backbone - Optimizes traffic routing over Cato's global backbone.
    • Unified management - Centralized dashboard for configuring, monitoring and analyzing network.
    • Rapid provisioning - Ability to quickly and easily add new sites via self-service portal.
    • Mobile client - Securely connects mobile users to network resources.

    In summary, Cato converges robust SD-WAN capabilities with advanced security services in a unified global cloud-native platform.

  • What are the advantages of Cato SD-WAN for hospitals and clinics?

    Cato SD-WAN offers several significant advantages for hospitals and clinics, ensuring they operate at their best:

    • Guaranteed Network Uptime: In the fast-paced environment of healthcare, every second matters. Cato SD-WAN provides reliable network connectivity, minimizing the risk of downtime. This is crucial for hospitals and clinics where network interruptions can impact patient care and critical medical processes.
    • Robust Application Performance: Healthcare institutions rely heavily on various applications for patient records, telemedicine, diagnostics, and more. Cato SD-WAN ensures these applications run smoothly and efficiently, contributing to better patient care and streamlined clinical workflows.
    • Simplified Operational Workflows: Managing a network across a healthcare institution can be complex. Cato SD-WAN simplifies this process, offering an intuitive management interface that reduces the burden on IT staff. This allows for more focus on strategic initiatives rather than daily network management.
    • Integrated Top-tier Security: With the increasing threat of cyberattacks, especially in sensitive areas like healthcare, security is paramount. Cato SD-WAN integrates advanced security measures, protecting patient data and hospital systems from cyber threats and ensuring compliance with healthcare regulations like HIPAA.
    • Enhanced Clinician and Patient Experience: By ensuring consistent uptime, smooth application performance, and robust security, Cato SD-WAN contributes to a better overall experience. Clinicians can access the information they need without delays or interruptions, and patients benefit from efficient and secure healthcare services.
  • What is included in a managed Cato SD-WAN service?

    Cato SD-WAN offers several significant advantages for hospitals and clinics, ensuring they operate at their best:

    • Guaranteed Network Uptime: In the fast-paced environment of healthcare, every second matters. Cato SD-WAN provides reliable network connectivity, minimizing the risk of downtime. This is crucial for hospitals and clinics where network interruptions can impact patient care and critical medical processes.
    • Robust Application Performance: Healthcare institutions rely heavily on various applications for patient records, telemedicine, diagnostics, and more. Cato SD-WAN ensures these applications run smoothly and efficiently, contributing to better patient care and streamlined clinical workflows.
    • Simplified Operational Workflows: Managing a network across a healthcare institution can be complex. Cato SD-WAN simplifies this process, offering an intuitive management interface that reduces the burden on IT staff. This allows for more focus on strategic initiatives rather than daily network management.
    • Integrated Top-tier Security: With the increasing threat of cyberattacks, especially in sensitive areas like healthcare, security is paramount. Cato SD-WAN integrates advanced security measures, protecting patient data and hospital systems from cyber threats and ensuring compliance with healthcare regulations like HIPAA.
    • Enhanced Clinician and Patient Experience: By ensuring consistent uptime, smooth application performance, and robust security, Cato SD-WAN contributes to a better overall experience. Clinicians can access the information they need without delays or interruptions, and patients benefit from efficient and secure healthcare services.
  • What are the next steps I can take to secure my healthcare IT environment?

    You have multiple options to choose from:

    • Try Our Free Hackability Forecast: Quickly identify vulnerabilities in your IT system at zero cost. Act before these weak spots escalate into serious issues.
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    • Request a demo to experience the future of healthcare IT with Cato SD-WAN and Consltek. Use the form below.