INFRASTRUCTURE // Crucial by Micron released a new tool to help chief information officers and facility managers determine their server capacity needs. The Crucial Advisor tool asks 11 questions to determine if it’s time to scale up (upgrade existing servers) or scale out (add more servers). The tool factors in such matters as cost and power consumption to find the best approach to complement a user’s budget, workload, and short- and long-term performance goals.
INFECTION CONTROL // Seal Shield LLC launched a new infection control website to showcase new and existing technology to reduce the spread of health care-associated infections. The site targets infection control and prevention, information technology and facility management professionals. It also features news, blogs, events and white papers pertaining to infection control.
SUPPLY CHAIN // Swisslog Healthcare Solutions’ newest white paper challenges hospital supply chain organizations to analyze the real cost of inaction as it relates to their warehouse and distribution facilities. “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Evaluating Modernization for Hospital Warehouses” outlines the types of hospital systems that benefit the most from analyzing these costs, and presents three approaches to evaluate before deciding whether or how to modernize distribution operations.