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Case Study: Sentara Healthcare

Medical networks that analyze and learn

In this age of digitization, hopes and expectations for healthcare have never been greater. With 300-plus care sites, including 12 hospitals, Sentara Healthcare needs to provide a highly secure, digital care environment. They use Cisco technologies to stay ahead of the innovation curve.

Summary

Challenges

  • Remain at the forefront of security
  • Help IT meet growth demands securely and quickly
  • Establish consistent insight into network traffic
  • Secure access of medical network devices

Solutions

Results

  • Greater levels of protection for patients and healthcare workers
  • Less chance of malware contagion between clinical systems and applications
  • Faster threat response and remediation capabilities
  • More time for IT to spend innovating and combating new risks

What they're saying

"We’re no longer tied to managing individual appliances; it’s now security with automated simplicity."

Chad Spiers, Director of Information Security, Sentara Healthcare

Who is Sentara Healthcare?

Industry: Healthcare
Location: Virginia and North Carolina, United States
Company Size: 28,000 employees