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What Does Pure’s High Comfort Status Mean for our Epic Customers?

If you’ve seen our social media feeds lately (if you haven’t, follow us here or on Twitter @purehealthcare), you know we are proud and thrilled about a recent change to Epic’s Storage Product and Technology Status Guide. Pure Storage has achieved High Comfort status for use with all Epic applications! If you’re already using Pure, you know how great it is, but now it’s official! If you’re not already using Pure, read on …

 

The Storage Product and Technology Status Guide is the tool Epic provides its customers and prospects who are selecting healthcare infrastructure – with the goal of keeping their critical clinical apps running at top performance, and ensuring proper resilience in customer data centers. Customers also have benchmarks they need to achieve to be placed on Epic’s “honor roll.”

The Storage Product and Technology Status Guide presents options for configuration and assigns high, medium, low and experimental “comfort levels” for leading storage products that may be under consideration for adoption by customers. “Comfort levels” are defined by evaluating the customer’s long term success with the product, as well as a rigorous process of testing and measuring customer adoption and feedback. The product’s real-world operational benefits, the number of customers – Pure has over 60 customers using Pure with Epic EHRs – and ability to meet application needs, as well as the vendor’s customer service organization are also taken into account. All of these things together help to determine where a technology company’s products will be recommended for use in a technology ecosystem, and at which comfort level. We were delighted to learn that Pure moved from medium to high comfort in the December 2017 edition of the guide!

Today, more than one-third of the top 25 largest U.S. healthcare systems are Pure customers. By the way, you should be aware that Pure is certified or field tested with most other EHRs, as well as clinical, business, IT and analytics apps. For more information or to speak to someone about how we can help improve your datacenter performance while lowering your TCO, shoot us an email at Epic@PureStorage.com or visit us online at www.purestorage.com/healthcare.