“It’s Epic!” “Epic News!” Want to Deploy A10 Thunder ADC with Epic Systems? Then This Guide’s For You….

Today’s healthcare professionals and patients rely on application software to manage a significant amount of data generated around every aspect of patient care and administration; everything from test results and X-rays  to insurance claims. Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems help with this problem – offering intuitive, fast, and user-friendly applications that allow information to be accesses and used quickly and successfully in an emergency department application, for example.

Epic Systems is the industry leader in the EMR area and is widely known and deployed across hospitals, regional clinics and pharmacies.  As with most every critical IT application, it’s essential for to have application security, acceleration, optimization and high-availability, and Epic is no exception, especially considering HIPPA compliance regulations and the requirement for instant access to critical medical information.

To help clients using this popular software, A10 published the A10 Thunder ADC for Epic Systems Deployment Guide. This document provides guidance on deploying the Thunder Application Delivery Controller (ADC) Series with Epic Systems. It’s a great starting point on configuring the A10 Thunder ADC Series with either the CLI or GUI-based configuration - using different types of ADC features, such as Compression, RAM Caching, SSL Offload, TCP Proxy and more. Additional deployment guides to commonly used applications such as Microsoft, Oracle, or SAP may be found at https://www.a10networks.com/resources/deployment-guides.