HIPAA assured protection of sensitive patient data
13th December 2016, Milton Keynes, UK – Aculab, a leading provider of deployment proven telephony APIs and gateways for the global communications market, is pleased to announce conformance of its communications platform-as-a-service, Aculab Cloud, to HIPAA and HITECH regulations
7th December 2016, Milton Keynes, UK – Aculab, a leading provider of deployment proven telephony APIs and gateways for the global communications market, announces the addition of the ApplianX AP Gateway to its ApplianX range of enterprise gateways.
Healthcare is moving towards a new paradigm. Hospitals are being encouraged to reduce the need for prolonged hospitalisation. For general practices and surgeries, the focus is on improving efficiency and reducing missed appointments – did not attends (DNAs). Securing a reduction in real estate costs and developing a more sustainable system, which overall results in an improved quality of life for everyone, are key goals. Technology is being used in ever increasing ways across many disciplines, such as diagnosis, care, assistance, test results, rehabilitation, and for patient management and information systems.
By Dries Plasman, VP Product Management at Voxbone
Aculab Cloud, the market-leading cloud-based telecoms platform, offers a simple and cost-effective way for developers to add telephony features to their applications. Providing a communications platform as a service (CPaaS), Aculab Cloud presents developers with easy-to-use APIs, to enable features such as interactive voice, fax and messaging.
Speech recognition added to the Aculab Cloud platform
5th October 2016, Milton Keynes, UK – Aculab, a leading provider of deployment proven telephony products to the global communications market, announces the addition of speech recognition to complement the existing text-to-speech feature on its Aculab Cloud platform.
The people who work in the Broadville Retention Centre, a temporary home for semi-retired hoodlums, love working there. The centre in south-west London, England, has views of flightpaths from Heathrow Airport; sights evocative of the freedom temporarily denied its residents. Workers at the centre on the other hand enjoy freedom of movement, not only in coming and going according to their shift patterns, but also within the building complex.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is important to Aculab and its customers in the EU region, and also for our non-EU customers who use Aculab Cloud for their customers who reside in the EU. This is a summary of what we have done to ensure the privacy and security of customer data on Aculab Cloud.
Firstly, lets establish what the GDPR is, and why it’s important to Aculab and its customers in the EU region, and also for our non-EU customers who use Aculab Cloud for their customers who reside in the EU.
We’ve been busy in the background recently at Aculab with a major website refresh. Aculab has evolved over decades (40 years this year!) from a vendor supplying hardware to a much more software-centric product company. We still sell telecom gateways extensively, but nowadays the bulk of our enabling technology business is software, and in particular our communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) product, Aculab Cloud.
Way back in 2007, while presenting a seminar in Prague, someone asked me for my prediction on when SS7 would no longer be in use. My answer was suitably vague, but something on the lines of, “at least 10 to 15 years.” Ten years on, I wasn’t wrong. Still, I may not be right. SS7 is showing its age, but it’s not about to draw its pension just yet.