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Hostway HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Solutions Deliver Flexibility & Peace of Mind

Software companies, healthcare providers, and other covered entities can realize significant efficiency and operational improvements by leveraging the cloud. The challenge is properly architecting a HIPAA-compliant solution that protects confidential data such as electronic health records (EHR) or electronic medical records (EMR). This is where Hostway’s array of compliant hosting solutions comes in!

Hostway is a HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting provider, offering a range of BAA-backed and third-party-reviewed HIPAA solutions. Our cloud hosting solutions include a Microsoft-based, HIPAA-compliant platform that offers a more complete healthcare feature set than competitive offerings, and an industry-leading, 15-minute security incident response plan.

The Hostway Difference

Trusted Expertise

Highly-trained, experienced cloud hosting solution architects will help you design, build, and manage your HIPAA-compliant solution 24/7.

  • Compliant solutions reviewed and attested by third-party compliance firms
  • Quarterly security and compliance training for all Hostway staff
  • Microsoft Premier Partner and Gold Cloud Platform Competency ensures rapid issue resolution and remediation

Trusted Infrastructure

Our BAA-backed, HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting solutions incorporate best-in-class technology and are configured for the needs of your business. Our infrastructures feature:

  • Choice of traditional managed servers, private cloud, or hybrid solutions that are optimized for DR and platform resiliency
  • Clusters that can be increased in size within three days or less

24/7/365 Peace of Mind

Hostway is a HIPAA-certified service provider, providing 24/7/365 monitoring, including vulnerability scanning, log collection, storage, and threat response. We offer:

  • Monitoring and remediation with vulnerability scanning, log collection, storage, and threat response
  • 15-minute security incident response (SIR) Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • A dedicated Technical Account Manager

Comprehensive Hostway HIPAA-Compliant Solutions

Hostway offers HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting solutions based on managed dedicated servers or private cloud. Regardless of which solution you select, you can be assured that you are protecting your clients’ protected healthcare information and your business.

Managed Dedicated Servers

Single-tenant servers provide cost-effective compute and protection of ePHI data and business critical IT assets

  • Primary Use Cases

    Maximum hardware and software configurability

    Ideal for less complex workloads (ie. Database Hosting, Archival, etc)

  • Security Solution

    Dedicated security appliance on top of dedicated compliant stack

Managed Private Cloud

Microsoft Hyper-V private cloud configured in a high-availability (HA) cluster provides rapid scalability with virtual machines

  • Primary Use Cases

    Familiar toolsets and API for easy resource management. Predictable billing, performance, and uptime with dedicated, isolated clusters.

    Ideal for highly scalable HIPAA-compliant SaaS platforms, virtual desktop (VDI) environments, and compute-intensive applications (EHR, EMR, back office)

  • Security Solution

    Security solution installed on the hypervisor, for agentless security management with easy to use security templates for Virtual Firewall, Intrusion Detection, Anti-Virus and Log Management

Both Solutions Include:
  • Intrusion Detection Services: Internal and external vulnerability scanning, real-time intrusion detection, alerting, and remediation
  • Managed Firewall Services: Whitelisting, blacklisting, site-to-site VPN, redundancy
  • Log Management Services: Virtualized log collection appliances configuration, alerting, 12-months archival, monthly log reviews
  • Hardware Security: Anti-virus protection and updates, hardened servers, software layer encryption
  • 100% Data Encryption: Safeguard your ePHI data
Managed Services
  • Premier Support: 24×7 access to HIPAA-trained IT staff with 30 minute response time guarantee, and quarterly security reviews
  • Patch management: Stay up to date on supported operating systems (Windows 2016, Debian)
  • Management Portal: Centralized, easy to use Hostway management portal with customized reporting
  • 100% Up-Time Guarantee: Redundant network, constant power and cooling
  • Compliant and Audited: SSAE16, SOC 2 Type II data centers, HIPAA AOC, audit assistance
  • Annual Penetration Testing: Internal and external

Hostway HIPAA-Compliant Solutions

Hostway’s HIPAA-compliant solution bundles address all three facets of HIPAA compliance, providing administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. We offer a combination of outstanding managed services, best-in-class compliant solutions, proven onboarding plans, and competitive pricing to make HIPAA compliance a no-brainer.


  • Security management process
  • Workforce security
  • Information access management
  • Security awareness and training
  • Security incident process and procedures
  • Contingency plan
  • Business associate contracts
  • Assigned security responsibility


  • Facility access controls
  • Workstation use and workstation security
  • Device and media controls


  • Access and audit control
  • Data integrity
  • Person and entity authentication
  • Data transmission security

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Customers Trust Hostway With Their HIPAA-Compliant Solutions

Customer Testimonial

“We’ve been a happy Hostway customer for more than a decade. As our hosting demands have evolved, Hostway has always exceeded our expectations. And when our privacy and security requirements increased, Hostway was there to implement an excellent HIPAA-compliant hosting solution”

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