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Flexible Medical-Grade Networks
May/June 2011 (vol. 13 no. 3)
pp. 48-51
James Teeter, Indiana State University

Healthcare organizations must test their network infrastructures for disaster recovery and emergency mode operations, yet most can't afford to operate the complicated protocols needed for safe testing. The Rapid Adjustable Network architecture offers a solution.

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3. T. Li, J. Morton, and D. Li, "Cisco Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)," RFC 2281, Internet Engineering Task Force, 1998; www.ietf.org/rfcrfc2281.txt.
4. R. Hinden, "Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)," RFC 3768, Internet Engineering Task Force, 2004; http://tools.ietf.org/htmlrfc3768.

Index Terms:
Keywords: technology management, network architecture and design, infrastructure protection, internetworking, Rapid Adjustable Network (RAN), information technology
Citation:
James Teeter, "Flexible Medical-Grade Networks," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 48-51, May-June 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2010.119
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