Overall Price

When looking into HIPAA compliant hosting, determining which hosting provider can best handle the specific needs businesses face can be challenging. It is easy to see that most hosting providers’ introductory plans provide minimal features with the ability to incorporate more through additional costs. Few come close to the complete offering HIPAA Vault provides as a part of its start-up plan. As a result of everything that comes with HIPAA Vault start-up plan, including industry-leading pricing and support, HIPAA Vault boasts one of the best values compared to its competitors. When compared side-by-side with companies like Otava it is easy to notice many of the differences and benefits that HIPAA Vault provides as a Managed Security Service Provider. Plans offered by Otava start at $459 a month, with an additional one-time cost of $398 charged to cover deployment, a service provided by HIPAA Vault as a part of its customer support. Despite Otava offering reasonable monthly cost plans, HIPAA Vault still provides a notable upside when considering the bigger picture. Offering a straightforward cost, ensuring a transparent experience makes for a surprisingly stress-free hosting solution.

Managed Service

When comparing Otava to HIPAA Vault, there are many services offered through both hosting providers. Despite the similarities shared between the two companies in their introductory level plan, the differences they have separated the two. HIPAA Vault set an industry standard that strives to provide a quality product far above that offered from Otava. When considering long-term service agreements, it is important to have a knowledgeable support staff that is there to help and makes the process easier. The migration and deployment offered free of charge from HIPAA Vault help to start off that business relationship in a positive light. Limiting the stress and frustration experienced ensures focus can remain on running operations rather than irrelevant problems. When comparing the mission of HIPAA Vault and Otava the focus of each company is quite different. Otava, is a company focused on providing IT service management solutions, whereas HIPAA Vault aims to provide Web-based hosting. Companies looking to receive general IT assistance might find benefit from using Otava. On the flip side, if a company is worried about addressing HIPAA compliance hosting needs, it would be hard to argue HIPAA Vault isn’t the solution.

The table below compares HIPAA Vault Hosting and Otava:

Started at
Minimum Configuration3 CPU, 11.5 GB RAM, 50 GB Storage2 CPU, 4 GB RAM, 100 GB Storage
Web Server
Database Server
WAF Server
Log Retention Server
Two Factor Authentication
Technical Support$398.60 Migration and deplayment fee
Advanced Monitoring
OS Updates
System Patching
Log Monitoring
Host Intrusion Detection
Managed Firewall with Unified Threat Management
IP Reputation
Vulnerability Scans