The current trend (and evident future) of healthcare within the UK, involves ever increasing volumes of progressively complex medical imaging. Dramatic increases in demand for access to imaging from referrers, community care services and patients across a raft of disparate care settings, is growing exponentially. Affordable, efficient image management, lower-cost storage and faster, dependable transfer solutions that span a multitude of scenarios are essential to promote collaborative care-networks that are able to handle, automate and ease increased workloads.