News, Events & Community Involvement

What to Look for in HIPAA Compliant Hosting
August 16th, 2018

On August 21, 1996 the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was created. Over twenty years later, many factors have evolved. Let’s take this time to reflect on the changing cybersecurity environment that has occurred over the past two decades and discuss [...]

Data Center Checklist: 5 Factors for Choosing a Data Center
August 9th, 2018

For most businesses, acquiring space from a data center colocation provider is the better business and technical decision. Maintaining a private facility requires excess time, money and expertise that could be better allocated to the core mission of your company. The increasing s [...]

Moving to the Cloud from Traditional IT: Why and How
August 2nd, 2018

A Cloud Vision 2020 survey conducted by LogicMonitor predicts that 83 percent of the enterprise workload will be on the cloud by 2020. With all the potential that cloud platforms have to offer, business executives are making the move from traditional IT to cloud computing. If the [...]

Community Involvement

In a completely staff run initiative, the employees of LightEdge have steadily grown a program of charitable donation and community involvement that has not only helped a variety of worthy causes, but also strengthened the personal and work relationships of all team members. We’re proud of the giving spirit of our employees, and are dedicated to continuing this tradition. Below are some of the organizations that were involved with this past year across the Midwest, with a special emphasis on those that benefit children in need and their

Festival of Trees and LightsFestival of Trees and Lights
For the past 5 years, LightEdge has decorated Christmas trees to be auctioned off to benefit patients and families of Blank Children’s Hospital.



heartlandMeals From the Heartland
Over the past 5 years, the team at LightEdge has continually gathered to package meals for delivery to starving individuals all over the world.



School Supply DriveSchool Supply Drive – Orchard Place
At the beginning of each school year, LightEdge collects school supplies for students serviced by Orchard Place. Orchard Place works with many of the state of Iowa’s children in need, striving to help them develop strong and promising futures.


Easter SealsEaster Seals Iowa: Camp Sunnyside Adopt-a-Flowerbed
LightEdge is proud to have constructed, planted, and maintained a garden outside the Child Development Center for many years in the hopes of brightening that space for the children, clients, and families utilizing Easter Seals.


Youth & Shelter Services, Inc.

Youth & Shelter Services, Inc.
LightEdge provides baked goods each Friday in February to the Youth & Shelter Services in Des Moines, Iowa.


Children's TLC Groundhog RunChildren’s TLC Groundhog Run
Every year, LightEdge sponsors a team to run the underground 5k benefiting the children of Ability KC. Ability KC brings together Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City and Children’s Therapeutic Learning Center. Annually, 2700 individuals and families with special needs receive services for medical rehabilitation, therapeutic preschool, and employment services.


varietyVariety/KJJY Radiothon
Each year, LightEdge supports the Variety Children’s Charity in the form of the radiothon and 2 Days of Compassion. The organization is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk, and special needs children.