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April 2017

Tom Vodraska, Network & Security Practice Manager

By | April 26th, 2017|Company and Community, Press Release|

LightEdge is excited to announce the hire of a new Network & Security Practice Manager, Tom Vodraska. This new position will enable LightEdge to expand its strategic consulting services into one the most critical areas of its customer’s business. Tom comes to LightEdge with over 20 years in Information Technology with specific expertise in enterprise [...]

20 things you didn’t know about LightEdge

By | April 26th, 2017|Company and Community|

In honor of our 20th Anniversary we thought we should share with you 20 things you probably don't know about LightEdge... We have been in business since 1996! Proud to celebrate two decades of innovation in the Managed Services arena. LightEdge was purchased by the Anschutz Investment Company in 2008. The group also owns the [...]

What Do Customers Need in a Colocation Provider?

By | April 26th, 2017|Data Center, Data Protection, Security|

Colocation is becoming more popular as business owners learn how data centers work and the many benefits that come along with getting data off-site. Many businesses initially operate and manage their own computer hardware and systems internally. Once they begin to scale and grow, however, it becomes a financial decision about whether it makes sense [...]

What Do Customers Need in a Colocation Provider?

By | April 4th, 2017|Client Content, Data Center|

Colocation is becoming more popular as business owners learn how data centers work and the many benefits that come along with getting data off-site. Many businesses initially operate and manage their own computer hardware and systems internally. Once they begin to scale and grow, however, it becomes a financial decision about whether it makes sense [...]

Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket: How to Mitigate the Risk of a Service Outage

By | April 3rd, 2017|Client Content, Data Protection, Security|

Today, IT services are taken for granted. They’re expected to always be running. Consumers have little patience for service outages. However, many businesses equate a service outage with a natural disaster and give little thought to the possibility. After all, natural disasters are pretty rare, right? Maybe so. But service outages are not rare. In [...]

March 2017

The Importance of an Effective Building Management System

By | March 21st, 2017|Client Content, Data Center, Data Protection|

A Building Management System (BMS) is a crucial component to any data center facility. It allows for centralized management of critical infrastructure equipment, and ensures operations are being run securely and efficiently. Data center facilities can host millions of dollars in equipment in multi-tenant “colocation” centers, which is why it’s critical they are effectively maintained. [...]

Which Cloud Service Is Right For You?

By | March 9th, 2017|Client Content, Cloud Computing, Security|

March is upon us, which means buzzer beaters are in the air, brackets are about to be busted and fiscal budgets hope to not suffer that same fate. With another year of experience under its belt, Cloud Computing continues to move from buzzy young phenom to experienced all-around superstar and team player. In fact, a [...]

LightEdge Launches GPU Technology for Workplace Cloud

By | March 7th, 2017|Press Release|

LightEdge Workplace Cloud with GPU offers a sharper, secure experience anywhere, anytime DES MOINES, IA – March 7, 2017 – LightEdge Solutions, an enterprise-grade cloud, colocation and managed services provider, announced today that it has expanded its Workplace Cloud offering to include Graphics-Accelerated Virtual Desktops, powered by NVIDIA GRID. Workplace Cloud is a secure business [...]

February 2017

Colocation: How to be sure your system is protected

By | February 15th, 2017|Client Content, Data Center|

Multi-tenant data center facilities, known as colocation, can give business owners peace of mind that their computer equipment is well cared for in a secure and safe location, with proper climate control, fire suppression and backup power supported by generators. Colocation is becoming more popular as business owners learn how data centers work and what [...]

Diagnosing the Right Cloud Solution for Healthcare Providers

By | February 1st, 2017|Security, Uncategorized|

Today, a majority of healthcare providers are using a cloud solution for clinical and non-clinical data storage and sharing. In fact, cloud technology has become a critical component in the operation of healthcare organizations. The three most common reasons healthcare providers have embraced the cloud are: to save cost on IT maintenance, to share information [...]

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