LightEdge Hires New Director of Compliance

LightEdge Hires New Director of Compliance

Compliant Cloud & Colocation Company Expands Management Team with Local Compliance Expert KANSAS CITY, MO – June 25, 2019 – LightEdge announced today that Michael Hannan has joined the executive leadership team as the Director of Compliance. Michael’s addition is a testament to LightEdge’s commitment to maintaining the top global security and compliance standards and […]

By marketing | June 25th, 2019 | Compliance, Press Release
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Seven Ways Digital Leaders Can Tackle Cloud Modernization

Seven Ways Digital Leaders Can Tackle Cloud Modernization

A recent study completed by IDC states that 76 percent of companies that are disruptors in their industries plan to replace legacy applications within the next five years, with almost half replacing legacy systems in the next 24 months. Many of them are planning on moving to the cloud. While there are instances where legacy […]

By Brenden Bryan | June 20th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Data Protection, IT Security, Security
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What is Cloud Repatriation and When Does It Make Sense?

What is Cloud Repatriation and When Does It Make Sense?

Companies’ enthusiasm for public cloud solutions is waning, as more and more are bringing workloads and storage resources back in-house. In fact, a report on cloud repatriation by 451 Research stated that 20 percent of companies surveyed said that cost drove them to move one or more of their workloads from public clouds to private […]

By Mike McHenry | June 12th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, IT Security, Security
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Healthcare IoT Adoption in the HIPAA Compliance Landscape

Healthcare IoT Adoption in the HIPAA Compliance Landscape

By 2022, the healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) will likely reach a valuation close to half of a trillion dollars. While many advancements push the connected healthcare market forward, ePHI (electronic protected health information) security remains a distinct challenge. Discover the Growing Healthcare IoT Market Also known as IoMT (Internet of Medical Things), the healthcare IoT market […]

By Claire Kirk | June 11th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Healthcare IT, Security
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What is Bare Metal Cloud?

What is Bare Metal Cloud?

It seems like these days; you cannot get through a conversation in IT without hearing something about the cloud. Major enterprises have migrated to the cloud and are seeing the benefits. Others are watching their competitors’ profit from hosting their IT infrastructure in the cloud and are now thinking about making the move themselves. Picking […]

By Nate Olson-Daniel | June 6th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, IT Security, Security
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Des Moines’s Newest Cash Crop: Data Centers

Des Moines’s Newest Cash Crop: Data Centers

Des Moines is now home to major data center facilities from three of the largest tech companies in the world. Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple have all chosen this quiet midwestern city as part of their global technology strategies. As a local technology company that built the first purpose-built commercial data center in the state (and several others), […]

By Nate Olson-Daniel | June 4th, 2019 | Colocation, Company and Community, Compliance, Data Center
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Debunking Underground Data Center Misconceptions

Debunking Underground Data Center Misconceptions

Data center spending is continuing to rise. According to a Fortune report, the United States saw a $18.2 billion investment in building or buying data centers in the first half of 2017. With all of this growth that we are seeing, some of it is taking place underground. Data center and colocation providers are looking […]

By Claire Kirk | May 30th, 2019 | Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Security
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Des Moines is Becoming a Tech Hub: Here are 3 Reasons Why

Des Moines is Becoming a Tech Hub: Here are 3 Reasons Why

As any good tech startup knows, scope creep can kill a business before it ever releases its first product. This can be tough given that, laser focus on the smaller aspects of a product is key to surviving the initial stages of a tech business. Another wise and guiding principal is the focus on customer experience. Des […]

By Nate Olson-Daniel | May 29th, 2019 | Company and Community, Data Center, Unified Communications
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4 Colocation Myths the Healthcare Industry Should Leave Behind

4 Colocation Myths the Healthcare Industry Should Leave Behind

Whether you are running a hospital, a healthcare research facility, or any other type of medical facility where you provide care to patients, safety and security is a top concern. Protecting electronic protected health information (ePHI) requires a high level of performance, compliance, and security. Do not let the colocation myths sway you, data center […]

By Claire Kirk | May 23rd, 2019 | Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Healthcare IT, Security
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Key Takeaways: Security and Privacy Concerns for Healthcare Data

Key Takeaways: Security and Privacy Concerns for Healthcare Data

“In the last six years of conducting the [Ponemon] study, it’s clear that efforts to safeguard patient data are not improving,” says Dr. Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder, Ponemon Institute. The Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data published by the Ponemon Institute in 2016, confirmed what many who work with electronic […]

By Claire Kirk | May 21st, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Healthcare IT, Security
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