New ISO 22301 Certification

By marketing | November 22nd, 2022 | Compliance

LightEdge “Walks the Walk” Here at LightEdge, we are reinforcing our industry-leading security and compliance once again with a fresh round of certifications for 2022. Not only have we renewed all of our compliance certifications (including HIPAA, ISO 20000-1, ISO 27001, NIST, PCI DSS, SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3); we’ve also expanded coverage […]

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LightEdge Renews All Compliance Certifications, Adds ISO 22301 & Expands Coverage to Acquired Data Centers

By marketing | November 15th, 2022 | Compliance, leader

Renewals, Add-Ons, and Expansion LightEdge, the leader in compliant cloud and colocation for more than 20 years, has earned compliance re-certifications for HIPAA, HITRUST, ISO 20000-1, ISO 27001, NIST, PCI DSS, SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3, as well as a new certification for ISO 22301. In addition to renewing all compliance certifications for […]

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Tips for Preventing and Mitigating a Data Breach

By marketing | November 9th, 2022 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Security

Cybersecurity crimes and data breaches are on the rise, both in terms of volume and cost.  According to the Identity Theft Resource Center’s 2021 Data Breach Report, 1,862 data breaches took place last year, surpassing both 2020’s total of 1,108 and the previous record of 1,506 set in 2017. In terms of cost per data breach, […]

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3 Surprising Truths Businesses Should Know About Ransomware

By marketing | October 26th, 2022 | Ransomware, Security

Many called 2021 the year of cybersecurity as network breaches and ransomware attacks soared. In fact, cyberattacks increased 125 percent globally in 2021, according to the World Economic Forum. Not surprisingly, 2022 has shaped up to be much the same. In today’s increasingly digital world, the amount of data being gathered, utilized, and stored within […]

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LightEdge Upgrades Cloud Platform, Launching Fifth Generation of Cloud Portfolio

By marketing | October 25th, 2022 | Cloud Computing

5th Generation Cloud DES MOINES, Iowa — October 25, 2022 — LightEdge, a leading provider of colocation, cloud, and managed service solutions, has updated its entire cloud portfolio and is now offering the fifth generation of its private multi- and single-tenant cloud services. Not only has LightEdge improved its underlying cloud infrastructure, but the company […]

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A 7-point Checklist to Assess your Backup Plan

By marketing | October 19th, 2022 | Uncategorized

Prevent an IT Disaster from Becoming a Business Disaster All the preparation in the world can’t prevent all system outages and data loss. However, preparation on how you will respond, is a different story. It’s inevitable that at some point something will go wrong. Mother Nature could wreak havoc with floods, tornadoes or a roof […]

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LightEdge Internship Program

By marketing | October 14th, 2022 | LightEdge Cares

In April of 2022, LightEdge expanded their team to the Southwest region by joining forces with NFINIT, a San Diego based company that specializes in data center, cloud, security, connectivity, and managed services to deliver intelligent outcomes for a variety of clients. The acquisition of NFINIT has reaped many benefits for LightEdge including their new […]

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What is Microsegmentation?

By marketing | October 12th, 2022 | Uncategorized

Microsegmentation: An Emerging Safeguard to Bulk Up Cybersecurity Ransomware has emerged as one of network security’s largest specters. Attacks are increasing at a startling rate, and concern has reached the level of national security. Following a series of notable ransomware attacks last year, the White House issued a warning to business leaders regarding the serious threat these attacks pose […]

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For National Cybersecurity Month, a Primer on How to Defend Against Growing Cybersecurity Threats

By marketing | October 5th, 2022 | Uncategorized

Cybersecurity Month Safeguarding against cybercrime was already an important business issue before the pandemic sent remote work soaring. As hybrid and work-from-home environments have become the new norm, shoring up cybersecurity has taken on even greater significance. The truth is, cybercriminals are happy to exploit any vulnerabilities in your company’s network and are constantly changing […]

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The Ultimate Data Center Colocation Checklist

By marketing | September 28th, 2022 | Colocation

What is data center colocation? It is a growing business practice whereby a company houses it’s privately owned IT infrastructure at a data center colocation facility, which is generally a large building where various organizations store data and connect to the internet. Data center colocation is a rising trend due to its many benefits, such […]

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