PCI DSS Cloud Compliance: Your Guide to a Smooth Cloud Migration

By Deborah Fraser | May 2nd, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, IT Security, Security

As cloud storage becomes the mainstream option for most businesses, industries like banking may feel hesitant to migrate due to compliance and security concerns. While there are certain security risks that comes with using cloud services, financial institutions have the upper hand. Compliance standards like Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) also known as the Financial Modernization Act of 1999 and PCI DSS continually […]

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6 Best Practices for Data Security in the Cloud Infographic

By marketing | April 19th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Data Protection, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security
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Why the Cloud is Safer than CIOs Believe: 6 Best Practices for Data Security

By marketing | April 18th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and executive leadership know how important cloud computing technology is, but still hesitate to transition. When a company is faced with any changes, reluctancy is natural. Having the whole IT leadership team on board can oftentimes seem like a difficult task to accomplish. Thankfully, cloud is almost always safer than CIOs […]

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IBM i Power: Digital Transformation to Power Cloud

By Roger Mellman | March 28th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, IT Security

Digital transformation is critical for businesses to stay afloat these days, and the IBM i community is turning to cloud services for help. The growth we’ve seen in the last two to three years here at LightEdge has been in the countless inquiries for IBM i or AIX cloud hosting from organizations spanning all industry […]

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The Best Disaster Recovery Advice for Failover and Failback Success

By marketing | March 26th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, IT Security, Security

Your organization’s disaster recovery plan is an essential component of its business continuity plan. It must include not only the physical setups for data replication and data protection at a secondary location, but also effective failover and fallback strategies to ensure you will be able to execute your disaster recovery plan successfully. Failover and failback operations are critical […]

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Documentation is the Key to a Successful Disaster Recovery Plan: Here’s Your Roadmap

By marketing | March 19th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, IT Security, Security

No step is more critical for success in the field of Information Technology than documentation. It is squarely in the middle of the System Development Life Cycle, but is usually left until after testing and deployment. However, when it comes to a successful Disaster Recovery strategy, documentation is even more important than it is for standard […]

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Workplace Recovery: Getting Your Business Prepared for Success in Any Condition

By marketing | March 14th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, IT Security, Security

You come into the office on a Monday morning to find that a pipe has burst, and your desks are sitting in pools of water. What would you do? You are preparing for a major presentation when the fire alarms and overhead sprinklers go off. Do you have a place to go? Having a backup […]

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Disaster Recovery: An Enterprise Guide Infographic

By marketing | March 8th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, IT Security, Security
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How Data Center Location Affects Your Colocation Choice

By marketing | February 5th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Data Center, Data Protection, Security

When it comes to deciding where your business-critical data physically resides, there are several important factors to keep in mind, and data center location is one of them. Where your data center is situated will impact your choice of colocation facility. Here are some things to consider. Colocation in its most basic form is your hardware, your […]

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History of IBM AS/400 and How it Became IBM i Power

By marketing | January 31st, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, IT Security, Security

Over the years, we have watched IBM AS/400 innovate and evolve into what it is today: IBM i Power. As the platform reached its 30th anniversary this past summer, we wanted to look at the evolution and key events that the AS/400 platform experienced. We will also look at how the architecture and its operating […]

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