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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Ultimate Guide to a Highly Compliant Cloud Environment

By marketing | January 24th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Data Protection, IT Security, Security

You can ensure compliance in the cloud through HIPAA/HITRUST, PCI DSS and other regulatory certifications, but it takes time, money, and expertise to get the documentation you need to prove it. The benefits cloud computing offers include improved productivity, easier off-campus access, and reduced IT cost. 74 percent of CFOs note cloud computing as having […]

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What Every Business Needs to Know about Dedicated Private Cloud

By marketing | January 17th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Data Center, Data Protection, IT Security

Dedicated Private Cloud gives customers the reliability, control and performance of a dedicated infrastructure with all of the benefits of the cloud. Many businesses are looking to migrate to the cloud this year, but are having some reservations. First and foremost, is security. Becoming another headline in the string of cybersecurity breaches is not on […]

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Database Management and Security in the Cloud

By marketing | January 8th, 2019 | Compliance, Data Protection, Partner Spotlight, Security

There are few tasks more integral to business success than ensuring the security and efficiency of your Oracle, SQL Server, or NoSQL databases. So, it’s no surprise that security remains a top concern for enterprise data management. Although the cloud is more secure than ever before, recent high-profile breaches from the likes of Equifax, Target, […]

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A Look Ahead at 2019: 6 Predictions for LightEdge & Our Industry

By marketing | January 3rd, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, IT Security, LightEdge, Security

2018 proved to be a big year for LightEdge and the data center & cloud hosting industry. We welcomed OnRamp into the LightEdge family during our 2018 summer acquisition. We expanded two of our data centers to accommodate the growing needs of our customers. Last but not least, we honed in on what we do […]

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A Look Back at LightEdge’s Biggest 2018 Milestones

By Jerod Barlow | December 20th, 2018 | Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, Security, Unified Communications

As 2018 comes to an end, LightEdge wanted to take this opportunity to look back and reflect on the major accomplishments that this year has brought. This past year came with many positive changes for our company. As we close the book on 2018 and gear up for the new year, we’d like to take […]

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Compliance and Hybrid Cloud

By marketing | December 18th, 2018 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Data Protection, Press Release

While the migration to the cloud with databases, enterprise applications, and many other processes has been a no-brainer for many companies, highly regulated industries oftentimes face a slightly slower, more complicated move to the cloud. Some industries have made moves to acknowledge and address the changing IT landscape. In 2013 HIPAA extended compliance rules beyond […]

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Why It’s Time to Get Proactive with Your Database Management

By marketing | December 11th, 2018 | Data Protection, Partner Spotlight

In a recent post, we proposed a few “database resolutions” for the new year. At the top of that list was “Stop Reacting, Get Proactive.” The value of ending the cycle of “deal with it as it happens” with your databases cannot be overstated. Busy IT teams are tasked with doing more with less resources. […]

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How to Secure your Network: 5 Fundamentals of Network Security

By marketing | December 6th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security

Are you concerned that your current security infrastructure may not accurately detect today’s sophisticated attacks? Do you know how applications are being used on your network? How does your enterprise security stack up against similar organizations? If these are the types of questions you are asking, then it is time to evaluate your network security. […]

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Who are LightEdge and OnRamp: Our Combined Story Pt. 2

By marketing | November 29th, 2018 | Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, Security, Unified Communications

Both LightEdge and OnRamp have been in business for over two decades. Having extremely similar journeys, our paths crossed in July of 2018 when LightEdge acquired OnRamp. Since then, the two companies have been working as one to bring customers the best in highly compliant and secure cloud and colocation services. Each company has experienced […]

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