20-year networking and virtualization veteran hired to meet Cloud IT growth in the market

OVERLAND PARK, KS – September 25, 2012 – LightEdge is pleased to announce that the company has hired Tony Lux as Lead Consultant and Sales Engineer for its Kansas City office.  This newly created position will enable LightEdge to better react to the rapidly growing need for Cloud IT services and IT consulting solutions in the greater Kansas City area.
Tony comes to LightEdge with over 20 years of experience in Information Technology with specific expertise in Virtualization based on VMware vSphere and VMware Site Recovery Manager, Cisco Call Manager VoIP phone systems, Cisco-based networking and Microsoft Exchange/SQL/Dynamics.  He has a long-standing reputation in the Kansas City IT community and currently participates on the Kansas City VMUG (VMware User Group) Steering Committee and is the Treasurer for the Microsoft Dynamics SL Users Group.  This year Tony was awarded the status of vExpert for his knowledge, leadership and passion for VMware solutions.
“Tony is a great addition to our Kansas City team due to his incredible knowledge depth, consultative approach to customer interactions and his reputation in the greater Kansas City market,” said T. J. Bangs, Vice President of Sales.  “Tony will be objectively serving our clients to find each customer’s balance between Cloud Services and On-premise deployments with the ultimate goal of making sure our customers are efficiently and effectively utilizing their IT resources.”
LightEdge operates five data centers in the Midwest and manages cloud computing platforms for over 1,500 business customers throughout the United States.  The Kansas City data center is a redundant node to the LightEdge network infrastructure that extends our full suite of Cloud services to the Kansas City market.  For more information on LightEdge Cloud Computing or Consulting services, visit www.www.lightedge.com.
About LightEdge Solutions
LightEdge Solutions is a customer-centric cloud computing and consulting company devoted to solving the IT issues of businesses nationwide. By utilizing our economies of scale, connections with world-class vendors and our own internal passion for engineering, LightEdge allows its customers to “plug in” to enterprise-grade IT solutions that maximize uptime and performance, yet fit into their budget. For more information, visit www.www.lightedge.com.