LightEdge Gains a New Strategic Technology Partner

LightEdge Gains a New Strategic Technology Partner

LightEdge partners with OpenPro, a leader in ERP software using open source technology Des Moines, IA. May 3, 2018 – LightEdge, a leader in enterprise-grade cloud services, colocation and consulting solutions, announced today that they have teamed up with OpenPro to provide customers with the most advanced open source ERP solution. This technology partnership will […]

By marketing | May 3rd, 2018 | Partner Spotlight
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Going Beyond Compliance: Four Tips for Better Data Security

Going Beyond Compliance: Four Tips for Better Data Security

Meeting compliance standards to ensure cybersecurity is a priority for all business across every industry, but is it enough? In today’s landscape, the cost of a breach can be much more than losing profit. Meeting compliance regulations and standards are essential and provide a framework for the protection an organization needs. Yet, going beyond the […]

By marketing | April 25th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security
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Embracing Multi-Factor Authentication in the Retail Industry

Embracing Multi-Factor Authentication in the Retail Industry

It seems like every year there is a major retail security breach that impacts thousands of consumers. In 2018 alone, we have already seen Panera, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Under Armor, Sears, Kmart, and many other retailers experience security breaches that were caused by flawed payment systems either online or in stores. The […]

By marketing | April 19th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security, Uncategorized
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6 Ways to Noticeably Heighten Healthcare Data Security

6 Ways to Noticeably Heighten Healthcare Data Security

Businesses across every industry face the constant threat of a data breach, but the cost and size of a breach can differ drastically from organization to organization. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported 477 healthcare data breaches that affected a total of 5.579 million patient records in 2017. Overall, hacking and […]

By marketing | April 17th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security
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Data Center Location: 4 Things to Consider

Data Center Location: 4 Things to Consider

BY DAN KURTZ, Director, Business Development and Data Centers, LightEdge Solutions In the real estate market, they say location is important. It’s no different with data center and co-location facilities. The Midwest, specifically Iowa, is a great location for multi-tenant data centers or co-location facilities. These facilities can hold millions and even billions of dollars […]

By marketing | April 5th, 2018 | Uncategorized
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4 Things your Company Should Know about Internet of Things (IoT) Security

4 Things your Company Should Know about Internet of Things (IoT) Security

The internet of things (IoT) is a term that has exploded in recent years. No longer is IoT a buzzword, but a way for businesses to excel and remain competitive. According to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide, IoT spending is expected to surpass $1 trillion by 2020. Most of this spending […]

By marketing | March 28th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security
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Move your data more quickly from A to B with Network Peering

Move your data more quickly from A to B with Network Peering

BY DAN KURTZ, Vice President of new business development for LightEdge Solutions When you drive your car, most times you want to take the quickest, most efficient route to your destination. It’s no different with the Internet and the transfer of data from network to network or through a data center to a network. Consumers […]

By marketing | March 22nd, 2018 | Cloud Computing, Data Center, Data Protection
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Knowing your Provider is Essential in Compliance as a Service

Knowing your Provider is Essential in Compliance as a Service

Data breaches are happening at a record pace. Last year alone, there were more than 551 organizations that were affected by data breaches, with more than 1.9 billion files leaked, according to research by Citrix ShareFile. And that number may be significantly underreported. Because data breaches are becoming more and more prevalent, compliance regulations for […]

By marketing | March 13th, 2018 | Cloud Computing, Security
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How To Use Digital Convergence To Securely Widen Your Reach

How To Use Digital Convergence To Securely Widen Your Reach

While we live in a world where businesses are rapidly digitizing their processes, 91 percent of sales still occur in the physical store or place of business. Online purchases have only accounted for 9 percent of total sales in Q4 of 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau News. On the other hand, consumer behavior […]

By marketing | March 7th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security
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Facebook-Owned VPN App, Onavo Protect, has Major Privacy Concerns Among Users

Facebook-Owned VPN App, Onavo Protect, has Major Privacy Concerns Among Users

This month Facebook reports its testing of a new menu item “Protect” in its iOS app. The new feature redirects users to the App Store for a Facebook-owned VPN app called Onavo Protect. While Onavo claims to make the web safer, reports show the VPN app falls short of reasonably expected privacy protections for its […]

By marketing | February 28th, 2018 | Company and Community, Security
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