May 2017

Hybrid Cloud: Meet Your Perfect Mate

By | May 3rd, 2017|Client Content, Cloud Computing, Data Center|

  Public cloud. Private cloud. Hybrid cloud. As IT professionals attempt to navigate the ever-evolving world of cloud technology to find the best solution for their business, the answers they seek can often be elusive and well, a bit cloudy. Public cloud seems like a cost-effective, turnkey solution and is filled with vendors whose names [...]

April 2017

What Do Customers Need in a Colocation Provider?

By | April 4th, 2017|Client Content, Data Center|

Colocation is becoming more popular as business owners learn how data centers work and the many benefits that come along with getting data off-site. Many businesses initially operate and manage their own computer hardware and systems internally. Once they begin to scale and grow, however, it becomes a financial decision about whether it makes sense [...]

Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket: How to Mitigate the Risk of a Service Outage

By | April 3rd, 2017|Client Content, Data Protection, Security|

Today, IT services are taken for granted. They’re expected to always be running. Consumers have little patience for service outages. However, many businesses equate a service outage with a natural disaster and give little thought to the possibility. After all, natural disasters are pretty rare, right? Maybe so. But service outages are not rare. In [...]

March 2017

The Importance of an Effective Building Management System

By | March 21st, 2017|Client Content, Data Center, Data Protection|

A Building Management System (BMS) is a crucial component to any data center facility. It allows for centralized management of critical infrastructure equipment, and ensures operations are being run securely and efficiently. Data center facilities can host millions of dollars in equipment in multi-tenant “colocation” centers, which is why it’s critical they are effectively maintained. [...]

Which Cloud Service Is Right For You?

By | March 9th, 2017|Client Content, Cloud Computing, Security|

March is upon us, which means buzzer beaters are in the air, brackets are about to be busted and fiscal budgets hope to not suffer that same fate. With another year of experience under its belt, Cloud Computing continues to move from buzzy young phenom to experienced all-around superstar and team player. In fact, a [...]

February 2017

Colocation: How to be sure your system is protected

By | February 15th, 2017|Client Content, Data Center|

Multi-tenant data center facilities, known as colocation, can give business owners peace of mind that their computer equipment is well cared for in a secure and safe location, with proper climate control, fire suppression and backup power supported by generators. Colocation is becoming more popular as business owners learn how data centers work and what [...]

January 2017

Understanding the Benefits of Colocation

By | January 17th, 2017|Client Content, Data Center|

Multi-tenant data center facilities, known as colocation, can give business owners peace of mind that their computer equipment is well cared for in a secure and safe location, with proper climate control, fire suppression and backup power supported by generators. Colocation is becoming more popular as business owners learn how data centers work and what [...]

November 2016

So, What is Cloud?

By | November 8th, 2016|Client Content, Company and Community, Data Center|

Why the News interest in LightEdge SubTropolis? Over the last month, LightEdge Solutions has been interviewed by NBC’s Harry Smith of the Today show and the local Fox news channel in their SubTropolis data center.  Why the sudden interest in this underground data center facility? First, if you are not familiar, let me give you [...]

June 2016

Are You Asking the Right Security Questions?

By | June 22nd, 2016|Client Content, Data Protection, Security|

Jake Gibson, Chief Security Officer and Chief Compliance Officer The frequency and magnitude of security breaches continue to rise.  Target, LinkedIn, Home Depot, Twitter, Wendy’s, Sony, and the list is growing.  Even more worrisome, many breaches go unreported or worse yet, undiscovered.  C-level executives are increasingly concerned with protecting their companies from security [...]

May 2016

What to Consider When Selecting a Data Center

By | May 24th, 2016|Client Content, Data Center|

When choosing a data center provider it is important to consider all the factors that lead to reliability and cost that ultimately effect the selection.  It is important to look for providers that are comfortable with change and growth as the technology is changing every 3 to 5 years. LightEdge's Dan Kurtz, director of business [...]

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