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 [...]

March 2017

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 [...]

November 2015

Are you confident in your ability to restore?

By | November 20th, 2015|Cloud Computing, Data Center, Data Protection|

Troy Hiatt, System Architect Last week LightEdge announced that it has launched Cloud Data Protection! Learn more about this exciting new offering from one of LightEdge's System Architects, Troy Hiatt, in the blog post below. Hey Backup Admin’s! Still using TAPE? Are you still using tape for offsite backups? Do you have offsite backups? Can [...]

LightEdge announces Cloud Data Protection

By | November 12th, 2015|Client Content, Cloud Computing|

Earlier this week LightEdge announced that it has launched Cloud Data Protection! The new product is an availability solution that protects and manages vSphere and Hyper-V environments. Through Veeam Cloud Connect, customers are provided with a fully integrated, fast and secure way to backup and restore from the cloud. “By leveraging best-in-class technology from Veeam, [...]

August 2015

Is your mobile work device secure?

By | August 12th, 2015|Cloud Computing, Security|

According to a recent national survey, nearly 90% of people use work devices without trusted security software. Despite recent data thefts, people are still not protecting their information and in turn are exposing their employer’s data on corporate-issued devices. The survey, commissioned by Citrix, found that while people expect to access their information from anywhere [...]

July 2015

Cisco Customer Case Study

By | July 22nd, 2015|Cloud Computing, Company and Community|

“ By investing in the best tools, customers gain the flexibility to assemble complex environments.” - Mike McHenry, VP of Cloud and Product Architecture, LightEdge Solutions LightEdge was recently featured in a Cisco Customer Case Study highlighting our experience with Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite and Cisco UCS Director. We wanted to create consistent environments that customers [...]

March 2015

Cisco InterCloud Fabric

By | March 11th, 2015|Cloud Computing|

In addition to Cisco UCSD and Cisco VACS I believe that the Cisco InterCloud Fabric platform will help propel LightEdge (and the industry at large) into the future. Cisco InterCloud Fabric InterCloud Fabric is a technology that Cisco is developing that promises ubiquitous “Cloud workload mobility”. For example, an ability to move (or burst) workload from [...]

Cisco VACS

By | March 4th, 2015|Cloud Computing|

In last week’s blog I mentioned that I recently had the opportunity to share some of my excitement about the Cisco UCS family of products during an interview with Cisco. This week I would like to dive deeper into Cisco VACS (Cisco Virtual Application Container Services) as the second platform that I believe will help [...]

February 2015

Cisco UCSD

By | February 25th, 2015|Cloud Computing|

LightEdge was recently included as the single service provider exclusively featured in a video presentation during the Cloud keynote address at Cisco Live Milan. Hear from our VP of Cloud and Product Architecture, Mike McHenry, who was interviewed for the video on the innovative things that Cisco is developing to drive the industry into the [...]

September 2014

LightEdge joins Cisco Intercloud Partnership Ecosystem

By | September 29th, 2014|Cloud Computing, Uncategorized|

Today's Intercloud announcement further solidifies our strategic long-term partnership with Cisco.  LightEdge customers rely on us for local high-touch network, colocation, consulting, managed hosting, and cloud services.  Although LightEdge is aggressively building data centers in the Midwest, we need to be able to service those customers requiring both a national or global footprint.  Cisco's Intercloud [...]

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