August 2017

Get Connected with LightEdge’s Daily Data Center Operations

By | August 7th, 2017|Data Center, Data Protection, Security|

Welcome back to our Operations blog! We have been providing monthly updates on specific projects within the operations team, along with tips, tricks and insight into how to keep everything running smoothly and what to do when an issue occurs to ensure your business is back up and running in no time. This month [...]

July 2017

LightEdge Opens Expanded Data Center Campus in Altoona

By | July 25th, 2017|Client Content, Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Data Center, Press Release, Uncategorized|

Partnering with Ball Team and Schneider Electric, LightEdge expansion spans 48,000 square feet Des Moines, Iowa (July 25th, 2017) - LightEdge Solutions announced today that its second Altoona, Iowa, data center is now open. The latest construction took place on a 7.3-acre plot of land, directly adjacent to its current 30,000-square-foot building. Similar to [...]

Living on the Edge

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

The mouth-watering smell that wafts over from your neighbor’s yard and hits your nostrils, creating both envy and urgency. The sizzling sound of the steak as you lay it on the hot grate. The satisfied smile that creeps across your face as you bite into that perfectly cooked burger. It can all only mean one [...]

June 2017

A Vision for Your Data Center

By | June 22nd, 2017|Client Content, Data Center, Data Protection, Security|

You’ve been through the checklist of what to look for in a co-location data center. Now, let’s take a look at what an actual data center looks like and the services it offers. Data centers can vary in size. Most businesses need to look for one that offers at least 48,000 square feet of [...]

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 26th, 2017|Data Center, Data Protection, Security|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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