February 2018

Falling in Love with your Digital Transformation Strategy

By | February 14th, 2018|Cloud Computing, Data Protection, Security|

Digital technologies are changing enterprises in monumental ways. Embracing these technologies to advance business operations is no longer a question of “if?”, but “when?”. It’s time to fall in love with your digital transformation strategy, or risk heartbreaking losses. Digital capabilities will impact each company in a unique way, but key principals and benefits remain [...]

January 2018

A Look Ahead at 2018

By | January 25th, 2018|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Data Center, Security|

With the holiday season firmly in the rearview mirror, we segue forward into a new year of unpredictable opportunities and possibilities. While LightEdge is ready to tackle the unknown, there are a few things we know will remain constant. Since the best predictor of future behavior is past performance, we’ll take what we’ve learned and [...]

Hybrid Cloud Solutions Summary | LightEdge Solutions

By | January 2nd, 2018|Cloud Computing, Data Center, Data Protection, Security|

The infrastructure, platform, process, people, and network are all integral pieces of the Hybrid Solution Center puzzle. Over the past few weeks, LightEdge has highlighted each of these elements and their importance to building successful cloud environments in today’s evolving landscape. As hybrid cloud deployments increase, it’s important for businesses to find a partner that [...]

December 2017

Organizational Networking & Cloud Interconnectivity | LightEdge Solutions

By | December 27th, 2017|Data Center, Security|

Last week’s Hybrid Solution Centers blog discussed what the future will hold for cloud interconnectivity and networking requirements. This week, find out how LightEdge is addressing network requirements for organizations: Cross-data center services, redundancy, and entry points into cloud migration are provided through multiple interconnected Hybrid Solution Centers. Whether it’s on-premises, colocation or cloud, LightEdge [...]

Hybrid Cloud Processes: Implementation & Management

By | December 5th, 2017|Data Center, Security|

We are back this week with the next part of our LightEdge Hybrid Solution Center blog series. Our solutions are only as good as the processes in place that support them. That’s why we are diving into the processes behind our Hybrid Solution Centers this week.  As we’ve seen recently, lack of rigorous process can [...]

November 2017

Data Center Infrastructure: Physical Security & Disaster Protection

By | November 14th, 2017|Data Protection, Security|

The definition of hybrid cloud means different things to different people, and the emergence of the Hybrid Solution Center involves a variety of moving parts. What separates LightEdge from other providers is our ability to architect, orchestrate, and manage those moving parts within the customer’s unique hybrid cloud environment. We invite you to follow along [...]

Talking Turkey: 4 Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

By | November 2nd, 2017|Data Protection, Security, Uncategorized|

According to the 2016 State of SMB Cybersecurity Report by Keeper Security and the Ponemon, 50 percent of small businesses had been breached during the 12-month period  that was studied. Smaller businesses are being targeted by cybercriminals more and more frequently, mainly due to the fact that they don’t have robust security plans like [...]

September 2017

LightEdge Solutions Expands Security Portfolio with vSOC Powered by QRadar

By | September 26th, 2017|Press Release, Security|

Bringing 24x7x365 global threat intelligence to local markets Des Moines, Iowa – September 19, 2017 – LightEdge Solutions is expanding their Virtual Security Operations Center (vSOC) solution set to include the added the power of IBM’s QRadar Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) platform through a new partnership with CarbonHelix. IBM’s 5-year #1 Gartner [...]

There Is No “I” in Team, But There Is Teamwork in IT

By | September 5th, 2017|Security, Unified Communications|

Earlier this summer, LightEdge hosted our 2nd annual Technology Summit, where one of the keynote speakers was USA Solheim Cup Captain Juli Inkster, who spoke to the importance of team building and organizing individual competitors to operate as a team. The message was clear: despite different styles, strategies and personalities, team members focused on [...]

August 2017

Be Prepared, or Risk it all

By | August 28th, 2017|Data Center, Security|

From unpredictable natural disasters to increased risks of stealthy cyber attacks, businesses large and small risk losing revenue and ruined reputations if they do not have effective business continuity plans in place. There’s no doubt companies are embracing new workpractices, with an increased reliance on shared work spaces.  Additionally, as the  workplace become more [...]

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