February 2017

Diagnosing the Right Cloud Solution for Healthcare Providers

By | February 1st, 2017|Security, Uncategorized|

Today, a majority of healthcare providers are using a cloud solution for clinical and non-clinical data storage and sharing. In fact, cloud technology has become a critical component in the operation of healthcare organizations. The three most common reasons healthcare providers have embraced the cloud are: to save cost on IT maintenance, to share information [...]

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 [...]

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

What is happening to Windows Server 2003?

By | July 6th, 2015|Security|

Microsoft support for all versions of Windows Server 2003 ends on July 14, 2015. After this date, updates will no longer be available, and your business will become exposed to alarming security and compliance risks. Now is the time to upgrade to avoid exposing your business to significant risk! How does this impact you? No more [...]

January 2014

LightEdge Completes SSAE 16 Colocation and Managed Services Examination

By | January 14th, 2014|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Security|

LightEdge Solutions is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its annual data center process examination for the review period spanning December 1, 2012 to November 30, 2013. The SSAE-16 SOC 1 Type II independent examination and the subsequent reporting document was completed by BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc. and verifies that LightEdge Solutions’ [...]

July 2013

ISO 20000 Section 6: Service Delivery Processes and Section 7: Relationship Processes

By | July 12th, 2013|Security|

What is it? In Section 6, ISO 20000 delves into the processes required to ensure the quality delivery of services. We will be examining Service Level Management, Service Reporting, Service Continuity, Capacity Management, and Security Management. What is required? First up, Service Level Management. This requirement basically defines SLAs and their lifecycle. This seems to [...]

December 2012

Data Centers Eye Altoona

By | December 5th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Security, Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

LightEdge was featured in a Des Moines Register article on Thursday, December 4th discussing the growing trend for companies to construct their data centers in Altoona, IA. This newfound attention has been sparked by companies like Google, Microsoft and Enseva moving their high tech data warehouses to the area. The open land, central location and [...]

October 2012

LightEdge Solutions Achieves Silver Certification from Cisco

By | October 16th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Security, Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

DES MOINES, IA – October 16, 2012 – LightEdge Solutions announced today it has achieved Silver Certification from Cisco®.  To earn Silver Certification, LightEdge had to meet rigorous standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco. “Achieving Cisco Silver Reseller Certification is yet another validation of our accomplishments as LightEdge [...]

September 2012

Yes or No to BYO: What’s the best approach for your business?

By | September 18th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Security, Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

By Todd Wirth, LightEdge Engineer The invitation list to the “Bring Your Own” party is expanding.  Before you RSVP, however, consider the impact…and the potential impact on your voice communications. Most people have access to high speed Internet connections via cable, DSL, WiFi, or cellular data plans.  SmartPhone and Tablet use is growing and the [...]

LightEdge Hires David Flagel as part of Consulting Department Expansion

By | September 5th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Security|

New hire is a networking and security expert with Cisco CCDE, Cisco CCIE and CISSP®-ISSAP® Certifications Des Moines, IA, September 5, 2012 – LightEdge is pleased to announce that the company has hired David Flagel as a Consulting Network Architect as part of a recent expansion of the company’s IT Consulting Department.  David’s wealth of [...]

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