March 2012

Simple Explanation of Storage/Backup Best Practices

By | March 19th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Security|

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You should get to know Travis Thompson

By | March 13th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Security|

Job description: During my time at LightEdge, I have ranged from building out the Altoona Edge BCC data center to managing the engineering team and now working on our compliance and security requirements. As more and more private information is consolidated in a public cloud setting, the security of that data becomes more and more [...]

February 2012

Google’s move in Council Bluffs a high-speed leap to future?

By | February 22nd, 2012|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Security|

Google is seeking federal permission to put a satellite antenna farm near its Council Bluffs data center, a move that experts speculate would enable the California search giant to receive movies and TV shows that could be bundled with the super-fast Internet service it’s developing in Kansas City. The reason cities competed for the project [...]

LightEdge Solutions signs lease in Kansas City area LightEdge Solutions, drawn by Google, signs lease in Kansas City area

By | February 13th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Security, Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

A Des Moines-based information technology company with its eyes on Google Inc.’s incoming ultra-fast network has selected a permanent sales office space in Corporate Woods in Overland Park. LightEdge Solutions Inc.  has signed a three-year lease for roughly 2,500 square feet at 9393 W. 110th St., effective April 1. Four employees will move into the [...]

Partnering with Strength – LightEdge’s relationship with Cisco

By | February 9th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Security, Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

Starting with a complete refresh of our network switches in 2006, LightEdge has standardized on Cisco gear for devices related to our managed services and more recently for the UCS platforms that we base our Virtual Server infrastructure on.  Over the past year, however, LightEdge has executed on a strategy to get closer with Cisco [...]

LightEdge Completes SSAE 16 Data Center Controls Examination

By | February 7th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Security|

Anschutz-owned Cloud Computing company has successfully completed an SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type 2 examination for its Data Centers Des Moines, IA, February 7, 2012 – LightEdge Solutions is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its annual data center process examination for the review period spanning December 1, 2010 to November 30, 2011.  [...]

LightEdge Solutions Data Center Video Tour

By | February 6th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Security, Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

LightEdge Data Center Video Tour If you haven't yet had the opportunity to take a full tour of LightEdge's flagship data center in Altoona, IA, then here's a simple way to learn more about why more businesses are choosing LightEdge for their colocation and managed service needs.  In less that 8-minutes you can [...]

January 2012

The Internet Is Out of Addresses, But Don’t Panic

By | January 18th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Security|

You would have thought 4,294,967,295 internet addresses was plenty. But less than 30 years after the Internet Protocol was adopted and barely 15 years after the internet went mainstream, the pool of numerical addresses that allow PCs, servers, and an ever-growing flood of mobile devices to find each other on the net has been all [...]

April 2011

Meet the LightEdge Healthcare Advisory Board

By | April 19th, 2011|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Security|

Earlier this year LightEdge improved its position in the Healthcare industry by creating a Healthcare Advisory Board to act as a steering mechanism for our activities related to the healthcare community.  In just a few months, LightEdge has become involved in Iowa e-health projects such as Healthcare Information Exchange, HealthNet connect, the Iowa Hospital Association, [...]

December 2010

WikiLeaks shows that data is vulnerable

By | December 20th, 2010|Security|

Wikileaks has been a prominent topic in the news as of late. The release of sensitive information has profound implications for government agencies and the private sector. It is obvious that the government agencies affected by the recent information leaks are wishing they had better control over this sensitive information. Recent reports speculate that the [...]

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