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 [...]

July 2012

What does SIP mean to you?

By | July 31st, 2012|Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

By Todd Wirth, LightEdge Engineer Businesses depend on voice communication.  Even today in a world of text messaging and email, voice calls are vital to connect businesses with customers, suppliers and partners.  Most enterprises have aging phone systems doing the bare minimum: making and taking calls.  Times they are a-changing, however, and business people are [...]

Questions to ask before moving to the cloud

By | July 19th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Company and Community, Security, Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

By Matt Patterson, LightEdge Engineer Everyone is talking about Cloud these days? Are you in the cloud? Is your infrastructure cloud ready? What the heck is the cloud? You may already be using the cloud and just don't know it. With all the talk of the cloud of what it is and what it isn't, [...]

LightEdge Solutions Achieves Gold Level Status as a Polycom Choice Partner

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

LightEdge broadens its expertise in implementing unified communications solutions within today’s complex customer environments DES MOINES, IA – July  9, 2012 – LightEdge Solutions, an industry leading cloud IT services provider, today announced it has been named by Polycom, Inc., the global leader in open, standards-based unified communications (UC), as a Gold Level Polycom Choice [...]

February 2012

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 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 [...]

October 2011

Cisco CallManager/Unified CallManager Support

By | October 18th, 2011|Cloud Computing, Unified Communications, Voice over IP|

Through our recent Cisco Advanced Unified Communications certification, LightEdge is now proud to offer solutions and services based on Cisco Unified Communications Suite, including Unified Communications Manager, Unity, Cisco Presence and Unified Contact Center Express. We have created several options that we feel will be well received in the market - from very small companies [...]

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