LightEdge is very proud to say that it has been certified as a Cisco Cloud Provider and is one of only 11 companies in the United States with a Cisco Powered Cloud Service (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) designation.  Because so few providers have been certified to this level, it puts LightEdge in a very unique position  to provide reliable and effective Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud solutions based on a Cisco powered infrastructure.

In addition to the Cisco Cloud Provider designation, LightEdge holds a Premier Reseller certification which enables the company to sell premise-based equipment.  In combination both certs allow LightEdge to focus on providing the most effective solution for its customers whether it is delivered in a LightEdge or customer-managed data center.

LightEdge Solutions Achieves Cisco Cloud Provider Certification with Cisco Powered Cloud Service Designation

Recognized for Expertise in Deploying and Managing Cisco Cloud Solutions

Des Moines, IA – January 18, 2011 – To support the expanding role of the network in deploying cloud services, LightEdge Solutions announced today it has achieved the Cisco Cloud Provider Certification with a Cisco Powered Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) designation.

The Cisco Cloud Provider Certification recognizes LightEdge Solutions’ investment in building, owning and operating its own data centers to offer cloud services (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) in a multitenant environment to end customers. Additionally, as a Cisco Powered IaaS designation, LightEdge Solutions’ cloud offering is deployed using a Cisco validated infrastructure.

“The entire LightEdge team, from engineering to sales, stands proudly behind this accomplishment,” said Jeff Springborn, president and COO of LightEdge Solutions. “With a geographically redundant cloud infrastructure located in our data centers and the ability to sell Cisco UCS devices on-premise, we have a truly unique ability to offer our customers access to any cloud configuration that they could want – Public, Private and Hybrid.”

The Cisco Cloud Partner Program empowers channel partners to build end-to-end cloud solutions and professional services practices based on Cisco cloud computing infrastructure. This program offers training based on Cisco best practices, tools, intellectual property as well as one-on-one mentoring to help channel partners as they enhance their competencies in selling and implementing end-to-end cloud services.

For additional details on LightEdge’s services based on Cisco Cloud infrastructure, please contact LightEdge Sales at 877-771-3343, e-mail info@lightedge.com or visit www.lightedge.com.

About LightEdge Solutions

LightEdge Solutions is a customer-centric cloud computing company devoted to solving the IT issues of businesses nationwide.  By utilizing our economies of scale, connections with world-class vendors and our own internal passion for engineering, LightEdge allows its customers to “plug in” to enterprise-grade IT solutions that maximize uptime and performance, yet fit into their budget.  For more information, visit www.lightedge.com.

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