LightEdge Becomes IBM Managed Service Provider to Deliver Specialized Business Resources to Customers

DES MOINES, IA – December 8, 2015 – LightEdge Solutions, a recently certified IBM Managed Service provider, announced today that it will begin to offer businesses LightEdge Power Cloud, a full suite of hosted solutions based on the IBM Power platform in an OPEX consumption model.

Power Cloud delivers IBM AS/400 and iSeries platforms as a dynamic IT resource, enabling businesses to scale quickly and align with the latest accredited solutions supporting IBM environments. LightEdge will host LPARs to extend on-premises resources or migrate AS/400 environments offsite and into a local, ISO 27001 validated Tier III data center.

LightEdge Power Cloud provides Business Resiliency services for IBM environments including Recovery Cloud infrastructure reservations, offsite Data Protection and real-time Data Replication. In addition, LightEdge offers Consulting services including Backup Tape Validation and Disaster Recovery planning and execution. LightEdge Power Cloud gives clients unparalleled flexibility in protecting their businesses with Enterprise grade security services and diverse network connectivity.

“The specialized nature of IBM environments makes experts harder to find and retain. “We are proud to be one of the first Service Providers to offer hosted IBM solutions backed by some of the best certified consultants in the industry.”

In addition, businesses like regional banks, manufacturing or any IBM AS/400 customer concerned with Disaster Recovery can turn to LightEdge to deliver IBM services in a hosted model,” said Jim Masterson, CEO of LightEdge.

About LightEdge Solutions

LightEdge Solutions is an experienced and proven leader in data center, Enterprise IT cloud solutions, and network integration, providing businesses with reliable access to Fortune 100-level infrastructure that quickly adapts and scales to meet changing business requirements. LightEdge, which is owned by The Anschutz Corporation, was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. LightEdge serves both Midwestern and national companies from its five regional office locations with scalable and customized IT solutions that leverage a fully redundant network backbone connecting all carrier neutral data centers, as well as an experienced  team of engineers.

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