September 2017

LightEdge Solutions Acquires Cabela’s Omaha Data Center

By | September 21st, 2017|Data Center|

Facility Will Offer Best-in-Class Colocation and Cloud Solutions Omaha, NE (September 21, 2017) LightEdge Solutions an enterprise-grade cloud, colocation and managed services provider, announced today it is buying Cabela’s existing, state-of-the-art Omaha data center and retrofitting it to support LightEdge cloud and colocation services. The 16,925 square-foot facility was originally constructed in 2010, and [...]

August 2017

Get Connected with LightEdge’s Daily Data Center Operations

By | August 7th, 2017|Data Center, Data Protection, Security|

Welcome back to our Operations blog! We have been providing monthly updates on specific projects within the operations team, along with tips, tricks and insight into how to keep everything running smoothly and what to do when an issue occurs to ensure your business is back up and running in no time. This month [...]

August 2014

5 Reasons to Store Your Data in the Midwest

By | August 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The Midwest is not only the United States’ largest producer of corn, home to a state fair that was featured in the New York Times Bestseller, “1,000 Places To See Before You Die”, and the birth place of Twinkies, but so much more. It has been attracting a considerable amount of attention in the technology [...]

May 2014

Newest addition to the LightEdge Family

By | May 14th, 2014|Company and Community, Data Center|

In honor of Mother’s Day this week we would like to share some exciting news about the most recent addition to the LightEdge Solutions data center family! We’re pleased to announce that on Saturday morning at about 11:15 a.m. CDT, LightEdge Solutions gave birth to its latest data center in Kansas City, Missouri! Labor began [...]

April 2014

LightEdge NOC

By | April 29th, 2014|Company and Community|

Our Network Operations Center (NOC) is staffed by engineers who monitor the 99.999% uptime of your managed services. More importantly, we’re there to respond immediately the 0.001% of the time it’s not. Rest assured, you will receive the highest network availability, reliability and integrity. That’s our promise.

Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a Data Center: Does the location offer sufficient connectivity and scalability?

By | April 4th, 2014|Data Center|

Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a Data Center: Does the location offer sufficient connectivity and scalability? Asking questions up front about the purpose of the facility and then determining how company goals need to be reflected in the design, construction and operation will play a foundational role in your search. Virtualization, high-density and cloud [...]

March 2014

Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a Data Center: Is the infrastructure built to meet or exceed Tier III standards?

By | March 20th, 2014|Data Center|

According to a study by the Ponemon Institute, the cost of data center downtime across industries is approximately $7,900 per minute, which is a 41% increase from the $5,600 cost in 2010. This same study also showed that 91% of data centers have experienced an unplanned outage in the past 24 months. (Read more about [...]

Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a Data Center: Will the data center structure exceed anything Mother Nature throws at it?

By | March 5th, 2014|Data Center|

Underground data center will be rock solid, literally When choosing a location for your data center, consider the environmental risk associated with the geographic location. Earthquakes, hurricanes and tornados can all cause outages. Even so, it is possible to design and build a facility to withstand practically any disaster. But the cost to harden the [...]

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’ [...]

October 2013

LightEdge Announces Kansas City Data Center

By | October 1st, 2013|Data Center|

LightEdge is excited to announce that we will be adding a regional data center at the underground SubTropolis Technology Center (STC) in Kansas City in 2014. LightEdge will be the anchor tenant in the first phase of STC, a mission critical data center campus owned and operated by Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development. The new [...]

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