April 2014

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 [...]

July 2012

Should you backup data or entire VM?

By | July 24th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Security, Unified Communications|

By Matt Breitbach, LightEdge Engineer With the rise of virtualization, there is a persistent question that comes up when people evaluate backup platforms. That question is: should I back up my data (documents, emails, databases) or my entire VM?  This is a great question from many perspectives. Below are some tips to help you decide [...]

February 2012

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 [...]

August 2011

LightEdge Launches VMware vCloud for Cloud Computing Customers

By | August 31st, 2011|Cloud Computing|

LightEdge one of only two VMware Partners in Iowa with vCloud Capabilities DES MOINES, IA, August 30, 2011 – LightEdge Solutions, a customer-centric leader in cloud computing and resilient collocation services, today announced that it has launched the initial phase of a vCloud administrative portal for its virtual server customers.  This addition elevates LightEdge within [...]

February 2011

Eliminate IT Silos with Converged Data Center Infrastructure

By | February 15th, 2011|Cloud Computing|

I found this article to be interesting as it deals with a growing problem that IT Administrators face as companies grow.  "IT sprawl" makes it difficult to manage platforms because of the lack of standardization as a company moves from one vendor's platform to another.  One solution is converging to unified platforms in a data [...]

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