May 2013

Matt Patterson and Tony Lux Named vExperts for 2013

By | May 29th, 2013|Company and Community|

LightEdge is pleased to announce that one of our Systems Engineers, Matt Patterson, and one of our Solutions Architects, Tony Lux, have been named vExperts for 2013 by VMware. This honor recognizes that they have demonstrated significant contributions to the community and a willingness to share their expertise with others. Winners of this award are [...]

September 2012

Back from VMWorld

By | September 12th, 2012|Cloud Computing, Company and Community|

LightEdge team members are back from their annual trip to VMworld, held this year in San Francisco.  The conference consists of keynotes, breakout sessions, hands-on labs, and a solutions exchange where vendors showed off their latest innovations. Here are some thoughts on the high notes of the week: For the past several years, VMware has [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

March 2011

Is Virtualization right for you?

By | March 24th, 2011|Cloud Computing|

Did you know that over the next year, 50% of small and midsized businesses are moving to virtualization? That’s because virtualization allows businesses to run multiple operating systems and applications simultaneously on the same server – delivering a range of great benefits. With VMware virtualization you can: Automate your IT and save time managing it [...]

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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