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.