Oxford Networks Merges with FirstLight Fiber, Part 2: Sovernet Joins

In our last blog, we announced the merger of Oxford Networks and FirstLight Fiber, which was made possible when Oak Hill Capital Partners acquired Oxford Networks. This development is great news for Oxford customers because it enables us to combine our resources and expertise with those of FirstLight and continue to exceed client expectations. In … Read More

Partner Program Blog Series: Tips for Getting a “Yes”

February is now in full swing, and 2017 has moved past predictions and guessing about what may happen in the new year to business as usual. In prior blogs, we’ve identified what makes a solid communications provider, and learned how to get the most from our partner. Next in our series offers ways to ensure … Read More

Oxford Networks Merges with FirstLight Fiber, Part 1

Oxford Networks kicked off the new year with some exciting news. Oak Hill Capital Partners recently acquired Oxford Networks, and has combined its operations with FirstLight Fiber. Oak Hill Capital Partners has been crafting partnerships with exceptional corporations, management teams, and entrepreneurs since 1986, and is excited about the possibility this combination creates for employees, customers, and stakeholders. This … Read More

Why We Love Disaster Recovery (And You Should, Too)

We all have a natural tendency to avoid negative topics, which could explain why so few organizations do any real disaster planning. They discount the fact that the cost of downtime is extremely high, and growing. In its most recent cost of data breach study, Ponemon Institute found that the cost of a data breach rose … Read More

Partner Program Blog Series:  How to Get the Most from Your Partner

   The holidays are over and 1Q17 is well underway. That means new opportunities, new sales tools and new goals. So how do agents get the most out of their partners to make sure this year is their most successful yet? Continuing our FirstLight Partner Program blog series for 2017, this piece looks at some … Read More

4 Signs It’s Time to Invest in Virtual Desktops

Virtual desktops have been around for a while now, but adoption rates have been slower than many analysts originally predicted. For those who are not familiar, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) refers to a desktop operating system that resides in a virtual machine that’s run on a centralized server. In the past, VDI was too expensive … Read More