Your customers trust you with their financial wellbeing. Trust FirstLight to help you keep them connected and secure.

We understand the challenges that financial service institutions face when managing the many components of their IT. Turn to us to ensure your solutions uphold your commitment to an unparalleled customer experience.

Yes, please contact me. I’d like to know more about what FirstLight can do for my financial services organization!

FirstLight For Financial Services: By the Numbers


The FirstLight Advantage


We are proud to be PCI, SOC 2, Type II, and HIPAA compliant, and we conduct regular compliance audits to help provide financial institutions with the right solutions to meet your unique compliance needs. Rest assured that your sensitive data is safe and secure with FirstLight.

Our Fiber Network:

25,000+ miles of fiber mean that FirstLight can find routes and pathways to create a redundant network between your HQ/office/branch locations and our data centers, cloud providers and the Internet. Our unique routes offer extremely low latency, high-capacity connectivity with the option of Encrypted Wavelength for added security of in-flight data without sacrificing performance.

Solutions for Success:

FirstLight can provide your financial service institution with complementing solutions for a wholistic approach to IT, addressing the pressing needs within the industry and saving you time and resources.


We offer robust Internet connections your organization can rely on to deliver a superior customer and employee experience at all of your branch locations.


FirstLight has data centers across the Northeast that can provide the perfect home for your primary or secondary sites. Even better – our locations are HIPAA, PCI and SOC 2 certified to meet rigorous compliance standards.


As a Cisco Premier Partner, our engineers are experts at managing networks, security solutions, routing, wireless and switching. We can help you choose the best fit for your institution and manage all the moving parts, making room on your plate for more pressing initiatives.


Built on a trusted Cisco architecture, FirstLight’s SD-WAN portfolio simplifies and centralizes the management of your WAN and enables the rapid deployment of branch, data center and multi-cloud network services.


Whether you’re in need of low latency connectivity to a hyperscale provider like AWS or Azure, or you want regional cloud computing resources via the FirstLight cloud, we’ve got you covered.


Protect your financial service institution from ransomware, downtime events or other potential data loss incidents by using FirstLight’s cloud solutions. For enhanced security, data in the FirstLight cloud can be encrypted.


Get deep insight, alerting and reporting on the critical components of your IT in order to keep operations running efficiently and minimize downtime.


Ensure your IT environment remains secure 24/7 with a Security Operations Center (SOC) solution that provides the people, process, and technology necessary to detect, contain, and remediate complex IT security issues.

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