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FirstLight to Provide Internet and Hosted Voice Services via Secure, Dedicated Fiber Connection Albany, NY – June 21, 2017 – FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today the successful installation of a hosted phone system and dedicated, symmetrical Internet service for R.E. Prescott Co., Inc., a distributor and … Read More

How VoIP Saves Your Business Money

Some companies may hesitate to switch to voice over internet protocol (VoIP) because they believe the rumor that it is too expensive for most companies to implement. The premise of moving to VoIP seems especially daunting for mid-sized businesses that operate on small budgets. Newer technologies can be more expensive, but VoIP isn’t new – … Read More

What Is Driving the DRaaS Market?

There was a time when companies were nervous about trusting the cloud to store sensitive data. Now organizations are moving their mission-critical systems and data to the cloud.  Technology researchers at Gartner predicted that both disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) implementations will grow an astonishing 200% by 2020. … Read More

For years, only large corporations could afford full-featured telecommunication systems. However, advancements in VoIP technology have put these systems within reach for small and medium-sized organizations. Tech.co, a news resource for tech startups, reports that small companies that switch to VoIP realize cost reductions of up to 40% on local callsand up to 90% on … Read More

Are You Ready When Ransomware Strikes?

Not If, but When As the recent WannaCry attack demonstrates, ransomware attacks are becoming more sophisticated and their high-profile nature is hard to ignore. Today, even seasoned users can slip up and click a link they shouldn’t. For example, you might be tricked by an e-mail that looks like it’s coming from your CFO where … Read More