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3 Reasons an Engineering Services Agreement Is a Must

3 Reasons an Engineering Services Agreement Is a Must

The Measuring the True Cost of Network Outages study found that almost half of IT decision-makers ranked “improving network resiliency” as their first priority. According to the study, 31% of companies lost more than $1 million due to network outages in the past 12...

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5 Reasons Why SD-WAN Is the Right Fit for Manufacturers

5 Reasons Why SD-WAN Is the Right Fit for Manufacturers

In this time of crisis, some manufacturers have stepped up, repurposing their assembly lines to make vital equipment, such as masks, ventilators, and face shields. Even before the pandemic, manufacturers provided essential resources for the community. That’s why...

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What Your Company Needs to Know About Intelligent Edge

What Your Company Needs to Know About Intelligent Edge

As companies transition into remote workplaces, expand their reach through branch offices, and embrace IoT, edge computing becomes increasingly important. For example, the 2019 IoT Signals Report found that 88% of organizations feel IoT is critical to business...

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How to Protect Users Wherever and Whenever They’re Online

How to Protect Users Wherever and Whenever They’re Online

The pandemic has underscored how important a flexible and secure digital workplace is. As stay-at-home orders were issued, companies needed to quickly transition all their employees to working at home so they could stay in business. The Global Work-From-Home...

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Tessy Plastics Expands Relationship with FirstLight

Tessy Plastics Expands Relationship with FirstLight

The global contract manufacturer chose FirstLight’s dark fiber service to connect its facilities in Western New York ALBANY, NY – June 16, 2020 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud computing, unified communications,...

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FirstLight Fiber to Acquire TruePath Technologies

FirstLight Fiber to Acquire TruePath Technologies

Transaction enhances FirstLight’s portfolio of Managed Services in support of its Customers’ need for Comprehensive Monitoring Solutions FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier...

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3 Reasons Why Network Monitoring Is a Must for Utilities

3 Reasons Why Network Monitoring Is a Must for Utilities

Network monitoring is one of the routine tasks that IT teams must perform to keep business systems functioning. Monitoring the network is a 24/7/365 process that could, conceivably, take up much of your organization’s time and effort.  However, monitoring is...

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FirstLight to Acquire BestWeb

FirstLight to Acquire BestWeb

Deepens FirstLight’s fiber footprint in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud computing and unified communications services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the...

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Strategies to Protect Against Data Loss and Downtime

Strategies to Protect Against Data Loss and Downtime

In today’s digital economy, data is more valuable than ever. Data loss and prolonged downtime can be a killer for most organizations. Unplanned downtime and data loss are expensive and can cripple a business.  According to Information Technology Intelligence...

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How to Meet the Challenges of Compliance in Finance

How to Meet the Challenges of Compliance in Finance

Finance is one of the most heavily regulated industries. Companies in the finance industry must follow both Service Organizational Control (SOC) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance regulations to meet internal and federal standards for data security, access control,...

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3 Reasons Why the Cloud Means Resiliency for Your Business

3 Reasons Why the Cloud Means Resiliency for Your Business

IT resiliency means being able to undergo digital transformation while protecting your business from interruptions. The process of technological change is risky, but your company needs to evolve to stay competitive. Your business can’t afford to lose production time...

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Why Government Agencies Need Managed Services

Why Government Agencies Need Managed Services

Government agencies have a lot on their plates, attending to the needs of their constituents while also making sure community infrastructure and services are working optimally.  Recent events have made technology even more essential to government as workers have...

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3 Benefits of Choosing Azure Stack-as-a-Service

3 Benefits of Choosing Azure Stack-as-a-Service

Microsoft Azure has harnessed hybrid cloud capabilities with Azure Stack. Hybrid cloud is a popular cloud model for business because of its flexibility. Companies get access to both public and private cloud resources and can orchestrate the two environments to...

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