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Vermont Technology Alliance Announces New Board Members

Vermont Technology Alliance Announces New Board Members

The Vermont Technology Alliance, the business association representing Vermont’s tech sector, announces the recent addition of new board members. New members joining the Vermont Technology Alliance Board of Directors are: Rod Butler, Director of Software Engineering...

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GreenPages Technology Solutions Partners With FirstLight

GreenPages Technology Solutions Partners With FirstLight

Award-winning hybrid cloud and managed services provider joins FirstLight’s growing Channel Partners program Albany, NY – April 7, 2021 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services to enterprise and carrier...

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Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan up to Snuff? Part 2

Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan up to Snuff? Part 2

After you’ve sketched out a DR plan, and created a template, it’s time for the next few steps in the process, including building your team and fine-tuning your plan. Building Your DR Team Identify what personnel will be recovering applications and services in the...

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FirstLight Awarded Contract for Mass. Higher Ed Consortium

FirstLight Awarded Contract for Mass. Higher Ed Consortium

The 2,000-member New England group purchasing organization awarded FirstLight as supplier for its members’ network infrastructure services Albany, NY – January 6, 2021 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and unified...

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Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan up to Snuff? Part 1

Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan up to Snuff? Part 1

A disaster recovery (DR) plan is something that needs to be tested and revised regularly to evolve with the changing threat landscape. Along with protecting your company from natural disasters and major equipment failure, your DR plan must help you recover from...

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Are Your Customers Getting the Attention They Deserve?

Are Your Customers Getting the Attention They Deserve?

During the pandemic, many companies are working remotely, and so are their customers. Consumers are flooding contact centers with calls because visiting a physical location is rarely an option these days. These customers likely feel out of touch and are craving some...

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FirstLight Completes Acquisition of BestWeb

FirstLight Completes Acquisition of BestWeb

Deepens FirstLight’s fiber footprint in the lower Hudson Valley of New York Albany, NY – December 18, 2020 - FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud computing and unified communications services to enterprise and carrier...

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8 Things to Look for When Selecting a Data Center

8 Things to Look for When Selecting a Data Center

Some companies decide to move their data center off-site to access additional expertise and help with management. Off-site data center providers can usually provide backup and disaster recovery resources as well. Data Center Frontier reported that data center pricing...

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5 Security Measures You Need to Protect Your IT Infrastructure

5 Security Measures You Need to Protect Your IT Infrastructure

Cybercriminals are always dreaming up new attack vectors. Their endless ingenuity means your company needs to be tirelessly vigilant to prevent a breach. One security tool or approach won’t cut it in today’s challenging threat landscape, especially as mobilizing a...

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6 Essential Items For Your 2021 Technology Budget

6 Essential Items For Your 2021 Technology Budget

With the complete change that COVID-19 brought upon work life in the United States, the task of planning a corporate yearly budget has become even more complicated. In any normal year, planning the company budget can be a chore. With the chaos that was thrown into the...

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Hampshire Hills Selects FirstLight for Connectivity

Hampshire Hills Selects FirstLight for Connectivity

Newly renovated wellness center leverages latest technologies backed by FirstLight’s high quality Internet to help its clients achieve their fitness goals Albany, NY – December 1, 2020 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud,...

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5 Fundamental Components of a Utilities Monitoring Plan

5 Fundamental Components of a Utilities Monitoring Plan

With the duo of increasing weather-related disasters and the aging infrastructure of the U.S. power grid, utilities monitoring is now imperative for the health of any business related to power supply.    A good measure of the economic strength of a country is the...

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4 Considerations When Selecting a Cloud Provider

4 Considerations When Selecting a Cloud Provider

With all the cloud connectivity providers vying for business, it can be quite challenging to choose the right partner. All cloud providers are not created equal. A company’s choice for a cloud provider can affect the business itself. For example, at the beginning of...

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Dartmouth Selects FirstLight for Campus-wide Connectivity

Dartmouth Selects FirstLight for Campus-wide Connectivity

FirstLight also provides Ivy League campus with connectivity to the AWS Cloud ALBANY, NY – November 10, 2020 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the...

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