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4 Ways to Make Your Data Center Better

Think of everything your data center does for your business, such as storing all your vital data and keeping it organized so you can access the information you need to make decisions. Accelerating data growth has placed data centers under stress. Statista predicted that data center capacity will reach 2,300 exobytes by 2021. Here are … Read More

Why Public Safety organizations need a SOLID disaster recovery plan.

Communities rely on public safety organizations in a crisis. Whether a community is hit by a natural disaster, an infrastructure failure (such as a blackout), a traffic pileup, or an act of violence, first responders need to be connected 24/7. Fire, police, and EMTs must be able to coordinate with each other, get to the … Read More

FirstLight Enhances Product Portfolio with  Addition of ‘Managed Edge’ Solutions

Albany, NY – January 29, 2019 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today the latest addition to its comprehensive portfolio of fiber-based services: Managed Edge. FirstLight’s Managed Edge enhances the company’s high quality, fiber-based communications services by … Read More

How the Cloud Helps Higher Education

The cloud has seen widespread adoption within the business market, but there is room for growth in higher education. Colleges and universities are starting to see how adopting a cloud strategy can help them maintain a competitive edge. Migrating to the cloud creates an affordable and efficient way to store records, meet the demands of … Read More

FirstLight CEO Joins Panel on the Future of Communications Infrastructure at METRO CONNECT USA 2019

Kurt Van Wagenen to Speak on Metro Connect USA’s 2019 CEO Interview Panel: Shaping the Next Stage of Evolution for the Communications Infrastructure Community  ALBANY, NY – January 22, 2019 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today that … Read More

Why You Should Back Up Your Office 365 Data

Microsoft Office 365 is an invaluable resource for companies. Office 365 gives employees access to a whole suite of integrated productivity applications. The usefulness of Office 365 has spurred its widespread adoption by businesses of all types and sizes. In fact, Microsoft’s revenue from commercial use of Office 365 rose 38% in 2018. Data loss … Read More