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Pacific Telecommunications Council 2019

Members of the FirstLight team will be attending the Pacific Telecommunications Council 2019 “From Pipes to Platforms” in Honolulu, HI on January 20-23, 2019. PTC 2019 is an annual conference that is a strategic springboard for the global communications industry,  focusing on planning, networking and discovery. Learn more about the event here >

3 Ways Public Safety Organizations Benefit From UC

Dozens of organizations work tirelessly each day to preserve public safety in communities. Their duties are all-inclusive: from everyday issues, such as traffic safety, to major crises, such as mass shootings and natural disasters. Recent news stories regarding response to emergencies illustrate how crucial rapid communication and response is in a crisis. Firemen, police, and … Read More

5 Advantages to Using Unified Communications in Finance

Global consulting firm Deloitte recently released its 2018 Banking Industry Outlook report, highlighting emerging trends in the industry. The top trends include embracing fintech, establishing customer-centricity, adjusting to a changing workforce, and increasing security risks. Many of the challenges created by these trends can be met by using unified communications. UC ramps up your telecommunications … Read More

Why Municipal Governments Need Disaster Recovery

Municipal governments are responsible for recovery when a natural disaster hits a community. Because local governments coordinate emergency response and relief efforts, their offices can’t afford to fall victim to the same traumatic incident that affects their constituents. Municipal governments need robust disaster recovery strategies that protect them from major disasters. Cloud-based disaster recovery helps … Read More

4 UC Use Cases in Manufacturing

Unified communications (UC) may seem like something that fits more easily into a corporation’s business offices. UC evokes images of executives and employees working from cubicles or remotely from home offices, using their mobile devices to web conference or exchange instant messages. However, UC has many uses in the manufacturing industry. Manufacturers are challenged by … Read More

3 Ways UC Plays a Role in Higher Education

Over the years, colleges and universities have expanded their use of unified communications (UC). At first, UC was used primarily for administrative purposes. However, higher education institutions now recognize that UC has a place in the classroom as well. Expanding the use of UC makes sense as college and university students increasingly depend on technology … Read More

Metro Connect 2019

Members of FirstLight’s executive team will be in attendance at Metro Connect on 1/29/2019 – 1/31/2019 at Eden Roc Miami Beach! Metro Connect is an annual meeting of leaders from across the country, focused on discussing and strategizing the future of the US connectivity market. Learn more about the event here >