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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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4 Reasons Why Utilities Need Encrypted Wavelength

4 Reasons Why Utilities Need Encrypted Wavelength

Networks are both a source of strength and weakness for utility companies. The network is like a circulatory system with vital data flowing through it. Data flows from connected devices in the field and user endpoints to the company data center, transmitting...

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4 Reasons to Switch Your Contact Center to Cloud

4 Reasons to Switch Your Contact Center to Cloud

Call centers are a great way for companies to make person-to-person contact with consumers in this time of online customer service. Contact center technology makes personal interaction possible. Consumers still like talking to someone on the phone as a means of...

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3 Ways to More Easily Achieve HIPAA Compliance

3 Ways to More Easily Achieve HIPAA Compliance

Hospitals and health clinics are busier than ever, with medical records and patient information updates creating a flurry of activity in today’s challenging environment. Current situation aside, the healthcare industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries....

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4 Ways to Combine Speed and Security in Fintech

4 Ways to Combine Speed and Security in Fintech

The volatility of financial markets means that speed matters. Emerging domestic and international crises can affect the market dramatically. For example, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2,997 points in a single day – the worst single-day point drop in history...

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4 Advantages to Software-Defined Wide Area Network

4 Advantages to Software-Defined Wide Area Network

As data traffic reaches unprecedented levels of volume and velocity, optimizing the wide area network (WAN) has become a necessity. Companies need more bandwidth, lower latency, and greater reliability to meet the demands of big data, proliferating endpoints, and...

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PA TechCon

PA TechCon

FirstLight will have an exhibitor booth at the 2020 PA TechCon event. If you’re interested in connecting with our team at the event, please complete the form below. We look forward to seeing you! Event: PA TechCon 2020 | Event Website > Date: August 18, 2020 Place:...

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When Working Remotely is the Only Option

When Working Remotely is the Only Option

Many office workers are already familiar with how convenient it is to work remotely. We can grab our laptop and mobile phone and as long as we’ve got connectivity, we can do just about anything from anywhere. Online meetings and screen shares are a common everyday...

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TCG Joins FirstLight’s Channel Program

TCG Joins FirstLight’s Channel Program

One of the Northeast’s leading telecom master agencies signs on as a FirstLight Channel Partner Albany, NY – March 11, 2020 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and unified communications services to enterprise and...

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Are You Making the Most of Your Contact Center?

Are You Making the Most of Your Contact Center?

Even in today’s world of online business, hands-on customer service is still an essential part of the customer journey. Call centers provide a human and personalized touch that consumers still crave. However, contact centers need technology to support these human...

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Orange County Chamber of Commerce Expo 2020

Orange County Chamber of Commerce Expo 2020

This event has been postponed. New date TBD. FirstLight is proud to sponsor and exhibit at this year’s Orange County Chamber of Commerce Expo! If you’re interested in connecting at the expo, please fill out the form below. We look forward to seeing you there! Event:...

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Westchester Business Expo

Westchester Business Expo

FirstLight will have an exhibitor booth at the 2020 Westchester Business Expo. If you’re interested in connecting with the FirstLight team at the event, please complete the form below. We look forward to seeing you! Event: Westchester Business Expo | Event website...

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