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4 Ways to Increase Your IT Resilience

When a disaster strikes your business, the consequences are dire. Production shuts down. Employees are unable to perform their duties. Requests from clients and customers go unfulfilled. Vital data gets lost. Some companies never recover. Here’s a list of 4 areas that you should focus your attention to try to avoid downtime. 1) Test, then … Read More

What to Look for in a Cloud Provider

Many providers seem to have some skin in the cloud game these days. Navigating this crowded market can be tricky. The web-scale cloud providers all claim to be the best. These cloud giants dominate the field, with the leading provider consistently capturing a third of the total cloud market. However, these high-profile cloud providers are … Read More

5 Benefits of Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery

Lately, natural disasters seem to be featured regularly in the news. From volcano eruptions in Hawaii to wildfires in California and flooding on the East Coast, every part of the U.S. is being affected. These natural disasters are stark reminders that designing and implementing a formal disaster recovery plan is crucial for companies. Despite these … Read More

Antin Infrastructure Partners Completes Acquisition of FirstLight

Transaction supports FirstLight’s continued growth and expanding capabilities for customers Albany, NY – July 25, 2018 – FirstLight, a provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today that Antin Infrastructure Partners (“Antin”) has completed the acquisition of FirstLight. Antin acquired the company … Read More

5 Trends Driving Connectivity

Connectivity keeps information moving between a company’s platforms, applications, and databases. The network that a business uses to achieve connectivity acts as a circulatory system, keeping mission-critical data coursing along so the company stays alive and thriving. Beyond basic operations, connectivity creates opportunities to transform the way organizations do business. Today, many technology and business … Read More

5 Advantages Connectivity Brings to Health Care

The health care industry is undergoing digital transformation. The U.S. digital health market is expected to grow 26% annually until 2024. This steady growth rate is due to greater use of smartphones and monitoring devices by doctors and patients as part of mobile health (or mHealth) initiatives. The trend toward telehealth includes the use of video consultations … Read More

5 Reasons Connectivity Is Essential to IoT

The internet of things (IoT) is a relatively new technology trend, but it is steadily growing in popularity. Statista predicted that by 2025, the number of IoT devices worldwide will reach 75.44 billion. MarketsandMarkets forecasted that the IoT market will reach $561.04 billion by 2022. At first, IoT was best known for its role in creating smart homes equipped … Read More