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How the Cloud Improves Public Safety

Today, public safety is top of mind for most communities. Mass shootings are regularly taking place at schools and workplaces. Violent incidents in public areas occur all too often. Back in 2013, the New England region was affected when terrorists targeted the Boston Marathon. Investigators used technology to find the attackers, analyzing hundreds of hours … Read More

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 a series of leadership changes designed to support FirstLight’s next phase of growth.  These changes follow the Company’s previous announcement related to a change of ownership to Antin Infrastructure Partners. Sean … Read More

FirstLight Supports the Ronald McDonald House Charities

FirstLight’s comprehensive communications solutions, including data, Internet and voice, to support Ronald McDonald House Charities communications needs   Albany, NY – October 16, 2018 – 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 the Ronald McDonald House Charities … Read More

5 Unified Communications Use Cases in Health Care

The health care industry has been revolutionized by the universal adoption of electronic health records (EHRs). Now entire patient medical histories are digitized and stored for reference. Complex medical scans can be stored efficiently and analyzed. Not only have EHRs changed the way medical information is stored, accessed, and processed, but they also have transformed … Read More

3 Reasons Manufacturers Need Disaster Recovery

Manufacturers increasingly rely on technology to produce and distribute goods. Robotics play a key role in the manufacturing and assembly of products in factories. Sensors and beacons in Internet of things (IoT) devices track products as they progress along the supply chain and help monitor inventory in warehouses. Manufacturers leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to make … Read More

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Expands Relationship with FirstLight

As Longstanding Internet Provider, FirstLight is Now Also the Preferred Vendor for Campus-wide Hosted Voice Services Albany, NY – October 4, 2018 – 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 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences … Read More

FirstLight Provides Internet and Wide Area Networking Services to Alfred State College

FirstLight’s comprehensive fiber-based solutions provide connectivity for faculty, staff and students Albany, NY – October 3, 2018 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic interconnectivity and data services in the Northeast, announced today that Alfred State College (ASC) has selected FirstLight to provide faculty, staff and students of the college high-quality Internet and fiber optic … Read More