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ConvenientMD Selects FirstLight to Enhance Overall Healthcare Operations Management

FirstLight to Provide Internet, Cloud and Voice Services to NH’s Largest Urgent Care Group FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that ConvenientMD, an urgent care walk-in group with locations throughout New England, has selected FirstLight to provide data, cloud and voice services to enhance connectivity and improve … Read More

How Your Business Can Benefit From the Cloud

      The growth of the cloud market is showing no signs of slowing down. Technology research and advisory firm, Gartner, predicts that the worldwide public cloud services market will increase 18% in 2017 to reach $246.8 billion. There is a good reason why businesses are continuing to adopt cloud technologies. According to Gartner, companies are developing cloud-first strategies in which they … Read More

Partner Program Blog Series: Keeping your Channel Program Strong in 2017 and Beyond

Today’s channel partners are stronger and more informed than ever before. This has resulted in more collaboration between vendors and partners working together toward success – and who doesn’t love mutual success in a partner program? To keep this momentum, our team is bringing you the most important channel trends we’ve seen thus far in 2017. … Read More

Why Your Business Needs Flexible Backup and Recovery

One of the most mundane IT tasks that all tech professionals are familiar with is data backup. When something goes wrong (a user accidentally deletes a file, a server fails without warning, a hacker attacks with malicious code) everyone in the office assumes a backup safety net is in place. But that assumption may be only partially correct.  Backup is, of course, absolutely fundamental in business. Gartner technology … Read More

FirstLight to Acquire 186 Communications

Combination further accelerates FirstLight’s position as one of the largest providers of fiber-based, high-capacity services throughout the Northeast FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 186 Communications (“186”). The transaction will combine 186’s high-capacity fiber network in Massachusetts, … Read More

Is Your Data Protected Against a Natural Disaster?

According to statistics published in Forrester’s 2016 study, The State of Enterprise Risk Management 2016,only 40% of businesses have a contingency plan in place in case of an emergency or natural disaster. In other words, there is a 60% chance that your business has not taken preventative measures to protect your valuable business data against a natural disaster. However, the likelihood that your … Read More

FirstLight Donates $500 to Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital

The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital in Portland was a recent recipient of a FirstLight Community Matters donation of $500. FirstLight selects one organization each month to receive a $500 donation as determined by a FirstLight employee voting process. Organizations must be located within the service area of the company’s various office locations. Pictured from left … Read More