Network & Engineering Services

Make your network work for you! Let FirstLight manage your network. We have deep technical expertise in planning, designing, implementing and optimizing Ethernet networks.

FirstLight has been designing, managing and operating our customers’ networks for over 20 years. From network assessments and evaluations, to design, implementation and support, FirstLight will get your network working for you.

Network Evaluation and Assessment Services

  • Assessments for VoIP readiness, security and wireless
  • Network, VoIP, security and wireless monitoring services
  • Engineering services for routing and switching
  • Bandwidth utilization reports
  • Network auto discovery
  • Asset tagging
  • Documentation of networks
  • Visio diagrams

Network Analysis and Optimization Services

  • Assessment of network architecture and development of high-level recommendations for optimal performance, redundancy, availability & reliability
  • Proactive planning to predict whether the existing architecture can accommodate additional requirements and growth

Security Analysis

FirstLight will help increase the security of your network by performing a vulnerability analysis, security audits and monitoring your network. We can implement intrusion detection, a security policy, access control, firewalls and authentication, encryption and VPN’s as well as system backup and recovery.

Implementation, Design & Support

  • Network and voice design, engineering and installation services
  • VoIP engineering design
  • Cisco IP telephony
  • Cisco Unity – unified messaging voice mail
  • Deployment of Voice over IP (VoIP), Point-to-Point Frame Relay, ATM, DSL, ISDN and Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
  • Network server technology: Design, implementation and support of Microsoft, Novell and Unix. Server technology: HP, Compaq, IBM and Dell
  • Design, implementation, and support of Local Area Networks (LAN), and Wide Area Networks (WAN)
  • Needs analysis, system sizing, and full implementation for LAN/WAN environments
  • Installation of ISDN and DSL technology
  • Deployment of point to point, Frame Relay, ATM, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and other Wide Area Network (WAN) solutions
  • Wireless office and building-to-building LAN/WAN network solutions, Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN/WAN Networks
  • Deployment and maintenance of fiber optic, Cat5E and data cabling
  • Analysis of utilization errors/faults, protocol distribution, data flows and details of end node interaction
  • Liebert UPS and generator systems