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Champlain Cable Selects FirstLight for Internet and Cloud

Albany, NY – June 11, 2019 – 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 Champlain Cable has selected FirstLight to upgrade its high-speed fiber Internet service and provide cloud solutions. Champlain Cable is a manufacturer of high-performance … Read More

5 Ways Your Cloud Provider Should Meet Compliance

The cloud is growing in popularity as companies overcome reservations about security and begin to realize the efficiencies gained from leveraging the cloud. Gartner predicted that cloud computing will become a $300 billion business by 2021. However, organizations that must meet compliance regulations face additional hurdles when choosing a cloud provider. Gartner’s Emerging Risks Report … Read More

How the Cloud Helps Higher Education

The cloud has seen widespread adoption within the business market, but there is room for growth in higher education. Colleges and universities are starting to see how adopting a cloud strategy can help them maintain a competitive edge. Migrating to the cloud creates an affordable and efficient way to store records, meet the demands of … Read More

Why You Should Rethink Your Cloud Choices

When selecting a cloud provider, your company may be tempted to go with one of the big players in the cloud market. In terms of sheer numbers, AWS is the clear leader, capturing a third of the market. While high-profile cloud providers have many good qualities, it can often be complex and burdensome to choose … Read More

Why Manufacturers Need the Cloud

Manufacturers are becoming increasingly automated. They rely on robotics and 3D printing to create products. Sensors on internet of things (IoT) devices enable manufacturers to monitor and manage supply chains, as well as conduct predictive maintenance. Devices used in manufacturing and distributing products create an abundance of data that can be used to improve production … Read More

5 Cloud Computing Trends to Watch

In a surprisingly short amount of time, cloud computing has gone from being novel to commonplace. Today, almost every company uses cloud in some capacity. Even the general public has become familiar with the cloud through popular applications including Netflix and I-Tunes. As the cloud has gained acceptance, the ways of using it have evolved … Read More

Pepperell Mill Campus Turns to FirstLight for Dedicated Connectivity Solution

FirstLight Provides Internet Services to Commercial and Residential Property Located in Southern Maine Albany, NY – November 14, 2017 – FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that the Pepperell Mill Campus, an adaptive redevelopment project featuring commercial and residential space in Biddeford, Maine, selected FirstLight for an extensive network upgrade … Read More