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Top 6 Ways the Cloud Can Revolutionize the K-12 Classroom

Over a decade ago, Google started targeting the U.S. classroom. Throughout K-12 grades, students began receiving Chromebooks to help facilitate learning. By 2015, Google Chromebooks accounted for half of all classroom device purchases. It was a huge change from the traditional school environment, which was mostly putting pencil to paper. Since 2015, the evolution has … Read More

3 Things Healthcare Organizations Should Look for in a Cloud Provider

Cloud computing has taken over every facet of our professional and personal lives. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools, Content Management Systems (CMS), Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, collaboration tools, storage, social media – we’re at an interesting point in time where business devices no longer require a memory … Read More

FirstLight Enhances Service Portfolio with  Addition of a Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Solution

Albany, NY – June 24, 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 the latest addition to its comprehensive portfolio of fiber-based services: Veeam-Powered Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). FirstLight’s cloud portfolio already boasts an impressive … Read More

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