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Westchester’s Century Country Club Selects FirstLight

FirstLight’s dedicated, symmetrical fiber-based Internet will provide members a more robust and efficient Internet connection Albany, NY – March 13, 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 that Century Country Club has selected FirstLight as its provider … Read More

FirstLight Appoints Len Camara as Chief Information Officer

Seasoned executive added to lead Information Systems and Information Technology functions to support Company’s next phase of growth Albany, NY– March 7, 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 the appointment of Leonard (“Len”) Camara as Chief Information Officer.  Mr. Camara … Read More

FirstLight Enhances Product Portfolio with  Addition of ‘Managed Edge’ Solutions

Albany, NY – January 29, 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: Managed Edge. FirstLight’s Managed Edge enhances the company’s high quality, fiber-based communications services by … 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

FirstLight Partners with Megaport to Offer Seamless Cloud Connectivity

Combination of FirstLight’s Low-Latency Fiber Connections Combined with Megaport’s Software Defined Network (SDN) Creates a Compelling End-to-End Solution  ALBANY, NY – October 30, 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 it is leveraging Megaport’s global … Read More

Why Financial Organizations Should Adopt the Cloud

As a highly regulated industry, financial services has been wary adopting cloud technology. But that is changing. In the past, concerns about storing sensitive financial and personally identifiable information in the cloud has been key factors in slowing adoption. This financial information is a gold mine for cybercriminals. Storing such lucrative information in a multi-tenant … Read More