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5 Disaster Recovery Mistakes that Could Sink Your Business

Images of the devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma are stark reminders of the need for strong disaster recovery measures. Failing to adequately prepare for natural disasters, such as high winds and flooding, may mean months or years of recovery. Worse yet, many affected companies may never recover.  Natural disasters aside, episodes of major downtime from equipment failure, power outages, or human error are … Read More

Why the Cloud Is the Right Solution for Backup and Recovery

  Business continuity is the key to customer loyalty. When companies experience downtime, employees can’t be productive and customers don’t receive the support they require. Mission-critical applications cease working. Customers and clients lose confidence in you.   Your organization faces many challenges to business continuity, such as cyberthreats, equipment failure, employee negligence, and natural disasters. During an outage … Read More

Partner Program Blog Series: Preparing for the Future

Channel Outlook for 2018 and Beyond Welcome to the second installment of our Partner Program blog series! Last week, we examined some of the key channel trends so far this year. But what about the future? This week, we take a look at some key predictions for partner programs in 2018 and beyond, and discuss … Read More

What You Can Learn From Recent Data Breaches

  As high-profile companies continue to experience data breaches in 2017, common attack vectors are emerging. A closer look at some of the worst breaches shows that employee negligence and weaknesses in point of sale (POS) systems are common problems. The success of cyber attackson other companies should serve as a powerful lesson for your business. Examining these attacks may prevent your business from making some of … Read More

Why IT Is a Matter of Life and Death in Healthcare

Since the widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), doctors and emergency medical teams have become dependent on networks to access and exchange patient information. If these networks perform inadequately or fail, the patient’s life can hang in the balance. In healthcare, just adopting technology isn’t enough. Healthcare providers need to choose technology that meets … Read More

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