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

What Is Driving the DRaaS Market?

There was a time when companies were nervous about trusting the cloud to store sensitive data. Now organizations are moving their mission-critical systems and data to the cloud.  Technology researchers at Gartner predicted that both disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) implementations will grow an astonishing 200% by 2020. … Read More

3 Key Ways VoIP Can Improve Company Operations

Although voice over internet protocol (VoIP) has been around for a while, many small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) have not yet taken advantage of its benefits. As SMBs continue to rely on legacy telephony systems, their customers may be irritated by poor call quality and the challenges of reaching the right person.  The impression that VoIP … Read More