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FirstLight Expands Relationship with Albany Times Union Center

New Internet Service Will Elevate Connectivity Solutions and Support Convention Center Operations and Events Albany, NY – May 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 today that it has expanded its relationship with the Albany Times … Read More

FirstLight Extends Fiber Network and Enhances Capabilities in Maine

Implements plans for additional expansion to support Maine’s growing bandwidth needs Albany, NY – May 1, 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 new fiber builds and product introductions throughout the state of Maine. FirstLight has … Read More

Top 3 Data-Growth Challenges in the Healthcare Industry

As technology continues to advance, healthcare providers have access to better information, more sophisticated tools, and increasingly powerful diagnostics. While these advancements offer many benefits, the volume of data generated by medical technology is creating serious storage challenges for the healthcare industry. According to a 2018 report published by IDC, the volume of data in … Read More

FirstLight Launches Encrypted Wavelength Solution to Provide  In-Flight Data Security

Low-overhead, low-latency product safeguards against growing threat of data breaches Albany, NY – April 9, 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 it has launched an encrypted wavelength solution to its suite of comprehensive services. … Read More

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

Should You Choose Colocation or the Cloud?

Maintaining an on-premises data center can be a burden on companies. Organizations need to budget for the capital expenses of housing and provisioning hardware as well as the ongoing operating costs. The 2016 Data Center Industry Survey found that 50% of IT budgets are shrinking. When companies operate a data center on-site, it can be difficult to … Read More