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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

How to Choose Between Hosted or On-premises UC

Leveraging tools like unified communications (UC) is the key to maximizing your employees’ effectiveness. When workers can use multiple modes of communication, they collaborate more effectively, affording increased productivity and innovation. Employees can share documents and discuss projects no matter which communications tools they use or where they are located. While the value of UC … Read More

  2016 has been another successful year for FirstLight Fiber – from network growth to enabling customers in key industries to a growing partner program, the focus has been on continually boosting FirstLight’s capabilities while enhancing customer service. We pride ourselves on being recognized as a leading provider of high-speed data, Internet, data center and … Read More

We are grateful for another year of satisfied customers, company growth and exciting new projects on the horizon. Weeks into 2016, we are predicting even more success and exciting news for this year. Let’s look back at 2015… 2015 was a stellar year of customer wins in the education vertical. We proudly enhanced the learning … Read More

As hospitals, doctors’ offices, health insurance companies, and others in the healthcare eco-system are constantly looking for ways to efficiently deliver care for patients, many healthcare-related IT departments are turning to the cloud. A 2015 HIMSS Analytics survey revealed that 83% of IT executives report using cloud services today, with SaaS-based applications being the most … Read More