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How to Plan for Next Year’s IT Budget

  The leaves are turning red and gold. Farmers’ markets are filled with crisp apples and festive pumpkins. The days are cooling off, and there is a smell of wood smoke in the air. These are all signs that fall has come to the Northeast. They are also signs that it is time for companies to start planning for next year’s IT budget.  … 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

Why Your Business Needs Flexible Backup and Recovery

One of the most mundane IT tasks that all tech professionals are familiar with is data backup. When something goes wrong (a user accidentally deletes a file, a server fails without warning, a hacker attacks with malicious code) everyone in the office assumes a backup safety net is in place. But that assumption may be only partially correct.  Backup is, of course, absolutely fundamental in business. Gartner technology … Read More

Will You Be Ready When Ransomware Strikes?

The question isn’t if it will happen, only when… High-profile cyberattacks like the recent WannaCry ransomware attack are becoming hard for businesses to ignore. It’s clear that ransomware attacks are becoming more sophisticated and difficult to detect. Today, even seasoned users can slip up and click on an infected link. For example, an employee might … Read More

Are You Ready When Ransomware Strikes?

Not If, but When As the recent WannaCry attack demonstrates, ransomware attacks are becoming more sophisticated and their high-profile nature is hard to ignore. Today, even seasoned users can slip up and click a link they shouldn’t. For example, you might be tricked by an e-mail that looks like it’s coming from your CFO where … Read More

FirstLight’s fiber-based services provide scalability and reliability needed to meet the growing IT demands for New Hampshire’s renowned, four-season recreation area Albany, NY – July 28, 2015 – FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today that Mount Sunapee, among the most popular ski resorts in New Hampshire, has … Read More