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5 Signs You Need Better Disaster Recovery

When a disaster strikes your business, the consequences are dire. Production shuts down. Employees are unable to perform their duties. Requests from clients and customers go unfulfilled. Vital data gets lost. Some companies never recover. Disaster recovery experts at Zerto estimate that downtime from a disaster impacts 65% of both a company’s sales and its … Read More

Why Connectivity Is the Key to Embracing Fintech

Financial organizations are relying on technology more than ever to improve making transfers, lending, investing, and receiving payments. Digital and mobile banking services increase the level of customer convenience and accessibility. Blockchain assists with transactions, artificial intelligence helps with making smart investments, and multifactor authentication protects sensitive financial data. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Global FinTech Report 2017 found … Read More

What to Look for in a Cloud Provider

Many providers seem to have some skin in the cloud game these days. Navigating this crowded market can be tricky. The web-scale cloud providers all claim to be the best. These cloud giants dominate the field, with the leading provider consistently capturing a third of the total cloud market. However, these high-profile cloud providers are … Read More

5 Benefits of Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery

Lately, natural disasters seem to be featured regularly in the news. From volcano eruptions in Hawaii to wildfires in California and flooding on the East Coast, every part of the U.S. is being affected. These natural disasters are stark reminders that designing and implementing a formal disaster recovery plan is crucial for companies. Despite these … Read More

5 Benefits of Cloud-Based Unified Communications

Companies are switching from traditional phone systems to cloud-based unified communications as a service (UCaaS) as a means of embracing trends in workplace communication. The 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Employee Workforce report found that 3.9 million employees are working from home half of the time. UCaaS makes it easier for workers to stay connected … Read More

FirstLight Fiber’s Internet is a ‘Bear Hug’ for The Vermont Teddy Bear Company

The Vermont Teddy Bear Co. Chooses 100 Mbps Internet Services for its Vermont-Based Headquarters FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today that , the largest handcrafter of teddy bears in North America, has selected FirstLight’s fiber-based, high-speed Internet services for its corporate headquarters in Shelburne, … 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