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5 Trends Driving Connectivity

Connectivity keeps information moving between a company’s platforms, applications, and databases. The network that a business uses to achieve connectivity acts as a circulatory system, keeping mission-critical data coursing along so the company stays alive and thriving. Beyond basic operations, connectivity creates opportunities to transform the way organizations do business. Today, many technology and business … Read More

How E-Rate Helps K-12 Educators

The education system in the U.S. is facing a financial crisis. Many school systems are underfunded. Teachers are underpaid, and they often need to buy school supplies themselves. When schools lack the funds for basic necessities, investing in the technology required to take advantage of innovative learning tools becomes a challenge. Most schools want their … Read More

5 Ways Technology Is Changing the Legal Profession

In an article published last year, Rachel Buchanan, a marketing executive at LexisNexis, called attention to how the law profession has embraced technology. Technology has enabled the law profession to automate processes and operate more like the business sector. Part of what is spurring the technology revolution in law is the digitization of case law. Last year, … Read More

5 Reasons Why Health Care Needs IaaS

With health care providers relying on electronic health records (EHRs) and telemedicine to give patients the best care, databases at hospitals and medical centers are increasingly strained. The volume of data can be difficult to store, and its complexity makes it difficult to manage efficiently. HIPAA compliance regulations require that access to data be tightly … Read More

FirstLight Powers Leading Online Marketplace for Timeshare Sales and Rentals

Vacation Innovations Selects FirstLight For Its High Uptime, Availability, and Exceptional Customer Service Albany, NY –March 20, 2018 – FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that Vacation Innovations, an online marketing company that specializes in vacation ownership advertising, sales, rentals and brokerage services, has selected FirstLight as its primary Internet and … Read More

5 Ways to Assess Security Risk

Security strategies need continual enhancement. Hackers are tireless in their quest to find new ways to overcome your company’s defenses. Cybercriminals are always changing attack vectors and adapting the tools they use to infiltrate your systems and steal your data. The first step in developing a timely security strategy is assessing the nature and level … Read More

5 Signs Your Backup and Recovery Solution Needs Help

How confident is your business in its backup and recovery solution? Many companies set up their backup and recovery strategy and simply put faith in its ability to work in the event of an outage.  Most companies treat backup and recovery like an umbrella: they only think about it when it rains. The 2016 State of … Read More