5 Ways Your Cloud Provider Should Meet Compliance

The cloud is growing in popularity as companies overcome reservations about security and begin to realize the efficiencies gained from leveraging the cloud. Gartner predicted that cloud computing will become a $300 billion business by 2021. However, organizations that must meet compliance regulations face additional hurdles when choosing a cloud provider. Gartner’s Emerging Risks Report … Read More

5 Reasons Why Network Edge Protection Is Vital

Your company’s network is like its circulatory system. Data flows through the network giving life to all aspects of your business. The network is vital to your company’s health, so you can’t afford to let it be compromised. Malware can infect your systems through the network. Hackers can use the network as a conduit to … Read More

5 Ways Health Care Technology Is Changing in 2019

Now that the new year is well underway, it’s time to start looking at technology trends for 2019 and how they will impact patient care. The health care industry is continually adopting new technologies that leverage electronic health records (EHRs), improve patient access to health care, and enhance communication between members of health care teams. … Read More

5 Technology Trends to Look for in 2019

The new year has officially begun. The champagne bottles are empty. The ball has dropped. And all the confetti has been swept up. It’s the perfect time to take a look at the technology trends that will be hot in 2019. Many of this year’s trends may look familiar, but they have re-emerged in new … Read More

FirstLight Provides Internet and Wide Area Networking Services to Alfred State College

FirstLight’s comprehensive fiber-based solutions provide connectivity for faculty, staff and students Albany, NY – October 3, 2018 – FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic interconnectivity and data services in the Northeast, announced today that Alfred State College (ASC) has selected FirstLight to provide faculty, staff and students of the college high-quality Internet and fiber optic … Read More

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

5 Advantages Connectivity Brings to Health Care

The health care industry is undergoing digital transformation. The U.S. digital health market is expected to grow 26% annually until 2024. This steady growth rate is due to greater use of smartphones and monitoring devices by doctors and patients as part of mobile health (or mHealth) initiatives. The trend toward telehealth includes the use of video consultations … Read More