451 Research analyst Kelly Morgan, who covers the economics and finances of the datacenter and hosting industries, recently had the chance to speak with FirstLight Fiber regarding the company’s data center and colocation service offerings. Below is a snapshot of her report, with a link to download full report as a subscriber.
A Quick Glimpse
FirstLight Fiber has fiber assets in northern New York, Vermont and New Hampshire, and has been growing through acquisition and organically over the years. Its latest purchase – G4 Communications last fall – brought a sizable new datacenter in Manchester, New Hampshire, to complement existing facilities in Lebanon and Keene, New Hampshire; Williston, Vermont; and Albany, New York. FirstLight sees its ability to offer fiber connectivity between the facilities and to its customers’ offices as a key differentiator in the market. Read more here.
FirstLight data centers are designed with best of breed technologies and transport provided on its own geographically fiber optic systems. Full and half cabinets are now available, as well as suites and cages (at some facilities). Learn more at http://www.firstlight.net/products/colocation/.