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About Barb Mitchell

A marketing and communications professional with extensive experience developing comprehensive marketing strategies for both mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies, Barb Mitchell leads the management of JSA in Canada and emerging markets, focusing on client relationship management, strategy, execution and day to day operations.

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Todd Cable Construction

 FirstLight has announced that it has acquired Todd Cable Construction, enhancing the Company’s ability to expand its fiber network and facilitate continued growth by adding a proven team with robust construction capabilities and services.  The transaction will create a business unit focused on turnkey construction services supporting the company's continued growth. “Top notch construction services

Best Practices for Network Simulations

Network simulation offers an efficient, cost-effective way to analyze application and network performance, identify potential problems, understand the root cause, and assess alternative mitigation strategies. For best results, the analysis should leverage an at-scale, accurate model of the network and the operating environment. In other words, the model should represent, in adequate detail, the behavior

JSA VP Strategy Reports on Datacloud Global Congress

Between June 4 – 6, 2019, what felt like half of the world gathered in Monaco – the tech and telecom world that is!   This was a gathering of industry leaders discussing topics in the areas of cloud, edge, data centers and infrastructure.  The 15th annual Datacloud Global Congress attracted people from all over

Increasing Wireless Network Simulation Fidelity

The latest in the SCALABLE Tuesday Tech Blog, released this week, took a close look at how the fidelity of the model directly impacts the accuracy of the simulation.  Keep reading below for more of this blog, and go to the SCALABLE Networks website to learn more about SCALABLE products. Wireless network simulation offers an

Champlain Cable Selects FirstLight for Internet and Cloud

Champlain Cable, a manufacturer of high-performance insulated wire for automotive, commercial vehicle, Navy shipboard, industrial, and marine oil and gas markets, has selected FirstLight to upgrade its high-speed fiber Internet service and provide cloud solutions. With manufacturing plants in Colchester, VT, and two facilities in El Paso, TX, operations rely heavily on the ability to

SCALABLE Networks CEO Spotlight: Securing Cyber-Physical Systems

The SCALABLE CEO Blog Series continues the important discussion around cyber resilience and cybersecurity today, with a piece authored by SCALABLE CEO Dr. Rajive Bagrodia. Bagrodia discusses the emergence of threats for cyber-physical systems and a proposed strategy to mitigate security breaches to the system. Stay tuned to the SCALABLE Tuesday Talk Blog Series for

By |2019-05-21T16:32:34-04:00May 21st, 2019|Cyber Defense, Cybersecurity, General|0 Comments

FirstLight Fiber Acquires Maine Fiber Company

FirstLight announced today that it has acquired Maine Fiber Company (“MFC”), a transaction which will further enhance the company's fiber network throughout the State of Maine.  The MFC network adds unique routes into Canada including a cable landing, the Maritime Express Route from Nova Scotia to Boston, as well as additional diversity to FirstLight’s robust

FirstLight Expands Relationship with Albany Times Union Center

FirstLight has expanded its relationship with the Albany Times Union Center and facilities operator, SMG, to provide higher bandwidth solutions for its clientele.  FirstLight will provide additional high-speed, fiber-based Internet and voice services, ensuring that the center is positioned to meet the growing demands of event organizers and attendees.  The new Internet service will help

SCALABLE Networks: Benefits of Real Time Network Simulation

In the latest TechTuesday blog, SCALABLE Networks discusses the possibilities, advantages, and benefits of Real-Time Network Simulation. The following is an excerpt from this blog, to read it in full visit the SCALABLE website. Network Digitial Twins offer an efficient, cost-effective way to assess how a network will behave under different operating conditions. For example,

FirstLight Extends Fiber Network and Enhances Capabilities in Maine

    FirstLight has implemented plans to add new fiber builds and product introductions to support growing bandwidth needs throughout the state of Maine. FirstLight has consistently undertaken projects to expand and enhance its fiber footprint throughout Maine to continue to meet the demand for fiber-based broadband communications services. FirstLight is currently in the process

DQE Communications: Why Today’s Manufacturers Need High Speed, Fiber Optic Networks

DQE Communications (DQE), the premier provider of high-speed, fiber-optic networking for businesses and carriers throughout Southwestern PA, Eastern OH and Northern WV, is pleased to share its new e-Book entitled Yo, Robot! Network Solutions for Manufacturers and Industry 4.0. With the rise of digitally-enabled advances such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Industrial IoT

By |2019-04-18T18:01:05-04:00April 18th, 2019|big data, Big Data analytics, fiber optics|0 Comments

SCALABLE Networks: Simulation Models for Assessing Cyber Resilience

The next in the SCALABLE Cyber Resilience series explores how simulation models are an important tool in the effort to maintain cyber resilience in a system or set of systems. Simulation Models for Assessing Cyber Resilience To have confidence in any simulation assessment of the cyber resilience of a network and its applications, an at-scale

Calling Some JSA Noise to the Silent Killer

If you think you’ve been checked for Ovarian Cancer, think again. Ovarian cancer is often referred to as the Silent Killer:  there is no reliable screening test for this disease and no vaccine to prevent it. When asked if they have been screened for ovarian cancer, the majority of women will say – well, yes,

By |2019-04-24T19:05:05-04:00April 9th, 2019|General, jsa blog, JSA Canada, JSA Gives Back|0 Comments

FirstLight Launches Encrypted Wavelength Solution to Provide In-Flight Data Security

FirstLight has added an encrypted wavelength solution to its suite of comprehensive services, offering a low overhead, low latency product which safeguards against a growing threat of data breaches.  This solution is designed to support businesses that require a resilient, cost-effective solution that simplifies end-user security management with an integrated web-based application network tool, without

FirstLight Provides Connectivity to Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity throughout its campus. The upgrade enables students to collaborate on important projects regarding history, agriculture, and economics. Hildene, taken from two Old English words meaning “hill and valley with stream,” is considered to be one of the nation’s most important Lincoln sites, second

SCALABLE Networks: Cyber Resilience Using Network Simulation

The next chapter in the SCALABLE Networks Cyber Resilience series continues the important discussion around protecting networks and network systems against cyber attacks.  This chapter will explore how network simulation can assist with cyber resilience. Assessing Cyber Resilience Using Network Simulation An alternative to testing by using physical networks is to use high-fidelity, at-scale, network

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