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Intelisys Partners Get FirstLight Fiber Services

PRESS RELEASE — Albany, NY – April 11, 2016 – FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today its new partnership with Intelisys Communications, Inc., the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor. This new agreement will give Intelisys’ Sales Partners full access to FirstLight’s complete portfolio of data, Internet, data center and voice services, which are backed by strong, locally-based service and support.

Consideration for the Intelisys Supplier Partner portfolio requires that vendor and carrier candidates meet strict criteria. FirstLight successfully met those requirements on several merits, offering competitive pricing, a wide breadth of service offerings and strong support in both pre- and post-sale situations.

“As we continue along an unprecedented growth trajectory, we’re extremely enthusiastic about what FirstLight can offer to our Sales Partners and their customers in the East Region,” said Rick Ribas, Senior Vice President, East Region, for Intelisys. “FirstLight’s expansive fiber optic network presents new and exciting opportunities for our agents, and provides a meaningful alternative for local loops in New York and Northern New England. FirstLight brings a stellar solution set to our Supplier Partner portfolio, and we look forward to a strong partnership.”{ad}

FirstLight designed its partner program for agents who want to expand their businesses by marketing FirstLight’s comprehensive solutions to clients. The Company works with master agents, VARs, Systems Integrators, and others.

“We are excited to be joining Intelisys as a Supplier Partner. Our relationship will be a key driver of growth and value, with each company benefiting,” stated Mark Ayotte, Senior Director of Alternate Channels at FirstLight. “With Intelisys’ reach and subagents that span across FirstLight’s footprint, this is an excellent opportunity for the Company to enhance its partner program across its expanding geography. We look forward to joint success with this partnership.”

To learn more about the FirstLight Partner Program, visit http://www.firstlight.net/partners/.

About FirstLight Fiber
FirstLight Fiber headquartered in Albany, New York, provides fiber-optic data, Internet, data center and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers in New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada connecting nearly 2,000 locations in service with an additional 14,000 locations serviceable by our 260,000 fiber mile network.  FirstLight offers a robust suite of advanced telecommunications products featuring a comprehensive portfolio of high bandwidth connectivity solutions including Ethernet, wavelengths and dark fiber as well as dedicated Internet access solutions, data center services, and voice services such as SIP trunks, virtual PBX, and traditional TDM solutions.  FirstLight’s clientele includes national cellular providers and wireline carriers and many leading enterprises, spanning high tech manufacturing and research, hospitals and healthcare, banking and financial, secondary education, colleges and universities, and local and state governments.

To learn more about FirstLight, visit www.firstlight.net, or follow the company on Twitter and LinkedIn.


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