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Being the change we want to see

By: Adelle Desouza - 27 Nov 2014

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A phrase we all hear and are well accustomed to, but this month in The Netherlands, our teams truly acted upon it. The growing skills gap in the IT industry, specifically with data centres, is a topic that has been widely commented on. Research from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, highlighted a skills gap for [...] Read more

Cloud service providers turn to carrier Ethernet to cope with data explosion

By: Matthias Hain - 18 Nov 2014

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The term ‘big data’ emerged as somewhat of a buzzword a few years ago, with industry experts sharing their visions for how the data explosion would transform the way businesses engage with their customers, develop products and drive more revenues. The initial hype has since subsided and organisations across industries – financial services, retail and manufacturing, [...] Read more

Transforming Colt’s network architecture – the journey so far

By: Nicolas Fischbach - 30 May 2014

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Colt has introduced a number of innovations that enables us to deliver network services faster and more efficiently for our customers and we were delighted to be recognised as Operator of the Year at the Network Virtualisation & SDN World event earlier this week.   Over the years we have openly shared ideas with our peers [...] Read more

Workspace as a Service, the evolution of the workforce

By: Colt Technology Services - 10 Mar 2014

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Working practices have changed dramatically in recent years with more people working from home, in the field and from multiple devices. Employees today expect to be able to access business applications and data anytime from anywhere using their preferred device. With more and more businesses looking to implement BYOD policies, the IT department must meet the challenge of keeping the business and employees happy, whilst at the same time ensuring a high level of security and feasible management costs. Take a look at our infographic ‘The Evolution of the workforce’ to find out more. [...] Read more

The digital heart of Berlin’s International Film Festival beats in Colt's data centre

By: Colt Technology Services - 14 Feb 2014

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For the sixth year running, Colt is supporting Berlin’s International Film Festival, taking place February 6th – 16th. Colt‘s data centre and high-performance network will form the “digital heart” of the world’s largest public film festival, ensuring that 2,500 screenings of 1,100 films across the 16 permanent festival venues connected to Colt’s network run smoothly during the 10-day event. Take a look at our infographic to find out more. [...] Read more

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