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Colt pledges ‘1Gb Always’ speed

Colt has established ‘1Gb Always’ to help businesses innovate in a digital era, and to directly support today’s flux in IT requirements that require high speed connectivity. Infrastructure speed and performance is currently listed by 71% of European CIOs as one of the most important tech-based issues influencing their decisions around IT change.…

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Next J-GATE service bundle launch

Colt announced today the launch of the “Colt OSE Next J-GATE Migration Service”, a new service bundle to help firms currently located in the JPX Co-Lo (OPEN) migrate to JPX Co-Lo (all). The new service bundle combines colocation services, low latency market data feeds, and network connectivity with end-to-end project management.…

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Gartner recognises Colt

Colt today announces that it has been recognised by Gartner for the fourth consecutive year in its ‘Critical Capabilities for Pan-European Network Services’ report. The world’s leading information technology research and advisory company marked all of Colt’s capabilities in the Excellent Category, among the industry’s leading vendors.…

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Berlinale counts on Colt

Festival increasingly uses network connections. For the eighth year in a row, Colt is the digital cinema partner of Berlinale, Berlin’s International Cinema Festival, providing network services for broadcast-grade data transmission as well as internet access. Storing all the digital…

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ECB selects Colt and SIA for T2S

The European Central Bank has selected SIA, in partnership with Colt, for its connection to TARGET2-Securities (T2S), the new centralised European platform for the settlement of domestic and cross-border securities transactions.…

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Rajiv Datta to join Colt as CTO

Colt is delighted to announce the appointment of Rajiv Datta as Chief Technology Officer.  Rajiv joins Colt on 1 January and will be a member of Colt’s Executive Leadership team under Carl Grivner who takes over as CEO on 1…

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Colt Supports Direct Link Services

Colt announced today that it is now providing support for IBM’s Direct Link services, allowing enterprise customers to establish a private network connection from their own IT infrastructure to cloud-based content and compute capacity running in SoftLayer’s data centres. The…

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Colt launches messaging for MiFIDII

Business Messenger service provides Capital Markets firms with secure, compliant mobile messaging London, UK – 10 December 2015 – HeyWire’s Business Messenger is now available to Colt’s Capital Markets customers across Europe. This safe and easy to use texting app,…

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Financial IT leaders ignore data

According to a new study, although senior IT leaders at financial service organisations place a high value on data, intelligence and third party advice, they find these regularly conflict with personal judgement, and the majority fall back on their own instinct and experience when making major strategic decisions.…

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Research: CIOs rely on intuition

CIOs rely on intuition over hard-data Study shows today’s IT leaders often ignore data and external advice when making decisions  London, 23 November 2015 – A new study commissioned by Colt reveals continued insularity in the IT department, with 68%…

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