Today's volatile business climate has made ‘business as usual’ a thing of the past. It has forced organisations to re-think how they meet customer demands; how they can sustain growth in dynamically changing and unpredictable markets; and how their businesses can reach further to leapfrog the competition.
The key to success on each of these fronts is the ability to adapt at speed. And that means your IT infrastructure has to adapt quickly, too. Of course, scalability and on-demand services are the promises inherent in any cloud offering, but not all cloud services are created equal, and understanding which offer enterprise-grade support can be a challenge in itself.Assessing what works for your business
The Experton Cloud Vendor Benchmark 2012 brings together an assessment of the different services available; helping you to choose what will work best for your business. This year, Colt achieved a leader predicate in three categories.
Placed in the top right quadrant, the report highlights Colt’s capabilities, combining IT experience with network connectivity to deliver truly integrated end-to-end agile infrastructure services.
Experton comments: “With its many years of experience with core technologies and its competence in building up its own data centers and networks, Colt is among the leading vendors in this segment. Also, Colt operates its own network, similar to other former telecommunications providers, and is able to offer its customers an integrated offering…” [for Managed Cloud Services]Coping with the ups and downs
You can’t always plan for unexpected peaks and troughs, but you can plan to manage them by ensuring you can respond swiftly. Our Agile Infrastructure Services support the way you need to consume IT and network services with near-instant capacity on demand. We make it easy for you to move workloads seamlessly between our data centres and your own so that you can create new services within a few hours, not days.
Volatility need not pose any threat to your business. You can meet new market opportunities or changes in customer demand with confidence, without capital investment in new capacity or delay in bringing the capacity online. Agile Infrastructure Services let you adapt and thrive; with on- demand, highly available, high-performance network and IT services.
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