Archive for Colt's Blog
BBC highlights the role of our network in powering global trade
Growing our pan-European network
Success of the 2014 charity ride from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Have IT Managers been hit by a crisis of data centre confidence?
Colt gets on board the Super Connected Cities programme to help small businesses grow and thrive
The technology and infrastructure challenges of Scottish independence
What the Climate Change Agreement means for colocation providers
Amsterdam to Frankfurt charity ride: calling for your support!
Why students should consider a career in the data centre industry
Dialling emergency services from your SIP trunk – don’t get caught out
Service-based delivery for the new digital economy
Colt and Virtustream partner to answer the growing demand for enterprise-class cloud services in Europe
WebRTC 2.0 is required if it’s to be truly disruptive
Securing your SIP – it’s easier than you think
The Tech Deficit: Enterprises need to transform their IT
The Millennial Bug
The Tech Deficit can open doors for the best prepared channel partners
Cloud computing: The winners and losers in telecoms
Research highlights major implications for data centre services across Europe
The Tech Deficit- Europe wakes up to a new problem
When ancient empires inspire modern security
Protecting your communications against the unexpected
Making a case for the virtual workforce
Are we learning to earn or earning to learn?
Are you cloud ready?
Transforming Colt’s network architecture – the journey so far
Smile: Your company is in beta
SDN & NFV – The beginning of a new era?
Carrier neutrality: dispelling the myths
Colt award win demonstrates innovation in data centre design & build
Companies and the Startup and Growth Engineering
Shifting business needs are creating new demands for colocation
Pushing the boundaries of carrier Ethernet
Best-practice risk controls emerging from new Asia regulation
Security in the post-XP era
The rise of SIP Trunking
Internet access: a precious commodity
XP: the end of an era but an opportunity for change
Busting the Myths… Crocodile Tiers
From energy efficiency to corporate sustainability
Removing risk from the data centre
How to run your data centre efficiently
Going beyond “green” with energy management
Business transformation is putting the IT department to the test
EUROVISION future proofs for on-demand, high-quality, live content
How teamwork can help disadvantaged children
Business continuity in the digital age
Data location and CIO strategy
Sponsored data: threat or opportunity?
Navigating the data security maze
Four Forces of Data Centre Disruption and the Changing Role of the CIO
Step inside our London 3 Data Centre
Helping MNOs tackle the OTT problem
Workspace as a Service, the evolution of the workforce
Speed of IT change: the challenge of forecasting data centre requirements
Corporates and start-ups: where is the love?
Embrace BYOD, or risk your staff Just Passing Through
Cloud disaster recovery and back-up in the spotlight at Cloud Expo 2014
A warm welcome to our new franchisee
Transforming end user computing with Workspace as a Service
Behind the scenes at the Berlinale
Colt awarded Global Service Provider Partner of the Year by VMware
New partnership strengthens Colt’s cloud strategy
The digital heart of Berlin’s International Film Festival beats in Colt's data centre
Enterprise challenges this year: is everyone a service provider?
Making cloud count in local government
Do you know where your data sits?
Colt recognised as VMware Service Provider Partner of the Year for UK & Ireland
Source of trust
Six Things you NEED to know about Innovation
The Changing Face of Christmas Consumption
Merry Christmas from Colt
Merry Christmas from Netherlands 3
The role of the CMO in CIO decision making
Ten years on: the changing face of Christmas consumption
Celebrating a successful awards season
ArrowSphere: a blueprint for cloud services distributors to follow?
The importance of award winning ingredients
A Sincere Thank You to Our Customers
The challenge of IT leadership: big changes and small steps
Leading in the digital world, where next?
When is a cloud like a mousetrap?
HFT in FX provides challenges as well as opportunities
Matching WAN networks to changing business needs
“De-concern me!” - the rallying cry of the CIO as service broker
Location, location, location
The parallel universe of today’s CIO and CMO
Liberating your IT department
The enterprise desktop is dead – get over it
A post-VMworld view: why the integrity of business critical services really matters
Are there new revenue opportunities for VARs at VMworld?
Who cares how much water a data centre uses, I’ve got a low PUE
Customer loyalty that scales
Arming SMEs to compete with large corporates for government contracts
Colt’s 2013 charity bike peloton completes Paris-Amsterdam leg
Improving the lives of vulnerable children - Paris to Amsterdam Charity Bike Ride
Algo ahead & make some predictions about FTTs in 2014
Commuting - time well spent?
Tweet causes Apple stock price rise
Cloud forecast: how to prevent a storm
The Power Usage Challenge: Improving Data Centre Efficiency
Forget the EuroMillions, get your share of €350 million!
Can balloons really enable HFT, or is it just hot air?
It’s time to show the Internet some respect
Look for Operators to Lead Cloud Ecosystems
Colt provides integral connections for new King's Cross Business Park
Delivery for Iceland, please sign here
Colt the Conductor? Making progress on our IT Services strategy
Colt, The Cloud Conductor
Staying competitive with Cloud
Experton positions Colt as cloud leader
Customers want complexity and confusion. Right?
With cloud services and Voice over IP, first impressions are not everything
Sharing the network virtualisation dividend for real on demand bandwidth
Cloud storage: what does it really mean for you?
Views from Telco Cloud World Forum
DDoS Attacks More Than Just Last Month’s Newspaper Headlines
Outsource, Managed Service or Cloud...
Custom built Data Centres
What really makes an eTown? (an alternative view to Google)
Colt Ceano – new range of simplified on-demand services for SMEs
Trust is essential in building high performance partnerships
My first Facebook post... over IPv6
Is there still room for a CIO and a CMO at the top table?
Network as a Service – Flexibility as Standard
Carrier Ethernet with Class
Colt recognised by VMware with EMEA Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Competency Partner of the Year award
Colt wins VMware Service Provider Programme partner of the year for UK & Ireland
Colt wins “Innovation in a Medium Data Centre” award at the DCD awards 2012
Can both microwave and fibre turn up the heat on HFT?
Wholesale IP VPN – What makes Colt unique?
Software-defined networking — the journey starts now
Can your business continuity team prepare for an event like Hurricane Sandy?
Trading in Asia – How to Capitalise on the “Un-tapped” Market
Colt security expert recognised with award in honour of Ron Knode
You want flex? You got flex!
What do we want? Future-proofing! When do we want it? Now!
Taking on the Nexus Of Forces at Gartner Symposium ITxpo in Barcelona, 5-8 November
The Tech Industry Channel Is Cloud-Confused; Colt Technology Services Is Well Into It
vCloud from Colt – Customer and Channel Ready
Colt’s “intrapreneurship” journey
The CIO of 2015
Let's think twice about the self-service bandwagon
Colt delivers in-house legal team innovation
Gaining traction - building Cloud-based revenue
CPE: From Customer Premises Equipment to Cloud Powered Experience
Why IT will never be the same again
Real-time IT management from the Cloud – ThinkGrid’s Channel Advantage
Big Data is getting bigger and bigger
Broadcast & Media(11)
Carrier & Wholesale(18)
IT for Small Businesses(8)
Arno van Gennip
Dr Joachim Sinzig
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