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Growing our pan-European network

By: Falk Weinreich - 25 Sep 2014

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We’re seeing an increasing need for high bandwidth connectivity from our customers, driven by the growing role of cloud and different data applications in their day-to-day operations. Did you know that global IP traffic is set exceed 1 zettabyte by 2016? For comparison’s sake, all content on the World Wide Web is estimated to have reached [...] Read more

Success of the 2014 charity ride from Amsterdam to Frankfurt

By: Francois d'Essertaux - 24 Sep 2014

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The Colt team raised close to €100,000 for Colt’s local charity partners, supporting disadvantaged children in the cities where we work and live. [...] Read more

Have IT Managers been hit by a crisis of data centre confidence?

By: Robin Brown - 23 Sep 2014

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The speed at which technology has changed our lives is incredible. Ten years ago, it would’ve been hard to believe how widespread the use of it would become. For example, over 2.4 billion people are using the Internet today and Google now handles 100 billion searches every month.  The rapid pace of technology innovation has completely [...] Read more

Colt gets on board the Super Connected Cities programme to help small businesses grow and thrive

By: Paul Sinclair - 22 Sep 2014

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Through the UK Government’s “Super Connected Cities” programme, companies with less than 250 employees are eligible to apply for Connection vouchers worth £3,000 to equip their businesses with high speed connectivity.  Now offered in twenty-two cities, it is available until at least March 2015. The aim is to guarantee 95 per cent of the UK can [...] Read more

The technology and infrastructure challenges of Scottish independence

By: Hugh Cumberland - 18 Sep 2014

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Scotland decides today whether the country should be independent from the UK.  In the event of a ‘Yes’ vote, the political, economic and social upheaval will be significant. We don’t know what currency a newly independent Scotland will use, but no matter the outcome we can already speculate on a few areas. For example, Scotland would [...] Read more

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