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By: Alessandro Vigilante - 20 May 2014

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I grew up in Switzerland. The closest place where we could go skiing in the winter was a 1,650m mountain 15min away from home. Due to global warming and the progressively poorer snow conditions, in 2003 the resort was converted into a summer-only park, with a spa and hiking trails. To me this is a symbol [...] Read more

Colt award win demonstrates innovation in data centre design & build

By: Arno van Gennip - 20 May 2014

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Six weeks after the shortlist was announced, Colt won the 2014 Datacentre Solutions Awards in the Datacentre Design & Build category. At Colt, we always strive to deliver cutting-edge services that exceed industry standards and meet customer demands. So we’re delighted that we have been recognised for our agile and innovative approach to data centre build [...] Read more

Shifting business needs are creating new demands for colocation

By: Detlef Spang - 16 May 2014

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With our ever-growing dependence on new technologies, such as cloud and virtualisation, the modern company has evolved to run on its data. So it’s no surprise that the data centre now plays a crucial role in driving the business whilst providing a competitive advantage. Today, data centre strategy has never been so important and with a [...] Read more

Pushing the boundaries of carrier Ethernet

By: Luke Broome - 15 May 2014

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At Colt, we always seek to bring innovative services to our customers. That’s why we’re delighted that our next-generation Carrier Ethernet Multi-Service Platform (MSP) has been recognised for addressing our customers’ business challenges in an innovative way.   At last night’s Global Telecoms Business Awards, Colt and Cyan brought home the award in the Fixed Network [...] Read more

Best-practice risk controls emerging from new Asia regulation

By: Jay Hibbin - 12 May 2014

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HFT regulation has recently found its way into the news again, with the FBI joining U.S. market regulators, including the SEC, CFTC and FIRA, in investigating the impact of HFT on the US markets. The move is somewhat expected, given the high level of electronic trading volumes in the market and the debate which has been [...] Read more

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