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Enterprise challenges this year: is everyone a service provider?

By: Steve Hughes - 12 Feb 2014

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Steve Hughes discusses key trends affecting enterprises this year and his predictions for the remainder of the year The second month of 2014 is well underway, and besides signifying the success or failure of our New Year’s resolutions, it also gives us the opportunity to reflect on key trends for the rest of the year. It’s [...] Read more

Making cloud count in local government

By: Steve Hughes - 30 Jan 2014

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With council budgets falling year on year, local authorities are under continued pressure to cut costs while also protecting critical frontline services. One way this is being addressed is through the adoption of cloud services and the acceptance of ‘bring your own device’ which are also helping Councils to transform the way that they work and [...] Read more

Do you know where your data sits?

By: Robin Saphra - 24 Jan 2014

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Privacy and security are higher than ever for those choosing a datacentre provider. The recent debate about Microsoft offering customers the option about where in the world their data is stored shows how increased public awareness is starting to shape vendor policy. At Colt, we have been focused on these issues from the very beginning. Microsoft’s [...] Read more

Colt recognised as VMware Service Provider Partner of the Year for UK & Ireland

By: Gideon Wilkins - 22 Jan 2014

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2014 has started well for Colt: we have been recognised as Service Provider of the Year at VMware’s UK & Ireland Partner Recognition Dinner, for the second year running! This acknowledgment reflects Colt’s success in developing our vCloud service portfolio, offering customers a flexible pool of resources comprised of compute, storage and networking elements delivered from [...] Read more

Source of trust

By: Hugh Cumberland - 17 Jan 2014

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For many companies in the financial sector, the resilience of their systems is vital to their business model and an area where no compromises can be made. Since financial companies have a level of systems requirements that are very specific and quite demanding, it is important for them to be able to trust their infrastructure partner. [...] Read more

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