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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

What the Climate Change Agreement means for colocation providers

By: Ian Dixon - 05 Sep 2014

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Earlier last month, the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) for the UK data centre industry came into force. The CCA means that energy intensive sectors can claim discounts on carbon taxes in return for implementing energy efficiency measures, helping the UK meet carbon reduction targets. But what does it mean for colocation providers like us? The agreement [...] Read more

Amsterdam to Frankfurt charity ride: calling for your support!

By: Francois d'Essertaux - 28 Aug 2014

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At Colt we are pioneers of this learning movement. This June, we’re introducing the Learning and Communities month, where everyone is invited to join learning sessions focused on essential knowledge that can help us grow as individuals while supporting our intent to become an amazing business. [...] Read more

Why students should consider a career in the data centre industry

By: Valeria Rais - 26 Aug 2014

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It’s that time of year students have all been anticipating: results day. Thousands of students across the country are picking up their GSCE and A-Levels. Many will go on to college or university with ambitions to follow newly popular technology career paths such as gaming and app development or software specialities, but how many will have [...] Read more

Dialling emergency services from your SIP trunk – don’t get caught out

By: Kristopher Januszajtis-Neale - 22 Aug 2014

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My previous blog posts have looked at the rise of SIP trunking, protecting your SIP trunk in the event of a disaster and securing your SIP trunk from unwanted cybercriminals. I now want to look at another important aspect to think about if you are considering moving to a SIP trunking service – the ability to [...] Read more

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