A third of UK CIOs regard EU regulation as more important than local laws

05 December 2012 (Press release)

A study commissioned by Colt Technology Services shows that UK CIOs are more concerned with EU regulation than their own local laws. According to the study conducted by Forrester Consulting across eight European countries, 34% of UK CIOs regard EU regulation, such as the Data Protection Directive*, as more important than local data protection regulation. Across Europe, 30% of CIOs rated EU regulation as more important than their local country laws. Read more.


Colt first to offer both fibre and microwave ultra low latency services between London and Frankfurt

14 November 2012 (Press release)

Colt Technology Services today announced that it has introduced a microwave service between London and Frankfurt.  The new service will complement Colt’s existing ultra low latency fibre services and makes Colt the first managed services provider to offer both microwave and fibre ultra-low latency services between these two significant trading centres. Trading houses to reduce the time it takes to access the market by up to 40%, and Colt customers only have one service provider to manage. Read more.


Colt announces availability of the most extensive VMware vCloud ® Suite 5.1 datacenter estate in Europe

09 October 2012 (Press release)

Colt Technology Services has announced it is the first service provider to implement a pan-European vCloud platform, based on the new VMware vCloud Suite 5.1. Colt now operates the largest and most extensive vCloud ® Datacenter Service estate in Europe. Colt is also building on these extended vCloud capabilities by launching complementary backup and disaster recovery services for vCloud, designed specifically to address the needs of its channel partners. Read more.


Colt launches new managed contact centre solution for the reseller channel

02 October 2012 (Press release)

Colt has announced the launch of a new hosted contact centre solution, designed to enable resellers to build and manage their own contact centre services for their customers. The new solution provides a highly functional and easy-to-use platform to help resellers serve the needs of the 50-250 seat contact centre market. The service will initially be available in the UK and Ireland, ahead of a wider roll-out across Europe next year, starting with Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Read more.

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