Secure and reliable connectivity to the cloud
Establish private connectivity from your data centre, office or co-location environment to reduce your network costs, increase bandwidth throughput and provide a more consistent network experience than Internet-based connections. Under our Direct connect service, we can provide secure and reliable network connectivity between enterprise data centres or office locations and the Oracle Cloud.
Colt is an Oracle Fast Connect Connectivity Partner, and we provide Ethernet (with an option managed router add-on) and IP VPN access to the Direct Connect private network access points. Your Direct Connect solution will be delivered in sync with Oracle Cloud - so you can enjoy it from the very first minute.
Your benefits at a glance:
The traffic between any enterprise site and Direct connect access Point of Presence is routes entirely across the Colt network, so that customers can be assured that their mission critical traffic is safe in our hands
Colt's award-winning network services are provided with a high degree of resilience. Moreover, customers have a number of enhanced configuration options for Disaster Recovery and High Availability purposes.
Colt operates one of the lowest latency networks in Europe and Asia, so data is routed over the lowest-latency paths to the Oracle cloud, to create the most seamless performance possible.
Making your traffic independent of the internet means that your customers and your business users can enjoy consistent performance from your apps, without drops in performance that are out of your control
Faster and more secure networking
With our managed cloud services you get more choice than with just standard cloud connect: from a wide range of bandwidths, to several resilience and diversity options.
Get advice and help setting up the best, and most efficient, cloud network for your business with our dedicated, knowledgeable customer support team, with our 24/7 multilingual support facility which supports our service SLA. Our proposition is recognised every year by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) as industry-leading.
On Demand Capability
Colt Dedicated Cloud Access service is also available On Demand to disrupt and transform the users experience. Thanks to SDN technology, our customers benefit from real-time ordering, provisioning and service flexing through a self-serving portal.
This includes a range of connectivity options that have been customised for better integration into the Oracle cloud, such as Point-to-Point Ethernet for customers who need to connect a single site, and IP-VPN for customers who want to share Oracle access across multiple sites.
Accessing the Oracle Cloud
Oracle separates access points (“PoP”) from the Data Centres (“regions”) in which the services are housed.
Colt can provide direct fibre based connectivity into all Oracle Cloud PoPs (OCI and OCI-C) in Europe, which simplifies speeds of provisioning, and gives optimum traffic routes for customers.
More than 27,500 direct fibre connected buildings and 900+ third party data centres. With Colt’s worldwide connectivity network, we ease the way to connect your network into the cloud.
Our Managed cloud services include a range of connectivity options that have been customised for a better integration into the Oracle Cloud.
On request Colt is also able to offer connectivity services from 500Mbps upto 10Gbps, based on the dedicated FastConnect 1Gbps and 10Gbps port.
The below table summarises the available services and bandwidths:
|Oracle||FastConnect service||200Mbps, 500Mbps & 1Gbps||10Mbps-1Gbps||Yes|