Oracle FastConnect & Colt

We make it easy to establish a dedicated network connection from your enterprise location to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) - with OCI FastConnect


Secure and reliable connectivity to the cloud

Establish private connectivity to OCI 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. With our Direct Cloud Connect service (Dedicated Cloud Access), we provide secure and reliable network connectivity between enterprise data centres or office locations and the Oracle Cloud (this includes connectivity to both OCI FastConnect & OCI FastConnect UKGov1).

Colt is an Gold-level Oracle Partner Network member and Global OCI Fast-Connect Partner, providing point-to-point and multicloud Ethernet connectivity solutions (on request a managed router or IP-VPN integration can be offered). Your Dedicated Cloud Access solution will be delivered in sync with OCI - so you can benefit from an end to end cloud experience from the very first minute.

Your benefits at a glance:

Enhanced Security

The traffic between customer enterprise sites and OCI is routed entirely across the Colt IQ Network, so that customers can be assured that their mission critical traffic is safe in our hands.

Better Resilience

Colt's award-winning network services are provided with a high degree of resilience. Moreover, we offer customers high availability connectivity backed by an enterprise-grade SLA to key OCI regions in Europe, Asia & the US.

Faster Performance

Colt operates one of the lowest latency networks in Europe and Asia, so data is routed over the lowest-latency paths to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure regions, creating the most seamless performance possible.

Predictable Experience

Keeping your traffic independent of the internet means that your customers and your business users can enjoy consistent application performance without performance issues that are out of your control.

Faster and more secure networking

With our DCA cloud connectivity services you get more choice than with just a 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.

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On Demand Capability

Colt Dedicated Cloud Access for OCI offering is also available On Demand, delivering a Cloud-like network connectivity experience. Thanks to our investment in Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology, integrated into the global, Colt IQ Network, our customers benefit from a Portal-driven orchestration layer supporting real-time ordering, near real-time provisioning & bandwidth flexing underpinned by a flexible by a flexible consumption-based billing model and backed by our enterprise-grade SLA.

This includes a range of connectivity options that have been customised for better integration into Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, such as Point-to-Point Ethernet for customers who need to connect a single site, and on request IP-VPN for customers who want to share Oracle Cloud access across multiple sites.

Accessing the Oracle Cloud

Oracle separates access points (“PoP”) from the Data Centres (“regions”) in which the services are housed.

We provide direct fibre connectivity into all Oracle Cloud PoPs in Europe, Asia & the US, which simplifies speeds of provisioning, and gives optimum traffic routes for customers.

More than 29,000 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.

To find out more about our presence in these locations, send us an email or chat to an advisor

Service Features


Our cloud connectivity services include a range of connectivity options that have been customised for a better integration into the Oracle Cloud.


We are 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 Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) FastConnect 1-10Gbps OCI Oracle Provider 10Mbps-1Gbps Yes On Request On Request
1-10Gbps OCI 3rd Party Provider 500Mbps-10Gbps Yes On Request On Request
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) FastConnect UK Gov1 500Mbps-10Gbps 100Mbps-10Gbps Yes On Request On Request
1-10Gbps OCI 3rd Party Provider 500Mbps-10Gbps Yes On Request On Request

Why choose Colt?

Easily manage your access bandwidth, connections and pricing on-demand with our easy to use customer portal

Colt is your single partner - there is no need for multiple suppliers and various network contracts

Our service level agreement provides targets for service delivery, availability and time to settle payments - all supported by competitive guarantees.

Our award-winning customer service is backed up by some of the best Net Promoter Scores in the industry

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