Andreas Kederer

Andreas Kederer is Director of Managed Services for Colt Communication Services.

Cloud computing: The winners and losers in telecoms

03 Jul 2014

The telecom industry has been looking into ways to capitalise on the opportunities offered by cloud computing ever since the hype around the concept emerged in the mid 2000s.Traditional telecom providers have approached the cloud opportunity from two angles. On…

Can we really ignore Europe’s biggest ever IT transformation?

With trends such as cloud computing, mobile, social media and big data creating a new world of opportunities, can SMEs afford to sit back and not invest in new technology? We’ve previously spoken about the need to build a business…

Technology to power a start-up

25 Mar 2014

2014 promises to be the year that innovative small businesses flourish. Hot on the heels of the relaxation of state aid rules, enabling EU governments to help small businesses more directly, comes the launch of The European Horizon 2020 Project.

Technology to power a start-ups

2014 promises to be the year that innovative small businesses flourish. Hot on the heels of the relaxation of state aid rules, enabling EU governments to help small businesses more directly, comes the launch of The European Horizon 2020 Project.

What you don’t know can’t hurt you… Can it?

28 Nov 2013

For many businesses, learning to let go can be a big deal. Almost inevitably in cloud computing, IT managers and their colleagues must relinquish a degree of control over their hardware and software. This can lead to questions about the…

Protecting information in a changing world

Is technology getting harder rather than easier to use? Technology is, without a doubt, becoming increasingly complex and fragmented. Cloud services are competing with in-house systems, staff are using their own devices for work purposes, and different business areas are spending…

Minimising the risks of file sharing.

18 Nov 2013

File sharing brings a number of benefits: the rise in file sharing services such as Dropbox, Box.Net or Google Drive offers several levels of convenience to smaller businesses when it comes to accessing and collaborating with files and office documents.

Failing to plan? Or planning to fail?

06 Nov 2013

Incredibly, 75% of companies have no plans in place to carry out disaster recovery. Our research into the SME market shows that while organisations are transferring data storage, enterprise applications and infrastructure to the cloud, more than three in four…

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“IT meet management. Management meet IT”

03 Nov 2013

‘Never the twain shall meet,’ as the saying goes. But are the aims of IT and Management really so different? IT wants technology investment while Management wants lower costs. These twin challenges are easily overcome with cloud computing. Switching applications…

Building the business case for cloud computing

01 Nov 2013

In one of our previous posts we addressed some of the perceived concerns about cloud computing. Talking to our customers it is clear that these concerns often come not from IT but from other areas of the business. To help…

Confused by colocation?

15 Oct 2013

As SMEs are increasingly encouraged to move their servers offsite, one of the most used, yet misunderstood terms, is colocation. Colocation is in fact a really easy way for SMEs to receive the full benefits of a data centre without…

Meet George

01 Oct 2013

With Colt Ceano you gain access to a suite of ICT services. Discover how easy these are to use and see how simple your remote working, communication and collaboration could be. In order to demonstrate this, we’d like to introduce…