Gary Moore

Gary Moore is Director of Business Development for cloud connectivity. He is responsible for making it easier for customers to consume their favourite cloud services over Colt’s network, and also for ensuring Colt’s network meets the needs of cloud service providers.

Colt connects clouds

End customers in various industries have been trying out public clouds like Amazon, Microsoft and vCloud now for several years. As these services have stabilised, customers have become comfortable with them. However they have remained unhappy about consuming cloud services…

Cloud is a business reality – not a fashion

01 Apr 2014

“Cloud” now feels as though it is here to stay, even for businesses. Unlike the previous false dawns such as “ASP”, the cloud really is delivering efficiencies today for consumers and businesses alike. The whole world of mobile devices is…

Cloud disaster recovery and back-up in the spotlight at Cloud Expo 2014

26 Feb 2014

We’re heading off to ExCel London today for Cloud Expo Europe to catch up with our customers and partners, and to take part in discussions exploring key technology and business advancements driving cloud adoption across Europe. We’re seeing more and…

Seguridad de los datos

Puede ser que su propósito de año nuevo ha sido “Voy a prestar más atención a proteger nuestros datos”. Estupendo. Nadie quiere protagonizar las portadas de prensa por robo de datos, ataques de hackers u otras indiscreciones. ¿Pero realmente sabe…

Keeping your data secure

29 Jan 2014

OK, so the New Year resolution has been made: “I will definitely give more attention to the protection of our data.” Good. Nobody wants to end up with the horrible headlines which accompany data theft, hacking or other indiscretions. But…

ArrowSphere: a blueprint for cloud services distributors to follow?

26 Nov 2013

It’s difficult to overemphasise the impact that cloud services are having on Colt’s distribution channel.

A post-VMworld view: why the integrity of business critical services really matters

21 Oct 2013

On returning from the VMworld event, I must say that I feel very proud of Colt’s rapid progress in this market segment. We were able to exploit all of the hard work of the previous few quarters to present an…

Are there new revenue opportunities for VARs at VMworld?

14 Oct 2013

The slogan for this year’s VMworld in Barcelona certainly made me sit up and take notice: “Defy Convention”. It is a bold call-to-action and one that immediately begs the question, “What is the ‘convention’ to which they are referring?” Taking…

VMware premia a Colt como partner del año de Infraestructura como Servicio para EMEA

El viernes 25 de enero, recibimos la estupenda noticia de que Colt había sido nombrado por VMware partner del año en competencia de infraestructura como servicio en nube de la región EMEA. Además, Colt está entre los tres finalistas para…

Colt recognised by VMware with EMEA Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Competency Partner of the Year award

29 Jan 2013

On Friday we received the great news that Colt was recognised with the VMware Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Competency Partner of the Year award for the EMEA region. We’ve also qualified as one of three finalists for the Global…

Colt wins VMware Service Provider Programme partner of the year for UK & Ireland

23 Jan 2013

It’s a great start to the year for Colt. Last week my colleagues Jon Bennett and Gideon Wilkins accepted the VMware Service Provider Programme partner of the year 2012 award for UK & Ireland on behalf of Colt.

vCloud from Colt – Customer and Channel Ready

25 Oct 2012

Earlier this month I was delighted to present on stage at VMworld Colt’s new vCloud 5.1: I was joined on-stage by Tona Monedero (CIO of Codorniu, more of which later). I talked about our geographic rollout of vCloud, and how…