Colt Technology

Colt to simplify organisation to deliver future growth

21 Oct 2010

With effect from early 2011 Colt intends to simplify the way it goes to market and will be organised into three new customer-facing units supported by two service units. The new customer-facing units will comprise: The two new service units…

Colt Group S.A. Interim Management Statement for the quarter ended 30 September 2010

21 Oct 2010

Revenue of €392.7 million (Q309: €400.1 million) represented a decline of 1.8 per cent due to lower Voice revenue. Data revenue was flat whilst Managed Services revenue continued to grow albeit at a reduced rate. EBITDA of €83.8 million (Q309…

Colt announces VMware vCloud™Datacenter Services programmes with customers in Europe

12 Oct 2010

Colt is currently the sole European based partner with a VMware vCloud Datacenter Services offering, and these pioneering programmes with Fidelity and Carphone Warehouse are a first for the region. This initial phase provides both enterprise customers with the ability…

Colt and Infoguard AG partner to help companies tackle European Commission e-Privacy Directive

06 Oct 2010

Colt, Europe’s leading information delivery platform, today announced that it has formed a partnership with InfoGuard AG, the Swiss expert in high-performance encryption solutions. At a time where the value of data passing over networks keeps on increasing, businesses require…

Colt boosts channel partner programme with seven new UK partners

28 Sep 2010

Colt, a leading provider of business communications and IT managed services, today announced it has attracted seven new agency and reseller partners into the Colt Community partner programme following a recruitment drive in the UK over the last three months.

Colt selected as EMEA ‘Service Provider of the Year’ and ‘Best Business Ethernet Service’ at Metro Ethernet Forum Awards

24 Sep 2010

Colt, a leading provider of business communications and IT managed services, was awarded the Metro Ethernet Forum’s (MEF) top honour, the EMEA ‘Service Provider of the Year’ award, presented at Carrier Ethernet World Congress. This accolade, combined with the MEF…

The Association des Paralysés de France selects Colt for its “IT System 2010” project

20 Sep 2010

The Association des Paralysés de France (APF) has selected Colt, a leading provider of business communications and IT managed services, to manage its “IT System 2010” programme. Under the agreement, Colt will centralise the company’s financial applications, which currently spread…

Colt first in Europe to trial 100 Gigabit Ethernet with Infinera

16 Sep 2010

Colt, a leading provider of business communications and IT managed services, has today announced that in partnership with Infinera it has successfully completed its first European field trial of 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) over a live network. The trial marks…

Companies can now prioritise and accelerate business critical applications over their network

06 Sep 2010

Colt, the leading business communications and IT managed services provider, announces that it has launched Application Aware Networking (AAN) Services through a partnership with Ipanema Technologies, a leading developer of next-generation solutions for application traffic management and WAN optimisation. The…

Colt partners with VMware to deliver VMware vCloud ™ Datacenter service throughout Europe

31 Aug 2010

Today at VMworld 2010, Colt, a leading provider of business communications and IT managed services, announced that it is the first European-based partner to deliver VMware vCloud™ Datacenter services. Part of Colt’s enterprise cloud offering, the service will deliver cloud…

Key milestone in the race to zero latency: financial institutions can now exploit low latency of 4.22 milliseconds between London to Frankfurt

23 Aug 2010

Colt, the leading business communications and IT managed services provider, announced today it has enhanced its FastNet Ultra portfolio by introducing two new trading routes connecting key European financial centres. The new London to Frankfurt route offers a measured latency…

Colt simplifies Wholesale business with easy-to-use Ethernet offerings – now also in Eastern Europe

05 Aug 2010

Colt, a leading provider of business communications and IT Managed Services, today announced the launch of new wholesale list prices for Ethernet services across Europe. This new wholesale tariff comprises firm Ethernet list prices to whole cities, regions and countries…