Check out our blogs

Has the NIST “as-a-service” definition come to a crossroads?

14 Oct 2011

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has recently published two new documents on cloud computing: the first edition of a cloud computing standards roadmap and a cloud computing reference architecture and taxonomy. Colt has been a strong…

Building tomorrow’s data centre

12 Oct 2011

We have now launched www.tomorrowsdatacentre.com. Over the coming months, we’ll be tracking the deployment of the world’s first dual-sourced 100 per cent renewably powered data centre; being built in Verne Global’s new facility in Keflavik, Iceland. Our 500m2 modular data…

Expanding Smart Office functionality for SMEs

06 Oct 2011

With many small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) still reeling from the continued effects of global economic uncertainty, access to cutting edge technologies that help them to perform more efficiently, at an optimal level, has never been more important. That’s…

Is there a role for cloud brokers?

04 Oct 2011

In the rush to get to the commoditised nirvana of “on-tap” IT, new business models are being touted as the future path for IT service delivery. Recently, there has been much discussion on the potential of the cloud broker model.

Is “In The Cloud” helping understanding?

23 Sep 2011

Has the phrase “in the cloud” become such a catch-all that any attempt to define cloud computing is doomed to failure? Is the industry cloud weary and now turning back to the business challenge of how to harness IT to…

The most common pitfalls for SMEs and IT

13 Sep 2011

In the past few months on this blog I’ve been talking a lot about the opportunity for SME growth and the technology services that they can employ to manage that growth correctly and protect the business they have. It’s encouraging…

What needs to be done to extend the reach of broadcast content?

09 Sep 2011

There can be no denying that broadcasters face a complex challenge in terms of identifying and deploying futureproof infrastructures that offer consumers choice, mobility and participation in their media experiences. Consumer demand for interactive, HD and 3D TV has intensified…

From satellite to fibre – addressing the issues of performance, installation and cost

05 Sep 2011

The future of satellite is under the microscope. With competition for share of audience increasing, the pressure is on to look at ways to increase the reliability and quality of delivering ever increasing volumes of data intensive content. The rise…

Wholesale World Congress

02 Sep 2011

Next week, my home town of Madrid, Spain will be playing host to the Wholesale World Congress, for which Colt is a gold sponsor. Taking place 7th-9th September, the international telecoms wholesale community will be brought together at the event…

Getting to grips with latency for HFT in FX

10 Aug 2011

There has been much discussion recently around the impact of high frequency trading (HFT) on the financial markets. There is no doubt that the concept of HFT, analysing market information such as stock prices to implement proprietary trading activity in…

Timing is everything for SMEs

03 Aug 2011

Welcome back! In my last blog post I discussed how SMEs could leverage IT at all levels and in all sectors of the organisation to help facilitate and sustain growth. We’re convinced now is the right time for SMEs to…

Contatta un esperto

800 909 319

Live chat con un Sales Rep

La live chat è disponibile dalle 9 alle 17, dal lunedì al venerdì

Scrivici in chat 

Contatta la nostra divisione vendite