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COLT named Best Regional Operator 2009 at World Communication Awards

COLT, a leading European provider of business communications, was named Best Regional Operator 2009 at the World Communications Awards (WCA) in London last night. The award recognises COLT’s success over the last year in being known as one of the most trusted providers of converged data, voice and managed services to European businesses. The company…

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Lack of knowledge and confusion is inhibiting adoption of cloud computing

The rate of adoption of cloud computing is directly linked to levels of knowledge about cloud services according to a report published today by COLT, a leading European provider of managed services and business communications. As the understanding of cloud computing increases, the rate of adoption of cloud services could be set for explosive growth…

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UK enterprises risk wasting £multi-million telecoms budgets with inefficient network technologies

According to a new commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of COLT, enterprises typically spend 25 to 30% of their annual IT budget on telecoms, but many are not giving this spend the attention it deserves. By moving to leading-edge Ethernet for their company networks and taking the time to understand which underlying…

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COLT strengthens relationship with Avaya to improve voice services for large businesses

COLT, a leading European provider of business communications, has strengthened its partnership with Avaya enabling it to deliver an enhanced IP Voice Solution to customers. Now certified as an Avaya Service Delivery Partner, COLT will provide large businesses across Europe with an improved IP Voice solution package that will allow customers to outsource the management…

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COLT launches new online hub for Europe

COLT, a leading provider of business communications, today announced it has launched a new online hub to showcase the company’s portfolio and enable organisations to scope and select products and services to buy online. The COLT portal (www.COLT.net/business) will offer a range of online features including live web chat, interactive content, special promotions. Seven products…

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Celesio appoints COLT as its single supplier for pan-European network

COLT, a leading European provider of business communications, today announced it has been awarded a seven-year contract to provide Celesio, one of the leading trading companies and service providers within the pharmaceutical market worldwide, with a converged pan-European data and voice network. The value of the contract is several tens of millions of euro. Under…

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Colt enhances Carrier VoIP service to support Intelligent Networking services

“The launch of the enhanced Carrier VoIP service with Intelligent Networking is a significant milestone in our Next Generation Solution strategy and demonstrates how Colt is combining its European network with its Next Generation technology to position Colt as the European partner of choice for carriers and service providers worldwide“, said Alireza Mahmoodshahi, Chief Technology…

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Two MEF ‘Carrier Ethernet Service Provider’ awards confirm COLT’s leadership in European Ethernet services

28 September 2009 COLT, a leading European provider of business communications, has won two prestigious Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) ‘Carrier Ethernet Service Provider of the Year’ awards: one for ‘Best Service Portfolio – EMEA’ and the overall ‘Service Provider of the Year – EMEA’. This is the fifth year running that COLT has collected an…

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COLT delivers affordable bandwidth of up to 40Mbps over traditional telephone lines

COLT, a leading European provider of business communications has today announced it can deliver its full portfolio of services across 12 European countries with bandwidth of up to 40Mbps over standard telephone lines. The move is the latest development in COLT’s strategy to deliver high-speed, business-grade affordable bandwidth to its European small and medium sized…

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COLT joins VMware vCloud initiative

COLT, a leading European provider of business communications, has today announced it has joined the VMware vCloud™ initiative. The move demonstrates the company’s commitment to partner with key players to deliver enterprise cloud services. COLT has already implemented VMware solutions for its customers and sees that its cloud offering is being strengthened by joining the…

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COLT calls for business-driven standards in cloud computing

COLT, a leading European provider of business communications, has today added its voice to calls for greater progress to be made in the creation and adoption of industry standards in cloud computing. COLT, now a member of the Open Cloud Manifesto, has made the call hot-on-the-heels of its recent announcement that it is ramping-up its…

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COLT completes next generation Ethernet network

COLT, a leading European provider of business communications, has completed the rollout of its next generation Ethernet platform, which offers customers across Europe higher bandwidth and improved performance from their data services. COLT launched the initial phase of its Carrier Ethernet-based Multi-Service Platform (MSP) in London, Paris and Frankfurt in 2008 and has now extended…

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