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Colt's Ethernet Services

Colt has gained the status of an award-winning managed business ethernet service provider. Managed Ethernet services are the answer for many businesses, whether it be SMEs, major enterprises, carriers, operators or others requiring a business-class connectivity solution.

Ethernet Line is a best in class layer 2 E-Line service that allows you to connect your sites securely, cost-effectively and effortlessly across metro, national and international locations. Our fast ethernet service has a deterministic performance profile, which means you can rely on it to support even the most demanding business applications.

Secure, easy to manage and cost effective managed ethernet services

Colt acts a single point of responsibility and can ensure necessary levels of separation by using our own network throughout. This allows your own IT professionals time to focus on the application layer services that help drive your business. Colt design, implement, manage and maintain the service, thus ensuring that you don’t need to invest your own resources in specialist skills or hardware.

Our managed Ethernet Line service meets the most stringent technical criteria and has been certified by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) to the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 standard

A fully managed, fast ethernet service

Colt Ethernet Line delivers a simple, secure point to point connection between two sites. It supports a wide choice of bandwidths – 2Mbps to 40Gbps – which can be upgraded easily at any time. This provides flexibility and scalability making it a cost-effective choice for a range of networking applications and ideal for those who prefer to build and manage their own networks.

Our managed Ethernet Line services are fast to deploy and easy to manage. We guarantee performance and bandwidth so all of your sites can work together and exchange information effectively and securely. In addition you can expect zero frame loss, consistent low latency and jitter-free connectivity.

Ethernet Line Encryption

As global regulators address the pressing need for information security, businesses need to adopt a coherent and holistic strategy across their technology infrastructure. Find out more in our datasheet for this significant new feature add-on for Ethernet Line services. It complements Colt’s Cybersecurity Programme, designed to address the growing need for effective network security solutions, driven by increasing threats and new regulatory requirements.

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