Private Ethernet is a layer 2 point to point service delivered over both fibre and equipment that is dedicated to a single customer – this provides maximum security. In addition customers can choose the fibre path that their Private Ethernet service is routed over, giving maximum flexibility.

Colt Private Ethernet is a metro area service with bandwidths ranging from 1Gbps up to 10Gbps. It is available in any city where Colt has its own fibre optic Metropolitan Area Network and is designed specifically for businesses that require private, high capacity, secure and resilient Ethernet connectivity.

Customer-dedicated equipment and metro fibre infrastructure

Private Ethernet ensures maximum security and offers the potential for the terminating equipment to be installed in your own facilities. This puts you firmly in control with complete physical separation from other customers.

Fully managed & customisation to individual business needs

Colt acts a single point of responsibility and manages the service end to end from its state of the art Network Management Centre. This allows your own IT professionals time to focus on the application layer services that help drive your business. Colt designs, implements, manages and maintains the service, thus ensuring that you don’t need to invest your own resources in specialist skills or hardware.

Colt Private Ethernet can ensure that your most stringent business resilience needs are met. Our wide range of options means that you can choose the most appropriate level of resilience in accordance with your own assessments of cost, performance and risk.

Our business-grade Private Ethernet service meets the most stringent technical criteria and has been certified by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) to the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 standard.

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China Telecom case study

Read how Colt helps China Telecom’s customers expand into Europe. China Telecom needed to expand their network coverage in Europe to ensure continuity, low latency and high performance connectivity to their customers.

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