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Largest spend on cloud services expected over next 24 months, according to latest Colt research

Businesses are accelerating their move to the cloud, with half of enterprises (50%) suggesting that their biggest anticipated spend will span the next 24 months, according to the latest research from Colt.
The research, which interviewed 500 senior IT and C-suite decision-makers across key markets in Europe and the Asia Pacific, is included in Colt’s third annual international study of cloud adoption.

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Colt optimises low latency routes between Singapore and Sydney

Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high-bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced that it has substantially reduced the latency between the Singapore and Australian exchanges, realising the fast connectivity in the market of less than 87ms*.

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Prioritise on demand connectivity and think like an agile CIO

Flexible connectivity has become the name of the game for businesses: customers now crave a consumption-based approach across their entire technology suite. Hybrid working, remote…

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How Colt, Oracle and AWS can help your multi-cloud challenges

Multi-cloud solutions are becoming the norm for enterprises. Many businesses are moving to hybrid and multi-cloud architectures and deployments, using multiple public and hybrid Cloud…

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Colt named a Stonewall Top Global Employer 2022

Colt has been named a Stonewall Top Global Employer for 2022, which recognises the best multinational employers for the LGBTQ+ community. Stonewall’s Top Global Employers…

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Introducing a new look for the Colt IQ Network

Our network is the foundation of our business. It delivers the services on which our customers, and their customers, depend, and it sets us apart…

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Coming together to respond to change

Last week Colt had the pleasure of hosting some of our Strategic Alliance customers and partners at an event in London. There was a lot…

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Hitting new customer experience highs with our Q2 NPS

Customer experience is the pulse of every company and never has it been so important for brands to go above and beyond so customers know that they will get the service they need. With all businesses under pressure to deliver, ‘somewhat’ satisfied is no longer enough.

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Colt claims second place in Vertical System Group’s Ethernet Leaderboard

Following on from the success of coming second in VSG’s 2020 Ethernet Leaderboard, Colt has continued its streak of claiming silver in this year’s leaderboard…

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Colt SD WAN for Circutor

Circutor’s CIO, Óscar Campos, explains that thanks to the new SD WAN, the company has gained flexibility. The network now allows for tailored self-management of…

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SASE – Unifying Connectivity and Security for an Evolving Workforce

The difficulties and unpredictability of recent years have forced companies around the world to review their ICT priorities. Continued change in the way of working requires organisations to focus their investments on what really matters: security, continuity, agility and ease of management. Watch our joint webinar with Versa on demand now.

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Colt provides Europe with the Channel’s most capable cables

In partnership with Getlink, Colt will replace the fibre optics that run through the Eurotunnel with cables that are capable of an ultra-low latency, terabit…

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Colt Technology Services brings together SD WAN and SSE features in new integrated full SASE solution

Colt Technology Services’ customers now have access to an integrated full Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solution that brings together SD WAN and SSE features, with the launch of its new Colt SASE Gateway solution.

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Colt Technology Services appoints Katsuya Oe, as VP, Sales Asia

Responsible for leading Colt’s Enterprise Sales in Japan and Strategic Alliance teams in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore, including the continued development of Colt’s go to market and the acceleration of its customer and partner engagement in Asia, Oe will strengthen the company’s regional Leadership Team and report to Andrew Edison, Executive Vice President (EVP) – Sales, Marketing and Customer Relationship Management.

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Colt named Most Innovative Provider at NGON & DCI Awards

We are thrilled that our industry-leading innovation efforts were recognised last night at the NGON & DCI Awards, as Colt was named Most Innovative Service Provider of the Year 2022. 

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The women who power Colt: celebrating INWED ’22

Today, 23 June, is International Women in Engineering day, a chance to raise the profile of female engineers and highlight the different career opportunities open…

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Hybrid work impact

The real impact of hybrid work on your network

Last year we looked at network traffic at our London HQ from before the pandemic and made some predictions about what it might look like…

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Colt Group launches its first Sustainability Report

Colt Group today released its first Sustainability Report, which looks at how the company is delivering a positive impact from its ESG commitments.

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UCaaS vs CCaaS

In this guide, we’ll break down the implementations for UCaaS and CCaaS, their strengths, weaknesses and how you can integrate this critical functionality into your…

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Colt Sustainability Champion visits the Antarctic

Sally Lands, Sustainability Champion In March 2022, Colt’s Sustainability Champions travelled to the Antarctic with polar explorer Robert Swan and his environmental foundation ClimateForce 2041…

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Colt Intelligent Communications for Azbil Telstar

Xavi Bel, Head of Infrastructure and Security at Azbil Telstar, explains how this solution has allowed the company to adapt to working from home. Users…

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Colt achieves MEF 3.0 Certification for its Global Carrier Ethernet Services

Customers using Colt Ethernet can be assured that the service meets MEF’s rigorous requirements.

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Colt Technology Services expands its network into South Korea

Establishes new POPs in four major data centres in Seoul Metropolitan area

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What is CCaaS?

Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS) is the creative industry of tools used to shape the way organisations interact with customers. CCaaS is all about…

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Colt and Equinix extend their partnership to support digital transformation in France

New connection points in Equinix’s strategically placed BX1 data centre, provide connectivity for subsea cables from the US, France and UK

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Colt Technology Services partners with VMware to deliver global managed SD WAN

Colt and VMware underpin digital transformation and cloud optimisation for enterprises globally

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Colt’s NPS; an award-winning, industry-leading customer experience

Two very exciting pieces of news this week have highlighted that our hard work and passion for all things customer experience, engagement and retention is continuing to pay off.

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Colt delivers fully cloud-based telephony solution for customers in Japan

Customers in Japan now have access to a fully cloud-based unified communication solution, with Colt Technology Services’ announcement that it now offers Colt Intelligent Communications (CIC) with Cloud Session Border Controller (SBC) in Japan.

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998, 999, 1,000. We’ve hit two industry-leading milestones

We’ve increased our connectivity to data centres and cloud on-ramps, hitting two industry-leading milestones. Colt now connects to over 1,000 data centres and 225 cloud…

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Colt Technology Services delivers higher bandwidth for AWS Direct Connect Hosted services in Asia

Delivers connectivity with speeds of up to 10 Gbps for customers in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore

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Hybrid working: Connect your people or risk being left behind

Chances are that you’re reading this blog post while you’re not in the office. Hybrid working is here to stay. Last month, technology analysts CCS…

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Colt Technology Services and Oracle expand collaboration

Announce deeper integration of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect with Colt On Demand to improve customer experience

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Colt named as a Visionary in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™

Learn how to prepare your business for the hybrid workforce and implement a successful digital transformation strategy.  

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Colt’s progress against gender balance plans

“Never has it been more important to consider our impact on the world around us, on the environment, on our people and on the communities…

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How our employees are working to break the bias in India

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a fundamental part of our DNA at Colt. The global pandemic impacted the economies everywhere, however, India was particularly hard…

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How to become the modern CIO through the power of partnerships

Learn how to prepare your business for the hybrid workforce and implement a successful digital transformation strategy.  

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Colt SD WAN for Bertelsmann

To ensure that good ideas and exciting content spread even faster, Bertelsmann will be relying on Colt SD WAN to network its sites in future.

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Colt is furthering its presence in Poland to support businesses both locally and globally

Colt extends fibre reach to 3,000+ buildings in Poland ensuring it can meet the high bandwidth network demand of today and tomorrow  Warsaw, Poland, 10…

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Bridging the CIO ambition gap – lessons from industry experts

In our latest research we found that CIOs are prioritising customer centricity – but it’s also an area with the biggest ambition gap, from where…

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How we’re supporting LGBTQI migrants in the UK with Micro Rainbow

At Colt, we know people matter, therefore inclusion and diversity is a core pillar of our culture and DNA. We focus on how we can…

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Uncover the CIO Mindset

Learn how to prepare your business for the hybrid workforce and implement a successful digital transformation strategy.  

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Building an inclusive workplace: Colt awarded Silver by Stonewall

According to Stonewall’s research, more than a third of LGBTQ+ staff (35 per cent) hide who they are at work, while one in five (18…

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PrizmNet Provider List

Colt PrizmNet providers list A single physical connection to Colt PrizmNet gives you immediate access to a global capital markets ecosystem of exchanges, venues, providers…

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Chinese Market Data – PrizmNet Datasheet

Access Chinese market data with Colt PrizmNet Colt provides comprehensive market data coverage for exchanges in Mainland China via Hong Kong Customers can subscribe to…

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LATAM – Colt PrizmNet Datasheet

Access LATAM with Colt PrizmNet Join the growing number of market participants accessing LATAM Financial Markets via Colt PrizmNet. Delivered via secure and resilient lines…

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APAC Trading Strategy – Capital Markets Litepaper

Expanding your Asia-Pacific trading strategy Supported by Colt Capital Markets Making your move into Asia Pacific Growth in Asia-Pacific financial markets looks set to continue…

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Ultra Low Latency – PrizmNet European Network Datasheet

The European Exchange Infrastructure landscape is experiencing a fundamental transformation. Euronext have announced they’re moving their main data centre from Basildon, UK to Aruba Global…

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Fragmentation in European Capital Markets

Fragmentation in European Capital Markets: how digitalisation and connectivity can help firms navigate risks Michael James, Business Development Manager, Colt Technology Services In the wake…

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Innovating to Shape the Future of Distributed Edge

Colt delivers ground-breaking Private 5G pilot in Paris, supported by Cisco and Calnex Innovation is at the heart of Colt’s strategy and we’re continually testing…

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How a major US retailer is embracing agility through SD WAN

In our CIO research, Uncover the CIO Mindset, we looked at how CIOs around the world view themselves in terms of agility. To get more…

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Third year running: Colt named “Visionary” in 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Network Services, Global

At Colt, we want to support businesses by building extraordinary connections. From delivering impactful results to the business, providing outstanding experiences for customers or engaging…

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Colt Technology Services launches IN Hosting Services in France and Italy

Simplified portfolio enables customers to take full control over their numbers.

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Colt Technology Services appoints Catherine Leaver as Chief People Officer

Seasoned telecoms HR specialist to support company’s strategy and growth.

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How flexibility can deliver savings of more than 35% in a workload migration

For major workload migrations, saving time and money is always top of the wish list. In fact, with cloud delays costing up to £100k a…

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Colt delivers industry-first deployment of 800G technology in the L-band

Uses Ciena’s innovative technology to provision L-band wave in a terrestrial production network, enabling double the capacity offered by a single fibre pair

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Enabling Oracle Cloud Adoption

The Growth of the Cloud To succeed in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to free themselves from the limitations of legacy IT infrastructure. The days…

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Delivering Connected Retail Customer Experiences

Revolutionise the shopping journey and protect customer data in the process with the three pillars for delivering connected retail CX.

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Uncover what’s on the mind of a CIO

Do you want to know what’s on the mind of a technology leader? Where does their priorities lie for the year ahead? New research from Colt, launching later this month will uncover the CIO mindset for 2022.

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Quantenprozessor

Berlinale – Where innovations premiere

It is well known that the Berlinale is where we often first see masterpieces of the cinematic art; however, it doesn’t just celebrate the best…

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Unlock the value of your SAP data with Colt and Google Cloud

Join IDC, Colt and Google Cloud as they share best practices on three key aspects of your cloud journey with SAP.

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Colt strengthens Sales team with new appointments

Mimmo Zappi is formally appointed VP, Enterprise and Capital Markets and Herve Jost becomes Director of Eurotunnel/Getlink Connectivity Solutions

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Berlinale

A smooth transition to digital content for one of the world’s largest public film festivals Berlinale

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Frost & Sullivan recognizes Colt Technology Services as the Customer Value Leader in the European Managed SD WAN Services Industry

Colt has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2021 European Managed SD WAN Services Customer Value Leadership Award, in recognition of its position at the forefront of innovation and growth, creating new products, solutions, and services that meet ever-evolving customer needs and advance the overall market.

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Colt Technology Services launches 2022 CIO Agility Index

Colt today launched its 2022 CIO Agility Index, part of its ‘Uncover the CIO Mindset’ report, which looks at CIOs’ views and ambitions across five key areas.

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Console Connect and Colt Technology Services extend automated network coverage through API integration of SDN platforms

Console Connect, an easy-to-use platform for the Software Defined Interconnection® of applications and infrastructures,  and Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high bandwidth connectivity solutions, have today completed the first stage of major API-led interoperability between their global on-demand SDN platforms.

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Growth, innovation and cost-efficiency are 2022 priorities for IT leaders

After another unpredictable year, IT leaders and CIOs are looking ahead to next year and assessing how to stay agile and ahead.  According to the…

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The 12 achievements of sustainability

2021 really has felt like a landmark year for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). The Covid-19 pandemic drastically altered our reality, pushing us to think…

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Colt announces access to Oracle Cloud Services in Italy via FastConnect

To facilitate the ongoing cloud migrations of enterprises globally, Colt continues to provide high bandwidth, on-demand connectivity to Oracle Cloud Milan, Italy – December 21,…

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All you need to know about APIs with Colt

All you need to know about APIs with Number Hosting Automating and enhancing the number management of Cloud Service providers IntroductionHow we use APIsWhy are…

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Colt announces access to Oracle Cloud Services in Sweden via FastConnect

Colt is expanding its IQ Network footprint to the Oracle Cloud Stockholm Region to continue to serve the growing cloud connectivity requirements of enterprise and government organisations.

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Colt Group recognised for ESG and environmental performance

Colt receives strong results from EcoVadis and CDP

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Colt Technology Services expands its national UK network reach

Partnering with CityFibre to strengthen its metro network in key cities across the region

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How the right tools and apps can help businesses fight back against the ‘great resignation’

Over the last two years we’ve all found a new sense of respect for the connections to our peers, suppliers and customers. It’s taught us…

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Colt’s on top for Cloud and customer service

Colt wins for cloud innovation and customer experience at GLOTEL and ECCCSA.

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Helping you keep your data secure with BCRs

Last week, we announced that we have approved Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs), which recognise the highest possible standards of data protection when transferring personal data.

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Colt chosen by MC Digital Realty to underpin its new ‘Metro Connect’ service

Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced that it is providing the connectivity for MC Digital Realty’s new Metro Connect service.

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Future connectivity ecosystems for financial services

The Capital Markets team at Colt discuss in our Lightning Talks video how connectivity matters in an industry where lower latency, time to market and on-demand venue connectivity are tied to success.

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CCaaS: Seamless customer interactions

Christophe discusses in our new Lightning Talks series how you can easily enhance your contact centre set-up to be more flexible, more customer focused and more efficient.

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Are you ready for the digital future?

Francesca Serravalle discusses in our new Lightning Talks series how 5G is a fundamental shift in the way people and things communicate.

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Security challenges of a changing world

Chris Peregrine discusses how to overcome the practical challenges of implementing agile working practices whilst maintaining a secure environment, whatever path you take.

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Cboe & big xyt: What does the future hold for the european equity market?

Watch our webinar where our experts from Colt, Cboe & big xyt will discuss the what the post Brexit landscape in European Equity Markets.

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Optimally networked – IT services for innovative real estate services

As a real estate services provider, BNPPRE keeps an eye on the trends and offers national and international clients in Germany comprehensive services in all…

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Boerse Stuttgart

Buy, Hold or Sell

The financial extranet Colt PrizmNet is a dedicated network for the financial industry and provides access to over 160 exchanges, trading venues and service providers…

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Colt wins big at the Network Transformation Awards

We’re very proud to share that Colt has won the awards for SD-WAN and SASE Excellence and SD-WAN Service Excellence at the Network Transformation Awards 2021!

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SDN Explained

With recent exponential growth of network demand with the rise of multimedia on demand content, cloud computing and increasing mobile usage – businesses have been facing increasing pressure to reduce costs & maintain capacity to keep in line with customer demand. In this guide, we aim to break down the compontents, advantages & industry implications of moving to SDN.

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Colt, Icade, ADVA, Airspan Networks, Athonet, Accedian and Tibco join forces to deploy enterprise private 5G pilot in France

Coordinated by Colt, the consortium brings the benefits of private 5G connectivity to enterprise networks in the PB5 La Défense building in Paris.

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How Colt is trialling bioleaching to reduce e-waste

Did you know that over 7% of the gold on earth can be found in electronics currently in landfills? At Colt, being environmentally sustainable is…

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Colt is certified as compliant with GLF Fraud Code of Conduct

Colt is proud to have been certified compliant with the ITW Global Leaders Forum (GLF) Code of Conduct, demonstrating the company’s active work to stop fraudulent voice traffic in international telecommunications.

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Colt sets new record NPS in Asia

Colt has set a new record score for NPS in Asia for Q3 – jumping 5 points to 51. This comes after a record Q2,…

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Colt Technology Services announces pioneering bioleaching trial

Colt Technology Services announces pioneering bioleaching trial Partners with N2S to evaluate innovative e-waste solution that uses microbiological techniques and living organisms to extract precious…

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Colt’s OUTstanding LGBTQ+ Role Models are named in this year’s Lists

We are very proud to share that two Colties have been named in the OUTstanding LGBTQ+ Role Model Lists 2021 supported by Yahoo Finance. The…

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au Kabucom Securities Co., Ltd.

au Kabucom Securities Co., Ltd. is an online brokerage company and is the core company of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG Group)’s online financial services.

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Colt and Oracle expands partnership supporting Fastconnect capabilities in France

To facilitate the on-going cloud migrations of enterprises globally, Colt continues to provide high bandwidth, on-demand connectivity to Oracle Cloud Paris, France – November 9,…

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Colt Announces Access to Oracle Cloud Services via FastConnect

Enables Singapore enterprises to fully secure a work-from-home workforce, priced on-demand and as used.

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Colt’s Sustainability Champions win a mission to Antarctica

Sustainability is a core ingredient of Colt’s DNA and its future business strategy. As part of our sustainability journey we are committed to achieving global…

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Powering the next generation of online gamers

Powering the next generation of online gamers Don’t let your network ruin your end-users cloud gaming experience Jump to: Transform cloud gaming The network’s perspective…

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Gartner Symposium 2021

08-12th November, 2021

Preparing for tomorrow’s connected world. Join is at Gartner Symposium in November to join the vision of CIO network requirements for the next decade, wider trends, and the steps to take now to prepare.

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Fast lane or dead-end: Where’s your cloud migration journey headed?

Learn how to prepare your business for the hybrid workforce and implement a successful digital transformation strategy.  

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