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Colt Technology Services announces new EVP of HR

Tessa Raum has been named EVP HR of Colt, bringing a wealth of experience in the technology industry to the position. London, UK, 21st January…

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How SD WAN is evolving to support the future network landscape

Its swift evolution is being driven not just by the growth of cloud and need for secure access at a fast-changing network edge, but by the continual change in enterprise network architectures.

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How a cloud contact centre enables your business to aim higher

Contact centres play a critical role in an organisations customer engagement strategy. Despite the rapid change in agents physical location over the past year, the…

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Caroline Griffin Pain is #9 on the OUTstanding 50 LGBT+ Executives List

I’m incredibly proud and honoured to be included in this year’s OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives List, supported by Yahoo Finance. Being an ally and champion of…

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Colt to support connectivity backbone for i-TEC Cloud Connect

Colt announced that ITEC Hankyu Hanshin Co., Ltd. has selected Colt’s services in Asia.

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Introducing Customer Relationship Management; to simplify how you work with us

Today we’re launching exciting changes that aim to make it easier to do business with Colt. In 2020 we were proud to receive record breaking…

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Colt launches a cloud-based telephony solution for Microsoft Teams

Colt’s Direct Routing as a Service solution helps enterprises rapidly enable PSTN calling in Teams to transform their communications London, UK, 12th January 2021 –…

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Can Modern Networks Power Digitalisation & Data Driven Business?

Networks are one of the critical enablers for digitalisation. Modern networks are underpinned by innovations in massive scale, reach and agility for growing consumption of higher bandwidth connectivity for cloud-driven businesses.

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A new look for Colt

Today we’ve unveiled a fresh new look for Colt – bringing us firmly into the next decade and matching the vibrancy and diversity of our…

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Cosco Shipping Lines (Belgium)

Colt helped partner Quendra transform the communications of their client Cosco Beligum (an agent for China’s Cosco Shipping Lines), by integrating Microsoft Teams with SIP Trunking, IP Access and Cloud SBC.

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How to protect your mental health in a pandemic

Series 1, Episode 3 The Full Picture | Colt Technology Services It seems only fitting to end 2020 with an episode around how this year…

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The future of the European job market

This report highlights the main drivers of this more dynamic European job market until 2030 to help policymakers and technology and business leaders shape and develop their talent and workforce strategies.

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Illuminated River

Colt’s connectivity lights up the Thames for Illuminated River with the world’s longest public art commission.

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Lessons from delivering voice communications in a pandemic

As we approach the end of a tumultuous year, it’s clear that working from home is here to stay. While opinions are divided over how…

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BNZSA

BNZSA has consolidated its growth with Colt’s multi-country SIP Trunking and IP Access services. A major part of BNZSA’s business is telemarketing, and therefore having a reliable telecommunications provider is key for their plans for international expansion.

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Colt and leading Cloud Integrator see growing demand for Oracle Cloud in Japan

Colt has announced that it provides connectivity to Oracle Cloud in Tokyo and Osaka for Fullenergy Limited, a Cloud Integrator that owns a group of engineers specialized for Oracle Cloud.

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We are more than one thing, we are multifaceted

The killing of George Floyd in the summer of 2020 sparked worldwide outrage, becoming a turning point for the anti-racism movement. So how do we transfer that momentum to the world of work?

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4.83 million cyber attacks – Don’t be a statistic

  Global and industry DDoS attack trends, as per the NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence report, October 2020 The need to adopt advanced and automated DDoS technology…

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Colt extends collaboration with Equinix, enabling on-demand connectivity for Equinix Fabric™

By combining Colt’s network footprint and on-demand capability with the Equinix Fabric offering, enterprises benefit from a simplified end-to-end experience when connecting to their digital…

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Can we actually measure inclusion?

The Full picture is a new podcast from Colt Technology Services combining individual stories and expert opinions to make sense of the world around us. Our first season is all around inclusion and diversity: why is it important? What do I&D statistics actually mean? And, most importantly, what should companies be doing about it?

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Colt completes next-generation 400G Wave testing in live network trial

Since the launch of its IQ Network in 2016, Colt has continued to drive innovation in next-generation optical networking via an extensive programme of investment,…

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De-risk your SAP migration to the cloud to ensure your organisation is responsive and adaptable.

Find out what it takes to migrate SAP workloads successfully to the cloud – join our webinar. Migrating SAP workloads to the cloud is a…

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Colt launches SD WAN 2.0, creating a superior SD WAN experience

By investing in its SD WAN proposition, Colt allows enterprises to react rapidly to change, which creates a seamless and disruption-free user experience. London, UK,…

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How Colt powers our customers online during Cyber Monday

Black Friday and its counterpart, Cyber Monday, are a phenomenon that have become truly global in the last 10 years. Each year, shoppers flock online…

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How we’re continuing to champion Inclusion and Diversity at Colt

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed every aspect of our lives. We are living through times of great uncertainty and unprecedented levels of stress. That’s causing…

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Our people reflect on biases for Blackout Friday

For most people, Black Friday is a day for perusing online sales and getting started on festive shopping. But at Colt, we’re looking at Black…

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Optimizer

Colt’s dedicated cloud connectivity helps Optimizer win public tenders for their Oracle cloud services to their client Lipor

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Why for men prioritising our wellbeing is more important than ever

Today is International Men’s Day, which focuses on making a positive impact on the wellbeing and lives of men and boys. This falls during the…

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The European Central Bank chooses SIA and Colt to connect to Eurosystem market infastructures

The two companies will provide the ECB with connectivity services to the payments (TARGET2 and TIPS) and securities (TARGET2-Securities) settlement platforms and the ECMS via…

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Colt unveils new organisational structure and three-year strategy

Heading into 2021, Colt has unveiled its focus for the coming years, which will see it build on its strong network foundations, leverage its digital…

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Farfetch

Farfetch makes luxury fashion available to customers worldwide with Colt’s multi-cloud connectivity services

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COMPO

Grüner Daumen für das Netzwerk: Wie COMPO seine Netzwerkinfrastruktur von MPLS auf SD-WAN umstellt.

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Updating your Colt Online experience

This year we’ve been undertaking a significant overhaul of the user experience in our customer portal, Colt Online. We’re pleased to say we’ve now launched…

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Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co., Ltd.

The implementation of Colt’s cloud connectivity service has empowered Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co., Ltd. with the ability to reliably deliver their multi-cloud storage solution, Dibertas.

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COMPO

Green thumb for the network – How COMPO switches its network infrastructure from MPLS to SD WAN

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Colt and Atos announce partnership to deliver a best-in-class Contact Centre as a Service solution

Colt’s CCaaS solution, with its impressive voice and cloud propositions integrated with Atos’ Cloud Contact Centre solution, will further enable enterprises to continue their digital…

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Why a fast and reliable feed is crucial for Retail Brokers in the age of FinTech

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a boom in the Retail Trading Market, with trade numbers and new accounts both soaring. Fuelled by extraordinary volatility during…

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Black History Month: Why being recognised in history is important

The first time I realised I was black happened in my first year in Belgium, at primary school. One of my classmates used to love…

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Bertelsmann

Dialling into the future – How Bertelsmann is transforming digital collaboration with Colt’s SIP Trunking Services

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Why a Successful Digitalisation Strategy Requires Intelligent, On-demand Networking

In collaboration with Frost & Sullivan and Ciena, we examine the evolving role of the network in the digital era. Today, businesses have a different…

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De-risking SAP and Azure migrations

De-risking SAP and Azure migrations with Microsoft and Colt Watch our webinar on demand, hosted by UKISUG When it comes to cloud migration, elasticity is…

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Colt wins at Global Carrier Awards 2020

We are very pleased to announce that Colt has won an award at this year’s Global Carrier Awards for ‘Best Global Wholesale Carrier – Data’.

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Arthur D. Little chooses Colt for voice services and end-to-end connectivity between Asia and Europe

Colt announced that global management consulting firm, Arthur D. Little has selected Colt’s SIP Trunking and IP Access services in Asia.

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Black History Month: The sum of three generations

When I think of Black History Month (BHM), I think about the history of my ancestors. I spoke to both my grandmas to find out…

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The future landscape of the derivative market in Asia

Managing Asia exposures can be challenging. Liquidity, latency, and time zone difference can pose obstacles to derivatives investors

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Black History Month: Remembering Clifford Matthew Anderson

I am honoured to write for Black History Month (BHM) at Colt. To me, BHM is a time of celebration and remembrance, heralding those who have inspired…

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Colt named as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave for SD WAN Services

Colt Technology Services has been named as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Software-Defined WAN Services, Q4 2020. The Forrester Wave evaluates SD WAN…

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Colt provides network solutions for Dibertas, a multi-cloud storage service by Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS

Colt has announced that Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co. Ltd (MRI DCS) is using Colt’s Dedicated Cloud Access (DCA) and Ethernet solutions for their new service “Dibertas”.

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Working fathers raising confident young women

Earlier this year, Network 25 (Colt’s women’s network) hosted an event on the topic of raising confident young women. We invited four fathers at Colt;…

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Three UK further diversifies its fibre backhaul capability with Colt

Three UK, as part of its end to end network transformation, has entered into an agreement with Colt Technology Services for it to become a…

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Adapting to the post-pandemic economy

This webinar highlights the recent unprecedented change and what has been called ‘the new normal’. 

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Work securely from anywhere – how Software Defined Networking can help

Join us to understand how SD-WAN, SASE and multi-cloud solutions enable security, flexibility and scalability for companies.

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How MX is defining the future of CX

Delivering a great customer experience (CX) is fast becoming a key differentiator. As our customers’ world becomes more connected, the links between machines are just as important as those to the customer.

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Colt maintains a strong second in Vertical Systems Group’s mid-2020 Global Ethernet Leaderboard

Colt continues to occupy its position in Vertical Systems Group’s Global Ethernet Leaderboard, maintaining its lead ahead of CenturyLink, Orange, BT Services, and Verizon. Second…

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Analysys Mason recognises Colt for Unified Communications

Colt has been profiled in the Analysys Mason report; ‘Operator approaches to unified communications (UC): ten case studies’. This is a fantastic recognition of our…

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The future of 5G security

As Vice-Chair of the security sub-group of UK5G, I chaired the 5G and Security – Security Sub-Working Group webinars, a part of 5G week, which…

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Building the Adaptive Network: what is Intelligent Automation?

Intelligent Automation is at the heart of back-office operations, improving processes to drive efficiencies and providing a better customer experience.

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Halfway through the Colt Charity Challenge 2020

We’re a week into the first Colt Charity Challenge and I’m extremely excited to say that we’ve already raised €40,000 for our charity partners. Colties…

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Can companies afford to delay cloud migration in light of Covid-19?

In the wake of lockdown across the world, many businesses anticipated that their cloud migration projects would be delayed. Our survey found 67% of IT-leading…

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Ace Connect goes virtual; remains committed to doing good

Gerry Clifford, Global Head of Events at Colt Colt’s most significant reward programme for employees is Ace Connect. In normal times, Colt’s top performers are…

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Connecting to the future of the Media and Entertainment industry

The Media and Entertainment (M&E) sector plays a big part in almost all our lives. As companies aim to reach, attract, and engage customers more effectively, brands are seeking to build, buy, and borrow media capabilities to enable new technologies and innovation.

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Humans of Colt: Figo’s Charity Challenge story

Figo Wu – Sales Support Executive For The Colt Charity Challenge, I am aiming to run 5km during my lunch breaks. As an ambassador and…

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Connecting the Capital Markets in the SDN era: a new approach

Connectivity has always been at the heart of the capital markets and it’s an area currently undergoing considerable change.

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How to unlock the true value of your cloud migration

The global cloud computing market is set to reach $295 billion by 2021, a 12.5% growth from 2019 (despite COVID-19 disruptions).

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Humans of Colt: Colt Charity Challenge

Tanya Goldhaber – Global Strategy Manager For the Colt Charity Challenge I am cycling, running, walking, and competitive ballroom dancing. I got into ballroom dancing…

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Colt launches Internet Access On Demand in Singapore Enabling enterprises to Pay As You Use & Scale Bandwidth in near-real-time

Colt Technology Services has extended ‘on demand’ capability to its premium business internet offering in Singapore, becoming the only provider in Singapore and the region…

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Colt wins at Leading Lights Awards

We are very pleased to announce that Colt has won the award for Most Innovative Telco Cloud Strategy (Network/Data Centre Operator) at this year’s Leading…

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10 questions answered – on demand connectivity

Traditionally provisioned services can’t always keep up with a dynamic enterprise. Having to fill out lengthy forms and then wait weeks or even months for provisioning of additional capacity.

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Why your organisation needs to migrate to Microsoft Teams

From November 2019 to May 2020, the number of daily Microsoft Teams users has increased from 20 million to 75 million. But why has this…

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5 ways multi-cloud is accelerating cloud migration

48% of leading IT decision-makers intend to begin a cloud migration project in the next six months. Cloud migration is undeniably emerging as a key…

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A guide to migrating from Skype For Business to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has the potential to significantly improve productivity, but the migration needs to be managed carefully.

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Colt Charity Challenge 2020 – connecting virtually to give back

For eight consecutive years, we have organised and hosted the Colt Charity Bike Ride. An annual event, where we take 130 riders and 40 support…

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Cloud connectivity and why reliable, on-demand connectivity matters

Click here to see the Colt & Oracle webinar on Cloud connectivity and why reliable, on-demand connectivity matters. The drivers and benefits of using Oracle…

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Colt recognised as an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network

Connectivity is key to a successful cloud experience and that’s why we’re working closer than ever with leading cloud service providers. We’ve been working with…

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Proposed shorter hours for European Exchanges highlight the importance of a connected ecosystem

At the end of June, the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (Fese), rejected a call from traders to shorten the trading hours of the regions’…

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Colt’s enhanced uCPE proposition brings enterprises closer to the edge

Colt Technology Services evolving Universal CPE (uCPE) proposition represents a shift in how enterprises consume network services. Tokyo, 4th August 2020 – Colt Technology Services…

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Arthur D. Little

Arthur D. Little Japan selected Colt SIP Trunking for its voice services and Colt IP Access for the network. By choosing Colt, Arthur D. Little Japan only needs a single service provider to connect its network from its offices in Europe and Asia.

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An unprecedented six months for Colt and how connections will drive us forward to the next six

Keri Gilder – CEO, Colt Technology Services We’re now past the halfway point of 2020, and we can all agree this year has not been…

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4 cloud connectivity mistakes and how to avoid them

75% of enterprises run at least one application in the cloud and with 80% of traditional data centres set to be shut down by 2025,…

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Tencent Cloud

Tencent Cloud chose Colt Wave for a secure and reliable network to align with their global expansion strategy.

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Built for change: How to lead IT through disruption

In this guide, experts from Frost & Sullivan, Oracle and Colt explain how to keep IT projects on track in an ever-changing world.

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Colt recognised as a Leader in Germany for managed SD WAN and WAN services

Colt is recognised as a Leader in ISG Provider Lens research report by comparing provider strengths, challenges and competitive differentiators.

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How the legal sector is facing up to digital transformation

The legal sector has the challenge of balancing well established processes and ways of working, with keeping data secure alongside the growing trends

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Colt raises €20,000 for Médecins Sans Frontières to help the fight against Coronavirus

Colt employees across the globe have come together to raise funds for MSF as part of their Coronavirus Crisis Appeal. London, UK, 15 July 2020…

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CEE and EMEA – Routes to recovery

What is to be expected from the financial markets after this period of great uncertainty? You will hear from experts from WSE, Colt, S&P and Goldman Sach

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Colt offers Microsoft SaaS customers access to its IP Access service

To support organisations’ on-going digital transformation in Asia, Colt complements Microsoft Azure Peering Service with end-to-end traffic prioritisation for Microsoft SaaS services, helping to ensure…

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Colt brings On Demand connectivity to Oracle Cloud Zurich 

John Armenakas, Principal – Global Strategic Partnerships, Colt Technology Services This year our partnership with Oracle has risen to the next level; in February we…

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How Asia CSR team helps local community connect together

Colt Asia Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee have donated relief supplies to hospitals, schools, and orphanages, aiming to offer support to the local communities in which we operate across Asia.

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Colt Technology Services names new Chief Commercial Officer

After Keri Gilder stepped up to the role of CEO, Colt has named a new CCO to continue to drive the organisation’s transformative, customer first,…

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Why SD WAN makes sense for multi-cloud infrastructure

Today, networks must be more intelligent and agile than ever. They must be able to support new applications and use cases without sacrificing performance

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Colt and Oracle expand Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect capabilities in the Netherlands

New cloud interconnect will make easier the on-going cloud migrations of enterprises globally with high bandwidth and on-demand connectivity to Oracle Cloud  Amsterdam, the Netherlands,…

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What is and how to choose the right SD WAN

What is SD WAN? Why does it matter for your business and how do you choose the right one? An Introduction to SD WAN Networks…

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Colt launches multi-cloud connectivity underpinned by its award-winning SD WAN offering

Colt is enabling the next wave of enterprises’ digital transformations, launching multi-cloud connectivity underpinned by Colt’s market-leading SD WAN offering. London, UK, 25th June 2020…

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Embracing change in a changed world

As we start to think about a post Covid-19 world, it’s clear the world we once knew has changed, both in and outside of work.

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Colt reinforces its Colt IQ network into Antwerp, Rotterdam and the Hague

Colt further expands IQ Network in Europe, strengthening key metro’s in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. This expansion signals Colt’s continued support for the digital…

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Is the cloud meeting expectations?

Is the cloud meeting expectations? Join our webinar to gain valuable experts insights from Colt & Oracle on the top cloud migration challenges that CIOs and…

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Connecting to Oracle Cloud with Colt On Demand

Connecting to Oracle with Colt On Demand An introduction to the On Demand cloud experience Cloud computing delivers well known benefits, but the end-user experience can…

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Namex 2020 Virtual Meeting

18th June, 2020
Namex is the annual meeting gathering telecoms operators and stakeholders in the internet digital ecosystem. The event provides a platform to hear from industry experts on future trends and to network during one-to one meetings.

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Colt enables any-to-any global connectivity by expanding Ethernet VPN service

Colt announced that its award-winning Ethernet VPN service is now offering any-to-any connectivity globally.

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