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Colt announced that its award-winning Ethernet VPN service is now offering any-to-any connectivity globally.
“There comes a time when silence is betrayal” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I, like many others, have watched the news coming out of…
Colt expands relationship with Oracle adding hosted and on-demand access to Oracle Cloud in Tokyo and Osaka
Colt announced the availability of hosted on-demand access to Oracle Cloud Infrastracture in Tokyo through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect.
In collaboration with Ciena we explore best practice examples on how to protect your network and how to apply next-gen architecture and security practises to enable increased working from home.
SD WAN is one of the fastest growing segments of the network infrastructure market, with many enterprises already deploying SD WAN solutions to help
After five years at the helm of the organisation, Carl Grivner is stepping down as the CEO of Colt, with Colt’s current Chief Commercial Officer…
Colt complements Microsoft’s Azure Peering Service with end-to-end traffic prioritisation for Microsoft SaaS services, ensuring a seamless end-to-end customer experience.
As I sat down to write this blog, the buzzer in my flat went to announce the arrival of a delivery – something that’s not…
In a world of digital transformation drivers like IoT, AI, and big data, networks must be more intelligent and agile then ever – able to…
Francesca will join other specialists in 5G, security, research and regulation in Government initiative to ensure the security of the UK’s 5G networks.
Colt delivers best-in-market latencies on critical European PrizmNet routes and next-generation Arista 7130 ultra-low-latency switches
To ensure best-in-market low and ultra-low latencies for the Capital Markets, Colt has made further latency reductions on critical PrizmNet routes in Europe.
2020 is set to be a momentous decade for cloud networking, as enterprises are committed to embedding cloud-first strategies in their organisations – new research commissioned by Colt has uncovered.
Colt’s global community is coming together to support Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Borders, who currently running a Coronavirus Crisis Appeal.
Clear and reliable communication has never been more important, with voice products relied upon by global workforces to communicate with customers and employees. Customers need…
We’ve all had to make significant changes and many of us have had to adapt to the new ‘normal’. Annette Geuther, VP New Business Development, shares her tips for this new routine.
To support the accelerated digital transformation currently affecting enterprises, Colt has launched new features on its award-winning SD WAN platform.
James Halberstadt, a sales specialist in SD WAN at Colt, discusses how the technology is being used to quickly implement changes and deploy new services.
With many organisations transitioning staff to remote working, it’s easy to focus solely on upscaling network capacity rather than the significant cybersecurity risks. Here, two…
To facilitate the on-going cloud migrations of enterprises globally, Colt continues to provide high bandwidth, on-demand connectivity to Oracle Cloud.
In the last few months we’ve seen a significant increase in traffic across our network – between 30-40% extra in data traffic and 50-60% spikes…
To meet the ever-growing demand for multi-cloud services, Colt is launching Dedicated Cloud Access on Colt PrizmNet.
Every April in the UK is Stress Awareness Month, and with all that’s going on across the world today, this year’s initiative couldn’t be more timely.
Tim Cook, Director, Modern Workplace and Voice Specialists, discusses the impact of Coronavirus on global voice traffic today.
Colt provides full hosting capability to three Taiwan exchanges in response to the growing demand for TWSE implementing continuous trading.
Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high-bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced that it now provides full hosting capability to three Taiwan exchanges in response to the growing demand from Taiwan exchanges after the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) announced the implementation of continuous trading from 23 March 2020.
There is not one of our locations or colleagues that are not being affected by Coronavirus and the measures its outbreak is forcing us all to take. Melanie Halsey shares what Colt is doing to support its employees.
Colt Technology Services has today announced the appointment of Masato Hoshino as its Head of Asia and Representative Director & President of Japan.
Colt has maintained its position in the year-end 2019 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard, continuing to stay ahead of CenturyLink, Orange, BT Global Services, and Verizon.
Enabling flexible working brings benefits to employees and employers. As an employer, you can expect your productivity and collaboration to improve, with employees no longer limited by…
Louisa Gregory, Colt’s Chief of Staff and VP Inclusion & Diversity, reflects on what International Women’s Day and #EachforEqual means for her and the importance of allyship in building an equal world
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #EachforEqual. To mark the day, we asked some of the female leaders at Colt, as well as Carl Grivner – Colt’s CEO, for their thoughts on International Women’s Day, on equality more broadly and what the concept means to them.
Ashish Surti appointed as Vice Chair of i-4, the world’s longest running global information security forum
Ashish will help i-4 to continue to push the boundaries on thought leadership, collaboration and innovation regarding information security issues.
Gartner has recognised Colt as a Visionary in the latest Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global, due to its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute.
New research has found that security remains at the top of IT priority lists in 2020, followed by adding Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Machine Learning…
Colt Technology Services has today announced that the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) is using its Dedicated Cloud Access (DCA) offering for the first time in 2020.
The uncertainty around inbound voice traffic won’t ever go away, but these steps will help keep inbound call costs well under control.
To facilitate the on-going cloud migrations of enterprises globally, Colt now provides high bandwidth, on-demand connectivity to Oracle Cloud.
Keri Gilder, Chief Commercial Officer for Colt Technology Services, reflects on Colt’s week at PTC and how a Hawaiian legend can inspire her team.
Colt is continuing to expand its Voice proposition, allowing growing enterprises to seamlessly extend their organisation across borders, all while benefiting from a consistent, high-quality customer experience.
Louisa Gregory, Chief of Staff and VP, Inclusion and Diversity, talks about the devastating Australian Bushfires, and the social responsibility that every business and every individual has to ensuring a viable future for the next generation and the one after that.
Colt has succeeded in reducing latency between Tokyo and Hong Kong stock exchanges substantially, realising the fastest connectivity between these two regions.
Colt ended 2019 on a high with industry leading Net Promoter Scores (NPS) of 64 points in Europe – a record for the business – and 26 in Asia.
Joining from ADVA, Annette Geuther has a wealth of experience across the industry as well as a solid understanding of technologies such as 5G, Edge Computing, SDN and NFV.
The expansion of Colt’s Azure ExpressRoute footprint will benefit both SAP customers migrating their on-premises environments to the cloud and customers who require higher resiliency into Azure.
As 2020 and a new decade begin, Mark Gilmour, Head of Mobile Connectivity Solutions, reflects on what the last ten years has meant for mobile connectivity and looks forward to what’s next.
The Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) industry has realised the importance of Inclusion and Diversity in organisations.
Last week, Colt joined The Girls’ Network at their end-of-year event to celebrate a year of partnership and to inspire girls to consider a career in tech.
It’s pegged as the most magical time of the year, but for many, Christmas time can be tough. Louisa Gregory discusses loneliness at Christmas and shares the importance of connecting with people around you.
This year has been a busy and exciting one for Colt. We can’t quite believe 2019 is already ending, and we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on what the last twelve months have seen Colt achieve.
Melanie Halsey, EVP HR at Colt introduces the organisation’s new inclusive family leave policy for all its employees across the world.
Colt connects to Alibaba Cloud in Asia, supporting businesses in their cloud based digital transformation strategies
Colt connects to Alibaba Cloud in Asia to support businesses in their cloud based digital transformation strategies
It’s complicated – the idea that groups established to champion diversity can instead be the opposite. Women’s groups, in particular, have long been accused of…
Last week Colt won five awards at the 2019 MEF Awards evening, picking up the prizes for; Europe – Network & Service Innovation, Europe – Retail Service Provider of the Year, Europe – Wholesale Service Provider of the Year, LSO Leadership in partnership with AT&T and Enterprise Application – Advertising.
Throughout October, students at Colt-partnered schools were invited to take part in a Halloween themed story competition run by Night Zookeeper. The theme of the…
As enterprises seek to respond to the challenges and the opportunities presented by the digital economy, the move to multicloud architectures is gathering pace.
Despite the 2019 Colt Charity Bike Ride coming to a close in September, participants have still been working hard to raise as much money as possible for the children’s charities the ride supports.
November means many things. The temperature drops, the days get shorter, and many men start sporting moustaches – where they previously had bald upper lips.
The launch of Microsoft Azure Peering Service as part of Colt IP Access addresses many of the typical challenges experienced by users connecting to the cloud over public Internet.
Celebrated each November, the aim of International Men’s Day is to celebrate positive male role models and the positive impact that they have on their…
Last week I had the great privilege to participate in a few different sessions as part of the Capacity Europe event held in London –…
What do businesses want from service providers? It’s a question we’re continually trying to answer because we aim to not simply meet, but exceed our…
The growth of cloud connectivity via public internet has shown no sign of abating, driven by continued growth in adoption of SaaS and SD WAN deployment on enterprise networks.
To continue to support organisations’ on-going cloud migrations, Colt is deepening its collaboration with Microsoft becoming a partner of its Microsoft Azure Peering Service and Azure Networking Managed Service Provider programmes.
Next week Colt will be in Barcelona for the annual Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo and once again it promises to be a great event. The theme…
Last week, Google announced the launch of the Cloud Pathfinder for Google Cloud app that enables enterprises to find the best connectivity route to Google Cloud from any on net building or data centre worldwide.
Colt is further investing in its Colt IQ Network, ensuring it remains ready to power organisations’ digital transformations – both today and in the future.
21st November, London
Are women’s networks too insular? How can we make them more inclusive? Should men be encouraged to join? Should women only networks be replaced by diversity networks? It’s time for a lively debate!
Louisa Gregory, Chief of Staff, discusses empowerment and influence in leadership. Really how powerful is ultimate decision making versus influence?