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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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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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Women diverse

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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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. Download our webinar to hear Colt &…

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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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Bertelsmann

Ausgesprochen zukunftsfähig: Wie Bertelsmann mit SIP Trunking Services von Colt die digitale Zusammenarbeit transformiert

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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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Why the death of George Floyd is something we all need to care about

“There comes a time when silence is betrayal” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I, like many others, have watched the news coming out of…

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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.

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Gartner Symposium 2020

08-12th November, 2020

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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Capacity Europe 2020

19-22 October, 2020
Colt is proud to be the Diamond sponsor of Capacity Europe 2020, the unmissable annual meeting for carriers, data centres, IXPs, ISPs, cloud & content providers and infrastructure vendors.

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Cyber and network security – adapting to the new normal webinar

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.

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SD WAN: Delivering value and cutting through the hype

SD WAN is one of the fastest growing segments of the network infrastructure market, with many enterprises already deploying SD WAN solutions to help

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Making Customer Experience Net Easy

Making our customers’ lives easy in this complex world is customer experience gold. This was echoed loud and clear through the customer intelligence work we…

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Colt Technology Services names new Chief Executive Officer

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…

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Colt offers its IP Access service for customers using Microsoft SaaS services

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.

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How giving small gifts can lead to long-term feelings of kindness

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…

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Wifirst

Wifirst underpins managed WiFi services with high-bandwidth fibre connectivity from Colt The French founder of Wifirst, Marc Taieb, established the company in 2002 to address…

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New Economy – Life After Covid19

Join our cobranded webinar with SGX and FTSE Russell to hear how life after Covid 19 will impact businesses.

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Colt’s Francesca Serravalle selected for UK 5G Security Sub-Group

Francesca will join other specialists in 5G, security, research and regulation in Government initiative to ensure the security of the UK’s 5G networks.

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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.

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Is the cloud meeting expectations?

As more businesses move workloads to the cloud we wanted to find out if migrations so far have met expectations and what the challenges have been.

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What is Unified Communications (UC)?

Unified Communications describes the integration of multiple communication methods (such as Email, Phone, Video and Messaging) within a business.

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The Network of tomorrow: Life at the edge

Edge computing is a market on the move – with Forrester predicting the edge cloud service market will grow by at least 50% this year.  …

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Tectonic shift to the cloud well underway; despite Covid-19 delaying current projects

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.

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Colt’s Fundraising Appeal for Doctors Without Borders

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.

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3 things to consider when selecting your global voice solution

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…

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Working from home; how Annette Geuther has adapted to the virtual world of working

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.

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Colt launches VoIP optimisation and support for IPv6 via its SD WAN platform

To support the accelerated digital transformation currently affecting enterprises, Colt has launched new features on its award-winning SD WAN platform.

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The growing role of SD WAN in business continuity and disaster recovery

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.

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Overcoming cybersecurity risks during the COVID-19 outbreak

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…

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Your guide to inbound numbers

Inbound Voice is a cloud-based telephony service for both geographic and non-geographic numbers that provides online access to a full range of call routing

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Colt expands Oracle relationship supporting FastConnect capabilities in Germany

To facilitate the on-going cloud migrations of enterprises globally, Colt continues to provide high bandwidth, on-demand connectivity to Oracle Cloud.

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Denphone K.K.

Denphone is an Internet Telephony Service Provider (ITSP), that offer solutions tailored to users’ needs, mainly using its own IP-PBX and Polycom products.

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Colt hits record NPS score

At the end of 2019 we set a record for our Net Promotor Score (NPS), hitting 64 points in Europe and 26 in Asia. In…

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How our network is reacting to the increase in demand and shift in traffic patterns

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…

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Colt launches PrizmNet Cloud Access; bringing the power of the cloud to the Capital Markets

To meet the ever-growing demand for multi-cloud services, Colt is launching Dedicated Cloud Access on Colt PrizmNet.

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Stress awareness month: it’s never been more timely to connect and become more inclusive

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.

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Working from home: How the Colt team is adapting

Like most companies facing the Covid-19 pandemic, many of our employees have had to make a shift from working in the office to working at home.

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Colt shares gender pay gap report for 2019

“Colt transforms the way the world works through the power of connectivity – this focus on transformation is at the heart of Colt. We know…

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The significant growth of global voice traffic today – and how we’re supporting it

Tim Cook, Director, Modern Workplace and Voice Specialists, discusses the impact of Coronavirus on global voice traffic today.

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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.

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What we’re doing to support our people during the Coronavirus pandemic

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.

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The future network and adapting to our new normal

We have always believed in the importance of connectivity but could never have predicted the situation we find ourselves in today.

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Colt appoints Masato Hoshino as new Head of Asia and Representative Director & President of Japan

Colt Technology Services has today announced the appointment of Masato Hoshino as its Head of Asia and Representative Director & President of Japan.

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