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Frost & Sullivan recognises Colt Technology Services with the Best Practices Company of the Year Award in the European Network Services Industry Excellence

Colt praised for next generation infrastructure, innovative services, leading customer experience and ESG performance.

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Colt & Zscaler : Securing the modern enterprise with Zero Trust Cloud Security

Taking the rights steps on your cloud security journey and thinking about how to navigate the challenges of converged network and security in the new complex world of ICT?

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Colt and IBM Create Industry 4.0 Lab in the UK

The new lab will allow enterprises in the manufacturing sector to leverage the power of secured edge cloud services for their operations.

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SD WAN in Banking & Financial Services

SD WAN is finally gathering momentum in the Banking and Financial Services market, driven by the need to migrate services to the cloud to deliver…

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COP27 and Colt’s progress towards its science-based targets

Between the 6th and 18th of November, world leaders, climate activists and enterprise CEOs come together at COP27, the world’s largest annual gathering on climate…

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Colt Market Data Monitoring System

Empower business decisions with market data monitoring With businesses across the globe impacted by cost pressures, it has never been more important for companies to…

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Capital markets today: how do you manage the data explosion? 

Managing a massive increase in data must be a priority for capital market firms that want to maintain a competitive advantage.  Michael James, Capital Markets…

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Extraordinary connections at Gartner Expo 2022

Gartner’s Barcelona expo is one of the big events on Colt’s calendar and we’re looking forward to getting back to meeting in person. We’ve got…

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Lumen Enters into Agreement Regarding Divestiture of EMEA Business to Colt Technology Services for $1.8B

Colt Technology Services and Lumen Technologies enter exclusivity arrangement for the purchase by Colt of Lumen’s EMEA business. Keri Gilder, CEO, Colt says, “We’re deeply committed to building extraordinary connections for our people, customers and partners across our digital infrastructure. This acquisition would strengthen and extend these connections across existing and new geographies, helping us to accelerate growth and bring the power of the digital universe closer to our customers.”

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Colt takes home two trophies at WCA

We’re over the moon to have taken home two trophies last night! One for Best Customer Experience for our overall CX strategy and operations, and another for Best Network Transformation Initiative, for our blockchain-based network that automates inventories and billing, created in partnership with Console Connect, Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier and Vodafone.

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Capital markets today: does the future of trading lie in the cloud?

Despite the announcement of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) move to the cloud, capital markets trading will remain a hybrid multi-cloud story for the mid-term. …

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Colt Annual Sustainability Report

2021 Annual Sustainibility Report Colt Group Earlier this year, Colt published its first Sustainability Report to declare its commitment to achieving science-based carbon reduction goals…

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Gartner Symposium 2022

7-10 November 2022

Colt is the perfect partner to power your digital transformation. Working faster than the speed of business, we’ve got the high bandwidth connectivity to drive you forward and put you in control.

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Colt wins double at Global Carrier Awards 2022

Capacity Europe, Europe’s largest telecoms networking event, comes to a close in London later today after four days of connecting the global ICT infrastructure industry.

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Colt commits to robust climate change targets as part of Net Zero Action Day

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) guides businesses in the private sector on setting informed carbon reduction goals that combat the climate emergency. To champion…

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Take enterprise networking to the next level with SD WAN

Do you deserve better connectivity?   Today’s businesses need a network that supports modern applications and is in tune with how a modern workforce wants to…

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Capital markets today: how do you thrive through exchange fragmentation?

As exchanges evolve and fragment post-Brexit, capital market firms are realising the importance of flexible infrastructure  Michael James, Capital Markets Sales Specialist, Colt Technology Services…

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Colt drives forward cloud colocation for Capital Markets

Colt Technology Services has today announced the successful completion of a pioneering cloud colocation Proof of Concept (PoC), which demonstrates the viability of hosting and distributing multicast data in the cloud for global Capital Market customers.

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Wholesale is about partnering for success

Ruth Welter, Vice President Global Strategic Alliances at Colt, explains why it’s time to leave behind the conventional wholesale model and move towards a new…

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Capacity Europe 2022

17th-20th Oct, 2022

Europe’s largest telecoms networking event will be back in London from October 17 – 20 in a blended format. You can join no matter where you are, whether it’s on-site or online. The industry is waiting to reconnect.

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Colt secures Platinum EcoVadis rating for outstanding ESG performance

Colt Group, comprising Colt Technology Services and Colt Data Centre Services, today announced it has been awarded a Platinum rating from EcoVadis, the world-leading sustainability ratings provider, for its environment, social and governance (ESG) performance.

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‘With no digital infrastructure, there’ll be no metaverse’: IDC’s Perspective on Colt’s Analyst Day

Earlier this year we hosted our annual Analyst Day, inviting some of the industry’s prominent thought leaders and experts to hear what’s coming from Colt…

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Women at Colt address gender imbalance by mentoring the next generation

Jenni Sach, global co-lead of Women+@Colt, shares her thoughts on Ada Lovelace day and how Colt is inspiring the next generation. Ada Lovelace Day celebrates…

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Colt launches Market Data Monitoring System

New service boosts Colt’s Capital Markets portfolio with improved visibility into market data feeds and usage.

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We’ve matched our Asia NPS record

We’ve just got our Q3 2022 NPS scores and have matched our record for Asia, while in Europe we’ve now recorded 70+ scores in every…

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Capital markets today: how do you navigate volatility?

Increased volatility is having a growing impact on capital markets, making how to trade through it the question of the moment. Michael James, Capital Markets…

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Go behind the scenes with Colt at Europe’s most secure connection

Connecting the UK to mainland Europe, Colt and Getlink have refurnished the Eurotunnel – a subsea railway tunnel between England and France 51 kilometres long…

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Colt Announces Access to Oracle Cloud Services in Paris via FastConnect

Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high bandwidth connectivity solutions and a current member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it is offering connectivity services to the Oracle Cloud Paris Region via Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) FastConnect. The addition of the Oracle Cloud Paris Region builds on Colt’s connection to Oracle Cloud Marseille Region and offers enterprise customers data centre resiliency and diversity, which are critical in supporting businesses that are hosting their critical data in the cloud.

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Colt Announces Access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Services in Madrid via FastConnect

Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high bandwidth connectivity solutions and a member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it is offering connectivity services to the Oracle Cloud Madrid Region via Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) FastConnect. Oracle customers in the region can harness the power of Oracle Cloud locally, including Oracle Autonomous Database and Oracle MySQL HeatWave, to unlock innovation and drive business growth.  ­­­­

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Colt’s commitment to connectivity: network stats reach new heights in 2022

In the same year that Colt celebrates 30 years of making extraordinary connections, it seems fitting that our network has reached some impressive milestones too.

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UN SDGs: what are they and what are we doing to support them?

This month will mark seven years since the world embraced the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These are a part of the foundation of our…

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Looking to the future at Colt

While Colt looks back on 30 years of delivering extraordinary connections, we sat down with Product Portfolio Vice President Peter Coppens to ask him where…

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How the on-demand experience has changed telco relationships

Uncover the on-demand experience for telcos and just how easy it is to order and manager services through the digital portal.

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Access the new on-demand reality

Download the eBook to discover the top five use cases proving how on-demand networking can cut costs and improve your business’ performance.

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Colt raises €170,000 for refugees in Ukraine and beyond

Fundraising since April this year, Colt Technology Services has donated €170,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to support the organisation in its mission to save, protect and rebuild lives through effective humanitarian response.

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Powering tomorrow’s business: Three use cases for SD WAN

In this guide, discover the three biggest drivers of enterprises moving to SD WAN.

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Breaking cloud barriers: How your legacy technology might be holding you back?

In this eBook, we explore some of the ways legacy dependent organisations can benefit from newer types of solutions.

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From adoption to optimisation: Cloud research report 2022

We surveyed 500 IT decision-makers and C-level executives across Europe and Asia. Get the insights you need in our exclusive research.

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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’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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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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