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Ciberseguridad: la necesidad de innovar en una empresa digital

Ciberseguridad: la necesidad de innovar en una empresa digital

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Colt appoints Chief Financial Officer

Gary Carr has been named Colt’s CFO, bringing 23 years’ leadership experience across the telecommunications, IT and financial services sectors.

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We all have a role to play in creating the inclusive workplace of the future

Last week I had the great privilege to participate in a few different sessions as part of the Capacity Europe event held in London –…

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Colt wins at Global Carrier Awards

At last week’s 15th Annual Global Carrier Awards, Colt collected trophies in two categories; Best SDN/NFV Deployment and Best Cloud Innovation.

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The customer experience gap and how service providers fair

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…

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A new approach to cloud connectivity – enhancing SaaS Quality of Experience with Peering

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.

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Google Cloud Next

Google Next is where we can all come together in the same space to share big ideas and actively make the cloud stronger. Whether you’re…

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Colt furthers collaboration with Microsoft, enabling enterprises end-to-end cloud migrations

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.

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Connecting the digital society at Gartner Symposium

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…

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Colt Supports the Cloud Pathfinder for Google Cloud App

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.

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Colt future-proofs its award-winning Colt IQ Network with extensive upgrade

Colt is further investing in its Colt IQ Network, ensuring it remains ready to power organisations’ digital transformations – both today and in the future.

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Colt wins at the Network Transformation Awards

Last week, Colt walked away from the Network Transformation Awards Gala Dinner with both awards it was nominated for; Operator Award – SD WAN Service…

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Network 25 presents: Do women’s networks have a diversity problem?

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!

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UKISUG Connect 2019

1-3 December, Birmingham

UKISUG Connect is three days of education and knowledge rich content for you to take in and share with your colleagues and revolutionise how your organisation runs SAP.

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Empowerment and the power of influence in leadership

Louisa Gregory, Chief of Staff, discusses empowerment and influence in leadership. Really how powerful is ultimate decision making versus influence?

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How to connect the Internet of Things

All over the world, cities are growing at unprecedented scale and this brings a new set of challenges; from space management to mobility, resources, public…

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Building a network to support the Internet of Things

Insight Hub Building a network to support the Internet of Things How billions of connected devices will change the shape of networks Connected devices will…

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Colt at Microsoft Future Decoded – the future of workplace communication

Recently, Colt attended the Microsoft Future Decoded event in London. Tim Cook, Director – Sales Specialist Voice reflects on the event and the role of Unified Communications in today’s workplace.

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Colt ISO certification

Colt awarded ISO 20000-1 Certification for service management

Colt has re-affirmed its claim to be a best-in-class service provider by gaining compliance to the new ISO 20000-1:2018 certification for service management. ISO 20000…

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Welkin & Meraki

Walk through the door of any Welkin & Meraki serviced office building and it feels like you’ve stepped inside a five-star hotel. A welcoming, beautifully…

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uCPE: The evolution of the intelligent network and the future of SD WAN

Why does the modern network need an evolution to universal CPE? What benefits does shifting to Virtual Network Functions represent? And how do combining technologies with uCPE lead to a software defined edge?

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What is? Universal CPE

uCPE (or Universal Customer Premise equipment), is a general purpose platform that integrates compute, storage and networking on a commodity, off-the-shelf server, allowing it to provide network services (such as SD WAN, firewall etc.) as virtual functions to any site on a network. uCPE is the equivalent of a “Cloud for network services”, but at the customer premise.

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

Colt Technology Services has announced its enhanced universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) solution, which brings the benefits of Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) to enterprises.

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Come and meet Colt at Capacity Europe 2019

October 28-31, London
As the largest carrier event in Europe, Capacity Europe is the unmissable annual meeting for carriers, data centres, IXPs, ISPs, cloud & content providers and infrastructure vendors.

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Connectivity matters for SAP customers moving to the cloud

As the market leader, SAP is moving customers towards the cloud and, by 2025 all SAP on-premise databases will need be migrated towards cloud-based solutions.

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Smart tools, same old thinking: why customer experience needs a new approach

In the domain of customer experience, digital reigns supreme.  There is not minute that goes by without another start up slipping into my inbox with…

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5 Pitfalls of cloud deployment – and how to avoid them

View on demand: 5 Pitfalls of cloud deployment – and how to avoid them With more than 75% of enterprises running at least one application…

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Congratulations to all the top women in telco and tech

Last week I was privileged enough to attend the first-ever Global Women in Telco and Tech Awards, which was hosted by Capacity Media. The event…

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From Munich to Vienna – Congratulations to all who made the Bike Ride a success

CEO Carl Grivner reflects on the success of Colt’s eighth Annual Charity Bike Ride.

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Colt appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Yasutaka Mizutani has been named as the organisations new CMO, bringing his wealth of experience at Colt to the position.

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Colt launches new online hub for Asia

Colt Technology Services has today announced that Colt Online, Colt’s user-friendly online tool for Colt customers and partners, is now available for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

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Colt maintains second spot in Vertical Systems’ mid-2019 Global Ethernet Leaderboard

Colt has consolidated its position on the Vertical Systems Global Ethernet Leaderboard, holding second spot thanks to continued network expansion and customer growth in Europe, Asia…

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Colt’s Charity Bike Ride to travel from Munich to Vienna

This year’s ride will see more than 130 Colt employees cycling 540 kilometres over four days, across Germany and Austria, to help vulnerable children. Berlin,…

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Suchitra Rajendra to join Colt India as Country Head and HR VP

An experienced HR professional, Suchitra Rajendra will be responsible for not only the region’s HR but also championing Colt India’s operations and aligning them to…

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Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd., founded in 1910, implements Colt IP Access and Colt IP Guardian to create a secure and stable Internet environment.

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How secure is your network?

With the average cost of a data breach reaching $3.92 million, and DDoS attacks increasing by 967% this year alone, there’s never been a more important time to secure your network.

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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2019

November 3-7, Barcelona

A truly digital society cannot happen unless backed by the right connectivity, and the Colt IQ Network connects over 27,500 buildings and more than 900 data centres around the world.

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What is the Cloud? Your Guide to Cloud Computing

What is the importance of cloud computing? What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is simply the delivery of on-demand services, from using computer applications to…

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Microsoft Future Decoded 2019

1st-2nd October, 2019

Please join Colt at stand 35 to come and learn more about our valuable partnership with Microsoft, and how together we can enable customers with their intelligent communications and digital transformation goals.

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To deliver the best customer experience, we all need to become call centre agents

Customer experience is fast becoming a differentiator for many businesses, at Colt for example our vision is to be the most customer oriented business in…

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Colt to expand enterprise offering via direct, on-demand connectivity to Google Cloud Platform globally

Colt Technology Services today announced that it will enable enterprises direct, on-demand connections to Google Cloud globally.

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Hitachi Systems, Ltd.

Hitachi Systems, an IT service provider that builds enterprise systems of all sizes for broad industries, selects Colt Ethernet Line.

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Colt expands IQ Network to Kyoto and Kobe

Colt Technology Services has today announced that it will further extend its presence in Japan by expanding the Colt IQ Network to Kyoto and Kobe.

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Oracle OpenWorld

16-19 September 2019


Meet Colt at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco to discover how cloud computing connectivity will power digital transformations of the future

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Colt and Night Zookeeper hit three million words

Over the past year, we have been working with Night Zookeeper and are delighted at the progress we have made during this time. Night Zookeeper…

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Colt goes above and beyond in customer experience to hit latest NPS score

This quarter we reported an NPS of 52 – which equals the highest NPS we have achieved as a business. Based on Satmetrix ‘Telecommunications 2018 B2B Benchmark’ this puts us firmly in industry leading territory.

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uCPE: Revolutionising the Network Edge with Colt

Watch the webinar on SD WAN uCPE: Revolutionising the Network Edge with Colt Now Available On Demand Join us for the 3rd instalment in our…

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SD WAN: What’s the reality and how can it work for me?

Watch the Colt webinar on SD WAN: What’s the reality and how can it work for me? Now Available On Demand SD WAN is one…

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The future workplace: Intelligent Communications

The Future Workplace: Your migration to Intelligent Communications with Colt How valuable is your time? If you could get back an hour in your diary…

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SD WAN: After the hype, how to implement it in your business

SD WAN: After the hype, how to implement it in your business Date: Wednesday 15th May Time: 3:30pm BST Having started our SD WAN approach in 2015,…

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Meeting network demands in the age of OTT

Over-the-top (OTT) has officially gone mainstream. With the global market value of OTT expected to rise to €128 billion by 2022, businesses need to keep up with unprecedented levels of bandwidth demand.

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Colt lights up London

The Illuminated River Project is an ambitious, public art commission which involves lighting up 15 bridges on the River Thames.

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Machine learning: Ensuring the customer is always right

Machine learning is defined as the application of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being…

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Colt Armed Forces Career Transition Programme

28th August 2019

We are proud to launch Colt’s Armed Forces Career Transition (ACT) Programme with an interactive, engaging event. Service leavers from across the UK will be coming together to gain an insight into a career in technology and what it can offer, in a fun, informal environment.

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The heat is on at ITW 2019

Last month I joined over 7,000 people from close to 2,000 companies, get together in Atlanta, Georgia (which I personally dubbed ‘Hot-lanta’ due to the…

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A successful sales team should be diverse

On the 27 June, I attended the Women in Sales Summit 2019 event at the ExCel in London where I was part of a panel…

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Warsaw Stock Exchange becomes a Colt PrizmNet provider

The partnership signals Colt’s increased and growing coverage in Central and Eastern Europe  London, UK, 02 July 2019 – Colt Technology Services has today announced…

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Watch the Colt webinar on SD WAN: What’s the reality and how can it work for me?

Watch the Colt webinar on SD WAN: What’s the reality and how can it work for me? Now Available On Demand   SD WAN is…

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Five things about the connected world beneath your feet

When did you last think about what happens under a manhole cover? Under these, Colt connects businesses so they can access cloud services, send emails,…

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Why a frictionless inter-carrier ecosystem is the future of our industry

The industry is getting ever closer to frictionless networking and Colt, along with collaborators – AT&T, the GLF and MEF – is leading the charge.

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AT&T and Colt are first to implement MEF’s LSO Sonata APIs to automate network ordering

The companies have been working together to implement MEF’s groundbreaking APIs, allowing for seamless ordering of Ethernet connections London and Dallas, June 24, 2019 —…

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Colt and SIA awarded financial market connectivity by European Central Bank

This week it was announced that Colt, in partnership with SIA, has been awarded the ability to provide connectivity to the ESMIG interface (Eurosystem Single…

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Colt named “Cloud Change Agent of the Year” at Ingram Micro’s Cloud Summit

Last week, Colt was named the “Cloud Change Agent of the Year” winner at Ingram Micro’s 2019 UK Cloud Summit in London. Colt was recognised…

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Colt sponsors and joins the Sibiu International Marathon in Romania

The Sibiu International Marathon is the largest charity running event in Romania and all about being part of the community and supporting local causes. This…

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Insurance provider supports European business

For this major international provider of insurance services, reliable, high-quality connectivity is critical — and increasingly so as it pursues a strategy of migration to…

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The 5G revolution begins

It’s been a whirlwind few months since I joined Colt, particularly in the last month with speaking assignments at three big events on the future…

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MISAWA HOMES CO., LTD.

Colt has offered a fully redundant configuration combining services with different backbone lines, enabling us to have stable cloud connectivity…

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Leading provider of financial markets data

A client distribution network with a tailored service wrap delivers business outcomes

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International Telecoms Week 2019 – Roundtable

25th June 2019

Join Colt and partners as they discuss the trends driving intelligence towards the edge of the network, how to navigate the future network of content, and if 5G is going to shake up the network as we know it today.

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Humans of Colt

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of networking at events, including one hosted by Network 25, our women’s network at Colt, and one of the…

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Laying the foundations for 5G and the IoT

The fascinating paradigm we’re currently facing is that, as the world disconnects from cables and moves wireless and the wireless access point moves closer to…

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Colt to connect to Oracle FastConnect in Japan; as Oracle furthers its footprint in Asia

Colt Technology Services continues to drive secure, reliable, low latency and high bandwidth connectivity to the Oracle Cloud as it furthers its presence in Japan.

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International Telecoms Week 2019

23-26th June 2019

ITW (International Telecoms Week) is the annual meeting for the global wholesale telecoms industry, providing a platform for 6,939 delegates from 2,081 companies and more than 135 countries to meet together and network.

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International Telecoms Week 2019 – Reception

24th June, 2019

Please join Colt and Ciena for an Evening Reception with drinks & canapes on Monday 24th June at TheWhite Oak Kitchen & Cocktail Bar to kick off another International Telecoms Week.

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DefinedCrowd

The start-up DefinedCrowd has a platform that allows data scientists to collect, structure and enrich high-quality data to train artificial intelligence algorithms. The quality of…

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Colt expands On Demand SDN to more regions globally; adding high bandwidth solution options

Colt Technology Services has today announced a significant expansion to its SDN enabled On Demand portfolio, with the introduction of new high bandwidth solutions options available for enterprise and service provider customers.

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7 key things you need to know about On Demand and SDN

Business IP traffic is growing at a CAGR of 23%, with Cisco predicting it will total over 63 Exabytes (EB) permonth by 2022 as more applications move to the cloud and new online services compete for attention.

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Colt Technology Services appoints new EVP HR

Colt Technology Services has today announced the appointment of Melanie Halsey as the Executive Vice President (EVP) – Human Resources, reporting to Carl Grivner, Colt’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and joining the companies’ Executive Leadership Team.

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Cloud 2.0 and the new role of market data – Colt at DKF 2019

The Capital Markets industry is experiencing a fundamental transformation. As more applications and services move to the cloud, businesses are consuming more bandwidth, managing new…

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Interxion Carrier Roundtable

15th May 2019

Interxion Carrier Roundtable has the great honour of presenting Colt as the host of the spring 2019 event in Stockholm, where we ask “Can Connectivity be linked to Customer Experience?”

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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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Colt simplifies delivery of 5G backhaul services with Cisco

London, UK, 20th March 2019 – Colt Technology Services, a provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, is working with Cisco to add greater flexibility to…

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Proprietary trading firm

This US-based proprietary trading firm conducts around a million trades every day on exchanges all over the world. To maintain exceptional trading performance, it colocates…

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The one thing your cloud plan can’t live without

According to the Cisco Global Cloud Index, by 2021 94% of workloads and compute instances will be processed by cloud data centres. For enterprises it’s long past the question of if they’ll move to the cloud; but to what extent and when.

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Netgroup

Many large enterprises in Denmark – especially those that operate in regulated industries such as life sciences, pharmaceuticals and financial services – choose to work…

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Colt strengthens partnership with Night Zookeeper, enlisting UK mentors

Colt has further strengthened its relationship with interactive learning initiative Night Zookeeper, with Colt’s UK employees now mentoring children and coaching them on their writing…

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Colt shares gender pay gap report for 2018

“As we release our 2018 gender pay gap report, I’m pleased to say that we are busy ramping up our efforts to attract great female…

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The future workplace

The way we work is changing. Following our paper on the Future Network, here we look at the behaviours and technologies driving the future workplace…

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Striking a gender balance is a business differentiator

The hashtag call to action for the recently celebrated International Women’s Day 2019, is #BalanceforBetter, and I’m a big believer in the importance…

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You can’t have a first class cloud without a first class network

We are currently in the midst of a generational shift in computing architecture to the cloud. The ecosystem of IT suppliers which has existed in relative st

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Colt ranked second on Global Ethernet provider Leaderboard

Colt has climbed from third to second in the Vertical Systems 2018 Global Ethernet Provider Leaderboard, holding its position from the mid-year update.

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MWC at a glance; are telcos ready for the 5G evolution?

5G was one of the major talking points at MWC and intelligent connectivity will be key to realising the full potential of 5G networks.

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FORBES Italy

The solution developed by Colt involved implementing the IP Access service, enabling Forbes to make content available over the Internet.

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Leading global investment bank

A Europe-wide SD WAN from Colt underpins the bank’s digital transformation programme.

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The future workplace

The way we work is changing. Today’s employees want open spaces, easy collaboration and the ability to fit work around the times of day when they are at

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Colt launches Emergency Calls in Japan

To all valued customers, we thank you very much for your continuous support to Colt Technology Services Co.,Ltd. We are pleased to announce that you can

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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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Mobile World Congress 2019

25-28th February 2019

Meet with one of our specialists to see how Colt can power your Future Network at the Mobile World Congress 2019, hosted in Barcelona.

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Strengthening the Link Between Connectivity and Customer Experience

Business today is all about the customer. As enterprises look to avoid a race to the bottom, both corporate and consumer-facing companies are increasingly

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New study finds connectivity technologies are significant enablers to achieving customer experience goals

Study finds connectivity plays a crucial role in helping organisations achieve their customer experience objectives.

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