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Colt’s on top for Cloud and customer service

Colt wins for cloud innovation and customer experience at GLOTEL and ECCCSA.

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Helping you keep your data secure with BCRs

Last week, we announced that we have approved Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs), which recognise the highest possible standards of data protection when transferring personal data.

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Colt chosen by MC Digital Realty to underpin its new ‘Metro Connect’ service

Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced that it is providing the connectivity for MC Digital Realty’s new Metro Connect service.

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Optimally networked – IT services for innovative real estate services

As a real estate services provider, BNPPRE keeps an eye on the trends and offers national and international clients in Germany comprehensive services in all…

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Boerse Stuttgart

Buy, Hold or Sell

The financial extranet Colt PrizmNet is a dedicated network for the financial industry and provides access to over 160 exchanges, trading venues and service providers…

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Colt wins big at the Network Transformation Awards

We’re very proud to share that Colt has won the awards for SD-WAN and SASE Excellence and SD-WAN Service Excellence at the Network Transformation Awards 2021!

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SDN Explained

With recent exponential growth of network demand with the rise of multimedia on demand content, cloud computing and increasing mobile usage – businesses have been facing increasing pressure to reduce costs & maintain capacity to keep in line with customer demand. In this guide, we aim to break down the compontents, advantages & industry implications of moving to SDN.

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Colt, Icade, ADVA, Airspan Networks, Athonet, Accedian and Tibco join forces to deploy enterprise private 5G pilot in France

Coordinated by Colt, the consortium brings the benefits of private 5G connectivity to enterprise networks in the PB5 La Défense building in Paris.

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How Colt is trialling bioleaching to reduce e-waste

Did you know that over 7% of the gold on earth can be found in electronics currently in landfills? At Colt, being environmentally sustainable is…

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Colt is certified as compliant with GLF Fraud Code of Conduct

Colt is proud to have been certified compliant with the ITW Global Leaders Forum (GLF) Code of Conduct, demonstrating the company’s active work to stop fraudulent voice traffic in international telecommunications.

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Colt sets new record NPS in Asia

Colt has set a new record score for NPS in Asia for Q3 – jumping 5 points to 51. This comes after a record Q2,…

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Colt Technology Services announces pioneering bioleaching trial

Colt Technology Services announces pioneering bioleaching trial Partners with N2S to evaluate innovative e-waste solution that uses microbiological techniques and living organisms to extract precious…

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Colt’s OUTstanding LGBTQ+ Role Models are named in this year’s Lists

We are very proud to share that two Colties have been named in the OUTstanding LGBTQ+ Role Model Lists 2021 supported by Yahoo Finance. The…

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au Kabucom Securities Co., Ltd.

au Kabucom Securities Co., Ltd. is an online brokerage company and is the core company of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG Group)’s online financial services.

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Colt and Oracle expands partnership supporting Fastconnect capabilities in France

To facilitate the on-going cloud migrations of enterprises globally, Colt continues to provide high bandwidth, on-demand connectivity to Oracle Cloud Paris, France – November 9,…

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Colt Announces Access to Oracle Cloud Services via FastConnect

Enables Singapore enterprises to fully secure a work-from-home workforce, priced on-demand and as used.

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Colt’s Sustainability Champions win a mission to Antarctica

Sustainability is a core ingredient of Colt’s DNA and its future business strategy. As part of our sustainability journey we are committed to achieving global…

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Powering the next generation of online gamers

Powering the next generation of online gamers Don’t let your network ruin your end-users cloud gaming experience Jump to: Transform cloud gaming The network’s perspective…

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Gartner Symposium 2021

08-12th November, 2021

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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Fast lane or dead-end: Where’s your cloud migration journey headed?

Learn how to prepare your business for the hybrid workforce and implement a successful digital transformation strategy.  

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What is SASE?

Secure Access Service Edge, better known as SASE is a recently emerging term, coined originally by Gartner in 2019. SASE is the convergence of modern WAN services and network security services into a single cloud based service model.

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Colt Technology Services expands its capital markets offering into Latin America

Colt PrizmNet further expands footprint in Brazil, delivering cost effective, low latency access to stocks, futures, indices, and market data via B3 London, 28 October,…

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New research shows how careful technology integration can deliver an improved advisor experience for the call centre

What does a good experience look like for those on the front line of customer service? In the last 18 months, the role of the…

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Black History Month: Connecting through culture and the city

Over the past few weeks, our black colleagues across our different regions have been sharing a personal blog centred around the ‘Proud to be’ theme,…

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Colt picks up two top trophies at the World Communication Awards

Last night we were at the 23rd World Communication Awards (WCA), after day one of the Total Telecom Congress at London’s Business Design Centre. It was an evening to recognise and celebrate the innovation and excellence of our global industry in the last year.

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Colt Technology Services partners with Axians

Strengthens Colt’s current SD WAN offerings and increases addressable market in Europe.

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Colt wins ‘Best network technology innovation’ at the Global Carrier Awards

Last week Colt won the award for the “Best network technology innovation” at the 17th annual Global Carrier Awards (GCAs). This award recognised Colt’s contribution…

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Recognising Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Azmina Airi

Every October, people around the world show their support to those affected by breast cancer. Azmina shares her story to raise awareness.

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RCS Media Group

RCS MediaGroup is a leader in media and publishing in Europe, whose prestigious publications include Corriere della Sera and La Gazzetta dello Sport newspapers in…

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Black History Month: Connecting to culture through roller skating

Over the next few weeks our Black colleagues across our different regions will be sharing a personal blog centred around the ‘Proud to be’ theme,…

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Reliable voice and video communications for Novencia

Colt and Colt partner Drax integrated a Microsoft-certified session border controller (SBC) with Novencia’s existing Colt IP Access and SIP Trunking services to provide connectivity for MS Teams video and voice calls

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Proven investment strategy – IP telephony for large financial services provider

Long before the switch-off of ISDN was announced by the major telecommunications companies in 2014, Colt introduced the financial services provider and long-standing customer to…

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Digital workspace between cranes

Architects and project planners develop models via bandwidth-intensive software applications in the cloud, which site managers and foremen access on the move for the execution…

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Brussels Airlines

Business drivers – why move to the cloud? Brussels Airlines decision to migrate their Blue One Mobile Crew management application to a VMWare interface demanded…

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Hybrid Cloud Explained

Hybrid cloud is rapidly becoming the cloud model of choice for organisations seeking the best of all worlds. But if a hybrid or multi-cloud deployment is not supported by the right connectivity, then a poor experience can result and expected dividends fail to materialise.

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Colt the first to bring 400GE optical services to Hong Kong and Singapore

Powering enterprises’ digital transformations across Asia

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Colt’s IP access service chosen by Wasabi for its first data centre in APAC

Collaboration supports Wasabi’s continued international growth

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Colt Technology Services delivers industry first

Colt launches 400GE service across both Europe and Asia Pacific

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CSR Activities at Colt Asia (September 2021)

September is a month where Colties take time to give time. This month, our employees in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Dalian took time off to give back to the society. Our volunteers conducted various activities as a part of our CSR to contribute to the local communities in each of our business locations in Asia.

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Colt builds on collaboration with Microsoft to power the next generation of cloud voice

Colt has today announced that it is has joined the Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams programme. Colt joins a group of operators that partner with Microsoft to deliver enhanced customer experience and simplified enterprise procurement of voice in Teams.

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How to secure the hybrid workforce with SASE

We recently talked about what Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is and whether it was a disruptive change or more of a gradual evolution. But…

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Securing the hybrid workforce with SASE

Protection for tomorrow’s distributed workforce One of the biggest barriers to success for a hybrid workforce is security. The balancing act is to enable easy…

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Colt Technology Services enriches customer digital experiences with Blue Planet

Colt has deployed software from Blue Planet, a division of Ciena (NYSE: CIEN). Colt’s IQ Network now uses Blue Planet fault management software which will transform the Network Assurance experience that Colt provides to its customers.

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Colt provides Decathlon with a global platform for digital services

Connectivity to support multi-cloud deployment and hubs in Europe, Asia and the US

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Colt Capital Markets move into LatAm

FinTech is continuing to grow at a record-breaking pace, particularly in the Latin America (LatAm) region, with Brazil and Mexico being the prominent hubs. Due…

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Colt Technology Services announces two executive appointments

EVP Sales, Marketing and Customer Relationship Management and Chief of Staff to the CEO complete ELT

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Building your tech foundation for the future

Learn how to prepare your business for the hybrid workforce and implement a successful digital transformation strategy.  

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Capacity Europe 2021

18th-21st Oct, 2021

Europe’s largest telecoms networking event will be back in London from October 18 – 21 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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Will your network ruin your end-user cloud gaming experience?

    There are few things the gaming community dislikes more than lag. This issue has negatively impacted the experience since the dawn of online…

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Colt commits to achieving global net zero emissions by 2030

Colt Group sets comprehensive science-based emissions reduction targets, accredited by the Science-Based Targets Initiative, to achieve net zero emissions goal

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SD Worx

Colt helped partner Quendra to replace SD Worx´ WAN connectivity, ISDN and SIP trunking services – procured on a per-country basis – with unified, global network and SIP trunking solutions from a single provider. 

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Colt shortlisted at Global Carrier Awards and Leading Lights 2021

Awards season is in full swing for the telecommunications industry and I’m pleased to say that Colt has been shortlisted for five awards at the…

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Macho ado about nothing

Many old-school stereotypes around masculinity have thankfully faded away but there are some that linger on – that men shouldn’t express their emotions, aren’t as naturally good parents as women or should earn more than their partner, for example. Let’s put these myths under the microscope and figure out how we can tear them down.

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Keri Gilder is on the HERoes 100 Women Executives List 2021

The HERoes 100 Women Executives List was announced yesterday morning and I’m truly honoured to have been included alongside women doing inspiring work to make…

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Enabling greater customer agility with blockchain-based automated inventory management

Delivering an industry leading customer experience means looking at every aspect of the customer journey to see where improvements can be made. This can range…

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Colt Connected Classroom has landed worldwide

Launching on International Literacy Day, the Connected Classroom will support child English literacy through world-leading software and reused Colt laptops

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Colt recognised amongst the top for CX in UK and Europe

We’re thrilled to share that Colt has been shortlisted as a finalist across multiple categories in two top awards for customer experience (CX) in the UK and Europe.

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How Colt and Cisco are defining the future of Segment Routing

Colt was an early adopter of Segment Routing (SR) in 2017, working closely with Cisco to add value to its SR-based network. This early commitment…

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Colt and Getlink sign exclusive agreement to install and operate a new fibre optic network through the Channel Tunnel

The agreement will bring new Dark Fibre and Data services to the Channel Tunnel for the first time in a generation, deploying the latest connectivity technology between the UK and mainland Europe.

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Colt adds seven Mainland China Exchanges to its Market Data Services Portfolio

Colt launches unique proposition that provides comprehensive market data coverage for exchanges in Mainland China via Hong Kong

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Colt Technology Services to present at the Big 5G Event from Light Reading

VP Innovation, Mirko Voltolini and Head of Mobile Connectivity Solutions, Mark Gilmour, will speak at Light Reading’s BIG 5G Event taking place from 30 August – 3 September, 2021.

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Persol Career Co., Ltd.

Persol Career Co., Ltd. selects Colt’s cloud connectivity service to connect to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

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Colt ranks in Vertical Systems Group’s new Global Provider SD WAN LEADERBOARD

Colt has been recognised in Vertical Systems Group’s new Global Carrier Managed SD WAN LEADERBOARD, appearing in the ‘Challenge Tier”. The LEADERBOARD is measured on…

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Leading UK managed service provider

Colt’s customer is a leading UK managed service provider (MSP) with a wealth of experience and expertise in enterprise IT. Its software and managed IT…

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How AI can increase customer engagement

How often have you felt new customers were better treated than you? Or how many times have you threatened to leave a company delivering a…

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Global leading retail company for sporting goods

Colt developed a compelling proposition for a powerful, flexible global connectivity solution that guarantees end-to-end performance, security, monitoring and visibility; and delivers outstanding levels of service and support

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Octo Connected Forum

17th Sep, 2021

The event will bring together industry leaders, experts, and executives to present the final report of the Connected Mobility project, learn more about how the mobility sector is evolving thanks to the use of connected vehicles and what new business models are emerging.

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Connectivity when the customer experience matters more than ever

How good is the customer experience (CX) from your critical suppliers? In our 2021 cloud research we found that ERP and CRM systems, closely followed…

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Im group (lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, Weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost e Hotelscan)

For a geographically distributed company, whose core business is based on electronic purchases and effective customer service, the availability of a reliable and efficient telco…

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Network transformation sets Fintyre on track for the future

Following several years of rapid growth, Fintyre is the leader in Italy’s tyre replacement market today. Fintyre operates up and down the country, providing daily…

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Connecting the world in 2030 – building on the lessons of 2020

After so much change in the last 18 months, planning for, much less predicting the future, is trickier than ever. Our customers are facing up…

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Colt connects to over 200 Cloud on-ramps globally

Colt brings enterprise sites even closer to the Cloud, covering almost all major public cloud PoPs in Europe and Asia

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Colt Certified for MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Services

Customers using Colt SD WAN can have confidence their service meets the stringent requirements of MEF 70.

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Our new values – how we’re changing the way the world works through the power of connectivity

A company’s values define not what a company does, but how they do it. Done well, they show everyone – customers, partners, suppliers, and employees…

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Colt is furthering its presence in the Iberian peninsula to support businesses both locally and globally

Through this expansion, Colt is supporting the peninsula on its way to becoming a connectivity crossroads between America, Asia, Africa and Europe

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Why you need a good connectivity partner when investing in data centres

The data centre (DC) market is growing and partnerships are more important than ever. Consumer behaviour surrounding mobile connectivity, increases in internet traffic, cybersecurity demands…

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SASE: disruptive change or gradual evolution?

There’s a lot of talk about Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), but what does it really mean? The term itself was coined by Neil MacDonald…

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Colt Set to Connect to Cboe Europe Derivatives From Day One

Capital Market customers will benefit from a quick turn on and low latency connection to the new pan-European equity derivatives exchange.

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Colt launches SD WAN Remote Access to support surge in hybrid working

Colt becomes one of the first to deliver a managed SD WAN service integrated with Versa SASE.

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Colt ranked highly in GlobalData report

Colt has been named a very strong performer by independent industry analyst GlobalData in its new report, Colt – Business Services Europe. Colt received scored…

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Leading independent video game publisher serving customers worldwide

Leading video game company uses Colt Private Wave to connect four regional studios to the company´s Paris data centre.

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Delivering a truly global experience; our record high NPS

As a company, we strive to be the most customer oriented business in our industry. Our Customer Service and Customer Intelligence teams work tirelessly to…

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Enabled

For someone with a disability or long term condition, the workplace can be a minefield of potential obstacles, frustrations and straight-up roadblocks to what they need to do or where they need to go. From accessibility ramps to subtitles on video content, there are a number of things we can do to help our disabled team members feel more at home.

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How DevOps and NetOps can influence digital transformation

The Network Operations (NetOps) and Development Operations (DevOps) functions utilise similar tools, methods and techniques to improve the customer’s experience when building a flexible, software-defined…

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Colt joins IBM partner ecosystem to collaborate on 5G and Edge

Colt and IBM to collaborate on edge solutions for enterprise customers

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What’s in a name?

The workplace can be a difficult place to navigate for a trans person – deciding on which bathroom to use isn’t quite as straightforward as it is for cisgender colleagues, for example, not to mention fielding questions on appearance. So how can we best support our trans coworkers? And our coworkers who are transitioning?

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Colt Technology Services presents The World in 2030: a global connected economy, in partnership with BCE Global and Ciena

Andrew Edison, Colt’s EVP – Sales, Marketing & CRM (Interim), will speak alongside Hamish McRae, Associate Editor and Economics Commentator at The Independent and City Columnist at the Mail on Sunday, between 14.00 – 14.45pm BST, in a virtual session titled, “The World in 2030: a global connected economy.”

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Why an agile digital platform is key to success in SAP migrations

In our latest cloud research report, we found that Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) are the focus areas for the next…

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About Telephone Relay Service

The “telephone relay service” enables people with hearing or speech disabilities to communicate with other people over the phone through sign language interpreter operators, respond 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This service is provided by the telephone relay service provider designated by Minister of Internal Affairs and Telecommunications (MIC).

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Connect media and entertainment to the future

The media, entertainment and gaming industry is at a crossroads. Throughout the pandemic, most companies managed to work around their disconnected infrastructure to still deliver great experiences.

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Class dismissed

In 2019, 56.5% of disadvantaged young people in the UK left school without a GCSE equivalent. Compare that with the 75% of employers who require a GCSE equivalent for entry level roles. And it’s not just education – nepotism is rife when it comes to internships and work experience for young people. What can we do to boost social mobility and break those deep-rooted cycles of class inequality?

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IDC infobrief: De-risking your SAP migration to the cloud

SAP migrations to the cloud are gathering pace. Ensuring that they are run on a best-in-class, cloud-optimised network, is pivotal to delivering a great customer…

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A day in the life of a Colt Engineer – Aarushi Sharma

It’s Women in Engineering Day, so we took the opportunity to speak to Aarushi Sharma about a typical day in her life and role in incident jeopardy management in Gurgaon, India.

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A day in the life of a Colt Engineer – Mireia Sospedra

Today is International Women in Engineering Day, so to mark the day we took the opportunity to speak to Mireia Sospedra about a typical day in her life as an incoming Mechanical Engineer in Barcelona.

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Supporting our people with wellbeing days

Working under the cloud of a pandemic has been an exhausting experience for everyone. We have thousands of dedicated Colties across our business who are…

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Colt Enhances Oracle FastConnect in United Kingdom Dual-region Cloud

Colt is expanding its IQ Network footprint to Oracle’s dual-region Cloud to continue to serve the growing Cloud connectivity requirements of enterprise and government organisations.

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So you want to be an ally?

A key theme that emerged from 2020’s BLM protest was the active involvement of non-Black people seeking to be allies. But what does being an ally really mean? And how can you be one to those around you – taking constructive steps instead of being patronising or facetious?

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Celebrating Pride Month: Why pride of place is important 

Pride Month is celebrated in June each year to mark the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a pivotal protest that changed the face of LGBTQ+…

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Colt strengthens its Strategy & Transformation function with team changes

Colt announces changes to its Strategy & Transformation team under Jaya Deshmukh.

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