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Keri Gilder is #20 on the EMpower Ethnic Minority Top 50 Advocates List 2021

Colt’s CEO Keri Gilder is named alongside 50 others in the Advocate List, celebrating those that drive equality in business and break down barriers at work for ethnic minorities.

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RGP Europe: global consulting firm that offers business services in finance and accounting

RGP Europe, a global consulting firm that offers business services in finance and accounting, transitions to hybrid working through Cloud SBC and enables Microsoft Teams for inbound and outbound calls on their fixed company numbers, regardless of their location.

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Providing new experiences with the Colt Online Dashboard

Towards the end of last year, we announced changes to our Colt Online portal, the user-friendly online tool for Colt customers and partners that allows…

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The future of work is here and it’s hybrid

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

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Why 2021 should be the year of the ally

The Pride Matters committee, our LGBT+ network at Colt, recently commemorated LGBT+ History Month to celebrate those throughout history who have empowered the LGBT+ community.

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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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Shining the spotlight: Being a Full Stack Developer at Colt

We’ve launched this blog series to shine the spotlight on some of the different roles we have across Colt. We want to better understand what…

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Gender Pay Gap 2020

At Colt, we strive to build an inclusive workplace thriving on diversity.  The release of our 2020 Gender Pay Gap report is an opportunity to…

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Be big. Be bold. Be connected.

Most pharmas lack the complete connectivity to make effective change. But Colt’s network optimisation breathes life into any digital transformation, enabling greater collaboration and data sharing.

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Colt futureproofs Voice portfolio in Japan, with launch of VoiceLINE(v)

Colt is bringing its IP-based ISDN Phone Service to Japan, enabling enterprises to simplify the migration to SIP Trunking. Tokyo, 28 April 2021 – Colt…

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How Colt and the telco industry stepped up in 2020

2020 was a year where connectivity mattered more than ever. As millions of us worked from home or spent time away from loved ones, the…

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The challenges of Artificial intelligence (AI) for improving IT Service Management

 By Assunta Adiceam – Mesmin, Regional Manager France – Customer Relationship & Service Management of Colt Technology Services The COVID-19 pandemic has rocketed the adoption…

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Leading provider of medical devices in the global healthcare sector

Leading provider of medical devices in the global healthcare sector chooses Colt´s cloud-first strategy to reduce TCO of their IT, increased employee productivity, optimised application performance and delivered improved flexibility and security

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Colt Technology Services embarks on 70-strong recruitment drive

The company is undertaking a recruitment drive in a bid to appoint 70 new members to the Colt family.

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How Colt is using an online portal to improve the experience of our Voice resellers

As the world becomes more digital, the importance of online portals has become significant. Voice resellers need control over their numbers any time and anywhere…

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Essilor

Colt services make it quick and easy to transfer, access and back up critical services and terabytes of data. From humble beginnings in Paris 170 years ago,…

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Colt establishes new ultra-low latency connectivity in Thailand providing Market Data and Managed Services at best-in-market latencies

Colt announced the introduction of new ultra-low latency connectivity routes, Market Data and Managed Services in Thailand, delivering best-in-class latency speeds between Bangkok and other major capital cities in Asia.

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CAPCOM

CAPCOM, headquartered in Osaka, is a leading video game manufacturer which has developed some of the world’s most popular video games such as “Street Fighter II” and “Resident Evil (BIOHAZARD)”.

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Colt deepens ties with IBM to accelerate adoption of edge computing

Colt Technology Services’ selects IBM Cloud Satellite to drive innovation and more flexibility for customers around deploying hybrid cloud applications at the edge and enabling…

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Celebrating 25 years of Colt Germany

From 2 Gbps to 400 Gbps; 2021 marks a quarter of a century of the Colt network in Germany, delivering industry-leading connectivity solutions to German…

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Colt completes 600G wavelength testing in a live long-haul network trial in Japan

Colt now has achieved another milestone by successfully provisioning 600G wavelengths, making Colt the first and only provider with a capability to transport 600G wavelengths in a long-haul live network in Japan.

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Colt is recognised with Frost & Sullivan’s 2021 European Customer Value Leadership Award

  Based on its recent analysis of the European business network services market, Frost & Sullivan has recognised Colt with the 2021 European Customer Value…

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Is your network ready for hybrid working?

Getting ready for hybrid working is something that every enterprise can do by going through three key steps: move to a fully cloud-based digital workplace, implement an extended security perimeter and support this with secure, flexible connectivity.

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Introducing the Colt Partner Hub: delivering customer value through our partner ecosystem

The Colt Partner Hub is a partnership programme launching this week that enables partnership by design, not by chance.

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The Gold Standard; Colt tops Europe for Best Innovation in Customer Service

At Colt, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. It’s written in our strategy, it’s in our vision, and we’re focused…

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Colt remains second in the Vertical Systems Group’s end of year Global Ethernet LEADERBOARD

Colt has retained a strong second place on the Vertical Systems year-end 2020 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.

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The future of enterprise cloud 3.0 whitepaper

What is the future of enterprise cloud? Hear from the big tech players We’re entering the next evolution of cloud 3.0. What a journey it…

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How we’re providing laptops to schools to help keep children connected

Connectivity has always mattered at Colt. Over the next few months we’re replacing all laptops used by our employees which are over five years old and giving the old ones to schools across the globe.

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Windstream Wholesale and Colt drive partnership forward with successful 400G managed spectrum trial

Windstream Wholesale and Colt Technology Services solidified their technology partnership by successfully trialing an optical spectrum solution, building a 600G wavelength using their own coherent transmission system.

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2021 cloud and connectivity trends eBook

Where is the cloud heading in 2021? 2020 was an unexpected catalyst of change. With the rise of cloud computing becoming mission-critical, amplified by large-scale…

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Choose to Challenge; Francesca and Maria share their thoughts on International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day, we asked some of our female leaders at Colt for their thoughts on IWD and the importance of representation, inspiration and challenging gender stereotypes in making positive change. Here, Francesca and Maria share their views.

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Colt launches global SD WAN White Label solution

Colt now enables partners to offer its feature-rich and award-winning SD WAN proposition to their end customers globally, without the need for heavy investment or extensive development.

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Colt Technology Services positioned as a Visionary in the Gartner 2021 “Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global”

Gartner has again recognised Colt Technology Services as a Visionary in the latest Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global, due to its completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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Choose to Challenge; Tanya shares her thoughts on International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day, we asked some of our female leaders at Colt for their thoughts and the importance of representation, inspiration and challenging gender stereotypes in making positive change. Dr Tanya Goldhaber, who holds a PhD in Engineering and is Global Strategy Manager in Colt’s CEO Office, shares her view.

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How Colt’s innovative approach has set us and our customers up for success

It was a great feeling to discover that Colt has once again been included as a Visionary in Gartner 2021  Magic Quadrant for Network Services,…

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Another year in partnership with the Berlinale

This is an exciting time of the year for the film industry and its enthusiasts as the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) kicks off, ready…

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How Colt used its European footprint to help our Capital Markets clients

After the recent announcement that Amsterdam had overtaken London as the largest European Trading Hub for Equities, one could be forgiven for wondering where this fracturing of liquidity would leave European Capital Markets, and more generally, London’s position at the centre.

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Opening up for LGBT+ History Month: Remember and ask questions

What’s the great thing about people? Well, we’re all different, we are all unique, we all have our own story to tell. Our life experiences are what make us diverse.

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Building a sustainable future; Colt’s top EcoVadis score

Colt’s latest EcoVadis rating puts it in the 91st percentile for the industry, with a score of 63, earning Colt a Silver medal and a place in the top 10% of telco companies registered for ESG performance.

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Opening up for LGBT+ History Month: Why being seen is crucial

What’s the great thing about people? Well, we’re all different, we are all unique, we all have our own story to tell. Our life experiences are what make us diverse.

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Opening up for LGBT+ History Month: Why education and acceptance is so important moving forward

What’s the great thing about people? Well, we’re all different, we are all unique, we all have our own story to tell. Our life experiences are what make us diverse.

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WSE: An alternative look at EMEA equity market opportunities

Our experts from the WSE, ABM AMRO Clearing and Colt discuss capital markets within Poland & how to globally access this exciting market

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Opening up for LGBT+ History Month: Live and let live

What’s the great thing about people? Well, we’re all different, we are all unique, we all have our own story to tell. Our life experiences…

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Colt launches Global SIP Trunking service in South Korea; expands offering in the US

Colt expands its Voice presence in Asia and the US by launching Global SIP Trunking in South Korea and six new US states.

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Colt and Solvion to offer comprehensive cloud telephony solutions

Through this partnership, Colt and Solvion will be able to better assist enterprises in the DACH region utilise the transformative Microsoft Office 365 suite.  …

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Opening up for LGBT+ History Month: Why LGBT+ history is so important

What’s the great thing about people? Well, we’re all different, we are all unique, we all have our own story to tell. Our life experiences…

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Colt and Equinix delivering an intelligent network at software speed

Today’s digital economy demands agility and innovation. To stay ahead, enterprises are increasingly relying on collaboration and integration with multiple service providers and partners to…

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How Boomers and Millennials can work better together

There are so many stereotypes about the different generations – that Millennials spend too much money on avocado toast or that Baby Boomers are out of touch – but what happens when members of different generations are all under one roof? In this episode, we look at getting the best out of a multigenerational workforce and how to harness the power of each generation.

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Opening up for LGBT+ History month: Celebrating French novelist Colette

What’s the great thing about people? Well, we’re all different, we are all unique, we all have our own story to tell. Our life experiences are what make us diverse.

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PacketFabric expands SDN services into Europe via Colt On Demand

PacketFabric, an innovator of on-demand connectivity for enterprise customers to the secure private internet, today announced a strategic partnership with Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of global high bandwidth connectivity solutions.

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Planning for an SD WAN future

The challenging and unpredictable nature of 2020 forced enterprises everywhere to review their IT priorities and focus spending around what really matters – continuity, resilience, agility and ease of management. In this context it is easy to see why the popularity of SD WAN has not only sustained but increased in the last year.

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Customer experience; continuing to lead with our NPS

Last year we smashed records for our Net Promotor Score (NPS). Our strong performance continued throughout the year and we closed Q4 with a fantastic score of 69 in Europe and 35 in Asia.

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Busting myths around neurodiversity

Over the past few years, neurodiversity has emerged as an important element to consider in inclusion strategies, but what do we mean when we talk about neurodiversity? And how can we cater to our non-neurotypical colleagues? In this episode, we break down misconceptions around neurodiversity and reshape it as a superpower.

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Mirko Voltolini named VP of Strategy and Innovation

In this newly created role, Mirko will work closely with the wider Strategy and Transformation team to help develop and implement Colt’s long term strategy.

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Why connectivity matters: Connecting with students through a virtual internship

Massive changes have happened to our lives in the past year, most notable is how virtual our world is due to the pandemic. Previously you…

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The definitive guide to NetOps

The whole concept of NetOps is to give enterprises the right philosophies and tools to build a network that can respond quickly to application and end user needs.

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I don’t want to be seen as a token

This week we talk with three women of Colt, who share the experiences they’ve had in their careers that shaped the women they are today. Jeme, Helen and Shweta reflect on the shifting perceptions of women in the workplace, the frustrations of tokenism and the importance of taking risks.

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Colt Technology Services announces new EVP of HR

Tessa Raum has been named EVP HR of Colt, bringing a wealth of experience in the technology industry to the position. London, UK, 21st January…

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How SD WAN is evolving to support the future network landscape

Its swift evolution is being driven not just by the growth of cloud and need for secure access at a fast-changing network edge, but by the continual change in enterprise network architectures.

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How a cloud contact centre enables your business to aim higher

Contact centres play a critical role in an organisations customer engagement strategy. Despite the rapid change in agents physical location over the past year, the…

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Caroline Griffin Pain is #9 on the OUTstanding 50 LGBT+ Executives List

I’m incredibly proud and honoured to be included in this year’s OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives List, supported by Yahoo Finance. Being an ally and champion of…

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Colt to support connectivity backbone for i-TEC Cloud Connect

Colt announced that ITEC Hankyu Hanshin Co., Ltd. has selected Colt’s services in Asia.

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Introducing Customer Relationship Management; to simplify how you work with us

Today we’re launching exciting changes that aim to make it easier to do business with Colt. In 2020 we were proud to receive record breaking…

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Colt emerges as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave for SD WAN Services

Forrester names Colt a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Software-Defined WAN Services, Q4 2020 stating “Colt Technology Services has a strong roadmap that compliments a robust offering” as well as its vast presence in Europe.

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Colt launches a cloud-based telephony solution for Microsoft Teams

Colt’s Direct Routing as a Service solution helps enterprises rapidly enable PSTN calling in Teams to transform their communications London, UK, 12th January 2021 –…

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Can Modern Networks Power Digitalisation & Data Driven Business?

Networks are one of the critical enablers for digitalisation. Modern networks are underpinned by innovations in massive scale, reach and agility for growing consumption of higher bandwidth connectivity for cloud-driven businesses.

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A new look for Colt

Today we’ve unveiled a fresh new look for Colt – bringing us firmly into the next decade and matching the vibrancy and diversity of our…

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Cosco Shipping Lines (Belgium)

Colt helped partner Quendra transform the communications of their client Cosco Beligum (an agent for China’s Cosco Shipping Lines), by integrating Microsoft Teams with SIP Trunking, IP Access and Cloud SBC.

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How to protect your mental health in a pandemic

It seems only fitting to end 2020 with an episode around how this year has affected our mental health and what we can do to safeguard it. Our host Izzy Bishop sits down with Bram Troost, qualified Mental Health First Aider at Colt, and Hayley Dare and Gavin Richardson, co-founders of Wellbeing Mental Health.

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Illuminated River

Colt’s connectivity lights up the Thames for Illuminated River with the world’s longest public art commission.

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Lessons from delivering voice communications in a pandemic

As we approach the end of a tumultuous year, it’s clear that working from home is here to stay. While opinions are divided over how…

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BNZSA

BNZSA has consolidated its growth with Colt’s multi-country SIP Trunking and IP Access services. A major part of BNZSA’s business is telemarketing, and therefore having a reliable telecommunications provider is key for their plans for international expansion.

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Colt and leading Cloud Integrator see growing demand for Oracle Cloud in Japan

Colt has announced that it provides connectivity to Oracle Cloud in Tokyo and Osaka for Fullenergy Limited, a Cloud Integrator that owns a group of engineers specialized for Oracle Cloud.

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We are more than one thing, we are multifaceted

The killing of George Floyd in the summer of 2020 sparked worldwide outrage, becoming a turning point for the anti-racism movement. So how do we transfer that momentum to the world of work?

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4.83 million cyber attacks – Don’t be a statistic

  Global and industry DDoS attack trends, as per the NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence report, October 2020 The need to adopt advanced and automated DDoS technology…

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Colt extends collaboration with Equinix, enabling on-demand connectivity for Equinix Fabric™

By combining Colt’s network footprint and on-demand capability with the Equinix Fabric offering, enterprises benefit from a simplified end-to-end experience when connecting to their digital…

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Can we actually measure inclusion?

The Full picture is a new podcast from Colt Technology Services combining individual stories and expert opinions to make sense of the world around us. Our first season is all around inclusion and diversity: why is it important? What do I&D statistics actually mean? And, most importantly, what should companies be doing about it?

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Colt completes next-generation 400G Wave testing in live network trial

Since the launch of its IQ Network in 2016, Colt has continued to drive innovation in next-generation optical networking via an extensive programme of investment,…

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De-risk your SAP migration to the cloud to ensure your organisation is responsive and adaptable.

Find out what it takes to migrate SAP workloads successfully to the cloud – join our webinar. Migrating SAP workloads to the cloud is a…

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Colt launches SD WAN 2.0, creating a superior SD WAN experience

By investing in its SD WAN proposition, Colt allows enterprises to react rapidly to change, which creates a seamless and disruption-free user experience. London, UK,…

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How Colt powers our customers online during Cyber Monday

Black Friday and its counterpart, Cyber Monday, are a phenomenon that have become truly global in the last 10 years. Each year, shoppers flock online…

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How we’re continuing to champion Inclusion and Diversity at Colt

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed every aspect of our lives. We are living through times of great uncertainty and unprecedented levels of stress. That’s causing…

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Our people reflect on biases for Blackout Friday

For most people, Black Friday is a day for perusing online sales and getting started on festive shopping. But at Colt, we’re looking at Black…

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Optimizer

Colt’s dedicated cloud connectivity helps Optimizer win public tenders for their Oracle cloud services to their client Lipor

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Why for men prioritising our wellbeing is more important than ever

Today is International Men’s Day, which focuses on making a positive impact on the wellbeing and lives of men and boys. This falls during the…

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The European Central Bank chooses SIA and Colt to connect to Eurosystem market infastructures

The two companies will provide the ECB with connectivity services to the payments (TARGET2 and TIPS) and securities (TARGET2-Securities) settlement platforms and the ECMS via…

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Colt unveils new organisational structure and three-year strategy

Heading into 2021, Colt has unveiled its focus for the coming years, which will see it build on its strong network foundations, leverage its digital…

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Farfetch

Farfetch makes luxury fashion available to customers worldwide with Colt’s multi-cloud connectivity services

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Updating your Colt Online experience

This year we’ve been undertaking a significant overhaul of the user experience in our customer portal, Colt Online. We’re pleased to say we’ve now launched…

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Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co., Ltd.

The implementation of Colt’s cloud connectivity service has empowered Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co., Ltd. with the ability to reliably deliver their multi-cloud storage solution, Dibertas.

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COMPO

Green thumb for the network – How COMPO switches its network infrastructure from MPLS to SD WAN

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Colt and Atos announce partnership to deliver a best-in-class Contact Centre as a Service solution

Colt’s CCaaS solution, with its impressive voice and cloud propositions integrated with Atos’ Cloud Contact Centre solution, will further enable enterprises to continue their digital…

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Why a fast and reliable feed is crucial for Retail Brokers in the age of FinTech

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a boom in the Retail Trading Market, with trade numbers and new accounts both soaring. Fuelled by extraordinary volatility during…

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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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Why a Successful Digitalisation Strategy Requires Intelligent, On-demand Networking

In collaboration with Frost & Sullivan and Ciena, we examine the evolving role of the network in the digital era. Today, businesses have a different…

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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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