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Colt lights up London

By Paula Cogan, published 18th July, 2019 Yesterday, I attended the launch of the Illuminated Rivers Project in London, an initiative which is set to...

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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

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...

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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

Colt IP VPN underpins insurance operations across six countries For this major international provider of insurance services, reliable, high-quality connectivity is critical – and increasingly...

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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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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

The Future Network – How content demands, new network infrastructure and 5G are shaping the network of tomorrow Clouds, Content and Services are migrating from...

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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...

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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...

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DefinedCrowd

DefinedCrowd enlists Colt to connect with its smart data platform Everyone is talking about the possibilities of artificial intelligence, but most pay less attention to...

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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...

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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...

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Franck Farigoul

I love astronomy and taking pictures of astronomical events – I actually did a presentation to my colleagues a few months ago on it. It’s...

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Daniela Sorriso

My little brother is 12 years younger than me and over the last year or so, he’s been saying to me that I’m  the father...

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Jesus Leon

In 2009, the company I was working for at the time paid for me to come to the UK and study English. I’d been in...

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Fahim Sabir

I think the most exciting project I’ve worked on at Colt is the one I’m working on at the moment, which is a network-on-demand platform...

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Nidhi Garg

I was brought up in a very conservative family in a strict atmosphere. Being the only girl in the house, my family was extremely protective...

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Jason Li

I love sport, especially football. At school I was a basketball player but then I transferred to a different high school where everyone played football...

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Zvezdana Lazic-Latincic

My biggest hobby is weightlifting, I tried Crossfit for a couple of years but lifting has been the hobby that’s stayed. I started when I...

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Manish Chopra

When you’re a kid – you think your parents are so technologically inept – we used to make fun of our parents for not knowing...

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Cheuk Yin Yung

I’m from Hong Kong and I moved to Tokyo about six years ago, so one of my favourite things to do in my holidays and...

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Pablo Diez

I don’t collect stamps or cards or watches. I collect new places, people and feelings. I come from a small town in the west of...

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Danielle Reilly

The most influential person in my life is my father. He’s the most solid person I’ve ever encountered. He’s always approachable about anything, whether it’s...

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Yu Wei

I majored in Japanese at college and continued to study it after I graduated. I had two teachers who were both quite elderly, one was...

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Oscar Blanchaer

I’ve been at Colt for five years, mostly in my home country of Belgium. When the opportunity at Colt Hong Kong came up in 2017,...

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Dharmesh Vashi

My parents moved to the UK in the 60s, my mother from Uganda and my father from India. Soon after that,  my uncle came to...

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Kana Hashimoto

I got my scuba diving license about two years ago in Krabi, Thailand. I try to go on two or three dives a year outside...

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Rajeev Gupta

I love the Golden Era of Bollywood music, I grew up listening to it. I was blessed with a pretty good voice and wanted to...

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Raymond Meju

I remember in my interview for Colt I was asked who the most influential person in my life is and I said my brother. It...

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Chee-Hau Man

My parents immigrated from Hong Kong in the 70s for the restaurant business, so I grew up in restaurants. I would sit at a table...

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Roxana Dobrota

The most important piece of advice I’ve ever received was from my grandfather – he told me just to be myself, regardless of what anyone...

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William Fleming

I would say my most precious possession is my passport – I live abroad so without it there’d be a problem.  It’s also my gateway...

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Javier Benitez

You should always treat people as you’d like to be treated by others, that’s something my parents taught  me and it’s something I always keep...

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Lara Rodriguez

I am from a small town near Bilbao in the Basque Country. At university I won an Erasmus grant to go and  study in Italy...

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Carolina Morales

Music is essential to me. Every day I wake up listening to music, and it’s the last thing I do at night. It’s a way...

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Sophie Morel

I think I was born to be on the move. I love speaking with different people from different ethnic backgrounds and discovering a new way...

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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...

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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...

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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

A trading firm grows its business in Asia supported by Colt connectivity and colocation This US-based proprietary trading firm conducts around a million trades every...

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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...

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Netgroup

Colt supports Netgroup with colocation and connectivity for a customer’s customer. Many large enterprises in Denmark – especially those that operate in regulated industries such...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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Colt at Berlinale 2019

The curtain has come down after another exciting Berlinale International Film Festival. Since 2009, Colt has been a Digital Cinema Partner of the…

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Multinational engineering company

Multinational engineering company ensures network readiness for IoT data.

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Colt provides the Colt Encryption Services to Berlinale 2019

Colt Technology Services has today announced that the Colt Encryption Services has been deployed for the first time at the Berlin International Film…

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Kicking off the year at PTC 2019

January is always a hectic time and it’s no different in the telecoms sector with many events kicking off the year. One of the biggest...

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The 5G hospital illustrates a changing business case for mobile networks

5G certainly isn’t short of potential. But it will require a denser network, additional spectrum and backhaul enhancements. So what’s the business case?

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Colt appoints Head of Mobile Connectivity Solutions

Colt Technology Services has today announced the appointment of Mark Gilmour as its Head of Mobile Connectivity Solutions.

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Colt launches Private Wave offering in Asia

Colt Private Wave is explicitly designed for businesses that require private optical solutions to ensure high security, high performance and resilient…

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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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Colt expands IQ Network to Australia

The initial expansion will be to the Sydney metro area, with this IQ Network extension opening up new routes between Australia and key Asian hubs…

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PTC’19 – From Pipes to Platforms

20-23rd January, 2019

Register now to meet with Colt, the most connected telecommunications operator in Europe. Meet with one of our specialists to see how...

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Colt launches SIP trunking services in Hong Kong and Singapore

Colt is bringing to Hong Kong and Singapore its 26-year track record of providing business Voice services to global enterprises.

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What is Intelligent Communications?

The modern enterprise is more diverse and connected than ever before, with new applications that bring people together regardless of their location.

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Your future network

Today’s network is built to deliver applications and services that didn’t exist 10 or 15 years ago, designed for companies that may themselves only be...

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Colt launches Intelligent Communications proposition with Microsoft

Colt Technology Services has today announced the launch of Colt Intelligent Communications – an enterprise solution integrating the power of Microsoft’s…

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Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 13 billion.

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What you need to know about encryption and GDPR

There’s a lot of mythology about encryption: that it’s highly complex to manage, that it will slow down dramatically application or network performance…

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Looking ahead to the next twelve months

A new year always holds so much promise, and from a telco perspective, I’m especially excited about 2019, for I believe that it will be...

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The new PCI DSS compliance regulations for phone-based payments

Last month the PCI SSC issued updated guidance for protecting phone-based payment card data – the first update since 2011.

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The year that was 2018, and why we can’t wait to kick off 2019

The end of the year is nearly upon us and what a fantastic year it has been for Colt. Earlier in the year we shared...

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Colt to expand IQ Network in Central and Eastern Europe

Colt Technology Services has announced the expansion of the Colt IQ Network in Central and Eastern Europe, further powering businesses digital…

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Trusting blockchain: The power of governance

2018 has well and truly been the year of blockchain. From news articles, to papers, to organisations trying to find ways in which this technology...

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Colt Japan to be the first provider to connect to the IBM Cloud Direct Link Connect locally

Colt has announced the extension of its collaboration with IBM, becoming the first IBM Cloud Direct Link Connect service provider in Japan.

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Objectway

Objectway selected Colt as a partner in his renovation process and to ensure a stable international network.

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Colt raises over €1 million for under-privileged children

This year Colt’s Charity Bike Ride hit an impressive milestone. Not only have thousands of kilometers been ridden for children in need, 2018 was the...

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Hybrid cloud and multi-cloud

Hybrid cloud is rapidly becoming the cloud model of choice for organisations seeking the best of all worlds. But it needs the right connectivity.

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Why the time is right for the customer oriented network

Consumer technology has influenced and blazed a trail for business technology. It’s time that happened for networking and telecoms.

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Colt to provide IT solutions to cryptocurrency exchange service operator BITPoint Japan

Colt Technology Services today has announced that cryptocurrency exchange service operator BITPoint Japan Co., Ltd., selected Colt’s highly secure and…

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Colt, Semafone and PCI DSS compliance

Colt has partnered with Semafone to provide its Cardprotect solution for taking payment from customers over the phone in line with the PCI DSS

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