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Announcing our 2018 Japan CSR Partner!

23 Jan 2018

YouMeWe, Colt Japan’s 2018 CSR partner, is committed to helping the disenfranchised youth in Japan flourish in later life by training them in digital skills…

Harnessing the cloud for customer service

06 Dec 2017

In today’s world of digitalisation, instant messaging and email, voice still stands out as perhaps the most vital customer service channel in use.

The Bike Ride Blogs Series: David Dempsey

07 Sep 2017

Here’s a look into what the day two excursion has in store for our riders. …

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Challenging the market; an SDN federation?

02 Mar 2017

Our CEO Carl Grivner recently sat down with Roman Pacewicz of AT&T and Global Telecoms Business to discuss our ground breaking software defined networking (SDN) interoperability trial that took place last year. The pioneering work that happened at the end of 2016 sheds light on what’s to come in the future of connectivity.

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3 predictions for the data centre industry in 2017

01 Mar 2017

Colt’s Director of Ethernet & IP Products, Peter Coppens was recently interviewed by Cloudscene to discuss what’s really affecting the data centre industry in 2017.

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Crossing cultures and continents to work for Colt

22 Feb 2017

Zheng Zhang joined Colt in September 2016 as part of our first ever graduate intake. She took up the role of IP & Ethernet Product Marketing Associate, learning first-hand about the technologies enabling cutting edge businesses to compete in a…

The evolving bandwidth needs of enterprises

10 Feb 2017

The enterprise connectivity market is now at an inflection point – as the wholesale market was 25 years ago. Enterprises of all shapes and sizes are increasingly looking for services that enable them to provision flexible, scalable, easy-to-access super-high bandwidth…

The case for a wider shared SDN ecosystem

12 Dec 2016

Current network-to-network interfaces (NNIs) tend to be bespoke solutions, meaning they are both expensive and take a long time to implement. What we need is an industry-wide drive towards mutually ‘agreed’ APIs…

Building a British backbone network

28 Nov 2016

A gigabit future is inevitable. We need the digital infrastructure to support this; providing ubiquitous coverage, so no one is left out, and with sufficient capacity to ensure data can flow at the volume, speed and reliability required to meet modern life demands…

IoT lessons learned from smart city trailblazers

02 Nov 2016

Milton Keynes set out to become a British trailblazer, using an elaborate internet of things (IoT) network to alleviate some of the potential growth problems while making life easier for its residents…