Cloud

Keep in touch with your customer, anytime, anywhere – no matter what

When was the last time you checked for new LinkedIn connections on your mobile or logged onto your work emails on your tablet? Five minutes ago? It’s hard to be unconnected both in our professional and private lives in today’s hyper-connected world. Social media platforms enable customers to interact with businesses at the click of…

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Can we really ignore Europe’s biggest IT transformation?

With trends such as cloud computing, mobile, social media and big data creating a new world of opportunities, can SMEs afford to sit back and not invest in new technology? We’ve previously spoken about the need to build a business case for cloud computing, but we are now seeing a second wave with cloud adoption…

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Cloud is a business reality – not a fashion

“Cloud” now feels as though it is here to stay, even for businesses. Unlike the previous false dawns such as “ASP”, the cloud really is delivering efficiencies today for consumers and businesses alike. The whole world of mobile devices is now wholly architected around cloud services, and seems unimaginable that this trend will reverse. As…

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Technology to power a start-up

2014 promises to be the year that innovative small businesses flourish. Hot on the heels of the relaxation of state aid rules, enabling EU governments to help small businesses more directly, comes the launch of The European Horizon 2020 Project. The initiative is vowing to set aside €3bn to help innovative small companies bring their…

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Visit one of our data centres from the comfort of your office

If you are thinking of changing your colocation supplier or improving your data security, we have made it easy for you to explore our data centre capability across Europe with our new interactive data centre map.|If you are thinking of changing your colocation supplier or improving your data security, we have made it easy for you to explore our data centre capability across Europe with our new interactive data centre map.|If you are thinking of changing your colocation supplier or improving your data security, we have made it easy for you to explore our data centre capability across Europe with our new interactive data centre map.|If you are thinking of changing your colocation supplier or improving your data security, we have made it easy for you to explore our data centre capability across Europe with our new interactive data centre map.

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Ethernet service is important for you and your customers

A couple of great accolades have been presented to Colt these past few weeks. The first of the high points we reached was our recent award win for Best Pan-European Wholesale Carrier 2013. Not only were we recognised in Amsterdam for our outstanding contribution to customer carrier Ethernet, but we have also been acknowledged by…

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“IT meet management. Management meet IT”

‘Never the twain shall meet,’ as the saying goes. But are the aims of IT and Management really so different? IT wants technology investment while Management wants lower costs. These twin challenges are easily overcome with cloud computing. Switching applications and infrastructure to the cloud means faster, more powerful computing while reducing the capital expenditure…

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Building the business case for cloud computing

In one of our previous posts we addressed some of the perceived concerns about cloud computing. Talking to our customers it is clear that these concerns often come not from IT but from other areas of the business. To help advocates make the business case to the rest of the organisation, we thought now would…

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Confused by colocation?

As SMEs are increasingly encouraged to move their servers offsite, one of the most used, yet misunderstood terms, is colocation. Colocation is in fact a really easy way for SMEs to receive the full benefits of a data centre without needing to pay big business prices. Colocation means that you either lease space from a…

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Your Colt bill: get the lowdown

Are you looking for a clear and comprehensive view of your service billing from Colt? The services and solutions you receive are important to us as well as to you, so we want to make sure you fully understand your invoice We’ve listened to your feedback, and taken it on board to produce an easy…

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Five key questions about service

Service used to be something you expected in a café or shop. Now the technology industry has taken ‘service’ to heart, using the term to wrap-up a new approach to how they deliver their products and expertise. But what about good old-fashioned ‘customer service’? Your IT provider no doubt claims to provide a certain level…

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Meet George

With Colt Ceano you gain access to a suite of ICT services. Discover how easy these are to use and see how simple your remote working, communication and collaboration could be. In order to demonstrate this, we’d like to introduce you to George. George is part of a mobile sales team and likes to work…

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