Ethernet

Winning six Awards at MEF Gen14

Metro Ethernet Forum were hosting their MEF Gen14 conference in Washington DC 17th to 20th November 2014. I had the chance to represent Colt at the Industry Perspectives panel discussions talking about Network-enabled Cloud Services, and our team joined the Ethernet Excellence Awards Dinner Tuesday night. Colt had been short-listed in eleven of the award categories.

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Setting the scene for innovative Ethernet services

Colt continuously evolve the data services portfolio to meet the demands of our customers. We launched our next-generation modular Carrier Ethernet Multi-Service Platform (Modular MSP) already back in October 2013. In the meantime the platform is available in 11 European cities and we continue to stretch into the rest of Europe with 21 further cities…

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Colt wins Global Telecoms Business Award

Last week Colt has just won Global Telecoms Business award in the ”Fixed Network Infrastructure Innovation of the Year” category together with our Software Defined Networking (SDN) partner Cyan. Our next-generation Modular Multi-Service Platform (M-MSP) was recognised for addressing our customers’ business challenges in an innovative way. At Colt, we always seek to bring innovative…

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Big data – big network

Everybody seems to talk about “Big Data” these days. From an IT perspective this topic certainly is one of the key drivers; as challenges grow, the larger the portion of data that you need to store, analyse and consequently need to be make available for business needs. In addition to the storage challenge, large portions…

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Celebrating Colt’s 500th Ethernet interconnect

Colt’s leading position in the Ethernet area, which has just been awarded by MEF and confirmed by Gartner’s latest “Critical Capabilities Report”, is based on three key elements: – a state-of-the art 19,800 buildings connecting fibre network, – an innovative set of products – and a large number of  ISO and ITIL compliant managed network…

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Market reflection of Colt products

Gartner Gartner’s latest “Critical Capabilities Report” scored various Colt data services with high scores, in the Ethernet area with the highest possible scores. Colt is one of only two vendors that have been given the highest score for their Ethernet services in the second consecutive year. Rating 5 out of 5 demonstrates Colt’s leading position…

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