- This strategic partnership underscores their shared dedication to providing businesses with exceptional digital connectivity, facilitating seamless connections between economic and commercial hubs in across Europe
Paris, France, Maarssen, Netherlands, 17 October 2023 – Colt Technology Services (Colt) and Eurofiber today announced a new strategic partnership to expand Colt’s global footprint through Eurofiber’s infrastructure, based on an innovative Hybrid On Net solution. The Colt and Eurofiber partnership will add new Colt Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) in Bordeaux, Lille, and Toulouse, as well as expanding Colt’s metro network in The Netherlands and Belgium to support businesses locally and globally. The partnership also leverages commercial and operational collaboration.
Colt’s Hybrid On Net empowers businesses to experience the advantages of a dedicated fiber optic connection without the burdensome expenses and complexities associated with constructing their network infrastructure. This innovative solution enables Colt to expand its fiber network, operating the passive dark fiber of carefully chosen metro suppliers. As a result, enterprises can access dependable, high-performance, and secure network services across various locations through the dense Eurofiber network, further enhancing Colt’s offerings to its customers.
The new partnership formalizes and expands the relationship between the two companies, which began in 2010. It underlines their ongoing mutual commitment to offering businesses superior digital connectivity, enabling them to seamlessly connect economic and commercial hubs throughout Europe.
“We are delighted to partner with Eurofiber, a leading provider of digital infrastructure with very strong local presence in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Germany,” said Keri Gilder, CEO of Colt Technology Services. “This partnership aligns with our ongoing commitment to enabling digital transformation and transforming the way the world works through the power of connectivity. Our partnership with Eurofiber in France significantly boosts our ability to deliver exceptional connections through our intelligent Colt IQ Network, providing enterprises with the best network services for the best customer outcomes.”
Alex Goldblum, CEO of Eurofiber, said: “We are excited to partner with Colt, demonstrating our unwavering commitment to driving the digital society, filled with boundless opportunities. Eurofiber is driven by an ambitious growth agenda in Western Europe, and we are enthusiastic about the prospects this collaboration presents for our valued customers. By combining Colt’s global network with Eurofiber’s expertise and local presence, we can offer enterprises comprehensive and dynamic digital infrastructure solutions.
Our partnership strengthens both companies’ abilities to support customers with the agility and flexibility they need to thrive in today’s digital economy.”
As the world’s bandwidth demands continue to surge, and with a growing number of enterprises depending on cloud-hosted infrastructure, organisations are progressively seeking diverse connectivity solutions to guarantee dependable and secure access to their data and applications.
Colt and Eurofiber’s collaboration accelerates their shared ambition to lead in enabling digital transformation. By delivering customised connectivity solutions that meet the evolving demands of today’s and tomorrow’s enterprises, this partnership marks a major step forward in delivering the network of the future. This partnership promises to benefit customers, employees, stakeholders, and society as a whole. Customers will gain access to unparalleled opportunities for expanding their digital presence and accomplishing a wide range of objectives.
About Colt Technology Services
Colt Technology Services (Colt) is a global digital infrastructure company which creates extraordinary connections to help businesses succeed. Powered by amazing people and like-minded partners, Colt is driven by its purpose: to put the power of the digital universe in the hands of its customers, wherever, whenever and however they choose.
Since 1992, Colt has set itself apart through its deep commitment to its customers, growing from its heritage in the City of London to more than 60 offices around the world. The powerful Colt IQ Network connects 222 cities and 32 countries with more than 1000 data centres, 51 Metropolitan Area Networks and over 31,000 buildings across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs. Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in the sector.
Obsessed with delivering industry-leading customer experience, Colt is guided by its dedication to customer innovation, by its values and its responsibility to its customers, partners, people and planet.
For more information, please visit www.colt.net
Eurofiber is a provider of industry-leading open digital infrastructure in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Utilizing its 70,500 km fiberoptic network and eleven datacenters, it empowers the digital societies of the countries in which it operates.
Eurofiber’s customer base consists of companies, government bodies and non-profit organizations. It provides them with cloud infra and connectivity solutions tailored to their needs; Eurofiber’s open infrastructure ensures them complete freedom to choose services, applications and providers.
For more information, please visit www.eurofiber.com
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