Colt Announces IQ Network Expansion in Genova

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Colt’s powerful, low latency digital infrastructure now extends from Rome to Liguria creating new opportunities for global connection

Rome, Italy 12 December 2022Colt Technology Services  today announced the expansion of its award-winning intelligent Colt IQ Network from Rome to Genova in Northern Italy.

The network extension brings the benefits of optical technology – using light to transmit data at high speeds across fibre cables – and on-demand network capabilities to organisations across the region. The digital infrastructure, optimised for speeds of 400Gbps and up to 10Gbps IP/Ethernet, seamlessly connects Genovan businesses to 32 countries, 222 cities and 1000 data centres across Europe, Asia and North America.

The subsea fibre cables with the vast amounts of data transported will make Genova a digital hub for international traffic routing into Milan, Amsterdam and London.

Carlo Azzola, Country Manager – Italy, Colt Technology Services said, “Italian businesses have a significant contribution to make to the global economy, but as more and more applications shift to the cloud, these organisations need powerful, high-capacity, low-latency digital infrastructure to stay competitive. Inspired by our customers, the expansion of the Colt IQ Network to Genova brings exciting new opportunities to businesses in the region, helping them to generate extraordinary connections, grow and thrive.”

The expansion is the latest in a series of strategic investments Colt has made in its flagship Colt IQ Network, which connects to more data centres in Europe and Asia than any other provider. Driven by its deep commitment to its customers, Colt continues to push boundaries, drive innovation and extend its global reach.

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.

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Colt Technology Services

12 December 2022

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