Colt delivers fully cloud-based telephony solution for customers in Japan

Now offers Colt Intelligent Communications voice service with Cloud SBC in Japan

Tokyo, Japan, 25 April 2022 – Customers in Japan now have access to a fully cloud-based unified communication solution, with Colt Technology Services’ announcement that it now offers Colt Intelligent Communications (CIC) with Cloud Session Border Controller (SBC) in Japan.

CIC is an enterprise solution integrating the power of Microsoft’s cloud productivity applications with Colt’s voice and data networks to deliver end-to-end performance, security and reliability for a unique one-stop IT capability.

Colt Cloud SBC makes migrating voice to Microsoft Teams easier than ever. Enterprises can leverage Colt’s extensive voice and data footprint – both on and off net – in a bundled solution bringing together voice traffic, connectivity and cloud.

Launching in Japan in partnership with Ribbon – a global provider of real-time communications software and IP optical networking solutions – businesses in the region can now benefit from the intelligent collaboration experience delivered by a single provider.

Colt Cloud SBC is fully cloud-based and enables greater agility for enterprises of any size. With no physical hardware, provisioning and onboarding takes less than a month – dramatically reducing delivery time. It also provides flexibility, offering per usage pricing to allow small and medium enterprises to deliver ongoing digital transformation.

Masato Hoshino, Colt’s President and Head of Asia, said: “Voice traffic has grown dramatically in the last couple of years and we have seen that a secure cloud communication and collaboration solution is a fundamental component of digital transformation for companies of all sizes. CIC and Cloud SBC means organisations both large and small can benefit from the highest quality cloud voice experience, without the need to invest in additional hardware and software, and the skills to manage them.”

“Colt’s latest investment in its Intelligent Communications offering in Japan makes migration to Microsoft Teams quick and simple for our customers and the flexibility and agility it delivers will continue to underpin their business objectives in the region long into the future.”

Colt’s voice and network solutions are underpinned by the Colt IQ Network, which is comprised of more than 29,000 on net buildings and 900 data centres globally.

Tony Scarfo, EVP & General Manager, Cloud & Edge Business Unit at Ribbon, said: “Today’s networks are being transformed by cloud-based approaches that deliver efficiency, agility and operational excellence. We’re proud to support Colt’s newest enabling technology with our market-leading portfolio of Microsoft-certified SBCs.”

CIC is currently available across 14 key Colt countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Japan. For further details, please visit


About Colt

Colt strives to transform the way the world works through the power of connectivity – taking what’s always been in its DNA to enable customers’ success. The Colt IQ Network connects more than 900+ data centres and over 29,000 on net buildings across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs.

Colt understands today’s shifting connectivity requirements and provides agile, on-demand and secure high bandwidth networking and voice solutions to ensure enterprises can thrive. Customers include data-intensive organisations spanning over 210 cities in more than 30 countries. Colt is a recognised innovator and pioneer in Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV). Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in the sector, and because of this, it’s able to put its customers’ needs at its core. For more information, please visit

About Ribbon

Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors globally. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today’s smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, and agility, including core to edge software-centric solutions, cloud-native offers, leading-edge security and analytics tools, along with IP and optical networking solutions for 5G. To learn more about Ribbon visit


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