To power the on-going digital evolution of global enterprises, Colt will now enable them to provision high bandwidth, premium Internet on-demand.
London, UK, 19 November 2019 – Colt Technology Services has today announced that its premium business Internet offering, IP Access, is now available via its SDN-enabled On Demand platform.
Available from today, Colt’s IP Access On Demand capability sees enterprises being able to benefit from high bandwidth, agile, Internet connectivity provisioned in near-real-time.
Colt is operating its own global IP Backbone with presence at 25 Internet exchanges worldwide. Colt’s IP Access On Demand service combines the scale and performance of Colt’s Internet offering with the flexibility of On Demand. Customers can now take full control over their Internet connections, flexing bandwidth up and down in near-real-time, bypassing legacy service delivery processes and lead times – all through the use of a feature-rich self-service portal.
Customers are able to combine IP Access On Demand connections on the same physical port as On Demand Ethernet and cloud connections – enabling seamless and efficient connectivity.
Colt’s IP Access product is supported by the wholly-owned and managed Colt IQ Network, which is comprised of more than 900 data centres and 27,500 on net buildings globally.
Colt’s On Demand offering has gone from strength-to-strength, with the platform recently expanding to encompass more regions including the US, Hong Kong and more countries in Europe. Colt’s customer’s also have the ability to connect in real-time to many of the key cloud environments, with most recently Colt enabling direct, on-demand connectivity to the Google Cloud.
Peter Coppens, Vice President Product Portfolio, Colt Technology Services, says: “The business environment of today requires unprecedented flexibility. Enterprises now need connectivity solutions that can react to business challenges in real-time for them to be an actual differentiator. Colt’s On Demand offering has always been innovative, and adding IP Access to our On Demand portfolio reaffirms our market-leading position in the SDN market.
“We are not aware of any other providers who are able to offer IP Access On Demand services on this scale; to hundreds of data centres and tens of thousands of enterprise buildings. Colt is prioritising giving more control to our customers because we know enterprises today require high bandwidth, on-demand solutions to truly drive their continual digital transformations.”
Colt’s IP Access On Demand is available in Europe and is expected to roll out wider in Asia and the US in 2020.
Colt aims to be the leader in enabling customers’ digital transformation through agile and on-demand, high bandwidth solutions. The Colt IQ Network connects 900+ data centres across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs, with over 27,500 on net buildings and growing.
Colt has built its reputation on putting customers first. Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 213 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 its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price. For more information, please visit www.colt.net.
Nola Pocock – Head of PR