Colt positioned as a Visionary in the Gartner® 2022 “Magic Quadrant™ for Network Services, Global”

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Recognises Colt’s Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

London, UK, 23 February 2022 – Colt Technology Services, has today announced that it has been named in the 2022 Gartner®  2022 “Magic Quadrant™ for Network Services, Global, as a Visionary based on  its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute.

This is the third year in a row that Colt has been named as a Visionary in the Gartner®  2022 “Magic Quadrant™ for Network Services, Global.

Colt believes this positioning recognises its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute, and highlights its focus on understanding where the industry is heading and market changes, as well as ensuring its products and services are aligned to what its customers need to meet their business objectives – both now and in the future.

Keri Gilder, Colt’s CEO, commented: “Our focus is clear – we strive to deliver the products and services our customers need to navigate the challenges that they face in today’s ever-evolving business landscape. At the heart of that is innovation, which allows us to deliver the extraordinary connections customers need to digitally transform and succeed.”

“We feel being recognised for the third time as a Visionary in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant really highlights how our strategy sets us apart and is delivering what customers need now and will need in the future, and shows we’re pushing the boundaries of our industry as we work towards becoming the modern telco.”

The Colt IQ Network, which is comprised of more than 900 data centres and over 29,000 on net buildings, paired with its growing partner ecosystem of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and Systems Integrators (SIs), puts Colt in the perfect position to enable organisations’ digital transformations.



Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global, Neil Rickard, Bjarne Munch, Danellie Young, Karen Brown, 21st February 2022.

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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


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Colt Technology Services

23 February 2022

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