Colt & Lumen EMEA integration: IDC reports behind the scenes

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Home Technology Colt & Lumen EMEA integration: IDC reports behind the scenes New content series As we work through the integration of Lumen EMEA into the Colt business, we wanted to share insights from behind the scenes on our progress so far and what’s coming up next. For this, we’ve sponsored IDC to write a…

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How AI is changing the way we work with GCNs

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By Robert McCabe, Director of GCN Sales at Colt The IT and telecommunications sector is said to have the highest AI adoption rate at 29.5% and this is driving a massive increase in both bandwidth requirements and the need for low-latency connections close to end users. As a partner to the world’s biggest global content…

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Reflecting on our accessibility journey

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By Rachel Collins, Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Colt The third Thursday of each May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. This time last year, Colt kickstarted its journey to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about accessibility. We did it with the launch of our five-year Accessibility Roadmap: Optimising Accessibility. Our journey started…

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Business continuity at Colt: preparing for major sporting events

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As Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) kicks off, it’s a great time to look ahead to the summer and how Colt’s Business Continuity team comes together to prepare for major sporting events. These are events that take place in cities with many Colt people, customers and infrastructure and it means we need to be prepared…

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Hybrid working causes 139% increase in peak office bandwidth

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Hybrid work is having a major impact on network traffic in offices. The peak bandwidth at our London office (Colt House) jumped 139% from 2020, even with a 84% reduction in devices on the network. As more people head back into the office, IT managers and their teams need to consider the impact of new…

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Colt and Versa Networks mark milestone in delivering SD-WAN as a service for global customers

1000 SD WAN services remotely provisioned across 55 countries, cutting connection time for global customers from 90 minutes to 12 seconds Colt Technology Services, the digital infrastructure company, today marked a milestone with strategic partner Versa Networks, the global leader in AI/ML-powered Unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN), in its commitment…

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CIMD chooses Colt to guide express migration of contingency centre

Faced with the challenge of migrating its contingency data centre in a short period of time, CIMD opted for Equinix’s colocation hosting solution, offered through Colt. It became the first customer in Southern Europe to use this joint service, which allowed minimal interruption of operations and guaranteed the continuity of synchronous information backup. Jesús Mayo,…

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The ultimate guide to SD-WAN

Home Technology | 15 min read What is SD-WAN? SD-WAN is a networking technology that enables you to manage & optimise the connectivity of multiple sites across different network transport services, such across the public internet, MPLS or LTE. Now, next-generation SD-WAN is here, and it uses the cloud to its fullest potential. 15 min…

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