Awards season is in full swing for the telecommunications industry and I’m pleased to say that Colt has been shortlisted for five awards at the Global Carrier Awards at Capacity Europe 2021. Over the past turbulent year our employees at Colt have been working hard, changing the way we do things and continuing to innovate…

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The HERoes 100 Women Executives List was announced yesterday morning and I’m truly honoured to have been included alongside women doing inspiring work to make the world a more equal place. These women have made it to the top and are now helping to elevate others and change the system that makes it harder for…

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Colt was an early adopter of Segment Routing (SR) in 2017, working closely with Cisco to add value to its SR-based network. This early commitment has delivered key benefits, such as: Greater network availability with 50ms protection mechanism, covering 100% of the possible network topologies using Topology-Independent Loop-Free Alternate (TI-LFA) SR Higher network utilisation with…

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Colt has been recognised in Vertical Systems Group’s new Global Carrier Managed SD WAN LEADERBOARD, appearing in the ‘Challenge Tier”. The LEADERBOARD is measured on the number of sites outside of an operator’s home country and covers five regional markets; North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa/Middle East and Asia/Pacific. Since December 2020, Colt has launched…

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How good is the customer experience (CX) from your critical suppliers? In our 2021 cloud research we found that ERP and CRM systems, closely followed by collaboration platforms, are the focus of the next round of cloud migration. These are all mission critical and our 2020 research found that cloud confidence was high – with…

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After so much change in the last 18 months, planning for, much less predicting the future, is trickier than ever. Our customers are facing up to challenges around hybrid work, cloud migration projects and future expansion plans. But what about the longer term? Colt, in partnership with BCE Global, a Bell Canada division and Ciena,…

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The data centre (DC) market is growing and partnerships are more important than ever. Consumer behaviour surrounding mobile connectivity, increases in internet traffic, cybersecurity demands and the rise in cloud applications have resulted in growth in the data centre market. With emerging technologies like 5G and edge becoming more prevalent and enterprises looking to invest…

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Colt has been named a very strong performer by independent industry analyst GlobalData in its new report, Colt – Business Services Europe. Colt received scored highly in key areas such as innovation, vision, strategy and service and support. The report highlighted our strong network and deployment capabilities, low latency services, investment in SDN and NFV,…

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As a company, we strive to be the most customer oriented business in our industry. Our Customer Service and Customer Intelligence teams work tirelessly to make sure we are delivering on our commitments. One of the ways we measure how we are performing with Customer Service is through our Net Promoter Score (NPS). We’re delighted…

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The Network Operations (NetOps) and Development Operations (DevOps) functions utilise similar tools, methods and techniques to improve the customer’s experience when building a flexible, software-defined network designed to suit their needs. With multiple functions spread across the business, these teams need to collaborate to improve the digital experience for businesses end users. How DevOps and…

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