What is high bandwidth?

Bandwidth, typically measured in bits, kilobits, or megabits per second, is the rate at which data flows over the network. This is a measure of throughput (amount per second) rather than speed (distance traveled per second). A high bandwidth network generally can deliver more information than a low bandwidth network given the same amount of…

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What is Ethernet?

Colt’s ethernet services create wide area/metropolitan area networks with LAN interface. Ethernet is the traditional technology for connecting devices in a wired local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN). It enables devices to communicate with one another via a protocol (a shared network language). Ethernet describes how network devices format and transmit data…

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What are APIs?

APIs are mechanisms that enable two software components to communicate with one another, by using a set of definitions and protocols, essentially creating a common ‘language’. There are four ways that APIs can work depending on when or why they are created. These are SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol), RPC (Remote Procedure Calls), Websocket &…

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Creating tomorrow’s networks in the age of SASE

Networks are the cornerstone of any company’s operations and must be trusted by all employees, especially by IT managers and senior management. Everyone in the company must be able to rely on them in their daily work. Today, more than ever, everything runs through networks. However, the accelerated digital transformation due to the COVID-19 of…

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What are the technology trends shaping businesses today?

Following two years buffeted by supply chain disruption, energy price surges and economic pressures, 2023 is likely to continue to be defined by change. It is true that innovation can help telecommunications providers reduce operational costs, reinvent customer experiences and open doors to new business opportunities. Many enterprises are already leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to…

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The power of automation by design

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The digital infrastructure has already changed how people live, work, and communicate. But the same digital universe that have the potential to help billions of people live happier, healthier, and more productive lives are also creating new challenges for businesses and organisations around the world. Digital infrastructure is the foundation on which businesses operate in…

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Artificial intelligence (AI), a game changer of network services

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Today and tomorrow AI is and will change how enterprises manage they network services, but they will have to overcome various challenges to derive value from this powerful and rapidly evolving technology. The usage of artificial intelligence in the enterprise is profoundly changing the way businesses work. The range of AI use cases in the…

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Colt releases new sustainability report

Net Zero targets approved by the Science-based Targets Initiative London, UK 21 June 2023– Colt Technology Services, the digital infrastructure company, today published its second Sustainability report. The report highlights progress for Colt Group – comprising Colt Technology Services and Colt Data Centre Services – in areas of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) against ambitious…

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Colt successfully completes the deployment of fibre network infrastructure along the Channel Tunnel, seamlessly connecting London and Paris

The new fibre-optic cable deployed along the Tunnel provides access to the highest number of data centres fibre-connected between the UK and mainland Europe London, UK – Paris, France 8th June 2023– Colt Technology Services (Colt), the digital infrastructure company, today announced the successful completion of the deployment of a new dark fibre (G.652D/G.657) cable…

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What is Smart Manufacturing?

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The importance of connectivity for smart manufacturing: Is your network best suited to overcome the connectivity challenges associated with smart manufacturing? Home Networking Page 3 On this page: Introduction Importance of connectivity Reaping the benefits Debunking myths Three reasons why connectivity cannot be an afterthought Manufacturing companies are operating in an era of accelerated disruption…

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