What is Network as a Service?

Home On Demand | 15 min read What is Network as a Service? Network as a Service is a cloud-based service model that allows organisations to outsource their networking infrastructure. Instead of building and maintaining their own network components, businesses can rent network services from cloud providers. 15 min read Explore our award-winning On Demand…

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What Are Leased Lines? A Buyer’s Guide

What are leased lines? A leased line is a dedicated connection that provides a private, fixed-bandwidth data link exclusively for your business’s use. Unlike shared services such as standard broadband, a leased line does not have traffic contending for bandwidth, ensuring consistent high speeds and reliability. Leased lines are typically used by businesses for web-based…

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AI everywhere at Gartner Symposium 2023

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Last week Colt was a sponsor, exhibitor and speaker at the 2023 Garter Symposium in Barcelona, Europe’s biggest gathering of CIOs and senior IT and tech leaders. The theme of the week was artificial intelligence (AI), reaching from the opening keynote, Colt’s own conference session and almost everything in between. It felt like every session…

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Colt completes $1.8bn acquisition of Lumen EMEA

Home On Demand Colt completes $1.8bn acquisition of Lumen EMEA The transaction has successfully closed, marking new era for Colt and optimism for telecoms industry London, November 2nd 2023  Colt Technology Services (Colt), the digital infrastructure company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Lumen EMEA for $1.8bn. The closure of the transaction is…

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Unleashing possibility at the Gartner IT Symposium 2023

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By Mirko Voltolini, Vice President of Strategy & Innovation   The Gartner IT Symposium is one of Europe’s biggest gatherings of CIOs and IT executives, and I have the pleasure of joining the team representing Colt at this year’s event. The event boasts thousands of attendees who come together to discuss the future of technology…

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What is high bandwidth?

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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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Air Internet Service Co., Ltd

Air Internet Service Co., Ltd achieved significant cost savings and a reduction in delivery time by implementing Colt On Demand services at their disaster recovery site.

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What are APIs?

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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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Japanese Internet Service Provider, Air Internet Service (AIRnet) selects ‘Colt On Demand’, a self-ordering network service

Build your own cost-effective, agile, switchable dedicated line service Colt Technology Service Co., Ltd. (Representative: Masato Hoshino, President and Representative Director, Location; Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, hereinafter Colt), a digital infrastructure company providing high-bandwidth, high-speed network solutions through its fiber-optic network in urban areas of Europe and Asia, today announced that Air Internet Service Co., Ltd.

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