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 ❯ Security 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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What is FIPS-certified?

The Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (or FIPS 140-2) is a cryptography standard that non-military U.S. federal agencies, as well as government contractors and service providers, must comply with in order to work with any federal government entities that collect, store, transfer, share and disseminate sensitive but unclassified (SBU) information. During FIPS certification, the file…

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What is Encryption?

Encryption is a way of ‘scrambling’ data to ensure that only the right people, or devices, can understand the information. In simple terms, encryption converts easily readable plaintext into something incomprehensible, whic is known as ciphertext. A cryptographic key is a string of characters used within an encryption algorithm for altering data so that it…

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What is Edge Compute?

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Edge Computing transforms and replaces your legacy on-premise Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) into an intelligent and flexible Cloud platform, capable of hosting security and network services, distributed Cloud services and latency sensitive enterprise Edge applications. Edge Compute platforms are able to host multiple network services such as Router, Firewall, WAN optimisation and SD WAN as…

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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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Exceptional customer experiences begin at home

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Exceptional customer experiences begin at home By Ash Surti, Executive Vice President, Technology & Security, Colt Technology Services In 1992, a new telecommunications company in London proudly served its first customer. Thirty years later, Colt Technology Services has been on a journey of continuous modernisation, always keeping the customer experience in mind. Today, as an…

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Secure SD WAN – how to unify connectivity and security successfully

Secure SD WAN – how to unify connectivity and security successfully Webinar Takeaways Home ❯ Security Webinar takeaways We recently hosted a webinar on the topic of secure SD WAN with guest speakers from Versa Networks. In the webinar, the panellists discussed how businesses can successfully unify connectivity and security. You can watch the full webinar or,…

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Colt announces new partnership with Venari Security to help businesses protect against growing cyber risks

The collaboration will give Colt’s customers deeper visibility into encrypted network traffic helping them protect their organisations and drive compliance London, May 24th 2023 – Colt Technology Services, the digital infrastructure company, today announces a collaboration with Venari Security, a London-based cyber security company. The partnership will give organisations deeper visibility into their encrypted network traffic, improving…

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UK IT decision makers are the most likely to prioritise AI while US firms are the most focused on emerging technologies, finds Colt research

Research across 12 countries finds network flexibility and security improvements are top priorities overall as one in three integrates AI as a priority London, UK 5th April 2023– Colt Technology Services, the digital infrastructure company, today revealed insights uncovered by its research of almost 1000 IT decision makers in 12 countries across Europe and Asia*.

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Colt and Zscaler boost partnership with the rollout of a secure global platform to 5000 employees

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Zscaler’s Zero Trust Exchange™ platform is the latest step in Colt’s digital transformation journey, supporting Colt’s ‘Flexible First’ hybrid work strategy and deepening the partnership as the two companies mark ten years of collaboration  London, UK 7th March 2023– Colt Technology Services, the digital infrastructure company, and Zscaler, Inc, the leader in cloud security, today…

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