What is a local breakout?

Home ❯ Security | 15 min read What is a local internet breakout? How to better optimise your critical bandwidth and maintain performance of latency sensitive applications while still protecting sensitive traffic over a distributed network. 15 min read Explore our award-winning SD-WAN solution On this page: What are local breakouts? Key advantages Key security…

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Accessibility is the best medicine

Hippocrates, regarded as the father of medicine, knew that effective medical care was based on comprehensive knowledge and sound training. Nowadays, digitalisation has greatly increased the possibilities of creating modern, interactive learning formats for prospective doctors in line with the latest research. Thieme Group is committed to enabling accessible medicine and healthier lifestyles. The digital…

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Customer Success Story – Byblos Bank Europe

Home ❯ Security Colt SD-WAN provides stable, resilient connectivity at BBE’s sites Back to all case studies Download this case study Business drivers  BBE wanted reliable, high-performance connectivity, integrated with a cloud-based security solution that would support its SaaS and cloud-first strategy and its move to Zero Trust. The solution Colt SD-WAN provides stable, resilient…

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The ultimate guide to SD-WAN

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Home ❯ Security | 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…

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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 ❯ 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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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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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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