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big xyt: market data as a service

15 Feb 2017

big xyt, a PrizmNet provider, offers market data and analytics delivered as a fully managed service. A specialist data and analytics company, big xyt has more than 10 years’ experience of managing large data sets in business-critical applications for the financial industry.

The evolving bandwidth needs of enterprises

10 Feb 2017

The enterprise connectivity market is now at an inflection point – as the wholesale market was 25 years ago. Enterprises of all shapes and sizes are increasingly looking for services that enable them to provision flexible, scalable, easy-to-access super-high bandwidth…

Smart cities won’t get smart on their own

09 Feb 2017

Smart cities have won a lot of headlines recently with various independent projects popping up. But what about the possibility of a smart Europe? As the phenomenon picks up momentum the EU is trying to accelerate smart city deployment across…

Let’s talk about SDN/NFV with Peter Coppens

24 Jan 2017

1,500 Delegates participated to The 2016 SDN & OpenFlow World Congress at the World Forum in The Hague (Netherlands) last fall. The four-day event started with a Workshop Day, featuring content from the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), the European Workshop…

An intelligent network for intelligent businesses

13 Jan 2017

What we’re building is the smartest network in the world. Made up of the smartest technology and used by the smartest – and most demanding – businesses…

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BLU Networks case study

11 Jan 2017

 BLU Networks use Colt to support rapid pan-European growth Click here to see this post in Dutch. BLU Networks is a full service provider of VoIP, telephony and data solutions to thousands of customers ranging from SMBs to large corporate, government and…

Software will further disrupt business in 2017

02 Jan 2017

2016 was a year of great change for Colt, and I anticipate more disruption for businesses of all kinds in 2017 as the capabilities of cloud, software and the underlying network become further realised. Here are some things to look…

MiFID II: Electronification of Trading

28 Dec 2016

The electronification of trading in asset classes outside of equities is not a trend brought about only by MiFID II. It’s been slowly and inexorably creeping towards becoming a reality for a number of years and MiFID II …

The case for a wider shared SDN ecosystem

12 Dec 2016

Current network-to-network interfaces (NNIs) tend to be bespoke solutions, meaning they are both expensive and take a long time to implement. What we need is an industry-wide drive towards mutually ‘agreed’ APIs…

Carl Grivner, Colt CEO, interviewed in Weekly BCN

09 Dec 2016

Born in Pennsylvania, USA in 1953, Carl Grivner served in the United States Marine Corps before starting his career at IBM.

Omega ATS: your gateway to Canada

08 Dec 2016

Omega ATS began operations in December 2007 as the second Canadian ATS providing traders with an alternative venue for executions. It facilitates trading on all major Canadian listed exchanges…

Moving with the times

05 Dec 2016

2016 has been a year of great change for Colt. I took up the reins almost 12 months ago, and along with a new management team we have successfully implemented a strategic and cultural shift, refocusing on a high-bandwidth strategy delivered with a best in class customer experience…

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