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Winning six Awards at MEF Gen14

20 Nov 2014

Metro Ethernet Forum were hosting their MEF Gen14 conference in Washington DC 17th to 20th November 2014. I had the chance to represent Colt at the Industry Perspectives panel discussions talking about Network-enabled Cloud Services, and our team joined the…

The Automation Story

19 Nov 2014

Colt’s continuous automation strategy is to transform the way that customers evaluate and buy services from us by creating an online experience tailored to each customer type. Starting with that customers’ self-service-portal we consequently drive for eliminating manual steps, redundant…

Colt’s coverage is fanning-out

19 Nov 2014

Colt’s investment strategy is to grow the density of its existing metro and national infrastructure as well as creating new long distance routes to address customer increasing demand for highly available connectivity to key European business centres. Customers will benefit…

Cloud service providers turn to carrier Ethernet to cope with data explosion

18 Nov 2014

The term ‘big data’ emerged as somewhat of a buzzword a few years ago, with industry experts sharing their visions for how the data explosion would transform the way businesses engage with their customers, develop products and drive more revenues.

Colt connects Clouds

17 Nov 2014

End customers in various industries have been trying out public clouds like Amazon, Microsoft and vCloud now for several years. As these services have stabilised, customers have become comfortable with them. However they have remained unhappy about consuming cloud services…

The 2015 banking cloud debate needs to move beyond “is it safe”?

12 Nov 2014

Next year will see the Cloud Banking World Series take place in London, New York, Hong Kong and Dubai. Given its scale, one could be forgiven for thinking that the banking community worldwide has finally embraced cloud. But instead the…

Small cells: the only way to 5G

11 Nov 2014

Bernhard Pussel, Director of Operator Channel, Colt Technology Services was invited by Telecoms.com as their expert third-party contributor to talk about the ever increasing demand for capacity in mobile networks and how small cells are key in the future of…

The electronification of Asia’s FX markets is only just beginning

07 Nov 2014

The electronification of global FX markets is continuing apace. Like equities before it, cost pressures and increasing regulation have changed the commercial landscape, directing trading volumes away from human traders to computers.While electronic trading volumes in Asia still lag behind…

The Voice Challenge for Multinationals

05 Nov 2014

In previous blogs I’ve spoken about the increased adoption of SIP Trunking, as organisations look to move towards a single converged IP infrastructure, and move away from traditional voice line services. In this post I explore some of the specific…

Infrastructure foundations for IoT in the spotlight at Capacity Europe

03 Nov 2014

We’re at Capacity Europe this week to meet our partners and discuss the importance of robust high-capacity networks as the Internet of Things (IoT) gathers pace.

Shortlisted twice: MEF & Capacity Awards

31 Oct 2014

These days the Metro-Ethernet-Forum (MEF) announced the finalists for the MEF 2014 Ethernet Excellence Awards, which will be celebrated on 18th November 2014 on the MEF GEN14 conference in Washington DC. MEF says: “The Awards greatly expand previous MEF annual awards…

See you in Amsterdam

31 Oct 2014

Capacity Europe is the flagship carrier meeting connecting the European and global wholesale telecoms markets. Now in its 14th year, the event brings together over 1100+ executive-level attendees from over 360+ different companies in the global market. Senior members of…

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