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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…

BBC highlights the role of our network in powering global trade

13 Oct 2014

As part of the documentary series “Traders: Millions by the Minute”, the BBC interviewed Colt’s Andy Young on the role of networks in trading, and how Colt powers the City of London and connects it to other financial centres. Here…

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Upgrade your connection for free: Colt gets on board the Super Connected Cities programme

30 Sep 2014

Through the UK Government’s “Super Connected Cities” programme, companies with less than 250 employees are eligible to apply for Connection vouchers worth £3,000 to equip their businesses with high speed connectivity. Now offered in twenty-two cities, it is available until…

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Growing our pan-European network

30 Sep 2014

Driven by the growing role of cloud and different data applications in their day-to-day operations, we’re seeing an increasing need for high bandwidth connectivity from our customers, Did you know that global IP traffic is set exceed 1 zettabyte by…

Wearables – how could your business benefit?

26 Sep 2014

From Google Glass to Samsung Galaxy Gear and now the Apple Watch, wearable technology is clearly disrupting the tech space. Predictions suggest that wearables will soon move from novelty gadgets to designated business enablers. While no one yet knows the…

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