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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…

Have IT Managers been hit by a crisis of data centre confidence?

23 Sep 2014

The speed at which technology has changed our lives is incredible. Ten years ago, it would’ve been hard to believe how widespread the use of it would become. For example, over 2.4 billion people are using the Internet today and…

The technology and infrastructure challenges of Scottish independence

18 Sep 2014

Scotland decides today whether the country should be independent from the UK. In the event of a ‘Yes’ vote, the political, economic and social upheaval will be significant.We don’t know what currency a newly independent Scotland will use, but no…

What the Climate Change Agreement means for colocation providers

05 Sep 2014

Earlier last month, the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) for the UK data centre industry came into force. The CCA means that energy intensive sectors can claim discounts on carbon taxes in return for implementing energy efficiency measures, helping the UK…

Why students should consider a career in the data centre industry

26 Aug 2014

It’s that time of year students have all been anticipating: results day. Thousands of students across the country are picking up their GSCE and A-Levels. Many will go on to college or university with ambitions to follow newly popular technology…

How supercomputing can superpower your SME’s growth

25 Aug 2014

If you work within a SME, you would be forgiven for assuming that access to supercomputing technology was exclusively the domain of global conglomerates with multi-million pound IT budgets. Although traditionally the preserve of blue chip companies and academia, SMEs…

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