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02 Sep 2013
In July 2013, the Department of Business Innovation and Skills in the UK launched the Security Breaches Survey which revealed that 87% of SMEs had a data breach in the last year. These results are a clear message that smaller…
20 Aug 2013
Trading based on social media sentiment has become a trending topic itself – with recent news stories showing both the negative and the positive impact social media can have on a company’s share price.
19 Aug 2013
The increased complexity of IT solutions over the last twenty years has seen server management become a headache many businesses could do without. Trying to manage a large box filled with applications and data, that is supposed to make your…
19 Aug 2013
The cloud offers the promise of flexibility and simplicity. But for companies considering a move to the cloud, evaluating and comparing options can be ‘cloudy’ and time consuming as there is no industry framework for comparing services and measuring quality.
15 Aug 2013
Energy usage in data centres represents a substantial business expense across the industry, accounting for 30–50% of data centre operating costs. With electricity consumption across Europe’s data centres projected to grow by over 70% by 2020, there is a pressing…
14 Aug 2013
According to recent research, small businesses who “fail to embrace the latest technology” could collectively lose out on billions in missed sales opportunities, and development prospects. With the popularity of BYOD (bring your own device) growing amongst employees and those…
13 Aug 2013
On 13th August 2013 Mark Ferrari, CFO, along with Morten Singleton, VP Investor Relations, presented at Oppenheimer’s 16th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston. Mark provided an overview of Colt’s business and the outline investment case in a…
12 Aug 2013
Many of Europe’s data centres were designed and built 10+ years ago. A time when energy wasn’t very expensive and data centres were kept so cold, some may have considered storing their milk along with their servers.
09 Aug 2013
With the ability to support trading speeds up to 50% faster than fibre, you could be forgiven for thinking that microwave is the ultimate tool for high-frequency traders. But in the never ending hunt for competitive advantage, plans are being…
08 Aug 2013
2013 has been a big year for “the Internet”. Back in April CERN celebrated the 44th anniversary of the first message crossing the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET).
05 Aug 2013
Commuting is without doubt a stressful activity. Whether it’s getting up early to leave, returning home late, worrying about missing your train, traffic jams or changing a puncture, the daily travel to and from work takes its toll. So what…
05 Aug 2013
This guest blog post by Jeremiah Caron, senior VP of analysis, was originally posted on the IT Connection Blog.