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Oppenheimer 15th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference

15 Aug 2012

On 15th August 2012 Morten Singleton, VP Investor Relations, presented at Oppenheimer’s 15th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston. Morten provided an overview of Colt’s business and the outline investment case in a presentation entitled “An Introduction to…

Strengthening the opportunity for SMEs and Cloud

13 Aug 2012

It’s with great pleasure that Colt has announced the acquisition of the Cloud platform provider ThinkGrid. This venture will allow Colt to offer an entirely new level of cloud-based services through our indirect sales channels while also giving ThinkGrid’s partners…

Deployment of a new Modular Data Centre in Paris

07 Aug 2012

Colt recently deployed a new 1,000 m2 modular data centre space at our flagship site south of Paris to meet increasing data storage demand in France. Weighing a combined 550 tonnes, the modules were pre-fabricated in the UK and shipped…

BYOD in practice

30 Jul 2012

My colleagues and I recently attended the CIO summit in Kilkenny where we spent 2 days with over 60 CIOs from enterprises across Europe.

Make the most of voice communication systems, lower costs and improve quality

19 Jul 2012

The demand for growth amidst the current economic climate across Europe has called for cost efficiencies and streamlining within all aspects of the business portfolio. A vital blood-stream to the modern organisation competing successfully in this rapidly evolving economic landscape…

Our journey towards Network Programmability

13 Jul 2012

Luke Broome, Colt’s CTO, recently said “Investing into network programmability is an important step towards delivering integrated network and compute services and helps keep Colt at the forefront of innovation. This evolving model brings the network closer to the applications…

Finally, evidence that high speed trading makes markets stronger

11 Jul 2012

Since 2010’s infamous “flash crash”, High Frequency Trading (HFT) has been under the continuous gaze of the financial services regulatory authorities. HFT’s ability to enable large numbers of high speed trades made it the prime suspect when the Dow Jones…

Are we hiding behind data protection? Is it the new health and safety?

03 Jul 2012

Recently at the Tier1 Research Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit in London, I sat on a panel discussing the EU legal and compliance landscape with the CTO EMEA of Microsoft, Stephen McGibbon, Digital Realty Trust VP Adam Levine, Hogan Lovells’…

Hybrid Cloud and the Channel

29 Jun 2012

During the recent VMware Forum event in Manchester, I was lucky enough to be invited to contribute a keynote speech on Hybrid Cloud and more specifically, how it relates to the channel. You can view the presentation that I gave…

Operational excellence in a modular data centre

28 Jun 2012

Demand for data storage is growing at a tremendous rate in European markets such as France, where Colt recently made an additional 1,000 m2 of modular data centre space available at its flagship site South of Paris.

Colt win Modular Data Centre Award from Data Centre Awards 2012

14 Jun 2012

We are delighted that Colt Data Centre Services has won the Modular Data Centre Solution award from Broad Group at the Fifth Annual Data Centre Awards. We had some stiff competition from our industry peers. The judging criteria is strict…

Colt win Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award

13 Jun 2012

It’s my great pleasure to reveal that Colt won at the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards on Tuesday night. Our winning project was on the use of Ethernet Smart Demarcation and the ability to provide customers with increased service performance,…

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