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Helping you to connect to the cloud

In today's world, moving to the cloud is more mission-critical than ever. With nearly 30 years experience, we're investing not just in our network, but into the service and support that goes with it.

Look below for a wide range of cloud connectivity options to suit your business.

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Your connectivity options explained

We offer a wide range of cloud connectivity options, ranging from standardised IP Transit over the public internet through to dedicated fibre services entirely private to your organisation.

EXPLORE YOUR CONNECTIVITY OPTIONS

Public Internet

A public internet connection provides connectivity to the cloud over a standard internet connection using our IP Access product.

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IP Access works well:

Where dedicated fibre is not required, and a standard public internet connection will suffice

Where the priority is a simple, low-cost solution to connect to the cloud

For non-critical applications, where SLA-backed performance is not required

Guaranteed Performance

Public internet with cloud prioritisation provides guaranteed cloud connectivity over a standard internet connection using our cloud prioritisation product.

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IP Access with Cloud Prioritisation works well:

For more critical applications but where public internet will suffice

Where cloud connectivity is being used predominantly for Microsoft applications (Teams, Office 365, Azure or Windows Virtual Desktop)

When a consistent, SLA-backed user experience is required

Dedicated Connectivity

A dedicated fibre connection provides a secure, high performance, end-to-end connectivity for mission critical traffic to major cloud providers.

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Dedicated access works well:

Where you do not wish for your traffic to traverse the public internet, and a dedicated fibre connection is required

For mission critical applications

Where SLA-backed performance is a must

Still not sure?

Use our solution builder and request a callback from a solutions engineer.

IP Access

Internet connectivity

Dedicated connectivity

Connectivity to all cloud providers

Suitable for critical applications

SLA-backed performance

Cloud Prioritisation

Internet connectivity

Dedicated connectivity

Connectivity to all cloud providers

Suitable for critical applications

SLA-backed performance

Dedicated Fibre

Internet connectivity

Dedicated connectivity

Connectivity to all cloud providers

Suitable for critical applications

SLA-backed performance

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Why choose Colt?

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A Global Presence

We are trusted by over 25,000 customers globally - including some of the world's largest businesses, 18 of the top 25 banks and over 650 capital markets firms around the world. All that and still record NPS scores.

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Technology leaders

Our technology sets us apart. We were one of the first to roll-out on-demand provisioning, and continue to lead with API, SDN + Edge compute compatibility for our customers.

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Spoilt for choice

Over 31,000 buildings have direct fibre connectivity to our network. We connect more data centres in Europe, USA and Asia than any other provider, so you won't have to compromise on security & convenience.

Still not sure?

We'll help you build a solution tailor-made for your specific cloud environment and networking needs.

With more connected data centres across Europe, USA & Asia than any other provider backed up with the carrier-grade Colt IQ Network, whatever you choose, you're in safe hands.

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