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Choose dedicated and reliable private cloud connectivity.

Organisations need a more secure and reliable cloud networking experience - the public internet does not always provide this. Colt's Dedicated Cloud Access (DCA) portfolio provides secure and reliable private Ethernet and IP network connectivity to our cloud service provider partners without touching the internet.

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Encryption

Security

With enterprises shifting their core infrastructure and services to Cloud, security has been number one priority for Cloud connectivity

Dedicated Cloud Access

Latency

Deterministic latency is important for mission critical services that Enterprises are moving to Cloud

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Throughput

High throughput is another key requirement that help customers get the best out of their cloud platform

Cloud SBC

Reliability

Reliability for private connectivity services make it an obvious choice for most customers looing to get the best out of their cloud platform

Your connectivity options explained

We offer a wide range of dedicated cloud connectivity options, ranging from On Demand connections enabled in minutes, through to 100Gbps guaranteed end-to-end fibre.

EXPLORE YOUR CONNECTIVITY OPTIONS

DCA Ethernet

Fully-dedicated, secure, private connectivity to the cloud

Cloud On Demand and DCA Ethernet

Use Cloud On Demand + DCA Ethernet for:

Optimised performance to run critical applications

Bandwidth is guaranteed end-to-end and fully dedicated to the customer

On-Demand enabled - circuits to leading CSPs can be provisioned in near-real time from our user-friendly portal or via APIs

DCA Wave

Best in class optical connectivity

DCA-Wave

Use DCA Wave for:

Customer-defined route or 'hard' diversity end-to-end with KMZ diagram supported

High Bandwidth up to 100Gbps is guaranteed end-to-end and full dedicated to the customer

Secure L1 transparent Optical connectivity over the Colt IQ network

IP VPN (MPLS)

Private cloud connectivity towards WAN network branches

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Why use IP VPN:

Multi-site breakout to the cloud is also available via traditional IP VPN

IP-VPN break out to connect Single Cloud, Multi-Cloud and Cloud-to-Cloud

Fully MPLS based

SD WAN Multi-Cloud

Intelligent, seamless network experience between end-users and cloud

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Why use SD WAN Multi-Cloud:

Break out of your existing multi-site WAN network to connect Single Cloud, Multi-Cloud and Cloud-to-Cloud

Offers intelligent routing, dynamic path selection and security

Integration with IP Access and Colt Cybersecurity services

PrizmNet

Private cloud connectivity for capital markets clients and providers

PrizmNet

Use PrizmNet for:

Dedicated, secure cloud access integration for capital markets clients and providers

Single, Multicloud and Cloud-to-Cloud topologies

Private peering domain with the cloud provider

Connect seamlessly to:

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plus other CSPs upon request

Available service options

The below table summarises the available services per CSP:

CSP product Connection into CSP Cloud On Demand DCA Wave DCA Ethernet w/ managed router IP VPN SD WAN
AWS Direct Connect Direct Connect Hosted Available Not available Available Available Available
Direct Connect Dedicated Available Available Available On Request Available
Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Available Not available Available Available Available
ExpressRoute Direct Available Available Available On Request Available
Google Cloud Interconnect (GCI) GCI Partner Available Not available On Request On Request Available
GCI Dedicated Available Available On Request On Request Available
IBM Direct Link IBM Direct Link Connect Available Not available On Request On Request On Request
IBM Direct Link Dedicated Available Available On Request On Request On Request
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) FastConnect OCI Oracle Provider Available Not available On Request On Request On Request
OCI 3rd Party Provider Available Available On Request On Request On Request
Other CSPs Hosted Port CSP depending Not available CSP depending CSP depending CSP depending
Dedicated Port Available Available On Request On Request On Request

Annual cloud research report 2022

Where is your focus when it comes to the cloud?
Discover what 500 IT decision-makers and C-level executives across Europe and Asia have to say.

IT leaders state that they have already met 49% of their KPIs for existing cloud projects.

50% of IT leaders anticipate their biggest investment into the cloud in the next 24 months.

74% of IT leaders mentioned sustainability as an important consideration for their cloud operations.

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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