Cloud connectivity options for Microsoft

Colt & Microsoft ensure reliable performance, low latency, and the best quality cloud experiences

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Colt & Microsoft ensure reliable performance, low latency, and the best quality cloud experiences.

Leveraging its partnership with Microsoft, Colt has developed a comprehensive set of cloud connectivity options for organisations that want to adopt cloud services in their digital transformation journey.

Enterprises who prefer a dedicated layer 2 connectivity can connect via Microsoft’s Azure Express Route thanks to Colt Dedicated Cloud Access proposition.

As an alternative, enterprises can also connect Colt’s IP Access to the public Microsoft Azure domain, avoiding all the typical challenges experienced by connecting to the cloud over public internet – unpredictable performance, availability and latency – thanks to Colt being a partner for Microsoft’s Azure Peering Services.

To further strengthen Colt’s positioning in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem, Colt is also joining Azure’s Networking MSP Partners Programme. This gives Azure enterprise customers access to an industry-leading networking experience which helps them to connect, operationalise, and scale the adoption of their cloud services on Azure.

Furthermore, Colt can offer a unique one-stop IT capability by integrating the power of Microsoft’s Office 365 and Teams with Colt’s voice and data networks, with its Intelligent Communications solution.

Colt and Microsoft Azure products and services

Colt IC brings together the power of Microsoft’s cloud productivity applications with enterprise communication tools, closely integrated to deliver everything needed to collaborate and work efficiently.

Is your network ready and optimised for Azure? Use Colt’s two-hour free assessment of your connectivity services to prepare your network for optimised cloud application performance.

Our IP Access is a high speed business internet access service, supported by our fully owned and managed network. It comes with a suite of add-ons to keep up with the growing demands of digital business needs.

Under our Cloud Connect service, we can provide secure and reliable network connectivity between enterprise data centres or office locations and the Azure or Office 365 clouds through Microsoft's ExpressRoute service.

Why choose Colt?

Easily manage your access bandwidth, connections and pricing on-demand with our easy to use customer portal

Colt is your single partner - there is no need for multiple suppliers and various network contracts

Our service level agreement provides targets for service delivery, availability and time to settle payments - all supported by competitive guarantees.

Our award-winning customer service is backed up by some of the best Net Promoter Scores in the industry

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