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Press Release -- August 29th, 2019
Source: Colt Group
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Colt to expand enterprise offering via direct, on-demand connectivity to Google Cloud Platform globally

Colt to expand enterprise offering via direct, on-demand connectivity to Google Cloud Platform globally

Colt Technology Services has partnered with Google Cloud to power enterprises digital transformations, by allowing organisations to connect to Google Cloud Platform in real time.

London, UK, 29 August 2019 – Colt Technology Services today announced that it will enable enterprises direct, on-demand connections to Google Cloud globally.

Through the use of Colt’s Dedicated Cloud Access (DCA) offering powered by the Colt IQ Network, customers can connect from enterprise buildings or data centres to their Google Cloud instances with customer-dedicated bandwidth as well as low and deterministic latency.

Coupled with Colt’s On Demand offering, which rolled out further in May, enterprises will now be able to take full control over their network, connecting to Google Cloud in real-time via partner interconnect. Managed via a rich self-service portal, On Demand networking allows organisations to flex bandwidth requirements up and down in near real-time as well as bypass legacy service delivery processes and lead times.

The Colt IQ Network includes a 100Gbps optimised, owned network, distributed to more than 900 data centres and more than 27,500 buildings around the world.

Colt’s Vice President Product Portfolio, Peter Coppens said: “Facilitating organisations migration and utilisation of the cloud has been a significant priority for Colt over the past few years. This extension of our proposition to allow organisations to connect not only directly to Google Cloud, but also have the connectivity delivered in real-time, ensures Colt can tangibly drive enterprises digital transformations.

“By partnering with Google Cloud to provide direct, on-demand connectivity to its cloud environment, customers get access to a cloud networking experience that helps drive cost efficiencies and increases bandwidth throughput. By being the backbone of such connections, we know that Colt continues to be a key partner in driving organisations forward.”

Enterprises across Europe, Asia and the US can connect to Google Cloud in real-time from today.

About Colt

Colt aims to be the leader in enabling customers’ digital transformation through agile and on-demand, high bandwidth solutions. The Colt IQ Network connects 900+ data centres across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs, with over 27,500 on net buildings and growing.

Colt has built its reputation on putting customers first. Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 213 cities in more than 30 countries. Colt is a recognised innovator and pioneer in Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV). Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price. For more information, please visit www.colt.net.

Press Contact:

Nola Pocock – Director – Global Communications, PR & AR

+447917714377 nola.pocock@colt.net

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