Moving closer to completion: Inzai2 Data Centre Japan

Posted on September 6, 2017

Inzai 2 – Moving Closer to Completion Ian Dixon, VP Operations Colt DCS Building a data centre is a unique construction project. It differs considerably from building an office, a residential complex or a sports facility. Not only in how the floor space is used, but in the power, cooling, security a…

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Connectivity and data capacity fuel the growth of London’s Tech Hub

Posted on April 4, 2017

Last year £6.7 billion was invested into UK tech firms in 2016, proving  London’s tech scene shows no signs of slowing down. London-based tech companies continue to prove an attractive destination for venture capitalists, with firms securing around £1.4 billion of investment in the last year alone….

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Can you hear the digital transformation knocking on your door?

Posted on November 9, 2016

Digital transformation isn’t a point-in-time thing, it’s a continual process. However we may be at a critical inflection point for many businesses, as Cloud Industry Forum research shows that 72% of businesses are likely to roll out digital transformation strategies in the next two years. Gartner ha…

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GDPR regulations: is your business prepared for the change?

Posted on October 26, 2016

In December 2015, the European Commission finalised the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Intended to enhance personal data protection within Europe, the regulation came into force in May 2016, with a period of grace ending on 25th May 2018. Organisations must prepare themselve…

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Understanding the implications of Brexit on your business

Posted on October 19, 2016

The UK’s “ Brexit ” vote in July 2016 triggered a complex set of political uncertainties. There is doubt over how the UK government will enact a departure from the EU, and in turn, the nature of its ongoing relationship is highly unclear. Trade, immigration and wider political processes all remain u…

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Choices, legacies and a tale of transformation

Posted on August 19, 2016

Since the beginning of the year, we have welcomed six new carriers at our data centres across Europe – SSE (UK), Zayo (France), Tutor (France), SIPARTECH (France) , Willy Tel (Germany) and Cogent (Switzerland). Furthermore, we plan to continue this momentum throughout the year and open our doors to…

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Royal welcome to future partners

Posted on August 18, 2016

The colocation market is growing exponentially with amazing opportunities not seen elsewhere in the TMT sector as hybrid IT & cloud technology push enterprises into the Data Centre. IDC says the market is growing year on year at 20%, however the bigger issues will be about surety of supply. We a…

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Celebrating expanding digital economy in Berlin

Posted on August 18, 2016

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) has delivered a welcomed expansion to our Berlin facility, amid soaring economic growth in the Silicon Valley of Europe. Berlin has witnessed a huge surge in demand for colocation solutions from a combination of industries due to a rapidly growing economy and digital…

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