Meeting requirements from HPC to sensitive data storage

Colt DCS is a healthcare expert: our customers include pharmaceutical companies with a requirement for data crunching and analytics, medical device manufacturers requiring low-latency connectivity and IoT capabilities, critical healthcare providers sharing data across healthcare sites and managed service and cloud providers serving the industry, among many others.

We guarantee the best solutions for diverse requirements for trust and the secure, resilient delivery of services.

Safe and scalable – customised to your crucial assets

Colt DCS understands critical infrastructure and critical services. We also know that as the healthcare industry becomes increasingly digitalised, it requires flexibility and room to move as requirements and technologies change.

Colt DCS’ healthcare teams work closely with customers to ensure competitive contracts and terms with strict SLAs covering unique healthcare requirements, from security and network availability to high performance compute (HPC), certifications and additional services.

Your Security

From the gate to the rack, intelligent systems to connectivity, and across our Colt DCS security teams, our unrivalled, intelligent approach to security covers every step of your journey no matter which country you are in and which data centre.

Colt DCS recognises there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to security. Our in-house consultants can help you devise the best method covering physical access. Coupled with our standardised processes, ongoing access to our security experts and transparent approach, Colt DCS can ensure your most valuable assets are protected no matter where in Colt’s estate you are. We call this Defence in Depth.

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Your Connectivity

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Colt DCS connectivity options allow ensure you have 100% choice over connectivity and access to highly resilient options with all our data centres offering more than one path into the building.

Our flexible options for cabinets, cages and wholesale space also allow you to scale bandwidth up and down as you require.

And through partnerships, we can also offer you direct, secure, private connections into the cloud.

World Connectivity

With Colt DCS, you’re connected to the world

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • IBM Softlayer
  • Leading Internet Exchanges for peering

Colt DCS offers an average of ten carriers popped in each data centre and access to many more at each site.

With more than 29 state-of-the art datacenters in key European and Asian cities, Colt DCS can meet a wide range of local and International colocation connectivity needs.

Our data centres are magnets for enterprises needing to connect to the cloud, or out into other markets, carriers seeking to connect with enterprises and other carriers, and service providers looking to tap into new areas of demand and deliver cloud.

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Gartner Best Practices

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Gartner Best Practices for Selecting a Colocation Provider

Buyers of colocation services are now commonly interested in far more than simply leasing space. In addition to traditional facility differentiators (eg: power density and resilience), other services (such as interconnection capabilities and managed services) enable colocation to play a more strategic role in global infrastructure delivery and network design.

However, as no two data centre facilities or providers are the same, I&O leaders must approach the colocation market using a structured approach that considers long-term data center strategy, opportunities for consolidation, and the use of a robust framework to determine appropriate suppliers and facilities.

This complimentary Gartner best practice research provides a three-step process and key considerations for selecting colocation facilities and vendors.

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