Colt and Oracle further expand partnership through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect

Carl Grivner, CEO, Colt Technology Services

The expanded collaboration between Colt and Oracle is designed for the company’s customers to take advantage of on-demand connectivity from their sites to Oracle Cloud.

Colt Technology Services has announced it will provide private and on-demand access to Oracle Cloud through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect.

The Colt IQ Network is a 100Gbps optimised intelligent network that is distributed to data centres and data network connection points around the world.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect provides a way for companies in the UK to connect to Oracle Cloud with high bandwidth and low latency. 

“These next few years are going to see the momentum shift for enterprises who are starting to migrate more and more business-critical applications to the cloud,” said Keri Gilder, Chief Commercial Officer for Colt.

“In order to experience a truly successful cloud migration, you need a network that reacts in the same way as the cloud – flexibly and intuitively.


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“By deepening our relationship with Oracle, a best-in-class network is being paired with a best-in-class cloud platform, and we know this partnership will enable enterprises to enter the next decade in the best possible position; able to digitally evolve and thrive.” 

Colt and Oracle initially announced their partnership in October 2018.

 “Enterprise customers require seamless secure connectivity from their data centres and networks to Oracle Cloud for their most demanding workloads and applications,” said Vinay Kumar, vice president, product management, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

“The expanded collaboration between Colt and Oracle will allow enterprises who rely on latency-sensitive enterprise applications, big data and high-performance computing to really make the most of their cloud environment.

“Usage of Oracle’s highly secure Generation 2 Cloud via the dedicated private line connection that’s pre-configured with Colt gives enterprise customers the performance, compatibility and security they require to run their most demanding workloads in cloud, and easily connect them with the workloads they continue to run in their own data centres.”

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