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Colt has announced that it is expanding its IQ Network footprint by expanding its services to the Oracle Cloud Stockholm Region.
The expansion will allow customers to use secure connection from their websites to Oracle Cloud via Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) FastConnect.
Colt has two Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN) in Copenhagen and Stockholm and over 670 connected business sites and 45 connected data centers in the region.
The company says that its offering, together with OCI FastConnect, will ensure a simple, flexible and economical way for companies in Sweden’s industrial and financial heart to connect to Oracle Cloud.
Jaya Deshmukh, Colts EVP for Strategy and Transformation, said: “We can be a significant player in increasing competitiveness, increasing productivity and meeting the future demands of companies.
“Customers in Sweden and the Nordic countries will have access to the extensive Colt IQ Network, which delivers connections to over 900 important data centers and more than 29,000 buildings worldwide, as well as the long-distance network that connects Europe with key hubs in Asia, enabling the digital the transformation of companies that want to support their high bandwidth needs.
“By pairing the secure and intelligent Colt IQ Network with high bandwidth with a corporate cloud platform built on a legacy of reliability and security, Colt and Oracle deliver a market-leading end-to-end cloud experience.”
Colt has been working with Oracle for three years, which initially enabled companies to take advantage of the 100 Gbps Colt IQ Network.
With OCI, Colt says that customers will benefit from consistent, high performance and that it provides the expertise to quickly and efficiently transfer corporate workloads to the cloud.