Ciena helps Colt expand Asia Pacific network

Colt Technology Services continues to invest in its core assets in the Asia Pacific region with the deployment of Ciena´s (NYSE: CIEN) 6500 Converged Packet Optical Platform, which is capable of delivering reliable 100Gbps and 200Gbps services to meet increasing demands for bandwidth, the company said.

The Asia-Pacific-wide deployment on the Colt IQ Network began in September 2017 and will support Colt´s growth across key Asia Pacific markets, including Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as help strengthen intercontinental connections into Europe.

Colt aims to be the provider of enabling customers´ digital transformation through agile and on-demand, high bandwidth solutions. The Colt IQ Network connects over 800 data centres across Europe, Asia and North America´s largest business hubs, with over 25,000 on-net buildings and growing. Colt has built its reputation on putting customers first.

Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 200 cities in nearly 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, visit www.colt.net.

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