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Scott Holmes of Colt looks at how SMEs need to innovate in order to progress and how Cloud can help them to do that.

Scott Holmes of Colt looks at how SMEs need to innovate in order to progress and how Cloud can help them to do that.

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  • PURPOSE OF THIS SLIDE: A one page summary of Colt to give customers confidence in Colt as an organisation KEY MESSAGE: We have sufficient scale, the right skills and stability to be a credible business partner SPEAKER’S NOTES: Reach 33,000km of wholly owned European network Complete control over network assets and performance End to end Ethernet Next generation multi-service network Engineered for low latency 19 Colt owned high performance data centres Capability A full range services covering IT managed services (IT optimisation, Enterprise cloud, risk management, managed applications, managed infrastructure) Data networking (Ethernet, IP, high speed wavelength services) Voice (business telephony, VoIP, Unified communications, interactive voice solutions) Working with leading technology vendors – Nokia, Siemens, Avaya, VMWare, Cisco) Credibility The top 20 stock exchanges – of which we host 7 All of the top European broadcasters The World’s top financial services companies The largest 5 providers of market data Service Innovation: Rated as a market leading disruptor in enterprise cloud services (the 451 Group) Proximity hosting solutions provide the fastest possible connectivity Innovation in Ethernet – ‘Service Provider of the Year’ award five years in a row at the Metro Ethernet Forum We also use our own Colt IT managed services (therefore “we drink our own champagne) Performance Since creation to this day, Colt has benefited from having Fidelity Investments as a majority shareholder.
  • Colt started 20 years ago as City of London Telecommunications, selling basic voice and data products. It expanded to other locations and the network was knitted together over time into a Pan-European information delivery platform . What is that? essentially the seamlessly integrated combination of 3 elements. Networks, data centre infrastructure and IT managed services and expertise – people, processes and systems. In a nutshell, Colt leverages its people, network and compute assets to enable customers to deliver, share, process and store their vital business information The IDP is a powerful, highly scalable platform able to deliver information and applications on a pay-as-you-consume basis We aim for our services to be universally accessible anywhere from any device Furthermore, our Ownership of integrated network and data centre infrastructure enables end-to-end Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) Other details: High performance European networks delivering focused IT managed services, connectivity and telephony. 43,000km LDN; 39 MANs; >100 cities; 18k buildings Leadership in Ethernet - a key catalyst for the information delivery platform. Designed and engineered exclusively for the needs of business customers . Expertise in; Voice solutions ; Private networking; Internet solutions ; IT managed services ; Enterprise cloud services ; Unified comms; Consultancy services ; Modular data centres DCS and IT Managed Services: 19 (+1) pan-European data centres act as a platform for creating a range of powerful business focused IT managed services. 28,000sqm built; 20,000sqm available capacity; 104MW power ; High performance , security and reliability that supports the needs of the most demanding customers ; Efficient modular data centres
  • Colt started 20 years ago as City of London Telecommunications, selling basic voice and data products. It expanded to other locations and the network was knitted together over time into a Pan-European information delivery platform . What is that? essentially the seamlessly integrated combination of 3 elements. Networks, data centre infrastructure and IT managed services and expertise – people, processes and systems. In a nutshell, Colt leverages its people, network and compute assets to enable customers to deliver, share, process and store their vital business information The IDP is a powerful, highly scalable platform able to deliver information and applications on a pay-as-you-consume basis We aim for our services to be universally accessible anywhere from any device Furthermore, our Ownership of integrated network and data centre infrastructure enables end-to-end Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) Other details: High performance European networks delivering focused IT managed services, connectivity and telephony. 43,000km LDN; 39 MANs; >100 cities; 18k buildings Leadership in Ethernet - a key catalyst for the information delivery platform. Designed and engineered exclusively for the needs of business customers . Expertise in; Voice solutions ; Private networking; Internet solutions ; IT managed services ; Enterprise cloud services ; Unified comms; Consultancy services ; Modular data centres DCS and IT Managed Services: 19 (+1) pan-European data centres act as a platform for creating a range of powerful business focused IT managed services. 28,000sqm built; 20,000sqm available capacity; 104MW power ; High performance , security and reliability that supports the needs of the most demanding customers ; Efficient modular data centres
  • PURPOSE OF THIS SLIDE: A one page summary of Colt to give customers confidence in Colt as an organisation KEY MESSAGE: We have sufficient scale, the right skills and stability to be a credible business partner SPEAKER’S NOTES: Reach 33,000km of wholly owned European network Complete control over network assets and performance End to end Ethernet Next generation multi-service network Engineered for low latency 19 Colt owned high performance data centres Capability A full range services covering IT managed services (IT optimisation, Enterprise cloud, risk management, managed applications, managed infrastructure) Data networking (Ethernet, IP, high speed wavelength services) Voice (business telephony, VoIP, Unified communications, interactive voice solutions) Working with leading technology vendors – Nokia, Siemens, Avaya, VMWare, Cisco) Credibility The top 20 stock exchanges – of which we host 7 All of the top European broadcasters The World’s top financial services companies The largest 5 providers of market data Service Innovation: Rated as a market leading disruptor in enterprise cloud services (the 451 Group) Proximity hosting solutions provide the fastest possible connectivity Innovation in Ethernet – ‘Service Provider of the Year’ award five years in a row at the Metro Ethernet Forum We also use our own Colt IT managed services (therefore “we drink our own champagne) Performance Since creation to this day, Colt has benefited from having Fidelity Investments as a majority shareholder.
  • Colt started 20 years ago as City of London Telecommunications, selling basic voice and data products. It expanded to other locations and the network was knitted together over time into a Pan-European information delivery platform . What is that? essentially the seamlessly integrated combination of 3 elements. Networks, data centre infrastructure and IT managed services and expertise – people, processes and systems. In a nutshell, Colt leverages its people, network and compute assets to enable customers to deliver, share, process and store their vital business information The IDP is a powerful, highly scalable platform able to deliver information and applications on a pay-as-you-consume basis We aim for our services to be universally accessible anywhere from any device Furthermore, our Ownership of integrated network and data centre infrastructure enables end-to-end Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) Other details: High performance European networks delivering focused IT managed services, connectivity and telephony. 43,000km LDN; 39 MANs; >100 cities; 18k buildings Leadership in Ethernet - a key catalyst for the information delivery platform. Designed and engineered exclusively for the needs of business customers . Expertise in; Voice solutions ; Private networking; Internet solutions ; IT managed services ; Enterprise cloud services ; Unified comms; Consultancy services ; Modular data centres DCS and IT Managed Services: 19 (+1) pan-European data centres act as a platform for creating a range of powerful business focused IT managed services. 28,000sqm built; 20,000sqm available capacity; 104MW power ; High performance , security and reliability that supports the needs of the most demanding customers ; Efficient modular data centres
  • Colt started 20 years ago as City of London Telecommunications, selling basic voice and data products. It expanded to other locations and the network was knitted together over time into a Pan-European information delivery platform . What is that? essentially the seamlessly integrated combination of 3 elements. Networks, data centre infrastructure and IT managed services and expertise – people, processes and systems. In a nutshell, Colt leverages its people, network and compute assets to enable customers to deliver, share, process and store their vital business information The IDP is a powerful, highly scalable platform able to deliver information and applications on a pay-as-you-consume basis We aim for our services to be universally accessible anywhere from any device Furthermore, our Ownership of integrated network and data centre infrastructure enables end-to-end Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) Other details: High performance European networks delivering focused IT managed services, connectivity and telephony. 43,000km LDN; 39 MANs; >100 cities; 18k buildings Leadership in Ethernet - a key catalyst for the information delivery platform. Designed and engineered exclusively for the needs of business customers . Expertise in; Voice solutions ; Private networking; Internet solutions ; IT managed services ; Enterprise cloud services ; Unified comms; Consultancy services ; Modular data centres DCS and IT Managed Services: 19 (+1) pan-European data centres act as a platform for creating a range of powerful business focused IT managed services. 28,000sqm built; 20,000sqm available capacity; 104MW power ; High performance , security and reliability that supports the needs of the most demanding customers ; Efficient modular data centres
  • PURPOSE OF THIS SLIDE: A one page summary of Colt to give customers confidence in Colt as an organisation KEY MESSAGE: We have sufficient scale, the right skills and stability to be a credible business partner SPEAKER’S NOTES: Reach 33,000km of wholly owned European network Complete control over network assets and performance End to end Ethernet Next generation multi-service network Engineered for low latency 19 Colt owned high performance data centres Capability A full range services covering IT managed services (IT optimisation, Enterprise cloud, risk management, managed applications, managed infrastructure) Data networking (Ethernet, IP, high speed wavelength services) Voice (business telephony, VoIP, Unified communications, interactive voice solutions) Working with leading technology vendors – Nokia, Siemens, Avaya, VMWare, Cisco) Credibility The top 20 stock exchanges – of which we host 7 All of the top European broadcasters The World’s top financial services companies The largest 5 providers of market data Service Innovation: Rated as a market leading disruptor in enterprise cloud services (the 451 Group) Proximity hosting solutions provide the fastest possible connectivity Innovation in Ethernet – ‘Service Provider of the Year’ award five years in a row at the Metro Ethernet Forum We also use our own Colt IT managed services (therefore “we drink our own champagne) Performance Since creation to this day, Colt has benefited from having Fidelity Investments as a majority shareholder.
  • PURPOSE OF THIS SLIDE To demonstrate our network reach KEY MESSAGE: Colt is the leader in European networking We own our own network and have complete control SPEAKER’S NOTES: Colt is present right across Europe – our reach and capability is unrivalled The network is in all the places where our customers do business The global nature of communications makes this footprint important Our local knowledge is essential for the smooth delivery of services We own network and data centre assets right across Europe – a key Colt differentiator – which gives us the control to guarantee high levels of service Our managed network reaches more of Europe than any other Now operating an extended network to the USA European infrastructure • 33,000km fibre network connecting over 100 cities, with metropolitan area networks in 38 cities • 17,000 buildings directly connected • 19 integrated data centres, ISO 27001 compliant Located in: London; Paris; Amsterdam; Berlin; Brussels; Barcelona; Lisbon; Frankfurt; Hamburg; Copenhagen; Zurich; Milan; Turin; Colt has won more than 50 industry awards, including • Metro Ethernet Forum EMEA Service Provider of the Year – Service Provider of the Year, Best Product Portfolio (2009) Service Innovation (2008), Best in Business (2007, 2005), Outstanding Innovation(2006) • Light Reading Ethernet Award for Best Product Portfolio (2009, 2007) • World Communication Awards – Best Brand (2006), Best Regional Operator (2005), Best Customer Care (2001–2004) • Global Wholesale Telecommunications Awards – Best pan-European wholesale offering (2005)
  • PURPOSE OF THIS SLIDE: Give customers confidence in our ability to deliver by giving an indication of our customers and industries in which they operate. KEY MESSAGE: We supply some of the most demanding customers where IT and communications are mission critical. SPEAKER’S NOTES: Here are a selection of the 35,000 European businesses who depend on Colt to deliver high performance computing and network solutions.

Transcript

  • 1. © 2010 Colt Technology Services Group Limited. All rights reserved. Staying Competitive in 2013 and beyond: Is ‘Cloud’ the answer? Scott Holmes
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  • 3. 3 Pressures on SME
  • 4. 4 Pressures on SME
  • 5. 5 Competitive Strategies • Michael Porter, 1980
  • 6. 6 Competitive Strategies • Jones and Butler (1988): Really? • Wright, Kroll, Kedia, Pringle (1990) Process R&D Product/Service R&D
  • 7. 7 Key Points • To prosper competitively, organisations must simultaneously innovate across two conflicting dimensions: • Process Innovations = Reduce Cost AND • Product/Service Innovations = Create Differentation 59% respondents to Jan 2013 FSB survey highlighted a recent tech investment as a key driver for growth
  • 8. 8 Pressures on SME
  • 9. 9 Capital Punishment? • April 2013 BoE figures: • UK Business Lending down…. £3bn! Nearly 3x the average for the last 6 months • SME Lending down £660m • Average interest rates rose to 2.86, most expensive since October 12
  • 10. © 2010 Colt Technology Services Group Limited. All rights reserved. Where does the cloud fit?
  • 11. 11 Where does the cloud fit? • A delivery mechanism and a commercial model rather than a ‘technology’ • Provides greater flexibility and lower financial risk than traditional technology acquisition • Unlocks the door to innovation, and subsequently growth, in a world defined by constantly changing user demands and difficult trading conditions. KEY FACTS: • March 2013 ‘MYOB Business Monitor’ reported organisations using cloud were 106% more likely to have grown in previous 12 months
  • 12. © 2010 Colt Technology Services Group Limited. All rights reserved. About Colt
  • 13. 13 Colt: The Information Delivery Platform Data centre infrastructure and IT managed services A combination of 3 critical elements: Partner where relevant: Networks Expertise (people, process, systems) Scalable technologies ICT portfolio of configurable components Seamless network coverage Distributed and flexible data centres Integrated support functions
  • 14. 14 About Colt Reach • Exceptional owned / operated European network and 20 data centres • Unrivalled European reach to 22 countries and over 150 cities • Extensive integrated IT infrastructure Capability • IT managed services, data and voice services • Working with the leading technology vendors and 400 channel partners • 5,000 employees in 16 countries Credibility • 30,000 organisations trust us • Providing mission-critical services in demanding market sectors • We manage thousands of IT systems for our customers • Trusted by other carriers Performance 2012 • Revenues of €1,594.6m • Shareholder stability
  • 15. 15 Unrivalled network reach
  • 16. 16 Businesses dependent on Colt More than 35,000 European organisations across all market segments rely on Colt to deliver high performance computing and network solutions
  • 17. © 2010 Colt Technology Services Group Limited. All rights reserved.
  • 18. 18 A portfolio to address customers’ needs Send Email; receive and send faxes by email. Colt Product : • Exchange Email • FaxDivert on DDI Create documents and presentations. Reduce my operational IT costs; keep my IT infrastructure in tune with my business. Protect my network and keep my data safe. Colt Product : • Network Firewall • Backup & Recovery • Online Backup Integrate my communications to optimize my business processes. Allow my employees to easily collaborate. Colt Product : • SharePoint • Shared Lync • Soonr file sharing Provide me safe internet and voice connections. Opportunity to work from anywhere. Colt Product : • Internet Access • Secure remote Access • Voice and VoIP connections Colt Product : • Virtual Server • Virtual Desktop • MS Office Suite • Business Partner Applications
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  • 20. 20 Colt Ceano • 100% opex based – no investment required • Monthly billed services, no long term contracts • Delivered by channel partners who know your business
  • 21. © 2010 Colt Technology Services Group Limited. All rights reserved. Thank You! Visit us at Stand 4067 scott.holmes@colt.net