Before selecting a supplier, build a clear picture of future intentions such as, business goals and technology strategy. Tactical colocation sourcing may suit the short-term, but there’s risk of missing out on valuable long-term modernisation opportunities. Colt Data Centre Services is proof of the key role that colocation data centres play in the delivery of edge-to-core solutions. The location and capacity of Colt’s 24 data centres nicely dovetail with the growing need by enterprises to deal with latency-sensitive applications at the edge. Colt’s regional data centres, which are typically less than six miles to end users and have connectivity to internet exchanges, serve as aggregation points and bridges between the Cloud and end-point users with high-volume needs and latency-sensitive applications.