December 5, 2014

MicroCorp Adds Colt Technology Europe to Its Service Provider Portfolio

Colt’s Broad Portfolio of Network, Data Centre, Voice and IT Services Strengthens the Global Footprint for MicroCorp Partners

ATLANTA, Ga. — December 3, 2014 — MicroCorp, Inc., the premier national distributor of telecom and cloud services, today announced that it has added Colt Technology Services Europe to its service provider portfolio. Effective immediately, MicroCorp’s network of agent, VAR and MSP partners have access to Colt’s broad portfolio of integrated network, data centre, voice and IT services.

“The addition of Colt Technology Services Europe to the MicroCorp service provider portfolio satisfies a growing need for competitive international circuits within our base,” said Phil Keenan, MicroCorp’s president. “Colt’s reputation as a pioneer in European Ethernet and IP Networks coupled with its customer-focused values make it a perfect complement to increase our global footprint in support of our partners.”

Through this partnership, MicroCorp partners will gain access to Colt’s European, yet increasingly global, portfolio of integrated network, data centre, voice and IT services:

  • 23-country, over 29,000 mile European network
  • Over 23,000 mile US and transatlantic network
  • Metropolitan area networks in 42 cities
  • 20,352 buildings directly connected
  • 195 connected cities
  • 20 carrier neutral Colt-owned data centres, ISO 27001 compliant, in 10 European countries; over 350,000ft² data centre space
  • 550+ Network to Network Interfaces; Global MPLS NNIs; live customers in 83 countries globally
  • Global exchange access facilities (34+ stock exchanges connected globally)

“Colt is pleased to welcome MicroCorp to our US distribution channel,” commented Paul Botwright, Vice President at Colt. “This partnership extends our US presence with a highly respected national distributor and offers MicroCorp partners access to our extensive European infrastructure. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship for all parties.”

About Colt Technology Services Europe
Colt is the information delivery platform, enabling its customers to deliver, share, process and store their vital business information. An established leader in delivering integrated network, data centre, voice and IT services to major organizations, midsized businesses and wholesale customers worldwide. Colt operates in 23 countries with a combined 52,000+ mile European and transatlantic network capacity. Colt has metropolitan area networks in 42 major European cities with direct fibre connections to over 20,000 buildings and 20 carrier neutral Colt data centres.
In addition to its direct sales capability, Colt has four indirect channels to market: Agent, Franchise, Distributor and Wholesale which includes Carriers, Service Providers, VARs and Voice Resellers.
Colt is listed on the London Stock Exchange (COLT).
www.colt.net.

About MicroCorp
MicroCorp is the premier distributor of telecom and cloud solutions. Since 1986, people have been our driving force. Our dedicated, tenured team of specialists connects a powerful national network of agent, MSP and VAR partners with customized solutions from more than 50 premier telecom and cloud providers. Supported by our advanced back office portal, Nautilus, MicroCorp supplies the engine for sustained growth and success. For more information, please visit www.microcorp.com.

Media Contacts:
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MicroCorp
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Email: theresa@microcorp.com

Colt, Paula Muezerie
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Email: Paula.Muezerie@colt.net