Industry: Technology
Headquarters: London, U.K.
Employees: More than 5,000

The challenge

Colt Technology Services wanted to enhance backup and recovery capabilities for customers and resellers of its award winning cloud services.

The solution

Colt replaced another vendor's backup technology with the Veritas NetBackup Platform with NetBackup appliances for advantages in vCloud backup, deduplication, replication, self-service and more.

The outcome

2x faster support for new software versions, deployment in a day, up to 10x faster backup, automated replication adopted by 60% of customers, and a self-service capability delivering greater control and many new revenue streams for resellers.

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At a glance


2x faster support for new software versions, enhancing customer service levels


Up to 10x faster backup and 10:1 and greater deduplication


Quicker time to deploy with backup appliance (less than a day instead of days/weeks)


New revenue from replication service consumed by 60% of customers

Products/Services used

Veritas NetBackup

Veritas NetBackup Appliances

Veritas Business Critical Services