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Join us at Digital Economic Forum, May 9 & 10, Zurich

Daniel Müri, CEO Safe Swiss Cloud, will host the business track "Internet of Finance Things".

Report: Safe Swiss Cloud is best practice for finance applications in the Cloud

A report shows best practice examples for enterprise applications by banks and financial service providers in the Cloud. Safe Swiss Cloud is one of these.

Internet of Things: Why the security of cloud and network is especially important

IoT devices are not just practical. They are also a potential security risk. It's not just devices and applications which have to be equipped to guarantee secure data. Network security in cloud systems also has to meet the highest standards.

Video on Demand, Hands on

A VOD (Video On Demand) page is setup on a SafeSwissCloud virtual server and the components required are discussed in the article.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): How does the new European data-protection standard impact a company's cloud strategy?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) harmonizes the rules for the processing of personal data by private companies and public authorities throughout the EU. This forces many organizations to think again about the cloud strategy.

Video hosting in the cloud: More on Codecs and Streaming

High quality videos would not be possible on contemporary devices if not for codecs. High quality videos on the Internet are possible due to streaming architectures. We take a closer look at both these technologies.

Brexit, Banking & the Cloud: What’s next?

That Great Britain will leave the European Union is certain – what is less certain, however, is how Brexit will proceed and what it will mean for British companies that conduct a large part of their business in the rest of Europe. Especially for the financial industry, which is increasingly voicing its departure from London. This step also has consequences for the Cloud strategies of the banks. 

Empowering Real-Time Big Data for Industry 4.0

While Big-Data can be compared to huge Barrels containing Water, real-time Big Data comes along as a waterfall. But not a drop may be lost. Lost real-time data is lost forever.

How to set up a reliable video streaming architecture

The bulk of network packets on the internet are now for audio/video applications. This article gives some background information on the growing use of video, the standards, hosting and infrastructure requirements.

Driverless cars and the cloud: Without trust, no revolution!

Without high-availability data from The Cloud, driverless cars will have to remain in the garage. And only if 100% security is guaranteed in this case, this technology can revolutionize traffic.

Banking and the cloud: The revolution is here

According to conventional wisdom, one would expect banks to be cautious when migrating to the cloud. Recent reports indicate however, that the cloud revolution might come sooner than expected. 

Internet of Things & Healthcare (IoT): How the Cloud enables rapid growth and what this means for data security

The IoT market is growing rapidly in the area of healthcare and the Cloud is the basis for what makes all this growth possible – provided data security is ensured.

Migration to the Cloud: the most important Questions and Answers

Here is a compilation of questions related to migrating to the cloud which we regularly encounter in discussions with our customers. 

Switzerland is one of the safest ranked places to host data centers worldwide

Switzerland has been rankend as one of the safest places in the world to host a data center. These are the findings of the currently pubished Data Center Risk Index.

Cloud Security: Away with the old prejudices, in with the new reality

Many IT decision makers still have concerns when migrating to the cloud. Their perceptions have now been overtaken. Read more to find out why!

Cloud Computing in the health sector: What advantages are there – and what are the risks?

What considerations play an important role for MEDUDEM AG (www.careintegrator.com) who provide a web-based collaboration solution for healthcare players using the infrastructure of Safe Swiss Cloud?

How the health management system MyVitali gathers and processes data

The term Internet of Things (IoT) describes the tendency of computers increasingly disappearing as devices and being replaced by „intelligent things“ which exchange data through the Internet and support human users imperceptibly in their activities.There are many applications, from intelligent devices in manufacturing to everyday use in homes -  for example, the automatic control of energy consumption and household equipment. 

From Safe Harbor to Privacy Shield: Continuing the legal uncertainty for businesses

Since the end of Safe Harbour European companies no longer have any kind of legal secuirty when they use US-based cloud services. The planned Privacy Shield Agreement between Europe and the US will not bring any change to that.

Disaster Recovery in the cloud: Faster, safer, without investments

The cloud offers an affordable and fast alternative to conventional Disaster Recovery approaches – without investing into new servers or further data center locations. As a result, there is now a solid strategy for small and medium-sized businesses to protect their business-critical data and infrastructure. Previously this kind of data protection was only affordable for large enterprises.

Gridmine and Safe Swiss Cloud partner to make instant Big Data a reality

Safe Swiss Cloud has partnered up with Gridmine to create a solution that makes Big Data accessible to everybody. We will get you up and running with a scalable big data infrastructure within two days. Traditionally, setting up a Big Data solution and infrastructure has taken highly qualified tech teams months to set-up. 

How to survive in Times of Cloud Computing / Panel discussion with Safe Swiss Cloud’s Prodosh Banerjee

At the "Inside Channels Forum" on Thursday, January 28th at Sihl City, Zurich, Swiss channel players analyze and discuss business strategies in times of cloud computing.

Here is a brief summary of the upcoming Inside Channels Forum 2016 tomorrow:

Merry Christmas

All the Safe Swiss Cloud team wishes you a happy holiday and a successful 2016.

We are looking forward to an exciting new year.
 
Best regards,
The Safe Swiss Cloud team

KPMG study on disruptive tech: cloud leads the way

KPMG surveyed 832 technology industry business leaders from around the world for it’s "2015 Global Technology Innovation Survey" to name the technologies with the most disruptive potential. The key findings:

Safe Swiss Cloud winner at the 2015 Bully Awards

It is official - Safe Swiss Cloud is proud winner of this year's Bully Awards 2015 in Barcelona. After being announced winner of the FinTech Excellence Award in August, this is already the second award for Safe Swiss Cloud in 2015.

Safe Swiss Cloud and its partners launch initiative for FinTech companies and financial institutions

Safe Swiss Cloud has teamed up with upc cablecom, Interxion and Solace to roll out a comprehensive cloud initiative for FinTech companies and financial institutions, fulfilling all regulatory outsourcing requirements.

Europe’s highest court declares Safe-Harbor-Agreement invalid: What does that mean for cloud providers?

On Tuesday, October 6th, Europe's highest court has declared the Safe-Harbor-Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union invalid. Up to this point the agreement determined that personally identifiable information (PII) of EU citizens are allowed to be transfered to and saved in the United States.

FinTech Excellence Award 2015 for Safe Swiss Cloud

Yesterday the FinTech Excellence Awards 2015 have been announced. We are happy about winning the category: Excellence in Providing Cloud Infrastructure - Switzerland.

 

Safe Swiss Cloud in the finals of the "2015 Bully Awards"

Each year an expert jury issues the Bully Awards to European organizations that stand out through innovation, leadership and exceptional growth. This year 60 finalists were chosen out of more than 400 candidates. The 30 winners will be presented on October 7th at the Pathways Summit in Barcelona.

Save the dates: Safe Swiss Cloud autumn events 2015

Safe Swiss Cloud attempts various events this fall to personally network with prospects, customers and partners. Save the dates!

SIX Swiss Exchange Open Day Zurich

September 22nd, all-day, Park Hyatt Zurich

This event addresses exchange participants, banks, financial institutions and providers of the FinTech sector. Safe Swiss Cloud will be having a booth on its own.

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