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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.

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.

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.

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.

Safe Swiss Cloud and Nexos merge under the Safe Swiss Cloud umbrella

On 7 August, 2015 the cloud infrastructure provider Safe Swiss Cloud AG headquartered in Thalwil merged with Basel-based Nexos AG under the Safe Swiss Cloud umbrella. The entire team, along with the cloud infrastructure and managed services provided by the Basel IT firm, which also operates the Swiss encloud service, will be integrated into Safe Swiss Cloud.

Data security in the cloud: Practical implications of the ISO 27018 certification

According to recent studies the majority of organizations validates recognized security procedures or certifications by independent third parties as crucial decision criterion when selecting a cloud provider.

Serious cloud providers want to be certified by independent parties to guarantee optimal security levels. However, which certification garantees optimal security?

Cloud Technology Information Lunch on June 30th 2015: review, pictures, presentations

On June 30th we held our second Cloud Technology Information Lunch. Topic: "How DevOps and Cloud are transforming enterprise IT".

For all participants and everyone who couldn't make it to the event  here we present a few pictures and the slides of the speakers.

Prodosh Banerjee, Safe Swiss Cloud: What is this DevOps thing and why do I need it?

Storage as a Service: Unlimited resources, available on-demand

Backup of business-critical data is obligatory for each and every organization. However, there is no backup strategy off the rack. It's always dependent on the requirements and prerequesits of the respective organization.

Geo-redundancy for flawless business-critical applications

In the upcoming weeks Safe Swiss Cloud will continuously extend its existing cloud environment. Basically this means a significant benefit for our customers by having two cloud regions across two independent physical data centers.

Safe Swiss Cloud relies on redundancy

From now on Safe Swiss Cloud is hosting his services at the colocation data center of Interxion. This decision was partly based on Interxion's compliance with FINMA guidelines. 

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