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Faster, More Efficient, Better: What Banking Applications Can Do with Containers in the Cloud

Containers and microservices have revolutionized the deployment of enterprise software. Only one industry still behaves very sluggishly when transferring your applications to cloud containers: banks and financial service providers. But there are also successful counter-examples.

Download: "Why get on-board the cloud?" – Safes Swiss Cloud at Digital Economic Forum 2017

In his presentation at Digital Economic Forum 2017 at Zurich, Switzerland, Daniel Müri, CEO of SafeSwissCloud gave practical examples of how companies are getting on their way to the cloud - and how they can benefit from the full potential of the technology.

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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:

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 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?

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.

Five things European companies can do to protect their data from industrial espionage

Recent revelations (mid-2013) of data collection by the NSA (PRISM) and GCHQ (Tempora) in cooperation with the biggest computer companies in the USA have made us aware of the massive scale at which the privacy of companies and individuals is being infringed. Here we are taking a look at what this means for European enterprises and what options they have to protect themselves against the large scale industrial espionage that is going on.