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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. 

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?

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. 

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.

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?

Enterprise Grade Cloud Computing: What matters for the Financial Services Industry

On 15 July 2015 I spoke on why enterprise cloud computing matters for the financial services industry. Have a look at my presentation below.

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. 

Excert from the press release:

Safe Swiss Cloud launches real enterprise cloud: NSA-free

Real enterprise cloud?

Think of it as your virtual data center (a package of IT infrastructure) becoming your cloud.

We think that a real enterprise cloud is about providing computing resources like CPUs, memory, disk space, network bandwidth, backup space etc. along with the tools to manage them. Most cloud providers however only provide a selection of virtual machines (VMs) of different sizes. We think they are selling glorified hosting and virtualization, but not a real cloud.