Author: Prodosh Banerjee

Cloud Infrastructure: When is a Dual Data Centre Solution a Necessity?

Organisations, whose functions are classified as “system relevant” by regulators (hospitals, banks etc.), suppliers to these organisations and those who provide important essential services, need to meet special criteria for business continuity: they need to be up and running again very quickly. In this blog post, we provide answers to the most important questions related to business continuity for cloud systems and services.

Do you need to worry about backups in the cloud?

With this blog post, our goal is to help customers to avoid irrecoverable loss of data and computing resources, by making sure they have considered the scenarios they need to guard against and have recovery plans for these.

Business Continuity at Safe Swiss Cloud during Corona

The Safe Swiss Cloud management team took a number of steps to ensure business continuity during the virus outbreak. Our first priority was to take measures to reduce risk to the health of our employees. Secondly to ensure that all our services and support would continue to function without interruption.

The Pascal Family of Programming Languages

The computer programming language Pascal, was designed by Niklaus Wirth in 1968-69 while he was Professor of Informatics at the ETH in Zürich, Switzerland and was published in 1970. Pascal utlimately evolved to Oberon, the first version of which was created in 1986, as a successor to Modula-2, which had its roots in Pascal.

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and the Study of Proteins

Kurt Wüthrich, a biophysicist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich was awarded the 2002 Nobel prize in Chemistry ”for his development of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy for determining the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules in solution”. He showed how to extend NMR to image biological molecules e.g. proteilns.

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.