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.
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.
More and more companies are using OpenShift to develop and deploy their cloud applications. It leverages the advantages of docker containers, manages scaling, and increases efficiency. Now available in the Safe Swiss Cloud.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here is a compilation of questions related to migrating to the cloud which we regularly encounter in discussions with our customers.
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.
Many IT decision makers still have concerns when migrating to the cloud. Their perceptions have now been overtaken. Read more to find out why!
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?
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.
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.
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.
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:
All the Safe Swiss Cloud team wishes you a happy holiday and a successful 2016.
We are looking forward to an exciting new year.
The Safe Swiss Cloud team
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 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.
FinTech companies and financial institutions can now enjoy quick and easy access to cloud services that comply with FINMA circular 2008/07. Moreover, they can start using these services immediately, without having to worry about complying with regulatory provisions themselves.
Yesterday the FinTech Excellence Awards 2015 have been announced. We are happy about winning the category: Excellence in Providing Cloud Infrastructure – Switzerland.
On 15 July 2015 I spoke on why enterprise cloud computing matters for the financial services industry. Have a look at my presentation below.
We all like to try out things before we buy them. At Safe Swiss Cloud we have always allowed our users to try our system with a 30-day no risk guaranty.
Now we have a gone a step further and introduced a completely FREE offering which includes:
A FREE firewall virtual router appliance to keep your virtual data center safe
One FREE network segment to attach your virtual machine (VM) instances
A FREE compute offering for your virtual machine (VM) instances
The following diagram explains how this works:
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.
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.