Dossier Security and stability

Secure and stable from the ground up

Whether in the cloud or on a specific network, SWITCH specialises in services for which security and stability are paramount.

Without the Internet, day-to-day life in Switzerland would very nearly cease to function. There would be no tickets from the ticket machine, no cash from the cash machine, no online news from around the world. Ensuring that the network is always available and running reliably requires quite a few experts: teams defending against hacker attacks, teams keeping watch over the fibre-optic cables, teams constructing redundant systems. SWITCH fosters a corporate culture based on responsibility, with security and stability writ large in everything it does. This includes new services such as cloud computing and the Swiss edu-ID