SWITCHdrive for IT Services

SWITCHdrive offers the Swiss academic community a secure alternative to commercial cloud storage services. Files can be stored, synchronised, shared and worked on in collaboration with others – quickly and reliably. SWITCHdrive is easy to use with a browser, desktop client or mobile app. The academic cloud storage services differs from the commercial ones in one important respect: it runs entirely in the SWITCH cloud. It is connected to the academic network, and access is protected by AAI. All the IT resources and users' files are stored in SWITCH's data centres. This is the best way to meet university members' security needs.

Benefits for IT-Services

  • Alternative to commercial cloud storage services developed specially for universities
  • Secure and reliable infrastructure, Service operated by SWITCH
  • Users' files stored in Switzerland in the SWITCH cloud
  • Central support for end-users by SWITCH
  • Create and manage SWITCHdrive vouchers for external project members
  • Adjust quota of switchdrive users (default 50GB for all users)
  • Create and manage project accounts in SWITCHdrive and assign project owner (coming soon)
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Last updated: Thursday, 12. December 2019 15:00
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