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Better performance at lower prices – our U.S. cloud locations

We recently underwent a major infrastructure, connectivity and pricing upgrade to our cloud locations in mainland U.S. So we created this blog post to share the details about why we made that change, how you can take advantage of it and finally some of the really great things it means for our cloud going forward. Improved performance After introducing Intel …

CloudSigma and Apptus Platform

CloudSigma and Apptus Platform partner to offer IT consultancy to APAC clients

This summer CloudSigma has entered into a partnership with Apptus Platform, a software company aimed at expanding the business reach and service capabilities of both companies. Apptus Platform, which operates in New Zealand, Australia and in the Philippines, has recently re-launched its brand and introduced its expanded array of services to the market. Apptus Platform specializes in the provision of …

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Increased pricing for Microsoft licensing

In line with Microsoft’s recent pricing increase we are updating the pricing for Microsoft licensing across all our cloud locations worldwide. Therefore, we have prepared the table below which depicts the updated price in all available currencies.  The price increase is approximately 12%. License name Utilisation USD CHF EUR GBP AUD PHP PLN SAR BRL Up to Windows Server 2012 …

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GDPR and Cloud Computing – Challenges and Opportunities

The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25th 2018. As a result, companies of all sizes must review the changes issued by the GDPR and identify the organisational and technical implications specific to them. With less than a month before the imposed deadline, many companies are still not considered “GDPR-ready”. A lot of them …

Customer Auditing of CloudSigma

Customer Auditing of CloudSigma

As a company, people often ask us about about the possibility to do an audit of our service. Our customers want to ensure compliance with regulations, industry standards, codes and engineering best practice. As a customer of any CloudSigma cloud platform, you have the right to perform security, operations and processes auditing in relation to the services that we provide …

CloudSigma How To Series: Satellite Data Repository

As announced earlier this month, CloudSigma is building and maintaining a repository of Sentinel data backed by a powerful service level agreement ensuring availability and performance. The following tutorial describes how you can access the satellite data in our cloud environment and download a specific image to your CloudSigma cloud server to process it. Accessing the object storage is possible …

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CloudSigma Partners with BOS Technologies to Offer Powerful Satellite Services

Zurich, Switzerland – March, 2018 – we are happy to announce that CloudSigma has entered into a partnership with BOS Technologies – a company specializing in processing and analyzing data related to movement of the earth and the structures that lay on top of it. With the help of BOS Technologies, CloudSigma is building and maintaining a repository of Sentinel …

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How Cost Optimization with the Cloud Impacts Services and Application Architecture

Cloud computing infrastructure makes it easy to provision resources, but additional value brings the cost optimization that comes with it. Cost optimization in the cloud is a very wide topic with many areas of impact. However, our goal is to list a few key ones below to help you start. Better capacity management With the ability to combine longer-term purchasing …

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High Performance & Low Latency is What an Online Casino Requires from the Cloud

Customer Profile Our long-standing client is a software development company providing mostly online and offline gaming solutions to multiple customers around the world. They develop their products in an innovative, dynamic and collaborative environment. The continued satisfaction of their vertically market focused customer base results from the constant improvement of services through rapid analyzing, testing and development keeping their offerings …

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No Vendor Lock-In or Why This Global Logistics Company Chose CloudSigma

Customer Profile Bertschi AG is a Swiss transport company that provides logistics and transport for the chemical industry. The company was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Durrenasch, Switzerland. Bertschi is a member of the European Chemical Transport Association. While the operational focus of Bertschi is on the European market, the company is expanding worldwide and has 75 subsidiaries …

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CloudSigma Becomes Preferred Partner for Cloud Services to the GÉANT Academic Network

Zurich, Switzerland – October, 2017 – we are happy to announce that CloudSigma, a leading European infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider with headquarters in Switzerland and European subsidiaries in Germany and Poland, has been awarded a GÉANT Infrastructure-as-a-Service Framework Agreement after successfully meeting the selection criteria in the call for competition in late 2016. With this new partnership, CloudSigma is able to …

Hybrid Cloud

CloudSigma Hybrid Cloud Offering

A hybrid cloud is the combination of features of two or more cloud models – private, community, and public. Consequently, it provides versatility, user-friendly and cost-effective features of the public cloud. It offers greater control and security of a private cloud and that is why it is often the preferred choice. Another driving factor is that companies prefer to have …