Improving Data-intensive Applications by Moving Data and Computation into Mixed Cloud/Fog Environments

The DITAS project is a Research and Innovation Action funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon2020 Programme. The project started in January 2017 and will conclude in December 2019. The consortium includes 5 industry partners (including CloudSigma) and 3 research organisations from 6 European countries. The coordinator of the DITAS project is Dr. David García Pérez, from …

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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 …

Cloud Orchestration at the Level of Application

The COLA project is an Innovation Action funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon2020 Programme. The project started in January 2017 and will conclude in June 2019. The consortium includes 10 industry partners (including CloudSigma) and 4 research organisations from 6 European countries. The coordinator of the COLA project is Dr. Tamas Kiss, from the University of …

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 (IaaS) Framework Agreement after successfully meeting the selection criteria in the call for competition in late 2016. With this new partnership, CloudSigma is able …

CloudSigma Hybrid Cloud Offering

Hybrid cloud is the combination of features of two or more cloud models – private, community, and public. Consequently, it provides versatility, usage 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 the preferred choice by many organizations. The greater adoption will most likely be …

Cloud-based Disaster Recovery Seen To Overtake Traditional Methods In 2018

Cloud computing continues to advance every aspect of businesses and one such popular application of it is for boosting the resilience of entire IT systems against disasters. This growth is worth noting as Gartner predicts that by 2018, the number of organizations using cloud-based disaster recovery or the Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) model will exceed the number of …

5 False Assumptions Every CTO Should Know About Cloud Computing

No doubt, Cloud Computing has brought benefits to the IT industry with it’s awesome innovations. Cloud adoption is transforming markets and industries. As both small and large scale firms increase their knowledge of these computing services, many organizations are migrating to the public cloud to enable them to host more complex and sizeable business applications. Just as some companies are …

10 Steps to Choose the Best Cloud Provider

Transferring one’s business operations – document storage and e-mails – to a cloud can reduce costs, streamline his/her workflow, and eradicate the need for in-house IT hardware and personnel. The cloud is also capable of facilitating remote employee collaboration online, reporting for duty and obtaining secure access to important information. Probably the largest perk for small-sized enterprises is the ability …

CloudSigma – Your Cloud Enabler

In the era of cloud computing, companies no longer see the cloud as a mere option to reduce IT costs. Today cloud means scalability, business transformation, being closer to the customer, agility, and many other opportunities for gaining a competitive advantage. If you are a managed service provider, a system integrator or an IT consultant looking to add lifetime revenue …

Want to Host a Cryptocurrency Pool in the Cloud? CloudSigma is an Excellent Choice.

Customer Profile XMRPool.net is the reference implementation and development location of a well-known mining pool within the cryptocurrency space, particularly within the Monero (XMR) space. Written as a NodeJS application, the pool takes advantage of high core counts and the extremely fast SSD storage provided by CloudSigma for its database, as well as the cryptography actions required to verify the …