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Customer Profile Baldegger+Sortec AG is a family owned company that offers a complete high-quality cash register solution for gastronomy and retail end customers in Switzerland. The company has over 20 years experience and focuses on the special needs of Swiss customers. Baldegger+Sortec AG integrates different software and hardware components and provides training to customers on using their systems. Together with …

ExpressRoute – Worth the Cost?

Recently, Microsoft announced ExpressRoute, which, similar to our private patching, creates a private layer 2 connection between the cloud and on premise infrastructure for more streamlined data access, end-to-end private IP and greater portability, as well as a more consistent networking experience. But, for ExpressRoute customers, it comes with a hefty price tag, leaving one to wonder – is it …

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Join CloudSigma at Cloud Expo Europe 2013 to Discuss Big Data and the Cloud

With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day, it’s not surprising companies are worried about the advanced computer infrastructure required to handle their data-intensive workloads. Such infrastructure is not only expensive, but also difficult to maintain. Luckily, the answer to this concern may lie in today’s most innovative technology environment: cloud computing. By taking advantage of powerful cloud computing …