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EPIQ announces new Swiss data centre

EPIQ, the global legal services corporation, has announced the opening of a new data center in Zurich, Switzerland. The new data center is a colocation facility, intended to provide secure local hosting for clients of EPIQ, along with disaster recovery and backup services at a second location, also located in Switzerland. In-country data storage is… Read More

Safe Host launches Switzerland’s largest data centre

Safe Host, the Swiss colocation company, is launching phase one of what may become the largest data center in Switzerland. The new facility will be located in the canton of Vaud, in the Western part of the country, near France. The 14,000 square foot hyperscale data center will be rolled out in 4MW phases to… Read More

Equinix to expand data centre business in Switzerland

Citing Swiss regard for privacy and data protection, global data centre company Equinix is to purchase a data centre business from ICT-Center, based in Zurich, Switzerland. According to an official Equinix release, the facility is located next to two of its existing International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres in the city, ZH2 and ZH4. The… Read More

Microsoft avoids Swiss legal battle with Windows 10 changes

In response to criticism over privacy and transparency, Microsoft has unveiled extensive changes to privacy settings in Windows 10. These changes were satisfactory to Swiss privacy advocates, who have agreed to drop pending legal action against the company. The Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC), among others, criticized Microsoft for the quick install… Read More

Switzerland joins UK in declaring Uber drivers employees, not contractors

Uber drivers in Switzerland are employees and the U.S. ride-hailing firm is responsible for paying social security contributions, says a new ruling by a Swiss insurance agency. The Swiss insurance agency Suva, which provides obligatory on-the-job accident insurance, is the latest body to join those declaring Uber drivers as staff. The group made the decision… Read More