Put simply, the cloud refers to the approach of separating physical hardware, such as servers and storage, from the actual software, the operating system and the applications. This offers a significant security advantage because hardware failures are the most common cause of data loss1, accounting for 27%.
On this page, you will find immediate assistance and tools for the optimum use of cloud solutions and managed services, additional information and articles – indeed, everything you need to know about cloud solutions for SMEs.
1 Source: Databarracks, Data Health Check 2018
Computers and data are better protected in the cloud than in an independently operated infrastructure. This is because computers and devices are separate from the data and the cloud operators are guaranteed to have the required specialist knowledge.
Resource requirements can be adjusted – that is, increased or reduced – at any time; services do not have to be set in stone at the start of the investment and can be modified at any time. For additional storage for new employees, for example, or for particularly complex data analyses. Businesses only pay for what they actually need.
Cost transparency: Billing in the rental model is based on resource requirements (processing power and storage). This simplifies budget planning and provides investment security.
Planning transparency: Due to the rental model, there's no costly capital expenditure – planned or unplanned – but the scaling options are unlimited.
Our modular integrated solution for IT and telephony allows you to outsource your entire ICT infrastructure to the cloud and the Swisscom experts.
A complete one-stop solution: Swisscom offers you IT services, Internet and telephony all-in-one – in a perfectly coordinated package. You save time, money and effort, with one single contact for everything.
You can also take a more targeted approach by outsourcing individual IT areas. Cherry-pick specific solutions from our offering, including backups, server and data storage through to a software development platform.
Flexible IT systems
Source virtual systems and memory space from secure Swisscom data centres in a flexible and agile manner without the need for any costly infrastructure investments.
Repository and communication tools
Traditional Office 365 applications, such as Excel and Outlook, and cloud-based services, such as OneDrive and Microsoft Teams, ensure creative and productive collaboration.