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Cloud solutions

The term "cloud computing" describes the practice of using a network to make ICT services (e.g. applications, computing power or storage capacity, etc.) available dynamically and in line with needs. Cloud computing does not describe a new technology, and is instead a new way of providing and using ICT services. It uses a range of established technologies such as broadband internet, virtualisation and multi-client capability.


Area of application Administration/organisation
Federal Council has the feasibility of a "Swiss Cloud" examined (in German)  Federal Council


Swiss authorities' cloud computing strategy for 2012-2020 (in German)
Explanations of the FDPIC on the privacy risks of cloud computing and recommendations with regard to data protection (in German)