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Harder times for fraudulent online shops

A new tool spots patterns in the way fraudulent web shops are set up and enables fast action to delete them.

Safe Harbour for Migrating Fish and Cleaner Sustainable Energy

Tracking the migratory patterns of fish required connecting a vast number of sensors and cameras and the capacity to flawlessly transfer terabytes of recorded images and signals.

Weather forecasting to keep the population safe

As weather forecasts are becoming increasingly detailed, data volumes are increasing as well, demanding high-speed connectivity and supercomputing power.

A network for nobel prizewinning particle physics

Something the general public is unaware of is that several Swiss research groups were instrumental in proving the existence of the Higgs boson, and all of them rely on SWITCHlan to transfer data.

Building a long-term archive for cultural data

The DigiBern project is an online portal for information on the history and culture of the city and canton of Bern. Even in such an exemplary case, however, it has become clear that libraries face further tasks after a digitisation project is complete in order to ensure that the data remain accessible over the long term. SWITCHengines is enabling the University Library Bern to build a long-term archive.