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"SWITCHengines" - extends local IT infrastructures with computing and storage power

"SWITCHengines" provides computing and storage services in the form of virtual machines - for research, for education, for educational institutions.




About the project

"SWITCHengines" extends local IT infrastructures with:

  • virtual machines that are created on demand and on which any software can be installed and executed;
  • flexible storage options for large data sets and
  • Hosting of applications.


"SWITCHengines" operates its IT infrastructure in Swiss data centers in Zurich and in Lausanne and is subject to Swiss law.