In this post, we want to give you a look at the detailed structure of our racks in various data centres.Read more
We are very pleased that in July 2016 our apprentice, Patrick Herzfeld, successfully completed his federal (Swiss) computer science diploma with a focus on systems technology. We congratulate him on this important milestone!Read more
The cooling system is one of the most important components of a data centre. It’s what enables our data centres can keep their cool when temperatures outside are high - especially during the summer months.Read more
With nine.ch, startups can have their web application professionally managed and count on the assistance of experts. The Startup-Scaleup programme offers founders advice, flexibility and a favourable financing model.Read more
Today, Cédric Droz is starting his 4-year apprenticeship to become a Computer Scientist (with Swiss National VET Diploma) at nine.ch.Read more
We are delighted to be able to present to you our new Root Storage Server.Read more
Yesterday’s TechTalkThursday was once again a complete success and we were happy to welcome new and familiar faces at nine.ch.Read more
We are very pleased to welcome Sandra Pfiffner as a commercial trainee at nine.ch.Read more
Just in time for the summer holidays, we are pleased to invite you to our next TechTalkThursday on 14th July 2016. We have again interesting topics and exciting presentations.
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24/7, round the clock, never-ending, continuous, and so on. These are the demands we place on our environment in this day and age. And this environment is increasingly relying on apps. We find ourselves in the midst of a digital transformation. The new possibilities offered by technology are continually growing. The current big trend of the Internet of Things (IoT) will add even more to the prevalence of apps. But we are already at the point where we only become aware of the significance of these technologies when they become unavailable to us.Read more
We are delighted to introduce the latest generation Root Server Dual. Using the most up-to-date CPU and RAM technology, this server offers a major increase in performance.Read more
We are delighted to welcome the Swiss Foundation for disabled-accessible technology use, Access for All, at nine.ch and to be able to sponsor them.Read more
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, with the code name Xenial Xerus, is the latest version of Ubuntu LTS. It was released, as already indicated in the version number, in April 2016. LTS stands for “Long Term Support” here and means that this version of Ubuntu is supported/receives updates for 5 years.Read more
The next Opendata Conference will be taking place in Lausanne on 14th June 2016 and nine.ch will be there as an official sponsor. Opendata.ch is the Swiss section of the Open Knowledge Foundation, which strives for more transparency through making data public, freely available and freely usable.Read more
Since yesterday our operations team has two new members: Antonios Tsianakas started as a Linux Operations Engineer and Patrik Hofer as Head of Operations at nine.ch.Read more
The new Ubuntu version 16.04 LTS with codename Xenial Xerus for Root and Managed Servers is available from nine.ch with immediate effect. Every two years, Ubuntu offers new LTS (long-term support) for its Linux distribution, which is then supplied with security updates for five years.Read more
In today’s blog post we will be taking a closer look at the topic of managed service. We want to give you an idea of what nine.ch means by managed service and what benefits this has for you as a valued customer of nine.ch.Read more
It all started with Linus Torvalds simple announcement in the comp.os.minix newsgroup that he was working on an open-source operating system for 386(486) AT clones. In just a few years, a hobby project evolved to become Linux, which runs on about a third of all servers worldwide and 98.8% of the top 500 systems.Read more
Our development team gets additional support: Christian Mäder starts today as a Software Engineer at nine.ch.Read more
On 18 March 2016, the new Federal Act on the Surveillance of Postal and Telecommunications Traffic (SPTA) was passed and published. The SPTA regulates the state’s means of monitoring telecommunications traffic.Read more
Our first TechTalkThursday was launched successfully in November and we hosted our second TechTalkThursday yesterday on April 14 2016.Read more
We now offer the latest version of PHP! You can upgrade directly from 5.5/5.6 to the new version 7.0.
PHP version 7.0 is now available to our customers. You are free to continue using version 5.5/5.6, but this is not possible in all cases. In this blog post, we will explain which situations allow this, what limitations there are, and the benefits of using PHP 7.0.Read more
We are pleased to inform that starting from 1 April 2016, all nine.ch products (except BGP-Transit) have 1 Gbps flat traffic included.Read more
We are pleased to invite you to our next TechTalkThursday on 14th April 2016. We have again interesting topics and exciting presentations.
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We are very happy to announce that we now offer the possibility to create VPN connections using the OpenConnect service for our customers. This new Managed Service is available as of now for all customers using Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) as operating system on their servers.Read more
For the management of our products and getting technical insights about them we have been offering an administrative interface to our customers for many years. The nine.ch Cockpit displays all products with additional information such as traffic graphs or CPU usage and allows to manage DNS zones.
Today, we’re introducing the all new nine.ch Cockpit.Read more