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    nine.ch successfully recertified in accordance with ISO 9001:2015

    nine.ch’s strong focus on excellent and customer-oriented services as well as the operation of high-availability managed platforms requires the ongoing and sustainable adaptation of internal processes and quality management. To effectively incorporate this continuous improvement process in the company, we have been running a total quality management system for three years now. Thanks to the successful ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2013, it was also shown that the processes are in place and comply with all requirements of the internationally recognised standard.

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    Server Migrations at nine.ch

    In this post we would like to take the opportunity to look at the topic of “Server Migrations at nine.ch” and explain why they are necessary, how they are implemented at nine.ch and what kinds of things our customers should be aware of.

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    A Different Type of Backup - Root Backup Storage at nine.ch

    Backing up and versioning your data is a task often underestimated by those operating their own server. Loss of data can have a tremendous negative impact. At nine.ch, we offer a central S3-compatible backup cluster for our Root Server customers. Data is saved with multiple levels of redundancy and can also be uploaded in encrypted form.

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    Welcome, Lukas Meyer

    Today, the nine.ch team has the honour of welcoming the newest addition to the nine.ch family: Lukas Meyer is joining us as Head of Consulting.

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    A look at a nine.ch rack

    In this post, we want to give you a look at the detailed structure of our racks in various data centres.

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    Patrick Herzfeld Successfully Completes Diploma

    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!

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    Startup-Scaleup - New Offer for Startups

    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.

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    TechTalkThursday in July at nine.ch

    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.

    Let’s talk about…

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    Follow the Sun: Our Work in Canada

    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.

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    Access for All Foundation @nine.ch

    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.

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    Our Journey to Xenial

    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.

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    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Now Available

    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.

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    What Does nine.ch Mean by Managed Service?

    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.

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    Linux turns 25

    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.

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    nine.ch opens its doors for Informatiktage

    The greater Zurich region will be hosting Informatiktage for the first time on June 3rd to 4th 2016. Over two days, more than 70 companies will open their doors to interested visitors and offer an exciting glimpse into the fascinating world of computer science.

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