1-What is a Data Centre? 2- Why is it in Switzerland? 3- Comunica.SA Data Centre 4- Services that we offer
1. The Data Centre is the technological core of any business, as it ensures 24/7 proper functioning of all processes, communications and services supporting business activities.
In fact, the data centre, also known as Data Processing Centre and Server Farm hosts all the equipment needed to manage the business Information System. Business Efficiency is driven by its data centreand indeed through it large amounts of processes and volumes of data that are vital for the operational business survival and continuity, are transferred.
2. The “Data Center Risk Index 2016” analyses and ranks the greater and the lower main risk factors that may affect a data centre full operation in 30 countries worldwide by providing statistics on single country's activity based on summing up each item score that undermines data security.
Switzerland ranksfifth in world best ranking list.
In accordance with Resolution No 37 of 17 October 2001 [(Ordinary Supp No 250 of Italian Official Journal No. 275 of 26 November 2001)]Italy's Personal-Data Protection Authority, namely GDPR took note of the adequate level of protection guaranteed by Switzerland and authorised the transfer of personal data from Italy to the Swiss Confederation.
3. Comunica.SA Data Center is in via Motta 24 in Chiasso. The Data Centre resides on a building that is entirely autonomous with and independent power supply and internet connection. Connected by dual fibre optic ring it ensures maximum performance and reliability as well as stable and super resilient environments due to double (circuit) power lines and medium-voltage switch-pannels, redundant UPS systems, longer lasting diesel generators, fires detection and extinguishing systems, conditioning system.
All the critical elements of the network are redundant and the routers are all duplicated and reachable via two paths. The video surveillance system guarantees excellent levels of security. The infrastructure also hosts fiber optic interconnections (Backbone) to Italy at the MIX headquarters in Via Caldera, Milan, where over 240 national and international carriers are available. A second interconnection in optical fiber (Backbone) connects the DE-CIX in Frankfurt where Comunica has its own POP in the Equinix structure.