Introduction

Safe Host is exclusively opening the doors of Switzerland’s largest data centre during this one-off event. We would like to welcome you to come and discover the result of more than 1,200 days of planning and construction over an aperitif and a visit of this technological marvel unlike any other!  You will see at first-hand the finished facility and will have the opportunity to immerse yourself through virtual reality in the highly-secured environment of our data centre.

Inauguration

Switzerland’s
largest
data centre

May 18th 2017
Gland
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Programme

Welcome
Inauguration
speeches
Gerald Cretegny
Mayor of Gland

Mayor of the town of Gland since 2006, Gerald Cretegny will reveal to us how this town at the centre of Europe beats to the rhythm of global data.

Fathi Derder
National Councillor, Pully,
Communication consultant

Elected in since 2011 to the National Council of Switzerland and member of the Science and Education Committee, Fathi Derder will present the issues and challenges that Switzerland faces facing in data protection.

Daniel Bottge
Contracting authority,
Böttge & Collaborateurs

Architect Daniel Bottge will reveal to us the issues and the challenges encountered when designing and building the data centre.

Gerard Sikias
CEO, Safe Host

CEO of Safe Host for the past 15 years, Gerard Sikias will share with us his vision for Safe Host and the growth in data that required the company to construct Switzerland’s biggest data centre.

Aperitif and visits

Following the speeches, we invite you to join us for a cocktail.
Our specialists will be at your disposal if you wish to visit the data centre infrastructure.

Virtual 3D
Server room

Immerse yourself into the heart of the data centre and discover how a data centre operates.

Presentation
Technical facilities

Join our specialist engineers and see behind the scenes
of Switzerland’s biggest data centre.

Last visit

Practical information

Address
route des Avouillons, 32
1196 Gland
Time Schedule
Welcome - 4 p.m
Last visit - 7.30 p.m
Car Park
Parking space will be at your disposal. More information will follow, a few days before the event.

From the Swiss road

On leaving Geneva: turn left on avenue du Mont-Blanc, then at the second roundabout take a left.

On leaving Lausanne: turn right on avenue du Mont-Blanc, then at the second roundabout take a left.

From the Motorway

On leaving Geneva: Take the Gland exit.  Turn right on avenue du Mont-Blanc, then at the third roundabout take a right.

On leaving Lausanne: Take the Gland exit.  Turn left on avenue du Mont-Blanc, then at the third roundabout take a right.

From the Train Station

When you exit on the Nyon road, turn left on avenue du Mont-Blanc, then at the first roundabout take a right.  Bus: 811, stop Gare Nord or Mont-Blanc Sud.

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