The New Microsoft - And How the Swiss Open Source Community Profits from It

May 29, 2017

Sandro Koechli, co-founder and board member of Adfinis SyGroup, explains how it came about that the rivalry between Microsoft and Linux turned into a symbiotic relationship.

Read the article from Netzwoche and learn more about the story behind our partnership with Microsoft and what the Azure Cloud services have to do with it.

Adfinis SyGroup and Nextcloud Sign Strategic Partnership

May 10, 2017

We are happy to annonce our new partnership with Nextcloud. As Nextcloud sales and integration partner, we deliver its on-premise solution for secure data storage and collaboration to the Swiss market and provide companies with a complete range of service for the carefree use of Nextcloud in the daily working routine.

Read the press release for detailed information:

Nicolas Christener, CEO & CTO

As the CEO of Adfinis SyGroup, Nicolas Christener Represents the Technological Perspective within the Executive Board

February 15, 2017

With an extended executive board and more focused teams, Adfinis SyGroup is preparing for further growth in the future and at the same time strengthens its flexibility, customer orientation and technical professionalism.

Adfinis SyGroup is Awarded the Innovation Prize by SUSE for Outstanding Technical Achievements

February 14, 2017

We proudly announce that at this year’s SUSE D-A-CH Partner Summit in Munich we were honoured with the Innovation Prize in the most prestigious category “Technology”. The award is based on a long-standing and professional collaboration and distinguishes Adfinis SyGroup as innovation leader among numerous SUSE technology partners throughout Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The award applies in particular to the field of DevOps and to the handling of bleeding edge technologies such as containers and platform as a service (PaaS).

Adfinis SyGroup ist Microsoft Silver Cloud Platform Partner

December 21, 2016

We officially are Microsoft Silver Partner with competency in cloud platforms. For customers in Switzerland, Austria and Italy, Adfinis SyGroup is now the direct contact for issues related to open source services in the Azure cloud. As experienced Linux experts, we support the expansion of open source services offered in the Azure Cloud and add value to existing services by combining them with our own service portfolio.

From consulting, provisioning and commissioning to support, we accompany our customers on their way into the Azure cloud. Like this, nothing stands in the way of a successful migration. 

Collabora, the Web Version of LibreOffice Has Now Been Released

December 14, 2016

Anyone who knows the desktop version of LibreOffice, will be delighted to hear that Writer, Clac and the other office applications are now available as web solution. The solution, which has been developed by our colleagues from Collabora.

Currently we are still in the test phase. Contact us per e-mail if you want to take part in the development of a promising open source project. We are happy to create a test account for you:

Check out our TechBlog to learn more about Collabora Online:

Visit the website for more information:

The Paper Written by the Alliance for an Open Internet in Switzerland is now Online

November 4, 2016

We're proud to be part of the movement for net neutrality. At Adfinis SyGroup we believe that all Internet traffic must be treated equally! For this reason we are an active member of the Alliance for an Open Internet in Switzerland.

Splendid Data is our New Partner for Databases on an Enterprise Level

October 24, 2016

Under the name "PostgresPURE", Splendid Data makes the popular open source database PostgreSQL Enterprise-ready. Today, PostrgesPURE is known as the open source alternative to Oracle.

The new partnership is a valuable contribution to our highly professional product portfolio. In the role as integration partner, Adfinis SyGroup advises and supports its customers in the introduction and operation of Splendid Data products and actively assists in projects.

The City of Berne Makes a First Step Towards Independence

August 22, 2016

In future, Microsoft and other proprietary software will be phased out at the workplaces of the Bernese city administration.  In a potential analysis, the technical feasibility of this project is now to be evaluated. As a longtime provider of open standards and technologies, Adfinis SyGroup is very pleased about this sustainable decision of the Bernese city council.

Adfinis SyGroup is officially Training Partner of SUSE

June 21, 2016

With customised training programs, we simplify the introduction and operation of IaaS Private Clouds, as well as software-based storage systems.

As the only SUSE training partner in the german part of Switzerland, we offer customised training units for SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, and SUSE Manager. This makes it even easier for our customers to take advantage of our know-how and become open source experts themselves. For more on the new partnership, see the press release below: 

Open Source at Schools

May 13, 2016

The Swiss Media Institute for Education and Culture "Educa.ch" signs a framework agreement with our partner Univention

As Univention's main partner in Switzerland, we celebrate the conclusion of a framework agreement between Educa.ch and Univention. This new framework agreement now makes it much easier for schools to obtain and use open source solutions. This will further bolster our collaboration with Swiss educational institutions.

We have a long history of success with the Univention Corporate Server and the UCS @ School modules at Swiss educational institutions, which are specially geared to the needs of schools. And in signing this agreement, Educa.ch is confirming this success and preparing the way for more future-oriented projects. 

We are official partner of MariaDB

April 13, 2016

MariaDB expands its network of partners in Europe and names Adfinis SyGroup its official reseller in Switzerland 

It is with great pleasure that we announce that we have been named an official sales and integration partner of MariaDB. MariaDB is the leading provider of open source databases for SaaS, Cloud and On-premise applications. Thanks to this new partnership, we'll be able to provide our customers with the best possible database solution for their individual needs and wants. And our position as open source service provider will be strengthened, both in Switzerland and beyond. As a MariaDB partner, we support our customers with projects, consulting and operation of MariaDB databases.