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Newsroom.

The digital revolution continues.

Developments are dynamic. Today, digitalisation is a transformation process that nobody can evade. Computer science thrives on the vision of making the world a better place. In the newsroom, Paranor presents the latest IT trends.

03.07.2019

Big Data Technologies

The phrase Big Data has been gaining more and more traction for almost two decades now. Initially talked about only among inventors and early adopters, nowadays it's become a part of the ubiquitous language within all kinds of businesses. With this popularity, however, came a lot of misconceptions as to what Big Data actually is, what comprises its technology ecosystem and what sort of scenarios its techniques can be applied to. We'll try to briefly answer those questions in this article.

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02.07.2019

Efficient Big Data analytics platform in the cloud

Due to the costs and complexity involved, up until just recently only large companies were able to set up and use Big Data analytics platforms. But this has changed radically with the emergence of low-cost and flexibly scalable cloud platforms, which now also enable small and medium-size companies (SMEs) to profit from this technology. But nothing can be achieved with the analytics platform alone – attention also needs to be paid to the data acquisition.

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19.03.2019

Safety-related software

Software is an absolutely integral part of our modern day-to-day lives. There is almost no aspect of life into which software has not permeated. And of course we justifiably get cross if the software we are using doesn’t work perfectly. But the consequences of software that isn’t doing what it is supposed to are far more severe in areas in which people’s lives depend on the reliability of software. In this context, we talk of safety-related software. Our article explains how this type of software can be implemented with state-of-the-art technologies.

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18.03.2019

Reference project: New project for SBB

With the smartrail 4.0 programme, the SBB has launched an innovation programme unlike anything that has ever been seen before. Together with other railway operators, digitalisation and the potential of new technologies are to be exploited in order to further increase capacity and safety and to make more efficient use of the railway infrastructure. Together with Schweizer Electronic AG, Paranor was able to secure the contract for a project as part of this programme.

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16.03.2019

"No other job in my career has been as rewarding as this one"

During the course of his career, Siro Gennari has worked among other things as an IT project manager at PostFinance – precisely the company that for many years was the biggest customer of Paranor. Siro Gennari is now part of the Paranor team himself, where he is in charge of the AWAP-SW project. We would like to introduce him here briefly.

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16.03.2019

Working at Paranor

A good salary, flexible working hours and free coffee are no longer special things that set an employer apart. In a time of constantly growing requirements, today it is things like trust, creative possibilities and challenging tasks that count. At Paranor we offer our employees an environment in which they feel comfortable and are motivated to deliver exceptional performance.

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03.12.2018

In this kind of project it is important to be able to experiment.

Dr. Pascal Sieber is the founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Dr. Pascal Sieber & Partners AG. As independent management consultants and ICT specialists, the consultants at sieber&partners develop strategies for the transformation of business models and processes. Dr. Pascal Sieber personally accompanied the project with procorp. In our interview, he tells us how he experienced the cooperation and what he thinks the next digitalisation trends are going to be.

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03.12.2018

We were engineers, physicists, mathematicians

As a co-founder of Paranor, Max Räz is one of the pioneers of today’s IT landscape. What sort of technology was available 40 years ago? Back then, what did people thing the future of hardware and software would look like? Which developments were particularly formative? Max Räz answered these questions and others in our major interview.

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03.12.2018

Partnership: Amazon Web Services

It happens again every year: during the early summer months, Gartner publishes the Magic Quadrant of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers, and for the eighth year in a row, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is once again the clear leader. Paranor already started experimenting with AWS services early on. We have been running applications on AWS for several years, and since 2018 we have been a partner of AWS.

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02.12.2018

Digital Business Development for procorp

The company procorp GmbH is an internationally active consultancy firm that uses a total cost of ownership (TCO) approach to deliver fleet vehicle acquisition and transport services. Paranor was given the opportunity to accompany the independent service provider and help expand its digital strategy and develop a Fleet Procurement Platform.

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28.09.2018

Automation is changing

In the 1990s, automation in the world of software was still limited to simplifying processes by compiling code and automating build processes, with the aim of improving the quality of software. Since then, technologies have developed at a rapid rate. Our background report explains where we are today and what the future holds.

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28.09.2018

Paranor worldwide

Paranor is anchored in Switzerland, which is the home of our control centre and think-tank. But when it comes to development, sometimes we look a lot further afield. Examples of this include our team of programmers in the Philippines and our partners in the Ukraine.

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28.09.2018

«Things are going to get difficult without automation.»

Andrew Clark is a Principal Engineer at Paranor and our resident expert for all things relating to automation. He helps external and internal customers to keep their build and deployment pipeline up to date with the state of the art. In our meeting, he told us what he finds particularly interesting about automation.

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29.06.2018

«Start a direct conversation with us!»

For many of our customers, Adrian Kiener is the face of Paranor. As an experienced IT consultant, IT strategist and Member of the Executive Board, he understands the needs of the market as well as he understands our own in-house competences. In our short interview he talks about the profile of our ideal customers. Does it sound like you?

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28.05.2018

Successful ecovadis certification for Paranor

We have taken part in the ecovadis audit for "Corporate Social Responsibility" and are delighted to have been awarded a silver medal. The evaluation and classification of the audit takes place in accordance with defined criteria from the four subject areas of environmental sustainability, social responsibility, ethics and responsible procurement.

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03.05.2018

World market leader in open source

Paranor has embarked on a new partnership. We have just become an official sales partner of Red Hat. Red Hat is the worldwide leading provider of open-source IT solutions for companies.

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03.05.2018

Paranor supports new certificate initiative

The non-profit association FSIE represents and promotes computer science professionals, users and customers in Switzerland. Creating the FSIE Expert certificate not only strengthens the notion of solid education and training, practical competence and the concept of life-long learning, but it also creates a quality standard for computer science. Paranor is supporting this initiative as a Gold Sponsor.

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03.05.2018

Paranor becomes an Eclipse Solution Partner

The Eclipse development environment has been an integral part of Paranor for many years. As an intensive user of this environment and as a contributor to many different Eclipse projects, we have now also become an official Eclipse Solution Partner.

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03.05.2018

Capitalising on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Paranor has been an authorised Amazon AWS Partner since the start of 2018. As part of this, we can help you to take full advantage of the profitable potential of this cloud service solution and help you to meet your objectives.

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