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MEMBERSHIP.

EXCELLENTLY POSITIONED.

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Become a member of our community and benefit from concentrated know-how and exclusive member benefits.

A MEMBERSHIP THAT PAYS OFF

WHY BECOME A MEMBER

  • Representing the interests of members, in particular of data centenarians in Switzerland, in political bodies

  • Contact with the scientific community at Swiss universities

  • Member of Swiss Digital, federally funded association

  • Building trust with customers

  • Increased awareness

  • Use and exchange of expertise with other members in the field, data center, hosting, integration, managed service and connectivity

  • Participation in exhibitions and events

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THREE TYPES OF MEMBERSHIPS

Members

Any company meeting the following cumulative conditions may apply to join SDCA as a Member:

  • It must be a commercial corporation under Swiss law with headquarters in Switzerland and not be subject to the law of a foreign State in any manner whatsoever.

  • It must be active in any one of the following sectors:

    • Public data centers with a colocation activity,

    • Public hosting providers with a colocation activity,

    • Integrators active with the member data centers or hosting providers,

    • Managed services companies with activities related to the member data centers or hosting providers.

Associate members

  • Third-level education institutions, research centers as well as training centers may apply for membership as associate members if their activities are related to the fields of activity of SDCA.

Authorized partners

  • Companies that are experts in the field of computer security and having activities related to the SDCA members may apply for the status of authorized SDCA partner.
     

  • The SDCA committee shall decide on the membership applications in accordance with the procedure defined by the statutes.

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PROCEDURE

  1. If you wish to become a SDCA Member, press the bottom button "register now".
     

  2. Your application will be reviewed by the SDCA Committee for approval. This may take a few weeks.
     

  3. You will then receive a response from the Committee.
     

  4. If your application is accepted, the following documents will be sent to you:

1. The SDCA Statutes, Charter and Trademark 
    Use Guidelines as well as various
    presentation documents on the association.

 

2. A payment form for the one-time joining fee

  • Members and Authorized Partners:

    CHF 2'000.-

  • Associate members:
    Depending on type of members

3. A payment form for annual membership

  • Members: 
    CHF 2'000.-

  • Associate members:
    Depending on type of members

  • Authorized Partners:
    CHF 400.-

 

   ​​5. You will have to sign and return a copy of each
       document (Statutes, Charter and Trademark
       Use Guidelines). You will also be required to pay
       the registration fee.

 

Upon completion of this procedure, you will receive a confirmation from us that you have become a SDCA Member. This will entitle you to use the SDCA trademark.

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