It is hard to comprehend the swiftness of our changing world. As every minute is passing we are going into a more accessible and digitally enabled world which relies on the structure of Information Technology. Since the falling of Newton’s apple, innovations and discoveries have changed our thinking and the way we look at this world. The time has come when our AI assistant can make calls for us and even understand the emotions of the other person to make decisions on our behalf, as shown by Google Duplex. Every field, sector industry, firm, organization, corporation, enterprise today uses technology so that they can handle the data and workload with minimum manpower. The business mix of the entire world has undergone a rapid change after the spread of Information Communication and Technology.
The Global Innovation Index report 2015 ranked Switzerland 7th in the ICT which is one of the main pillars of the GII infrastructure component. In the midst of the serene Swiss Alps, this European nation is revered with having one of the best administrative structures of the government which is based on the tenets of transparency and honesty. The home of CERN and Albert Einstein Switzerland has been at the forefront of innovation and its demography consists of highly trained and skilled manpower which are the perfect ingredients for the IT companies:
Let’s discuss a few IT companies which owe their origin to Switzerland:
1. Logitech International S.A.
This Swiss giant has been working since 1981, and is headquartered in Lausanne. Their development ventures include computer peripherals, communication equipment, solutions for smart homes and many other accessories for the computers. Logitech had developed computer gesture controlling in as early as 2007 called the MX Air Mouse. The employee strength of Logitech is more than 8000 and the cumulative revenue of 2018 is $2.5 billion. Logitech’s headquarters are located at EPFL- Quartier de l’innovation Daniel Borel Innovation Center CH- 1015 Lausanne. You can also call them on +41 (0) 21 863 55 11 or visit https://www.logitech.com to know more about them.
A humongous amount of business is handled by this organization of the airline industry. It is estimated that around 90% of the airline Information Technology and the telecom service is provided by SITA. Generating revenue worth $1.63 billion the SITA group works seamlessly with more than 4700 employees, giving services in the entire world. In the year 2018, they were awarded the Service Provider of the year by the Airport Transport News. The SITA head office is located at 26 Chemin de Joinville, 1216 Cointrin Geneva Switzerland. You can also get in touch with them at +41 22 747 6000 or fly to their web address at https://www.sita.aero/.
This organization is indulged majorly in wireless technology like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. They are also working in the internet of things, and car to car connectivity solutions. There are a number of technological innovations and solutions in which they are working including 3D ADR, assisted GPS and other related dimensions. Their latest endeavor is in developing solutions for smart cities. With a 12.1% growth from the previous year, the 2017 revenue of U-blox is $411 million and the employee strength of the same year is 836. The U-blox headquarters are located at Zurcherstrasse 68 8800 Thalwil Switzerland, for contacting them call on +41 44 722 74 44. To check the company solutions and portfolio visit https://www.u-blox.com.
4. ALSO Holding AG
Working to provide B2B solutions to various corporations and enterprises ALSO holding majors in developing channels and solutions for IT distribution channels. It is the ranked at 3rd number in Europe after Ingram Micro and Tech Data for providing information technology and consumer electronics service providers. This $8.8 billion worth mammoth organization resides at Meierhofstrasse 5 CH 6032 Emmen, Switzerland. In order to contact them, you can call at +41 41 266 1800 or send an email at Info@Also.com. You can also visit the ALSO Holding AG’s digital head office at https://www.also.com.
5. Kudelski Group
The work area of this organization includes monetizing the digital content world along with developing solutions and services for digital rights and access control of this content. This group has spread its wings in 5 continents and has employee strength of around 3800 employees. The 2017 revenue of the group is $1.06 billion making it one of the largest IT firms in Switzerland. Its head office is located at Kudelski SA 22-24 Route de Genève P.O Box 134 1033 Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne. The contact information is as follows: +41 21 732 0101 and the website of the Kudelski Group is https://www.nagra.com/.
Switzerland comes at number 4 in the world in terms of Gross Domestic Product in the world. The credit of this nation’s skilled manpower goes to its schooling methods and techniques which has enabled them to focus on every child who will become the future manpower of the nation and train them in relevant fields to provide the companies the best possible environment and skills to work with. In most of the indexes generated by the United Nations and other similar organizations, Switzerland has always obtained a top 10 spot.