EDUTOOLS FOR STUDENTS

4.5

Sending files: SWITCHfilesender and SWITCHdrive

SWITCH offers the Swiss higher education sector two platforms for sending data.


SWITCHfilesender

  • For sending large files (1–100 GB)
  • Data is protected
  • Access through AAI, select “University of Basel,” then proceed with your SWITCH edu-ID
  • Sender must have an AAI account; receiver does not need one
  • Address: filesender.switch.ch

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SWITCHdrive

  • Store and manage files
  • Share files with groups or individuals (like Dropbox)
  • Edit documents online (like Google Docs)
  • Data is protected
  • Can be used by people without AAI access (by invitation)
  • Access using your SWITCH edu-ID
  • Address: drive.switch.ch

SWITCHDRIVE