We operate the central IT and telecommunications infrastructure of WSL and SLF as well as support and maintain applications. A large part of our resources is dedicated to the avalanche warning platform on and to presenting our researcher’s activities in  the web. Together with the scientists we develop innovative solutions for their research projects. The span goes from specially prepared mobile phones to complex databases or a computer with over 450 CPUs.

IT Helpdesk

E-Mail: helpdesk[at]
Phone Birmensdorf: +41 44 739 23 13
Phone Davos: +41 81 417 03 13

IT Security

Information and the equipment used to process it constitute valuable and protected property of WSL. The aim of all IT security activities is to reduce the frequency and impact of damaging events for WSL, its employees, customers and partners to a minimum. WSL deals with all aspects of IT security in a consistent, comprehensive and planned manner and within an ethically, economically and legally justifiable framework. The use of WSL's IT infrastructure is defined by binding regulations.