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SWITCH services

SWITCH provides different services to Swiss universities. The applications below are available for every member of the UNIL community with a UNIL account.


SWITCHfilesender allows you to send large files up to 50 GB by e-mail. Files sent through SWITCHfilesender are available to the e-mail recipient for a maximum of 20 days. This service can be used to send (or receive by sending a voucher) files up to 100 e-mail recipients, UNIL or not or to a FBM Mailing list (please log in).



The UNIL's IT Center recommends using OneDrive. At the end of June 2024, the SWITCHdrive service will no longer be accessible via UNIL.

CHUV employees: The SWITCHdrive service is not available to CHUV users. If you need cloud storage service, please first contact service.desk@chuv.ch.



SWITCHinteract is based on Adobe Connect web conference tool and allows you to create a “virtual” working room to work as a team on a project or on documents. This service includes screen sharing, files sharing, chat and interactive whiteboard functions. You can use SWITCHinteract from a web browser and the meeting is managed by discussion's moderator who gives the floor to participants and managed the discussion.


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