With Software Escrow, the developer and the client benefit equally.
The source code of software, certain data, technologies and documents are the trade secret of the developer and are not accessible to the client.
If this software or data is deposited with swissEscrow, the client gets access to it when predefined conditions are met.
Using Software Escrow gives the developer several strong selling points:
Using Software Escrow gives the client an insurance policy against the possible failure of the developer:
Every project is unique, and so are our customers. We respond to our customers’ wishes individually and create tailor-made solutions for every situation and business relationship.
Deposit the source code of software, cloud software, Software as a Service (SaaS), third-party technologies and all other important data and documents with swissEscrow.
swissEscrow offers personalised escrow services tailored to your needs.
Business-critical software is a crucial factor in every company. Protect your investment - secure your operations and processes.
Does your business rely on cloud software (Software as a Service, or SaaS)? Saas escrow makes you independent of the provider.
Are there any important third party technologies in use in your company? For example, machine or equipment control data, etc.?
You can find further questions and answers in our comprehensive FAQs. Our experts will also be happy to advise you personally on all matters relating to Software Escrow.
Data submitted online is stored in encrypted form exclusively on servers in data centres located in Switzerland. These data centres meet the highest security standards (daily backups, emergency power backup systems, fail-safe air conditioning, fire extinguishing systems, strict access control and video surveillance).
Software and data can be submitted to swissEscrow online and encrypted. Physical objects (data carriers and documents) are stored securely in the vault of a Swiss bank.
In the escrow agreement, the conditions under which data can be released are agreed upon in advance. If the beneficiary requests the release of the data, swissEscrow informs the depositor in advance.
The depositor and the beneficiary are alone responsible for the content of the deposited objects (data carriers, documents, etc.). In the case of software and document escrow, swissEscrow subjects the data carrier or source code or the documents to a standard check (plausibility, virus check, etc.).
It is possible for the beneficiary to monitor or check the delivery of the software or data on site at swissEscrow.
swissEscrow is a service of swissEscrow GmbH, 8633 Wolfhausen ZH, Switzerland.
swissEscrow combines sound expertise on fiduciary and legal matters. We offer professional and individual services in the field of source code, cloud software, technology, data and document escrow.
Clearly defined values are important to us: Security, independence and neutrality, ethical business practices, service quality, customer focus, discretion - robust services of high quality.
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