Collaboration hosting for photographers - An integrated Swiss cloud for photographers and photo studios

Do you want to keep control of your images, videos, contracts and other documents and use them securely and with the highest level of data protection together with your clients and partners?

With the Photographer Cloudstrong> from walkingtoweb, a tried and tested collaboration solution from Europe that is used by a large number of SMEs and companies is available. In addition to the secure exchange of documents, you can organize meetings and events, plan tasks in a team, create Kanban boards, integrate emails and calendars and make documents / images / videos available to your customers with password protection. Your data is always available on any device and in the browser and is automatically synchronized between all devices used. And all of this is secure, GDPR compliant and hosted in Switzerland.
All documents can be encrypted end-to-end and protected against unauthorized access.

The walkingtoweb Photographer Cloud is based on the open source solution NextCloud and is the best platform for secure collaboration for photographers.

Swiss collaboration with NextCloud for documents, tasks, projects

Benefits for photographers Cloud with NextCloud by walkingtoweb

  • Private NextCloud Server
  • Create as many users as you need
  • Swiss hosting with lots of storage space and servers optimized for NextCloud
  • Complete control over your documents, only you have access to your data
  • Optional two-factor authentication and End-to-end encryption
  • Full access to the administration of your NextCloud
  • Install more NextCloud Apps
  • Easy adaptation to your CI specifications
  • Linking to your own domain possible
  • Flexible release of folders and files including password protection and expiry date
  • Private and secure chat, integrated TURN and STUN server for optimal performance
  • GDPR compliant NextCloud hosting in Switzerland
  • Personal contacts with more than 5 years of experience hosting NextCloud solutions
Swiss collaboration with NextCloud for documents, tasks, projects

Solutions that you can replace with walkingtoweb's Photographer Cloud

  • Do you use Dropbox and others to exchange documents ?:
    Dropbox, Box or iCloud can completely replace them, file exchange with the Photographer Cloud is safer and faster.

  • Sending documents with WeTransfer ?:
    WeTransfer and others can completely replace them, sending even large amounts of data works better with your private photographer cloud.

  • Do you use online tools to comment or tag your images ?:
    You can easily release images for each customer with password protection, including RAW Preview, optional Face Recognition and HEIC/HEIF support. Your customers can comment directly on images and folders. You can optionally be notified of new downloads (and uploads).

  • Do you use chat services like WhatsApp and others ?:
    They can completely replace WhatsApp and other insecure services. With the NextCloud you have a private and completely secure chat solution in the browser and via app.

  • Do you use appointment and event planners from Google or others ?:
    They can also completely replace Google Calendar, Doodle and other services. A calendar and a tool for booking appointments are available in your photographer cloud. Simply link your existing CalDAV calendars and use an integrated interface for all challenges.

  • Do you use servers outside the GDPR area?:
    These systems must completely replace them if you manage your customers' personal and private data (which includes portraits) or if your customers' compliance mandates require secure EU and Swiss hosting.
    The hosting at walkingtoweb is 100% GDPR compliant. All data including the backups are located exclusively in Switzerland.

NextCloud Hosting Switzerland

Easy to use and integrate with NextCloud

Use the convenient access via a browser or integrate the Collaboration Cloud in macOS, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android. Access to your data is also possible via WebDAV, so you can integrate the NextCloud into other solutions such as Synology NAS.

You can easily integrate external services such as Dropbox, Amazon S3, SharePoint, SFTP and others into your NextCloud. This enables you to migrate your data to walkingtoweb secure private collaboration cloud.

The walkingtoweb Collaboration Cloud uses the outstanding open source solution Nextcloud, being developed in Europe. NextCloud gives you back full control over your data and you meet all legal requirements of the GDPR.

With a large number of additional NextCloud Apps you can expand the functions individually according to your requirements. For example, integrate the function for secure chats with Talk or edit Office documents with OnlyOffice directly in the browser. A variety of other apps enable a full browser-based solution for all your daily workflow needs, from any device.

Video - Adjusting status message

Adjust own status. This allows other users to see your availability.




Video - Provide folders for external partners to upload

Create a folder for storage and release it with a password and expiration dates.




Video - Provide folders with data for download

Create a folder for download and release it with a password and expiration dates.




Video - Setting up a Kanban board with the App Deck

Work with Kanband boards and define any boards and tasks.




Video - Installing the Notes app and working with Notes

Install an additional app and create notes with markdown functions.



Easy design customization for the NextCloud

Adaptation of the design to your specifications

You can customize the look of your private Collaboration Cloud yourself. With your own colors, an individual login image and your logo, you can present your NextCloud in line with your company's CI specifications. Individual menus can easily be adjusted or hidden via CSS.

You can determine the URL of your NextCloud yourself. Simple integration as a subdomain (cloud.yourdomain.com) is just as possible as your own Domain.

In addition, Wordpress as the best CMS system
Additionally: WordPress for photographers

Create your website with the popular WordPress CMS. You get full access to the entire WordPress administration so you can easily showcase your website, portfolio or current blog. For a faster start we have already installed the important Wordpress plugins and set up a selection of templates for photographers. Our WordPress solution includes everything you need to get your website up and running quickly.

Additionally for your pictures: Chevereto Gallery picture hosting
Additionally: Chevereto Gallery picture hosting

Chevereto Gallery is available for the presentation of images. This solution is the best alternative for Flickr, 500px and other online services, with which you can easily present images in a gallery as a personal photo portfolio. The basic functions of Chevereto Gallery are free of charge, additional functions can be activated by the developer for a small one-off fee if required.

Extra: A photography domain included

With an appropriate photography domain you present yourself successfully on the internet.
You will receive a domain for using the Photographer Cloud at no additional cost. Additional domains can be ordered at any time or you can link your existing domain to the photographer cloud and Wordpress hosting at walkingtoweb.

Offers for sophisticated Photographer NextCloud hosting in a secure Swiss collaboration cloud

walkingtoweb offers a flexibly scalable collaboration cloud for photographers based on NextCloud. We take care of the secure operation of your NextCloud and regularly update the system.
You get a private NextCloud server that you can fully customize and administrate to your requirements and your CI. You offer your employees and partners a secure private cloud and thus meet all legal requirements for data protection.
In addition, you get your own WordPress website with pre-installed themes for photographers and a turnkey image hosting system. We would be happy to advise you without obligation which NextCloud is the best for your requirements.

Are you a member of one of the following photographers' associations ?:

  • Swiss professional photographers and filmmakers (SBF)
  • Federal Association of Professional Image Providers (BVPA)
  • PIC Association e.V.
  • Enter the name of your association in the comment field when ordering, you will receive an additional 10% discount on the monthly costs for your order.
    Valid only for the Photographer Cloud without additional support, without additional domains, without additional SSL certificates.


    Photographer Cloud
    BRONZE

    CHF 10

    EUR 9

    USD 11

    Private cloud for photographers

    25 GB Disk space

    Managed VPS Hosting
    High-performance virtual server

    4 GB RAM

    NextCloud Collaboration without user limits

    Wordpress Full Access Website

    Chevereto Images hosting

    5 eMail Accounts POP3, IMAP, SMTP

    Encryption can be activated for NextCloud

    NextCloud Apps can be used without limitations

    Wordpress Themes and Plugins can be used without limitations

    1 photography Domain include

    1 h Support / Year

    SSL Certificate from Let's Encrypt

    100% Green electricity

    99% Reachability

    Hosting Switzerland 100% GDPR

    Photographer Cloud
    SILVER

    CHF 25

    EUR 24

    EUR 27

    Best private cloud for photographer teams and small photo studios

    100 GB Disk space

    Managed VPS Hosting
    High-performance virtual server

    4 GB RAM

    NextCloud Collaboration without user limits

    Wordpress Full Access Website

    Chevereto Images Hosting

    5 eMail Accounts POP3, IMAP, SMTP

    Encryption can be activated for NextCloud

    NextCloud Apps can be used without limitations

    Wordpress Themes and Plugins can be used without limitations

    1 photography Domain include

    2 h Support / Year

    SSL Certificate from Let's Encrypt

    100% Green electricity

    99% Reachability

    Hosting Switzerland 100% GDPR

    Photographer Cloud
    GOLD

    CHF 55

    EUR 52

    USD 59

    Best private cloud for photographers when using many apps and taking many pictures

    500 GB Disk space

    Managed VPS Hosting
    High-performance virtual server

    8 GB RAM

    NextCloud Collaboration without user limits

    Wordpress Full Access Website

    Chevereto Images Hosting

    10 eMail Accounts POP3, IMAP, SMTP

    Encryption can be activated for NextCloud

    NextCloud Apps can be used without limitations

    Wordpress Themes and Plugins can be used without limitations

    Office in your Browser with OnlyOffice or CollaboraOffice

    1 photography Domain include

    3 h Support / Year

    SSL Certificate from Let's Encrypt

    100% Green electricity

    99% Reachability

    Hosting Switzerland 100% GDPR

    Photographer Cloud
    PLATIN

    CHF 100

    EUR 95

    USD 108

    Recommended private cloud for photo studios looking for the maximum

    1 TB Disk space

    Managed VPS Hosting
    High-performance virtual server

    16 GB RAM

    NextCloud Collaboration without user limits

    Wordpress Full Access Website

    Chevereto Images Hosting

    20 eMail Accounts POP3, IMAP, SMTP

    Encryption can be activated for NextCloud

    NextCloud Apps can be used without limitations

    Wordpress Themes and Plugins can be used without limitations

    Office in your Browser with OnlyOffice or CollaboraOffice

    1 photography Domain include

    4 h Support / Year

    SSL Certificate from Let's Encrypt

    100% Green electricity

    99% Reachability

    Hosting Switzerland 100% GDPR


    All prices are net prices per month and will be invoiced for Swiss customers plus the statutory VAT.
    The basic setup for the Linux server including the FileMaker Server setup, standard backups and SSL certificate is charged at a one-time fee of CHF 50 / EUR 47 / 54 USD.
    Additional services such as additional storage space, external backups and other options on request.
    OnlyOffice or CollaboraOffice are provided in the free version. These solutions are limited in the number of concurrent users/connections.

    Included in every package at walkingtoweb

    • 100% Swiss Linux Hosting
    • 100% Swiss hydropower
    • 24/7 Network and server monitoring
    • Redundant servers and networks
    • Backup of all servers (14 days 1 x per day / 4 weeks 1 x per week / 2 months 1 x per month)
    • Security monitoring by walkingtoweb
    • SSL Certificate from Thawte with subdomain.walkingtoweb.com
    • or paid THAWTE SSL certificate
    • Complete solution for companies
    • Flexible solutions and prices
    • Deployment of the finished server
    • Use without artificial restrictions
    • You can update your package at any time
    • Full access to NextCloud Administration
    • No restrictions to install more apps
    • Unlimited NextCloud users
    • Personal contact persons

    Optional Collaboration Cloud Services

    • Additional storage (price per month):
      50 GB - 25 CHF / 24 EUR / 27 USD
      100 GB - 45 CHF / 43 EUR / 49 USD
      500 GB - 100 CHF / 95 EUR / 108 USD
      1 TB - 150 CHF / 142 EUR / 163 USD
      2 TB - 200 CHF / 181 EUR / 217 USD
    • Additional RAM (price per month):
      4 GB - 15 CHF / 14 EUR / 16 USD
      8 GB - 30 CHF / 29 EUR / 32 USD
      16 GB - 60 CHF / 57 EUR / 65 USD
      32 GB - 90 CHF / 86 EUR / 98 USD

    NextCloud Server Management by walkingtoweb as an optional service

    walkingtoweb monitors and maintains your Collaboration Cloud so you can focus on your business. With an optional support contract, we take care of the maintenance of the operating system and the NextCloud Server, import updates and, if necessary, we test the hardware and software for possible problems.
    More information about our support services can be found here.

    Climate-neutral operation

    We use climate-neutral electricity from renewable energy with environmentally friendly Swiss hydropower.

    Swiss Hosting

    walkingtoweb operates its own servers, which are located in Switzerland together with the backups.
    Data protection including GDPR is a matter of course for walkingtoweb.

    SSL encryption

    All servers are secured with Thawte SSL certificates. The SSL certificates are regularly exchanged for current versions. You can fully encrypt private servers. In addition, you can use your own s/MIME certificates to send your eMails securely.

    Features of walkingtoweb's Collaboration Cloud for photographers

    Send us an email if you have any further questions or requirements.

    Features and Possibilities
    Disk space From 25 GB, flexibly expandable up to 100 TB.
    No user limit The number of users is not limited.
    You can set up any additional users yourself as required.
    Managed NextCloud We take care of security updates and the maintenance of the operating system and if you have any questions, we are also available for your private Collaboration Cloud. If you want to make special settings on the system, we will be happy to support you.
    Data transfer FairUse Flatrate
    Own domain Each Photographer Collaboration Cloud can be linked to its own domain / subdomain.
    You can adjust the DNS of your existing domain or buy a domain from us.
    A domain with the extension .photography is included in the package price.
    Access web browser Any modern web browser with JavaScript can be used for access. File uploads are possible up to 1 GB in size.
    Integration with macOS, Windows and mobile clients With freely available NextCloud clients for Android, iOS and desktop systems, users can synchronize and share files via an encrypted connection.
    The mobile clients have automatic upload of images and videos and you can sync all or selected files and folders.
    The Nextcloud client can manage multiple accounts, show all activities on the server and notify users about new events, such as new shares becoming available.
    NextCloud Workspaces With workspaces, you can add context or notes to your folders, and create lists and links to files. This makes it easy to coordinate with your team and make sure everyone knows what a specific folder's purpose is, or to track important tasks in one prominent place.
    External storage Integrate existing storage via WebDAV, sFTP, OpenStack, Amazon S3, Dropbox or link other NextCloud instances.
    NextCloud Administration You get full access to the administration of the NextCloud.
    Additional NextCloud Apps can be installed without restrictions.
    Wordpress Administration You get full access to the administration of the WordPress website.
    More Plugins and Themes can be installed directly via the web interface or via FTP upload without restrictions.
    NextCloud File Access Control Nextcloud's file access control allows unauthorized users to be prevented from uploading or downloading data according to defined rules. Criteria include IP address ranges, group membership, file type and size, time and more.
    NextCloud Versioning and Recovery< Each time a change is made, a version is created automatically.
    Older versions of a file and deleted documents can be restored within 30 days. A longer-term storage of backups can optionally be activated.
    Storage Location walkingtoweb Cloud (Schweiz)
    Compatible with the GDPR Yes, a GDPR contract including order data processing (AVV) is available.
    You retain full control over all of your data, no data is stored outside of Switzerland.
    2FA Login Protection with Two-factor authentication can be activated for each user.
    NextCloud File Encryption The Collaboration Cloud can be encrypted with standard military-grade AES-256 encryption with server-based or custom key management. You can activate end-to-end encryption.
    Free Test You can test the entire Photographer Cloud for 30 days free of charge. If you have any questions, you can reach us personally before and during the entire hosting period.
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    Consultation
    +41 43 541 79 32

    Support with contract
    +41 44 515 49 78

    Address

    walkingtoweb GmbH
    Hadlaubstrasse 112
    8006 Zuerich
    Switzerland


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