stepping stone GmbH is a member of several business and user associations.
The Swiss Internet Exchange is a non-profit organisation and operates a distributed Peering-Platform for small and medium sized Internet-Providers within Switzerland. This reduces the length of the Internet connections, and therefore, among other things, reduces the load time of web pages and the send time for e-mails.
The Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that supports the infrastructure of the Internet through technical coordination in its service region.As a RIPE Local Internet Registry (LIR) member, stepping stone GmbH runs its own autonomus system (AS48461) and provides IP ressources to its customers.
The «swiss made software» label stands for Swiss values in software development. Launched in 2007, the label now has more than 500 members, which mark their products with «swiss made software». Swiss made software + hosted in Switerland indicates additionally that data required to operate a product or service is also stored in Switzerland
The association ICT-Berufsbildung Bern (ICT Vocational Training Berne) as the responsible organisation of the working world for the ICT sector in the Canton of Berne. The association is active in the promotion of basic and continuing vocational training in the ICT sector in the Canton of Berne, the further development of educational programmes and the creation of instruments and documents which serve vocational training and the exchange of information and experience with all players in vocational training, in particular with teaching companies, vocational schools, companies, cantonal and national authorities, associations and other persons and institutions interested in ICT.