Team Leaseweb victorious at Belgian Open Aerobatic Championship Koksijde

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 09:53
Leaseweb Extra 330LTAt Leaseweb, we have become pretty fond of airplane aerobatics. This perhaps stems from our CEO Con Zwinkels, who has a passion for planes and often takes employees, customers, and partners up in the Leaseweb Extra 330LT aerobatic airplane. We have also been sponsoring the Leaseweb Texel Airshow since 2012 – an amazing aviation event […]
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Diversification and why it’s critical to content providers

Blog - CDN - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:10
contentDiversification is a risk management strategy that combats the concentration of all resources in one single pot or asset class.   In this blog post, we discuss the importance of diversification for IT directors at content providers in the digital era. They are challenged to always keep their services available and providing content, so need to avoid having […]
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Working in HR and the learning culture at Leaseweb

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 15:34
HRI often get asked the question of how I ended up in HR after studying Hospitality Management. I explain that what correlates is the focus on people (customers/employees); and the goal of giving them a great experience.  Even more questions are raised around why I joined an IT company, Leaseweb in particular. I explain that the company […]
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How to create High Availability systems

Blog - Network - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 13:47
High AvailabilityWe live in a hyper-connected world with expectations of 100% uptime, at all times. We’ve long crossed the threshold where any length of network downtime is acceptable, and it can, in fact, create catastrophic knock-on effects.  An outage could lead to loss of revenue, increased risks associated with security and fraud, halting of business operations, and […]
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What are the infrastructure requirements for Artificial Intelligence?

Blog - Cloud - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 14:24
Artificial IntelligenceIn the past few years, I have been asked several times about how Leaseweb positions itself towards Artificial Intelligence (AI). As Leaseweb is mainly focusing on delivering fast and reliable Infrastructure as a Service, we’re not offering AI services directly to our customers.   Having said that, we work with many customers who deliver AI services to their end user, […]
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What are the infrastructure requirements for Artificial Intelligence?

Blog - Network - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 14:24
Artificial IntelligenceIn the past few years, I have been asked several times about how Leaseweb positions itself towards Artificial Intelligence (AI). As Leaseweb is mainly focusing on delivering fast and reliable Infrastructure as a Service, we’re not offering AI services directly to our customers.   Having said that, we work with many customers who deliver AI services to their end user, […]
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What are the infrastructure requirements for Artificial Intelligence?

Blog - Hybrid Cloud - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 14:24
Artificial IntelligenceIn the past few years, I have been asked several times about how Leaseweb positions itself towards Artificial Intelligence (AI). As Leaseweb is mainly focusing on delivering fast and reliable Infrastructure as a Service, we’re not offering AI services directly to our customers.   Having said that, we work with many customers who deliver AI services to their end user, […]
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The power of bare metal

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 15:14
bare metalThis is a guest blog written by Ara Sadoyan, Founder of OddEye. Here he shares some information about one of OddEye’s partners Mouseflow, and their infrastructure hosted at Leaseweb.   Recently, I’ve been reading lots of articles and stories about Docker, container orchestration, microservice deployment, and how it has saved lives and tons of time […]
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The power of bare metal

Blog - SaaS - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 15:14
bare metalThis is a guest blog written by Ara Sadoyan, Founder of OddEye. Here he shares some information about one of OddEye’s partners Mouseflow, and their infrastructure hosted at Leaseweb.   Recently, I’ve been reading lots of articles and stories about Docker, container orchestration, microservice deployment, and how it has saved lives and tons of time […]
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Interview with Frank Roelofs, Knowledge Manager

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 15:42
Frank RoelofsTell us a bit about your career at Leaseweb so far?  My career at Leaseweb started as a Trainee in the Technical Support department, a little under four years ago. As a Trainee, I was part of a group of 14 learning how to deal with incidents, on mostly Linux distros on Dedicated Servers among other things. It was interesting learning a lot of technical skills.  During my first year at Leaseweb, I was working in shifts and […]
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Creating a private connection between Virtual and Dedicated Servers

Blog - Network - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 15:35
private networkingPrivate Networking provides a private connection between your servers (bare metal or virtual) without being connected to external networks or even the Internet. This type of connection is relatively easy to implement, secure and cost-effective.  Let’s recap, what is Private Networking?  Private Networking offers a private network connection between your servers over a private isolated network. This data traffic is unmetered traffic and runs via […]
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Creating a private connection between Virtual and Dedicated Servers

Blog - Hybrid Cloud - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 15:35
private networkingPrivate Networking provides a private connection between your servers (bare metal or virtual) without being connected to external networks or even the Internet. This type of connection is relatively easy to implement, secure and cost-effective.  Let’s recap, what is Private Networking?  Private Networking offers a private network connection between your servers over a private isolated network. This data traffic is unmetered traffic and runs via […]
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Creating a private connection between Virtual and Dedicated Servers

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 15:35
private networkingPrivate Networking provides a private connection between your servers (bare metal or virtual) without being connected to external networks or even the Internet. This type of connection is relatively easy to implement, secure and cost-effective.  Let’s recap, what is Private Networking?  Private Networking offers a private network connection between your servers over a private isolated network. This data traffic is unmetered traffic and runs via […]
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To peer or not to peer – reflections about IP Interconnection from the Global Peering Forum 14 in Montreal

Blog - Network - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:51
PeeringIn April I joined the 14th edition of the Global Peering Forum (“GPF”) in Montreal. This is a conference where about 300 representatives from internet service providers, content providers (hosting companies, hyperscalers, content delivery networks), internet exchanges and data centers come together to discuss how to further improve and lower costs of IP interconnection (the way internet traffic is exchanged and routed […]
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The backend of gaming: infrastructure planning and handling data

Blog - Gaming - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:16
backendWe kicked off our inaugural Game Backend Engineering summit at the Game Developers Conference last month, which was hotly followed by Quo Vadis in Berlin. Both events brought a mixture of technology and business leaders together in a room to share best practices on how to overcome backend challenges. As Harald Riegler from Games Industry Network said, “this is information I would […]
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How to create a 3-2-1 backup system

Blog - Cloud - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:43
3-2-1 backupIn our previous article about backup, we presented the backup storage options available for businesses. We concluded that to truly disaster-proof your systems, it is best practice to combine local and cloud backup in a 3-2-1 backup system, so in this blog post we thought it would be good to explain how you go about creating this.  Remind me, what is 3-2-1 backup?  […]
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How to create a 3-2-1 backup system

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:43
3-2-1 backupIn our previous article about backup, we presented the backup storage options available for businesses. We concluded that to truly disaster-proof your systems, it is best practice to combine local and cloud backup in a 3-2-1 backup system, so in this blog post we thought it would be good to explain how you go about creating this.  Remind me, what is 3-2-1 backup?  […]
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Performance development tools to support company culture

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 13:54
performance developmentOn April 4th Leaseweb hosted an event in collaboration with TruQu where we discussed and presented our roadmap and philosophy about performance development. Before making the presentation, I reflected on how we are already supporting our global employees at Leaseweb. One thing stands out: it all starts with culture. At Leaseweb we recognize a few […]
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Welcoming iGaming companies operating in regulated markets

Blog - iGaming - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 10:08
iGamingLeaseweb’s decision to open up its global data center services for iGaming companies means a unique opportunity to create a combination of interconnected infrastructure for their services by using Leaseweb’s global hybrid architecture (IAAS). Like so many other activities, gambling is increasingly moving from the land based into the digital world. In a growing number […]
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Finding the missing ingredients in Customer Care

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 12:18
customer careDuring my years as a chef, one of the main things I learned was the importance of being organized and making sure that your team is prepared for any situation. Organizing a chaotic and messy environment is crucial in the kitchens, and you can’t ignore problems or pretend the mess isn’t there, or else it […]
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