SaaS Sessions Part 3: Technology

Blog - SaaS - Wed, 10/23/2019 - 11:40
PeeringWelcome to the third and final chapter of the Leaseweb SaaS Sessions series, where we examine crucial decisions SaaS suppliers are facing in the technology sector. Among them: how to deal with development talent shortages, ways to successfully acquire and retain customers, and the ‘always-on’ infrastructure needed for scaling a SaaS business.  In case you missed the first […]
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What Really Happens At A Leaseweb Hackathon

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 15:29
Hackathons have become legendary at Leaseweb throughout the years. They offer a space that empowers employees to work on projects they care about most in a fun and collaborative environment. The ideas produced during hackathons range from technical to functional – and never fail to impress. This quarter’s hackathon was no exception. The Hackathon Formula […]
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Lessons Learned from Implementing Scrum into Marketing

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 10:34
Scrum in marketingOver the past year, our marketing department has slowly adopted some Scrum methodologies. In this blog post, I reflect on the impact of Scrum on the department and provide insight on the challenges/benefits of Scrum in marketing.  Let’s recap, what is Scrum?    According to Kelly Waters, author of All About Agile, “Scrum is a simple […]
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SaaS Sessions Part 2: Growth

Blog - SaaS - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 16:31
SaaS growthGetting started as a SaaS provider is step one. Improving your market position by expanding your business (nationally and internationally) is step two. What do SaaS companies think about their growth track and what are their considerations? Organic growth Rob Coppen, who founded Yellowtail Group, explains that his company has grown organically, from what was […]
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A Look Behind the Curtain of Cloud Gaming

Blog - Cloud - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:38
cloud gamingCloud gaming continues to grow and become the norm for the gaming industry. Soon, game releases will exclusively be online for download onto consoles or streamed via the cloud, no more discs; much like how we consume music now. The cloud gaming industry is set to grow by 900% by 2023[1], and recent announcements have […]
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A Look Behind the Curtain of Cloud Gaming

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:38
cloud gamingCloud gaming continues to grow and become the norm for the gaming industry. Soon, game releases will exclusively be online for download onto consoles or streamed via the cloud, no more discs; much like how we consume music now. The cloud gaming industry is set to grow by 900% by 2023[1], and recent announcements have […]
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A Look Behind the Curtain of Cloud Gaming

Blog - Gaming - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:38
cloud gamingCloud gaming continues to grow and become the norm for the gaming industry. Soon, game releases will exclusively be online for download onto consoles or streamed via the cloud, no more discs; much like how we consume music now. The cloud gaming industry is set to grow by 900% by 2023[1], and recent announcements have […]
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Taking a shopping trip to the future

Blog - Ecommerce - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 13:20
retailThe new era of retail is an exciting blend of physical and digital. Our retail experiences are being enriched by technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR). It’s amazing how much intelligence is out there!  In this blog post, we follow fictitious protagonist Simon on a trip to […]
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Interview with Walter van de Waterbeemd, Chief Human Resources Officer

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 10:21
Walter van de WaterbeemdTell us a bit about your role at Leaseweb. At Leaseweb, I am Chief Human Resources Officer and responsible for the global HR policies and the alignment of HR operations between all (international) entities. By analyzing the market, adequate strategies can be developed to stay an employer of choice and compete in a competitive industry […]
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Data Compression in Online Games

Blog - Gaming - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 13:24
Data compressionData compression has had a renaissance in the last two decades. Real speed gains in newer processor generations have started to slow down in favor of putting more cores onto a chip. So, bridging the processor / memory performance gap has become a very important strategy for scaling up. At the same time innovations such […]
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SaaS Sessions Part 1: Ambitions

Blog - SaaS - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 17:04
SaaS SessionsThis is the first in our blog series ‘SaaS Sessions,’ which was inspired by a recent roundtable event in which five Dutch SaaS entrepreneurs and I had a discussion and shared insights. In this one, I discuss ambitions for Dutch SaaS companies, the steps for scaling, and expanding overseas. Enjoy!  The Netherlands is a country with […]
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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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