5 Ways to Protect Your Company from DDoS Attacks

Blog - Ecommerce - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:22
DDoS AttackAs an online business, you have the responsibility of ensuring the safety of your customers’ hard-earned money from DDoS attacks. Unfortunately, hackers are making it harder to fulfill that responsibility. Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report found that the e-commerce industry falls victim to cyberattacks more than any other industry. In some cases, hackers are looking to […]
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5 Ways to Prepare Your Site for Peaks in Traffic

Blog - Ecommerce - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:25
Peak trafficAs an IT professional, you covet page views and unique visitors to your site. But at times of peak traffic, they can be as much of an obstacle as an asset. The popularity of your website can make it the victim of its own success. Target experienced this problem firsthand when it introduced its Lilly Pulitzer […]
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5 Ways to Prepare Your Site for Peaks in Traffic

Blog - CDN - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:25
Peak trafficAs an IT professional, you covet page views and unique visitors to your site. But at times of peak traffic, they can be as much of an obstacle as an asset. The popularity of your website can make it the victim of its own success. Target experienced this problem firsthand when it introduced its Lilly Pulitzer […]
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E-commerce Success Requires the Right Partner

Blog - Hybrid Cloud - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 17:03
e-commerceThere’s a saying in the venture capital community: If you want money, ask for advice; if you want advice, ask for money. It doesn’t work quite the same way with cloud hosting providers. But it is true that customers who ask us for advice during the pre-sale process are often the ones who end up […]
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E-commerce Success Requires the Right Partner

Blog - Ecommerce - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 17:03
e-commerceThere’s a saying in the venture capital community: If you want money, ask for advice; if you want advice, ask for money. It doesn’t work quite the same way with cloud hosting providers. But it is true that customers who ask us for advice during the pre-sale process are often the ones who end up […]
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Launching a New Game? Make Sure to Use These Technologies

Blog - Gaming - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 17:48
cloud computingGame design is like the virtual Wild West, where anyone with a dream and some courage has a chance to build something great. But you can’t grow an indie game studio on dreams alone; you need the right technology to turn your vision into reality.   Cloud computing offers game developers a means of quickly and easily […]
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Throwback to My First 5 Months in Singapore

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:29
Leaseweb Singapore“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself’” – Henry Ford Now that I have spent 5 months working and living in one of the most vibrant cities in the world, I thought it would be a good point to write a follow-up to my previous piece ‘’My Journey from the […]
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How to Ensure Business Continuity in the Cloud

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 16:05
Business ContinuityBusiness continuity, like its little sibling backups, is too often overlooked until it’s too late. But with the cloud on their side, IT and business leaders have a new chance  to rethink the breadth and effectiveness of their business continuity capabilities to help avert the next outage. The ‘build it and they will come’ days […]
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Finding My Way to the Land of Windmills

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 13:28
NetherlandsI recently moved from South Africa to join Leaseweb as a Scrum Master. As expected, this was a big step filled with many challenges and sometimes overwhelming uncertainty. My journey started with the interview process. After two online interviews, I was invited for a face to face interview at the Leaseweb head office in the […]
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From Colocation to Cloud: What You Need to Know

Blog - Colocation - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 09:44
Colocation to cloudOver the course of the past few years I have had an increasing number of discussions with customers and prospects, who already have hosting infrastructure but are considering moving to a real IaaS solution based on a monthly subscription fee. In most cases these customers, who are often in the SaaS industry or offer professional […]
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Leaseweb and Citadel games at GDC 2017

Blog - Gaming - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 15:36
GDCAs Leaseweb USA is revving up to be part of the great success that is the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco next week (March 1st through March 3rd), understanding why Leaseweb is a proud exhibitor is something I’d like to dive into. For starters, we are excited to share details of Leaseweb’s services […]
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From hosting to hosting

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 09:24
TraineeWhen I was younger, I had always envisioned a career in the hospitality industry: luxury hotels, fine dining, and amazing locations where I would be the host to welcome guests. Little did I know 6 years ago that ‘hosting’ could have a completely different meaning. After high school, I started my education with an MBO+ […]
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Meet us at SaaStr Annual 2017

Blog - SaaS - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 15:41
SaastrLeaseweb USA will be the only hosting company in attendance at this year’s SaaStr Annual in San Francisco. The young conference, led by veteran SaaS investor Jason Lemkin, has already grown to more than 250 speakers and 10,000 attendees in just its third year. This year’s theme – “Scale Together” – fits so well with […]
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7 Advantages of Colocation Vs. On Premise Hosting

Blog - Colocation - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:30
Customers who are looking for a hosting solution, particularly those who currently have an on premise hosted IT environment and are considering colocation, often face a range of questions with regard to their infrastructure choices. We’ve put together a list of some of the common issues companies face when deciding between colocation and on premise […]
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7 Advantages of Colocation Vs. On Premise Hosting

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:30
Customers who are looking for a hosting solution, particularly those who currently have an on premise hosted IT environment and are considering colocation, often face a range of questions with regard to their infrastructure choices. We’ve put together a list of some of the common issues companies face when deciding between colocation and on premise […]
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8 Things to consider before selecting a dedicated server

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:56
Let’s say you want to become the new Facebook. Believe it or not, I regularly run into people who have this ambition.The number one question these new Mark Zuckerbergs ask me, is which server they need. It is always a challenge to convince them to not rush into anything. Instead, I make them sit down […]
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Live Transcoding Made Simple and Easy

Blog - CDN - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 14:53
In today’s age of livestreaming events and concerts, the numerous and diverse amounts of mobile devices, desktops and TV’s pose a challenge for any content distribution creator.  Julien Lehmann, Product Manager for CDN and Cybersecurity at Leaseweb previews the new service of live transcoding, a service that simplifies your workflow, that will be launched during […]
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Why we organize Hackathons at Leaseweb

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 08:35
Leaseweb kicked off its sixth quarterly Hackathon on Thursday, July 21st. The Hackathons are a chance for employees to step outside the usual routine and allow them to get creative, work together in new ways, and have fun. Participants are given two full days and nights to work on any kind of project whether it’s […]
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Leaseweb and Scopic: Building Virtual Bridges with Hybrid Cloud

Blog - CDN - Tue, 08/02/2016 - 16:00
Guest blog written by Leon Horbach of high-end VR production company Scopic. In a world that is more characterized by global connectivity than ever before, Cloud hosting providers such as Leaseweb play vital roles. The seamless transportation of data, in combination with rock-solid security and innovative products, are key factors when making both the private […]
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Harnessing Millions of CDN Statistics With Apollo

Blog - CDN - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 13:04
At Leaseweb, our CDN team focuses on delivering ultra-high performance globally for any content while remaining the most competitive player in the field. We process and monitor millions of requests per minute and that level of traffic requires a robust and flexible statistics platform that provide us and our customers with real-time accurate information. Our […]
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