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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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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Svenja joins other tech leaders on Toolbox for #IWD2019

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:27
International Women’s Day (IWD) began in 1911 when more than a million people came together in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland to celebrate women and their social, economic, cultural and political achievements. Now, more than a century later, IWD is celebrated all over the world and serves as a call to action for accelerating gender […]
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Let the games begin at GDC 2019!

Blog - Gaming - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 14:53
GDCLeaseweb USA is getting charged up for this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC), in San Francisco, March 18-22. Every year, the event brings together the biggest names in game development – from creative experts to talented programmers and business leaders. We’re looking forward to exchanging ideas and shaping the future of the Gaming industry with […]
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Ivo Költze on MadTech and hosting trends

Blog - Martech/AdTech - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 15:35
MadTechLet’s start with a quick intro, tell us about yourself? My name is Ivo Költze, and I am an Acquisition Manager (which combines business development & partner management) for Leaseweb Deutschland. I’ve been working for Leaseweb since August 2016 and I love it – it’s a lot of fun to work for this international and […]
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Ivo Költze on MadTech and hosting trends

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 15:35
MadTechLet’s start with a quick intro, tell us about yourself? My name is Ivo Költze, and I am an Acquisition Manager (which combines business development & partner management) for Leaseweb Deutschland. I’ve been working for Leaseweb since August 2016 and I love it – it’s a lot of fun to work for this international and […]
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Backup: what are the storage options for backing up data?

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:52
backupIn this blog post, we present the backup storage options available for businesses. When thinking about your backup strategy, you should consider which data you need to back up and how you can keep this backup safe – this determines backup storage needs and costs. You should also look for a solution that can grow […]
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After an exciting year, Leaseweb USA receives recognition as one of Virginia’s “Best Places to Work”

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:40
Leaseweb USAThroughout 2018, the Leaseweb USA team accomplished a number of different milestones, one of which included officially moving our U.S. headquarters to Virginia. This move has inspired a large recruiting drive that has been fueled by the rich talent in Northern Virginia and the surrounding area. The move has also put an increased focus on […]
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2019: the year of the refrigerator

Blog - Cloud - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:55
smart refrigeratorIoT (Internet of Things) has been the buzzword of the past year, and connected devices are now popping up everywhere. That leads us to the question of whether developments in IoT, AI and cloud are bringing us closer to the digital singularity in 2019. It definitely seems like a step in that direction. I’ve purchased […]
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Join us at SaaStr 2019!

Blog - SaaS - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 11:33
SaaStrBetween 5th and 7th February, SaaS executives, founders, and entrepreneurs will gather in San Jose, California, for SaaStr Annual 2019, the largest event for the SaaS community. For us, it’s an opportunity to spend a couple days with the best and brightest minds in SaaS, and we’re proud to be a gold sponsor taking part […]
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Go remote! How to embrace remote workers

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:31
remote workersSince the start of the information age, worldwide connectivity has influenced our lives in almost infinite ways and does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. It has created a vast number of ways for us to communicate and collaborate with people around the world. Knowledge is available to anyone with an internet […]
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Is it time for a new BOSS (Boot Optimized Storage Solution)?

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 16:16
Boot Optimized Storage SolutionTo maximize the usable disk space per server and to separate the OS drives from the data drives, a technical solution is required that is not only performant but also redundant. The BOSS card (‘Boot Optimized Storage Solution’) is the latest generation of Dell PowerEdge servers that provides a simpler, more economical way to segregate operating system […]
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Developing Customer Success through improved communication

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 16:39
Cinzia Customer SuccessI joined Leaseweb as a Customer Care Representative in August 2017 from a background of customer-facing roles. I felt I could contribute significantly to the company and its clients as I have a strong understanding of maximizing customer and company values. Within 3 and a half months of joining Leaseweb, I moved into the Customer […]
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E-commerce: Your website and infrastructure can make or break your business

Blog - Network - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:39
eCommerceRunning an E-commerce business is a daunting task, and trying to ensure its success is even more difficult due to the highly competitive world of digital marketing. Companies are tasked with determining what strategies will work best for their businesses and then need to be able to adapt to overcome various challenges to become successful.  The importance […]
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E-commerce: Your website and infrastructure can make or break your business

Blog - Ecommerce - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:39
eCommerceRunning an E-commerce business is a daunting task, and trying to ensure its success is even more difficult due to the highly competitive world of digital marketing. Companies are tasked with determining what strategies will work best for their businesses and then need to be able to adapt to overcome various challenges to become successful.  The importance […]
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Which network firewall setup is best for your private cloud?

Blog - Cloud - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:00
network firewallA network firewall protects hosted applications and data in a private cloud. They operate as the core of your network security, act as an access control point of all traffic, and eliminate risks of unknown malicious traffic. When thinking about which network firewall setup to install, you need to make the following decision: Do you […]
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Which network firewall setup is best for your private cloud?

Blog - Network - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:00
network firewallA network firewall protects hosted applications and data in a private cloud. They operate as the core of your network security, act as an access control point of all traffic, and eliminate risks of unknown malicious traffic. When thinking about which network firewall setup to install, you need to make the following decision: Do you […]
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