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Leaseweb Singapore Celebrates 10 Golden Years

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 13:29
As Leaseweb celebrates ten years in the garden city, I am proud of the incredible growth over the past years. Leaseweb Asia Pacific was the gateway to expanding further into Asia and Oceania and has been the stronghold of our presence in the region for the past decade. Now, since we have grown our operations […]
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Leaseweb USA Ranked in Top 100 Best Places to Work, Virginia

Mon, 02/06/2023 - 15:49
best places to work VirginiaWith a Focus on Company Culture, Leaseweb USA Receives Recognition as one of “Virginia’s Best Places to Work”. In a time of heightened turbulence and economic uncertainty, Leaseweb USA continues its dedication to its employees and community. We’ve taken pride in creating — a diverse culture, competitive and customizable benefits, telecommuting options and more. As […]
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Taking Leaseweb to New Heights in The Cloud: A Rebrand

Wed, 01/18/2023 - 09:10
RELIABLE CLOUD Leaseweb rebrandMy team and I are very excited to announce the rebranding of Leaseweb from a hosting provider to a cloud provider. As we said 25 years ago, Leaseweb is a company that “started in the clouds” and our focus remains there. More than ever, the cloud has become a driver of some of the most […]
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iWeb Canada becomes Leaseweb with new CEO Roger Brulotte

Wed, 10/05/2022 - 12:59
iWeb Canada becomes Leaseweb with new CEO Roger BrulotteLeaseweb is happy to announce that iWeb in Montréal, Canada, will officially be a Leaseweb entity by February 2023.  iWeb was acquired by Leaseweb in August last year and offers high-performance dedicated servers and cloud hosting from its three Montréal-based data centers. The acquisition will allow Leaseweb to cater to customers requiring services in the […]
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Pieter Kraan becomes MD of Singapore and Australia as Leaseweb grows

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 11:54
New Leaseweb MD for Singapore and Australia Pieter KraanLeaseweb is excited to announce Pieter Kraan as the new Managing Director of Singapore and Australia as of September 2022! Pieter is the perfect fit for this dynamic role with over 20 years of global experience in growing businesses, including 10 years in Asia. He joined the Leaseweb family in 2021 as Managing Director of […]
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Leaseweb Employee Stories: Danny and Julia

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 14:44
julia and dannyWith 25 years of reliable hosting behind it, Leaseweb knows that none of its achievements could have been possible without a strong backbone of talented, dedicated staff members. Since the hiring of its first employee in 1999, Leaseweb has passed many milestones and grown to over 500 employees based in 9 countries. Some of them […]
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Looking Back at a Quarter Century of Leaseweb

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 13:34
As Leaseweb celebrates its 25th anniversary, I’d like to reflect on how the company has evolved and how it will continue to grow.  From its beginning in 1997, Leaseweb has provided technical expertise to assist businesses of all sizes, from small startups to multinational corporations, to achieve their business goals. Leaseweb itself has grown from […]
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How the European Union is Rebalancing the Global Cloud Market

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 15:03
The global cloud market needs a major rehaul. Over half of the worldwide cloud market share is dominated by five companies (think AWS, Google, Microsoft, etc.). No industry can operate as a free market (or even really be considered one) when big brands are this dominant, and the cloud market is no exception. Monopolies leave […]
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Success at Apache: The Leaseweb Fork

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 14:57
I joined the Apache CloudStack community in 2012 and became a committer in 2013, eventually becoming a PMC (Project Management Committee) member in 2017. My journey to becoming a PMC was both physical and literal and included several forks in the road. The forks presented themselves in all aspects of my journey – although the […]
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A Look at the First Remote Leaseweb Hackathon of 2021, as Told by Our Engineers

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 20:55
Every quarter Leaseweb employees come together to participate in a 48-hour, anything goes intellectual free-for-all: the Leaseweb Hackathon. While the hackathons of years past included drinks, an office lock-in, and the occasional laser tag game, our most recent events are as 2021 as you can imagine: conducted from home, with dedicated messaging channels firing throughout […]
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You’re Working Fully Remote. Now What?

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:44
You're Working Fully Remote – Now What?This guest blog was written by Vyvyan Gonzales, Employee Engagement Officer at Leaseweb, who has some tips for those who now find themselves working fully remote. Like many companies, a large percentage of Leaseweb’s workforce is now working entirely remote. A large part of the Leaseweb culture is human interaction that celebrates the diverse backgrounds, […]
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Becoming a “Best Place to Work in Virginia” Starts With Culture

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:05
Becoming a “Best Place to Work in Virginia” Starts with the CultureFor the second year in a row, Leaseweb USA has been named one of Virginia’s “Best Places to Work,” by Virginia Business Journal. The annual list was created by Virginia Business Journal and Best Companies Group to identify, recognize and celebrate the best of the best in all industries across the state. As an awardee, […]
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What Really Happens At A Leaseweb Hackathon

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

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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Interview with Walter van de Waterbeemd, Chief Human Resources Officer

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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Team Leaseweb victorious at Belgian Open Aerobatic Championship Koksijde

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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Working in HR and the learning culture 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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Interview with Frank Roelofs, Knowledge Manager

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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Performance development tools to support company culture

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

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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