Network economics: more bandwidth for your buck

Blog - Network - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 11:22
Balancing the end-user experience of Leaseweb hosted services and network economics At Leaseweb Network, we manage and support the networks and traffic of the various Leaseweb services companies around the world. We also support the advanced networking needs of their customers and protect them from security threats. To ensure an optimized end-user experience for Leaseweb […]
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Private Networking: fully automated, scalable and easy to use

Blog - Network - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 14:56
We are proud to announce that from now on, we offer fully automated private networking in our datacenters in Singapore, Frankfurt and San Francisco. Using the Leaseweb developer API or the Customer Portal, customers can create an infrastructure using bare metal servers within the same data center, simply by adding the servers to the private network. […]
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Leaseweb’s first “ShipIT Days”: 30 hours of innovation

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 17:23
Take 15 projects, 40 developers, 30 pizzas plus 20 NERF guns and what do you get? A whole lot of creativity and innovation, that’s what! Leaseweb’s first “ShipIT Days” event brought talented employees together for thirty hours of building new features, redesigning applications, getting rid of things that annoyed us and lots of fun! Starting […]
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Local DNS-anycast, SIDN’s revolutionary new approach in response to the DDoS rat race

Blog - Network - Wed, 12/18/2013 - 13:13
As the administrator of .nl, SIDN is responsible for the functional stability and development of the Netherlands’ country-code top-level domain (TLD). Leaseweb recently became the first company to implement SIDN’s local anycast technology in its network. Marco Davids, Technical Advisor at SIDN, explains how local anycast differs from regular anycast. At SIDN we operate an impressive […]
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Scuba dive into the world of submarine cables

Blog - Network - Mon, 09/16/2013 - 13:09
The underwater world is nothing less than science fiction – with due respect to the flora and fauna – it’s the matrix of fiber optics orbiting the earth that transports you to a world of cabled mystery! And this real submarine world was created much before the Wachowski siblings came up with the idea of […]
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Keep on gaming! Leaseweb helps Sunset Games’ Tank Fighter stay on target with 100% uptime

Blog - Gaming - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 17:51
Tank Fighter screenshotA guestblog By Shay Hugi, CEO of Sunset Games. Picture this. You are a tank gunner chasing an elusive enemy. Finally you have them cornered. You take aim to blow them to smithereens… And your screen stutters and freezers. Not good. That’s why we chose Leaseweb to make sure that does not happen to any […]
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Hosting for gaming: Reto-Moto saves 40% on dedicated hosting

Blog - Gaming - Tue, 08/14/2012 - 17:35
Gamescom is currently in full swing, and of course the Leaseweb gaming experts are present to tell you all about Hosting for Gaming. With that in mind, we thought it would be a good time to showcase one of our esteemed customers, game developer and publisher Reto-Moto. Reto-Moto is based in Copenhagen, specializing in the […]
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Building your Game Platform

Blog - Gaming - Wed, 05/16/2012 - 17:00
As web gaming is growing, more and more needs to be taken into consideration when designing a new game or platform. This sentiment is underlined by a recent quote from John Carmack: “I can send an IP packet to Europe faster than I can send a pixel to the screen. How f*d up is that?” […]
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