Game Over: Latency, Lag, and Gaming Infrastructure for Developers

Blog - Gaming - Wed, 03/04/2017 - 10:10
The last few years have seen the rapid rise of e-gaming as a popular sport, thanks to streaming services like Twitch and the growing legions of dedicated fans and players. Popular games like League of Legends and Dota 2 now host massive tournaments that offer substantial rewards for players. In fact, the Dota 2 tournament in […]
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EU-US Privacy Shield: next steps

Blog - Ecommerce - Tue, 03/01/2016 - 17:20
Some weeks ago we informed you of the EU-US Privacy Shield, announced by the European Commission on février 02, 2016 meaning a new arrangement for transatlantic data flows between the EU and US. In this blog you can read recent developments of the EU-US Privacy Shield and alternative solutions offered by Leaseweb. EU US Privacy […]
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Don’t let cyberattacks bring you down

Blog - Network - Tue, 02/11/2017 - 14:00
The first half of 2015 saw a 50% increase in DDoS attacks. They are not only becoming more frequent but they are getting more sophisticated too. On average, a DDoS attack will cost an SMB company €45 000 and an enterprise €400 000 – not to mention the damage done to the corporate image or share price. […]
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Software-as-a-Service: Agile, Innovative, Thriving

Blog - SaaS - Fri, 02/07/2017 - 16:15
In the last few weeks, it seems that everyone has become convinced that the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sector is in trouble, thanks to a sudden decline in market valuations of SaaS companies like LinkedIn, Workday and Salesforce. Those concerns aren’t without merit: In one week, the combined stock values of those three companies plunged by $22 […]
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3 ways to maximize advertising and website ROI through IaaS

Blog - Network - Tue, 01/07/2017 - 14:00
Customers want content delivered instantly. Whether it’s articles & videos or any type of advertising inventory pushed from a Supply-Side Platform (SSP) to a Demand-Side Platform (DSP), Owned Media, or big data being transmitted into a Data Management Platform (DMP) and used for analysis and real-time optimizations, it has to appear on the screen in […]
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3 ways to maximize advertising and website ROI through IaaS

Blog - Martech/AdTech - Tue, 01/07/2017 - 14:00
Customers want content delivered instantly. Whether it’s articles & videos or any type of advertising inventory pushed from a Supply-Side Platform (SSP) to a Demand-Side Platform (DSP), Owned Media, or big data being transmitted into a Data Management Platform (DMP) and used for analysis and real-time optimizations, it has to appear on the screen in […]
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3 ways to maximize advertising and website ROI through IaaS

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Tue, 01/07/2017 - 14:00
Customers want content delivered instantly. Whether it’s articles & videos or any type of advertising inventory pushed from a Supply-Side Platform (SSP) to a Demand-Side Platform (DSP), Owned Media, or big data being transmitted into a Data Management Platform (DMP) and used for analysis and real-time optimizations, it has to appear on the screen in […]
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3 ways to maximize advertising and website ROI through IaaS

Blog - Ecommerce - Tue, 01/07/2017 - 14:00
Customers want content delivered instantly. Whether it’s articles & videos or any type of advertising inventory pushed from a Supply-Side Platform (SSP) to a Demand-Side Platform (DSP), Owned Media, or big data being transmitted into a Data Management Platform (DMP) and used for analysis and real-time optimizations, it has to appear on the screen in […]
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The faster the better: How we assess network performance for end-users all around the world

Blog - Network - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:11
Moving from your on-prem IT infrastructure to the cloud is a challenge but picking the right cloud hosting partner is even a bigger challenge.  How do you find a provider that recommends “the right stuff” and helps you migrate but who also runs a cloud infrastructure in which your applications run really well? At Leaseweb […]
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How the Safe Harbour principle invalidation affects Leaseweb

Blog - Ecommerce - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 14:55
“The Court of Justice declares that the Commission’s U.S. Safe Harbour Decision is invalid.” The Safe Harbour arrangement has been in place since 2000. It was formalized by the European Commission’s Safe Harbour Decision (2000/520/EC), and permitted the transfer of personal data of Europeans to the U.S., to companies that are self-certified under the Safe […]
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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, 04/05/2017 - 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, 12/06/2014 - 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, 09/04/2014 - 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, 05/06/2015 - 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, 08/02/2013 - 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, 05/04/2013 - 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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