Amsterdam, The Netherlands – September 20, 2022 – Leaseweb Global, a leading hosting and cloud services company, today announced that it is expanding its Asia Pacific presence with the opening of three new data centers in Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney before the end of the year. When the additional locations launch, Leaseweb will operate a total of nine data centers across the region.
As part of its expansion plans, the company also announced the promotion of Pieter Kraan as managing director of Leaseweb Asia Pacific and Leaseweb Australia next to his responsibility for Leaseweb Hong Kong and Leaseweb Japan. Kraan joined Leaseweb in December 2021 and takes over management of the local teams in Singapore and Sydney from Julia Gortinskaya, who is returning to Amsterdam to become sales director of Leaseweb Netherlands.
“APAC represents a huge growth market for cloud services, and the expansion of Leaseweb’s data center capacity in the region will enable us to deliver better and faster solutions to local customers while meeting future demand,” said Kraan, who is based out of Leaseweb Asia Pacific’s headquarters in Singapore. “I look forward to building on our market success with our great team in the region and further support startup businesses and enterprises alike as they pursue their digital transformation initiatives.”
Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region for cloud adoption globally with overall cloud spending expected to reach $200 billion by 2024. With a local presence since 2013, Leaseweb Asia Pacific caters to the needs of customers across a wide range of industries, including MarTech, AdTech, FinTech, Gaming, Big Tech, Cyber Security and SaaS.
“Leaseweb has experienced tremendous growth in the APAC region over the last two years, doubling its revenue and onboarding many new customers across the different locations,” said Julia Gortinskaya, who first joined Leaseweb in 2012. “I am confident that under Pieter’s leadership, Leaseweb Asia Pacific will continue its upward trajectory and help more businesses capitalize on the enormous opportunity presented by hybrid cloud.”
Leaseweb is a leading Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider serving a worldwide portfolio of 20,000 customers ranging from SMBs to Enterprises. Services include Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Dedicated Servers , Colocation, Content Delivery Network , and Cyber Security Services supported by exceptional customer service and technical support. With more than 80,000 servers, Leaseweb has provided infrastructure for mission-critical websites, Internet applications, email servers, security, and storage services since 1997. The company operates 25 data centers in locations across Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America, all of which are backed by a superior worldwide network with a total capacity of more than 10 Tbps.
Leaseweb offers services through its various subsidiaries, which are Leaseweb Netherlands B.V., Leaseweb USA, Inc., Leaseweb Asia Pacific PTE. LTD, Leaseweb CDN B.V., Leaseweb Deutschland GmbH, Leaseweb Australia Ltd., Leaseweb UK Ltd, Leaseweb Japan KK, Leaseweb Hong Kong LTD, and iWeb Technologies Inc.
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