In the 21st century, being mobile is no longer a luxury, it’s a bare necessity. Our mobile phones have integrated so much with our daily chores that we hardly realize the worth, except for those odd moments when we accidentally leave them home!
What is the most cost efficient way to manage infrastructure for the increasingly popular Free-to-play model?
Free to Play, often abbreviated to F2P, means you can play a game without paying a dime for it. Sounds great doesn’t it? Some industry experts say that F2P might be the first step towards a totally new gaming market. Until then, some games start out as a Pay to Play version (like DC Universe Online, Age of Conan or League of Legends), who later switch to F2P. Other games are designed with F2P in mind, like the recently released Tribes: Ascend. The F2P model is one that truly provides a win-win outcome for gaming companies and players alike.
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When you run into someone in the hallways of the LeaseWeb’s offices and say ‘Hey, how’s it going?” the most common answer you will get is “Great! But busy!”
It’s true, we’re all so involved with whatever it is we’re doing, literally running sometimes day and night to meet deadlines. From my point of view, you really need to be smart about striking a balance between meeting those deadlines, while still taking your time to be creative to bring that extra something into your work.
We have been segmenting our customer base for quite a while now. Why? Well, with over 15,000 customers and a growth rate of 45% year over year, we wanted to create a system that helps us continuously learn about market demands and our customer’s business priorities. There are many reasons why this is important to us, but let me try to formulate a few of them:
They are the unsung heroes of every IT company: the people that write the software, provision the servers, provide support and all the men and women that form the beating heart of the organization. That’s why we felt it was time to give put them in the spotlight. Welcome to Working at LeaseWeb.
On the 16th December of last year we wrote about the creation of tickets in our Self Service Center (SSC). Since then we have seen a lot of customers who started using this feature and already received a lot of positive responses on this topic. We also got many questions on when we would enable the viewing of and replying to tickets in the SSC. Now, with the release of our newest sprint, we did just that!
On 28 November 2011, RapidSpeeds informed LeaseWeb of its decision to suspend its operations. RapidSpeeds also confirmed that it could no longer meet its obligations to LeaseWeb. In accordance with LeaseWeb’s rights, LeaseWeb subsequently suspended its services to RapidSpeeds.
LeaseWeb Germany Post-Merger Integration Survey – Using customer feedback to further improve our hosting services
About a year ago we acquired the German hosting company Netdirekt, and with the anniversary approaching we decided to check-in with our German customers to get their feedback on our services. One of the most important things LeaseWeb tries to achieve is fostering relationships with our clients. By listening to them, we can better understand their needs. That’s why we recently conducted our German customer satisfaction survey.