Press releases

Press release: LeaseWeb Deutschland GmbH appoints new Managing Director, Herke Plantenga

The experienced hosting specialist will drive growth in the DACH region

LeaseWeb, a leading global hosting provider, has appointed Herke Plantenga as new Managing Director of LeaseWeb Deutschland GmbH, with immediate effect. He takes up the role, previously held by Wiethold Wagner, who moves to focus on delivering new business and future sales strategy.

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LeaseWeb and StopBadware unite to combat cybercrime

Stopbadware logoLeaseWeb, a leading global hosting provider, is sponsoring StopBadware ( to make the internet safer through the prevention, mitigation, and remediation of malware websites. LeaseWeb will provide hosted server infrastructure, physical capacity and redundancy for the network and services, to support the growth of the global initiative.

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NGINX chooses LeaseWeb as preferred infrastructure partner

NGINX, the open source web server developer, today announced that it has named LeaseWeb, a leading hosting provider, as its preferred infrastructure partner. By bringing together the speed and flexibility of one of the world’s top web server software with LeaseWeb’s first-class global infrastructure services, the two companies will further enhance the quality of their customers’ experience.

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Infradata equips LeaseWeb with 100 Gbps Ethernet interfaces by Juniper Networks

Leading European hosting provider LeaseWeb is one of the first hosting providers to invest in 100GE interfaces. The new 100 Gbps interfaces are being used in LeaseWeb’s Juniper Networks MX platform. Network integrator Infradata is making its contribution by ensuring delivery and support for the fast blades.

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Important Upgrade Support Department

Amsterdam, September 15, 2009 – LeaseWeb (, one the world’s leading dedicated hosting providers, has significantly upgraded its Support Department over the past six months in response to signs that customers’ support experience could be improved. The most recent semi-annual customer survey held among more than 1,300 customers showed that the measures are having a positive effect.

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LeaseWeb 1st Hosting Provider to Install Child Porn Filter

LeaseWeb, one of Europes largest business hosting providers, has initiated a pilot to check images on child porn sensitive websites with so called hash technology. LeaseWeb will implement the filtering solution in close consultation with Dutch Ministry of Justice and Dutch Child Porn Hotline, in cooperation with Swedish company NetClean.

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Dedicated Hosting Provider LeaseWeb Expands Network & Support Department

Dedicated hosting provider LeaseWeb, among the global top 20 hosting providers, expands its Network & Support Department and appoints four new network engineers. Their responsibilities cover operational services, including monitoring the hosting network, providing customers with hosting services and support, and providing sales support.

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NetApp and LeaseWeb to Launch Virtual Storage Platform

Platform will enable LeaseWeb hosting customers to consolidate their storage

Hosting provider LeaseWeb has decided to use a FAS 3040HA mid-range platform by NetApp so that it will be able to offer its customers a complete storage-on-demand (SOD) solution. The platform will enable LeaseWeb to offer managed back-up and disaster recovery services.

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LeaseWeb Earns ISO 27001 Certification: Guarantee For Safe Hosting

Dr. Paans: “Is LeaseWeb’s worldwide growth being managed properly?”

LeaseWeb, the biggest corporate hosting provider in the Netherlands, has been granted ISO 27001 certification for information security by Dr. Ronald Paans of Noordbeek IT Audit. This gives LeaseWeb’s customers a firm guarantee that their websites are hosted in a secure and well-managed environment.

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Twenga Outsources Dedicated Hosting Heavy Website to LeaseWeb

Twenga currently has 100 dedicated servers at the data center, more than 500 in two years!

Twenga, a global online shopping comparison site, is letting LeaseWeb host its �heavy� website. The company initially needs over 100 dedicated servers, primarily to obtain all of the product data from e-commerce websites indexed by Twenga. LeaseWeb has installed the dedicated servers at EvoSwitch, the CO2-neutral data center.

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