Projects

LeaseWeb’s hosting servers now host the OCOM careers website

You may have read in our previous blog post that we were due to launch the new OCOM recruitment website. Well, our web design team has made the final touches, the HR department has populated the vacancy listings, and we are delighted to announce that the new website is now live from our own web hosting servers! Please visit http://www.ocomcareers.com and don’t forget to add us to your favorites!

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LeaseWeb inside scoop: System Administration

As Ruud’s last blog post showed, Ocom (and LeaseWeb with it) is growing pretty fast. We wouldn’t be able to accomplish results like these without a motivated and skilled group of people. Behind our website, products and impressive bandwidth graphs there are a number of teams working on keeping us up and running – and we’d like to introduce some of them in a series of interviews.

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CDN beta update

About a month ago we started our CDN beta program to see how our system performs in a real-world scenario. The first results are coming in, so it’s time for a small update on where we are and how things are going.

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CDN goes beta: New Content Delivery Provides LeaseWeb Customers Advanced Scalable CDN Options

Very shortly some of our customers will take part in a beta program to validate our new Content Delivery Network (CDN) product. This is another step in a continuing program at LeaseWeb to offer internet technologies, which can efficiently deliver content to users. CDN leverages our high quality, high bandwidth network with an advanced implementation of CDN to meet LeaseWeb client requirements.

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Filtering: the pilot

Since a report by the WODC (see Filtering The Internet) stated that it is unclear whether filtering is effective or not, we have been in contact with the Ministry of Justice and Meldpunt Kinderporno (Hotline combating Child Pornography) and discussed ways of reducing child pornography on the Internet. Although we, as a Service Provider, are not responsible for the content our customers put online, we find it good corporate governance to do everything we can to reduce this problem. As a result we will start a pilot soon with filtering images.

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Honeypot Project

Recently we have started a small honeypot project within our network to monitor and analyze malicious requests. With this information we can make our network more secure.

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