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How to create a 3-2-1 backup system

In our previous article about backup, we presented the backup storage options available for businesses. We concluded that to truly disaster-proof your systems, it is best practice to combine local and cloud backup in a 3-2-1 backup system, so in this blog post we thought it would be good to explain how you go about creating this.  Remind me, what is 3-2-1 backup?  […]

Creating a Hybrid Cloud environment through Private Networking

Private Networking provides a private connection between your Dedicated Servers and Cloud environments without being connected to external networks or even the Internet. This type of connection is relatively easy to implement, secure and cost-effective.  How does Private Networking work? Private Networking offers a private network connection over a private isolated network. This data traffic is unmetered traffic and runs via a […]

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To peer or not to peer – reflections about IP Interconnection from the Global Peering Forum 14 in Montreal

In April I joined the 14th edition of the Global Peering Forum (“GPF”) in Montreal. This is a conference where about 300 representatives from internet service providers, content providers (hosting companies, hyperscalers, content delivery networks), internet exchanges and data centers come together to discuss how to further improve and lower costs of IP interconnection (the way internet traffic is exchanged and routed […]

The backend of gaming: infrastructure planning and handling data

We kicked off our inaugural Game Backend Engineering summit at the Game Developers Conference last month, which was hotly followed by Quo Vadis in Berlin. Both events brought a mixture of technology and business leaders together in a room to share best practices on how to overcome backend challenges. As Harald Riegler from Games Industry Network said, “this is information I would […]

Performance development tools to support company culture

On April 4th Leaseweb hosted an event in collaboration with TruQu where we discussed and presented our roadmap and philosophy about performance development. Before making the presentation, I reflected on how we are already supporting our global employees at Leaseweb. One thing stands out: it all starts with culture. At Leaseweb we recognize a few […]

Welcoming iGaming companies operating in regulated markets

Leaseweb’s decision to open up its global data center services for iGaming companies means a unique opportunity to create a combination of interconnected infrastructure for their services by using Leaseweb’s global hybrid architecture (IAAS). Like so many other activities, gambling is increasingly moving from the land based into the digital world. In a growing number […]

After an exciting year, Leaseweb USA receives recognition as one of Virginia’s “Best Places to Work”

Throughout 2018, the Leaseweb USA team accomplished a number of different milestones, one of which included being recognized as one of the top-ranked places to work in Virginia. The annual list of Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business Journal and Best Companies Group to identify, recognize and celebrate the best […]