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Leaseweb APAC: Your Connection to Singapore, the “Next Silicon Valley”

Every year KPMG conducts surveys with global technology leaders to answer one burning question: Which cities do they believe will become the next technology innovation hubs? According to KPMG’s latest 2020 report, Singapore took first place as the top alternative to Silicon Valley – a huge step up from last year’s seventh place. Major contributing […]

Understanding and Interpreting CPU Steal Time on Virtual Machines

Virtual machines report on different types of usage metrics, such as server load, memory usage, and steal time. Customers often ask about steal time – what is it, and why is it reported on their virtual machines? Read on as we explain how steal time works to better understand what it means for your virtual machine.  What is Steal Time?  Steal time is the percentage of time the virtual machine process […]

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Partners in the Storm: Elevating Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Summer months often bring excitement for—and memories of—light-hearted joys such as long, warm days, outdoor activities with friends and family, and the simple pleasure of ice cream on a hot day. But while the beginning of summer often is filled with light-heartedness, the late-summer months mark the beginning of hurricane season and natural disaster preparedness […]

Leaseweb Product Update 001

You asked, and we delivered: the first official Leaseweb blog focused solely on product updates is here!  We are constantly releasing new changes and updates, and we are excited to begin sharing them with you more frequently. Take a look at some of our latest innovations below and let us know what you think by leaving a comment or filling out this 2-question survey.   Now, let’s explore what […]

Five Years of Managed Momentum – a Leaseweb Growth Update

It’s always fun to take a moment to look back on past successes – both internally and with our customers – and share some of the exciting accomplishments we’ve made as a Leaseweb team. Among the many exciting aspects about working in our industry is the pace of innovation and the challenge of anticipating customer […]

One-Click DNSSEC at Leaseweb

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been working hard to introduce the DNSSEC feature to our customers – and now it’s finally available to the world. To use the Internet, every device starts with DNS. When you open a web page, say leaseweb.com, your browser needs to know the IP (Internet Protocol) of leaseweb.com. […]

The Power of 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors

2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processor-powered servers are now available for Leaseweb customers around the globe – and it’s a big deal. We are one of the very first Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers in the world to deliver access to these high-performance processors. It’s part of our ongoing commitment to help customers take full advantage of the […]

Four Strategies to Successfully Support Your Team During Times of Uncertainty

As the world moved to self-isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, working remotely became the new normal. People have had to quickly adjust to sudden and significant changes, altering both their personal and professional lives to accommodate these trying circumstances. Yet, organizations still need to deliver high-quality work customers have come to expect – despite […]

How To Run Your Own Secure Video Conferencing Tool

The use of virtual collaboration tools has skyrocketed in the past few weeks. Microsoft Teams has seen a 500% increase in meetings, calls and conferences in China since January 31. Skype had a 70% increase in users in one month. The app Houseparty hit over two million downloads in one week alone at the end […]

Power Your Play

The gaming industry is going through more change than it ever has before – and everyone is trying to get a share of it. While 2019 was a great year for gaming, there is still more to come. This year promises to have new games and technology revolutions – such as high-quality games, consoles that […]

You’re Working Fully Remote. Now What?

Like many companies, a large percentage of Leaseweb’s workforce is now working entirely remote. A large part of the Leaseweb culture is human interaction that celebrates the diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and life experiences of our employees – and now, with everything gone virtual, we are finding new ways to connect and ensure that every Leaseweb […]

The 7 Deadly Sins of Fintech Companies and How to Avoid Them

I have worked with fintech companies around the world for the past four years, offering them customized infrastructure support while in turn gaining unprecedented insight into the growth of the industry. While fintech began as a disruptive industry with the ‘humble’ intention to revolutionize the financial services industry, I’ve watching it explode and rock the […]