What is Leaseweb Elastic Compute?

Leaseweb is excited to announce that we have released our Elastic Compute product in Canada! 

But regardless of where you are in the world, if infrastructure scalability is something your business desperately needs, then this is the Public Cloud solution for you. Leaseweb Elastic Compute is trusted by many companies around the world to deliver a highly scalable and secure Hybrid Cloud environment. In this blog, we’ll explain use cases, features and benefits. 

Why you need elasticity in cloud computing 

Many businesses, particularly in industries like E-commerce, SaaS and Media, need to be able to scale their workloads up or down rapidly depending on demand. For example, if there is a Black Friday sale and an unusually high surge of traffic hits an e-commerce platform, Elastic Compute allows you to employ instantly more computing power when you need it and pay for it only when you use it. When the Black Friday deal is over, and traffic reduces again, so can your computing power. 

Elastic Compute Use Cases 

  • Business Applications  
  • Enterprise Software as a Service (SAAS)  
  • E-commerce Websites
  • AdTech & MarTech Solutions  
  • Integration with Other Tools 

Benefits of Elastic Compute cloud

Elastic Compute enables you to spin up or spin down new instances at any time without waiting for manual approvals or lengthy processes. Loads can automatically be balanced across multiple instances, significantly reducing the risk of being unavailable to your visitors. When demand drops, simply scale down without having to worry about over-provisioning resources. For unpredictable spikes in demand, use burst mode to avoid paying for idle capacity during normal periods. Knowing your recurring default usage can also reduce costs by going for a commitment on a portion of the resources.

Features of Leaseweb Elastic Compute 

At Leaseweb, the following features are present in our Elastic Compute packages: 

Powered by Cloudstack

CloudStack is an open-source cloud platform that offers a wealth of features and functionality. It is highly customizable, allowing tech-savvy customers to create high-performing systems at an attractive price.   

First-Class Level Architecture

Leaseweb’s architecture enables excellent performance for every business application, including hardware and software redundancy at all levels. Our solutions are backed by comprehensive service level agreements.  

Transparent Pricing

Elastic Compute’s transparent billing and predictable pricing model alleviates the pressure of hidden or uncontrollable billing items.   

Start When and How you Want

You can set up and deploy your infrastructure in minutes. Start with an instance of any size and increase it as needed. 

Flexibility with Resource Pools

With resource pools, you can create and manage multiple instances with your choice of operating systems, combined with the flexibility to allocate resources such as vCPUs, vRAM, storage, firewalls, and load balancers. 

Full Flash Storage and Snapshots

Your Virtual Data Center is equipped with full solid-state drive storage systems for high performance and availability. Additional secondary storage for your snapshots and OS will be available in case of an emergency. All host and guest machines are equipped with built-in high-availability features to help you keep your data safe in the event of a power outage or other disaster. 

Firewalls, Load balancing, and Virtual Networking

Software-based firewalls can provide additional security by providing a second layer of protection. Built-in load balancers increase the scalability of applications by dividing the workload across multiple servers. Creating multiple private networks independent from one another enhances system security by isolating critical data flows. 


Fast, scalable and reliable Acronis backup solution for your files, applications, and complete systems. We have made it easy to incorporate cloud data protection into your infrastructure setup, giving you the peace of mind to focus on your core business while knowing that your data is safe and secure.  

Object Storage

Provides cost-effective, scalable and secure Object Storage. Uses widely spread APIs, such as S3, over standard Internet protocols, like HTTPS, to handle and store data. Your data is redundantly spanned across three or more systems, in the same or different availability zones depending on the product, ensuring that your data is safe regardless of any issues that could happen in a server or availability zone. 

Learn more about Leaseweb Elastic Compute Canada. 

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