Articles by Arno Witvliet, Chief Sales Officer

5 Common Online Service Costs and How to Avoid Them

Many organizations are taking the leap to begin rolling out new online services – and with relatively low development costs and a wide range of use cases, it’s no surprise that online services are rising in popularity. From internal self-service platforms for HR, to customer-facing solutions, all the way to Software as a Service and […]

SaaS Sessions Part 3: Technology

Welcome to the third and final chapter of the Leaseweb SaaS Sessions  series, where we examine important choices SaaS suppliers are making in the technology sector. Among them: how to deal with development talent shortages, ways to successfully acquire and retain customers, and the ‘always-on’ infrastructure needed for scaling a SaaS business.  In case you missed the first […]

SaaS Sessions Part 2: Growth

Getting started as a SaaS provider is step one. Improving your market position by expanding your business (nationally and internationally) is step two. What do SaaS companies think about their growth track and what are their considerations? Organic growth Rob Coppen, who founded Yellowtail Group, explains that his company has grown organically, from what was […]

SaaS Sessions Part 1: Ambitions

This is the first in our blog series ‘SaaS Sessions,’ which was inspired by a recent roundtable event in which five Dutch SaaS entrepreneurs and I had a discussion and shared insights. In this one, I discuss ambitions for Dutch SaaS companies, the steps for scaling, and expanding overseas. Enjoy! The Netherlands is a country with […]

Leaseweb Hosts “Fintech Talks” Event in Estonia

The Latitude59 tech conference was held in late May for the 11th straight year, featuring almost 100 speakers from 20 different countries around the globe. Topics ranged from “The Future of Cybersecurity” to “The Future of Sustainable Food”, and, new for this year, Leaseweb partnered with online investment platform TWINO to host the “Fintech Talks” event. Latitude59 […]

5 Tips for Staying in Compliance With the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most sweeping corporate regulations coming down the pipeline. The measure was adopted by the European Commission and is set to go into effect May 25, 2018, and its purpose is to standardize rules for data collection, storage, and use, and then apply those rules across […]

How Your Business Could Benefit From Adopting Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Over the last few years, we have seen a significant increase in adoption of cloud computing technology. These patterns demonstrate a great opportunity for innovation amongst businesses, especially those looking for more flexible and secure infrastructure solutions, which can be found in hybrid cloud solutions. Analyst firm Gartner found that cloud computing ranks among the […]

Top Predictions for the Cloud Industry in 2018

The cloud has gone from being somewhat of a novelty to an essential part of doing business today. As of 2017, almost 80 percent of companies are running some form of workload in either a public or private cloud. It’s unlikely that this trend of growth will abate anytime soon, and the decline in data […]