Articles by Bart van der Sloot

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 […]

Think about eggs when devising your network interconnection strategy

The market for “interconnection services” is booming as various businesses are realizing the potential of “digital transformation”, “connected enterprises”, “hybrid hosting” and “edge computing”. So, what’s the best (network) interconnection strategy to ensure you can enable the technology for you and your customers, while still being responsive to changing market dynamics and user requirements? In […]

Network economics: more bandwidth for your buck

Balancing the end-user experience of Leaseweb hosted services and network economics At Leaseweb Network, we manage and support the networks and traffic of the various Leaseweb services companies around the world. We also support the advanced networking needs of their customers and protect them from security threats. To ensure an optimized end-user experience for Leaseweb […]