Articles by Taylor Zant, Leaseweb Content Marketing Specialist

Interview With Walter van de Waterbeemd, Chief Human Resources Officer

Tell us a bit about your role at Leaseweb. At Leaseweb, I am the Chief Human Resources Officer and responsible for the global HR policies and the alignment of HR operations between all (international) entities. By analyzing the market, adequate strategies can be developed to stay an employer of choice and compete in a competitive […]

A Look at the Second (Remote) Leaseweb Hackathon of 2021, as Told by Our Engineers

Every quarter Leaseweb employees come together to participate in a 48-hour, anything goes intellectual free-for-all: the Leaseweb Hackathon. While the hackathons of years past included drinks, an office lock-in, and the occasional laser tag game, our most recent events are as 2021 as you can imagine: conducted from home, with dedicated messaging channels firing throughout […]

4 Cyber Protection Predictions for 2021

As overused as the term may be, 2020 was unprecedented in a number of ways – all of which tested you and your organization. While it’s natural to hope that this year will be more predictable and manageable, that might not be the case when it comes to cybersecurity. In fact, 2020 gave cybercriminals ample […]

Evolving the Golden Rule of Backup – How to Implement a Modern 3-2-1 Program

The pandemic changed everything about business operations. Suddenly, there was an immediate need for organizations to adapt: production slowed, employees scattered to remote work environments, and cybercriminals jumped at the opportunity to exploit IT systems, many of which were already stretched thin. The Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2020 revealed that nearly one-third of companies were attacked […]

How to Protect Your Personal Data: An Interview with Stef van der Ziel

We sat down with Stef van der Ziel, Founder and CEO of Jet-Stream and Streaminar (and long-time Leaseweb customer), to discuss all things privacy: what it means, why you should care, and what you can do to increase your personal data protection now.    Tell us about your background. How do you know so much about personal data protection? I began producing live streams on the Internet in the early 1990s and have […]

3 Tips for Those Considering an Automated Dedicated Server Solution

Thinking about using an automated dedicated server solution for the first time? Good news – you don’t have to invent everything from scratch. We spoke with Hagen Rother, Lead Architect and Head of IT at LiquidM, a Berlin-based company running one of the first self-service Demand Side Platforms (DSP) on the market. With high amounts of automation being done in a smart way, LiquidM has […]

Product Update 002

We have some good news that everyone can be excited about: the second Leaseweb product update is here! Processes are becoming smoother, new features are being added – and we want to tell you all about them. We also want this to be a two-way conversation, so feel free to leave a comment below or […]

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 […]

6 Things to Consider When Selecting a Dedicated Server

You’ve decided it’s time to move to a dedicated server – congratulations! We’re here to help you take the next step.  We’ve broken down everything you need to think about – from understanding your performance requirements to choosing the right hosting provider – into the six most important things to consider when selecting a dedicated server.   1. Define Performance […]

King Willem-Alexander Meets With Leaders of the Cloud Industry

The cloud has a way of connecting people, and everyone knows it – including King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Roundtable Discussions On November 1st, King Willem-Alexander – alongside government officials, representatives of the Dutch Data Center Association, and prominent leaders in the data computing industry – participated in a data center tour and roundtable discussions […]