How Multi-CDN and Hybrid CDNs Further Improve Content Distribution

Introduction Content delivery networks (or CDNs) offer a reliable content distribution system for websites and online video platforms across the world. These systems work to speed up content delivery, such as web pages, videos, games, and even software updates to web users based on their geographic location and performance. There are different types of CDN […]

4 Ways to Make Sure Your Webshop Stays Open

While global e-commerce sales are predicted to approach $2.5 trillion this year and continue to grow to nearly $4 trillion by 2020, according to a recent eMarketer report, the market remains highly competitive. Nearly 80 percent of new e-commerce sites ultimately fail, and companies need to have a strong understanding of their market, trends, merchandise, platform, and e-commerce […]

The Power of HTTP/2 for CDN

HTTP is a protocol that all web developers must familiarize themselves with. It was introduced in 1989 by Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, which he developed using a single NeXTcube workstation, and it continues to prove reliable for networks with port connection speeds surpassing 10 megabits. Then, in 2015, the Internet Engineering Task Force released HTTP/2, […]

The Secret to Shorter Load Times on E-Commerce Sites

E-commerce sales have increased dramatically over the past few years, and the growth continues to accelerate. Between 2015 and 2016, online sales increased almost 16 percent, and e-commerce is expected to continue to grow at rates above 20 percent. For online sellers and developers of e-commerce sites, this means the market will only become more competitive, and […]

5 Ways to Prepare Your Site for Peaks in Traffic

As an IT professional, you covet page views and unique visitors to your site. But at times of peak traffic, they can be as much of an obstacle as an asset. The popularity of your website can make it the victim of its own success. Target experienced this problem firsthand when it introduced its Lilly Pulitzer […]

Live Transcoding Made Simple and Easy

In today’s age of livestreaming events and concerts, the numerous and diverse amounts of mobile devices, desktops and TV’s pose a challenge for any content distribution creator.  Julien Lehmann, Product Manager for CDN and Cybersecurity at Leaseweb previews the new service of live transcoding, a service that simplifies your workflow, that will be launched during […]

Leaseweb and Scopic: Building Virtual Bridges with Hybrid Cloud

Guest blog written by Leon Horbach of high-end VR production company Scopic. In a world that is more characterized by global connectivity than ever before, Cloud hosting providers such as Leaseweb play vital roles. The seamless transportation of data, in combination with rock-solid security and innovative products, are key factors when making both the private […]

Harnessing Millions of CDN Statistics With Apollo

At Leaseweb, our CDN team focuses on delivering ultra-high performance globally for any content while remaining the most competitive player in the field. We process and monitor millions of requests per minute and that level of traffic requires a robust and flexible statistics platform that provide us and our customers with real-time accurate information. Our […]

What does your cloud cost?

Third-party cloud solutions offer a truly transformational cost advantages over traditional on-premise hosting – but you’re not going to capture most of them with a rudimentary, “back of the envelope” analysis. That’s the lesson of our latest white paper, “Developing a cloud sourcing strategy: Two steps to calculate the total cost of ownership of your […]