Leaseweb’s new Abuse Handler is now live

The various Leaseweb services companies are always looking to improve the processes involved with handling abuse notifications and to increase user-friendliness. Over the past few years, we have received valuable feedback on the abuse handling process from customers and third parties who submitted notifications. With that feedback in mind, we have developed a brand new […]

Under The Hood of Algolia API

Algolia is a distributed Search-as-a-Service API that processes more than 4 billions user-generated queries per month. Algolia’s DNA is performance, the service is optimized to reply in milliseconds from any location worldwide while maintaining high availability. Today, Algolia’s co-founder and CTO Julien Lemoine provides details on their architecture, showing how they designed their fault tolerant […]

Under The Hood at XDA Developers

XDA Developers is one of the world’s largest mobile software development communities, with over 5 million members from around the globe. This community consists primarily of Android enthusiasts, software developers and testers, who discuss, troubleshoot, develop and share software for Android phones and other operating systems. It takes a lot to keep such a site going […]

Law Enforcement Transparency Report 2014: July 1 – December 31

This is the third installment of Leaseweb’s bi-annually Law Enforcement Transparency Report. It shows the number of demands we received in the prior six months. The figures below are for the period of July 1st – December 31st, 2013. Leaseweb believes that clients and other stakeholders deserve a clear articulation of Leaseweb’s obligations and responsibilities to […]

Local DNS-anycast, SIDN’s revolutionary new approach in response to the DDoS rat race

As the administrator of .nl, SIDN is responsible for the functional stability and development of the Netherlands’ country-code top-level domain (TLD). Leaseweb recently became the first company to implement SIDN’s local anycast technology in its network. Marco Davids, Technical Advisor at SIDN, explains how local anycast differs from regular anycast. At SIDN we operate an impressive […]

Law Enforcement Transparency Report 2013: January 1 – June 30

Leaseweb supports the idea of an open and safe Internet. As one of the world’s largest hosting and IT infrastructure companies, with approximately 3-4 % of all Internet traffic generated by Leaseweb customers, we believe that transparency on the issues we face and how we address those issues is very important. Therefore we are unveiling […]

The Netherlands – land of data centers

A guest blog by Michiel Steltman, Director of the DHPA (Dutch Hosting Provider Association). When you would ask an average EU citizen how the Internet works and where most websites and cloud services are hosted, most people will mention the U.S. as the main source of Internet technologies and services. And when you would ask […]