Set up a Secure VPN Between Dedicated Servers and the Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to create a secure connection to another network via the Internet. VPNs are one of the easiest ways to set up secure data communications and should be the first place you look when exploring secure network connection options. With the right software and knowledge, setting up your own VPN is relatively easy to do and is a budget-friendly option for secure data communications.  There […]

Understanding and Interpreting CPU Steal Time on Virtual Machines

Virtual machines report on different types of usage metrics, such as server load, memory usage, and steal time. Customers often ask about steal time – what is it, and why is it reported on their virtual machines? Read on as we explain how steal time works to better understand what it means for your virtual machine.  What is Steal Time?  Steal time is the percentage of time the virtual machine process […]

Partners in the Storm: Elevating Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Summer months often bring excitement for—and memories of—light-hearted joys such as long, warm days, outdoor activities with friends and family, and the simple pleasure of ice cream on a hot day. But while the beginning of summer often is filled with light-heartedness, the late-summer months mark the beginning of hurricane season and natural disaster preparedness […]

The Power of 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors

2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processor-powered servers are now available for Leaseweb customers around the globe – and it’s a big deal. We are one of the very first Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers in the world to deliver access to these high-performance processors. It’s part of our ongoing commitment to help customers take full advantage of the […]

Power Your Play

The gaming industry is going through more change than it ever has before – and everyone is trying to get a share of it. While 2019 was a great year for gaming, there is still more to come. This year promises to have new games and technology revolutions – such as high-quality games, consoles that […]

Six 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 […]

New Research Reveals Five Big Cloud Infrastructure Trends

This year at DeveloperWeek Austin, the largest developer event in Texas and the southern US, we took the opportunity to conduct a survey of attendees – including developers/engineers, developer managers and executives. This “Developer IaaS Insights Study” revealed a number of current industry trends and confirmed Leaseweb USA’s own experiences of the rapidly evolving cloud […]