Power Your Play

This blog was written by Wilfired Dudink, Managing Director – Leaseweb CDN. 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 […]

Diversification and why it’s critical to content providers

Diversification is a risk management strategy that combats the concentration of all resources in one single pot or asset class.   In this blog post, we discuss the importance of diversification for IT directors at content providers in the digital era. They are challenged to always keep their services available and providing content, so need to avoid having […]

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 […]