Leaseweb Launches in the UK: The Importance of a Global Presence

The Leaseweb decision to launch our company in the UK is driven by a few strategic considerations. As a global provider of cloud infrastructure solutions, we serve many customers who are using our services in different locations across the globe. We have seen a growing demand for UK-based infrastructure from our existing customers, which we […]

How DJ Hardwell uses cloud to get 22,000 fans on stage

VR is hot hot hot! As the technology is becoming widely available, we see more and more customers picking it up. For example, Leaseweb recently teamed up with Hardwell – the world’s #1 DJ – and technology partners Littlstar and VBR to pull off the first 360-degree, VR live stream of an EDM performance. Using our private cloud, CDN, […]

Safe Harbor invalidation not affecting Leaseweb customers

In October last year, the US Safe Harbor regime was invalidated by Europe’s Court of Justice, meaning that personal data of Europeans could no longer be transferred by a company to US companies solely on the basis of such companies being Safe Harbor-certified. Alternative Solutions At the time of the ruling, no replacement for the Safe Harbor […]

Safeguarding business continuity? Outsourcing helps!

5 tips on outsourcing your IT infrastructure On Friday 27 March, two provinces in the Netherlands were hit by one of the largest power outages in Dutch history, leaving a million households without electricity. Schiphol airport saw flight cancellations, trains stopped running, people were trapped in elevators, and business premises were evacuated. The cost, which ran […]

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 […]