The Power of CloudStack Automation

Leaseweb uses the open source Apache CloudStack technology to manage the complex and sizeable infrastructure used to host tens of thousands virtual servers in our VPS and private cloud platforms around the world. CloudStack offers a powerful open API.  It is so effective that even the management UI is in essence only a fancy web […]

5 Tips for Staying in Compliance With the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most sweeping corporate regulations coming down the pipeline. The measure was adopted by the European Commission and is set to go into effect May 25, 2018, and its purpose is to standardize rules for data collection, storage, and use, and then apply those rules across […]

Implement API Security Measures to Protect Your System

If you are familiar with platform security policies, chances are you’ve heard of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). This non-profit organization focuses on improving software security and makes it a primary mission to ensure software security is visible, which makes it easier for organizations and individuals to make informed decisions with their software […]

From Ops to Devops: a Story About Transformation

Over the last couple of years Leaseweb’s product engineering department has gone through some major changes, and by far the biggest was how our product engineering department has evolved. In earlier blogs, my colleagues Arnoud and Sander already talked about Maturity models and scaling our engineering department. However, I want to tell you about how, […]