Evolving the Golden Rule of Backup – How to Implement a Modern 3-2-1 Program

The pandemic changed everything about business operations. Suddenly, there was an immediate need for organizations to adapt: production slowed, employees scattered to remote work environments, and cybercriminals jumped at the opportunity to exploit IT systems, many of which were already stretched thin. The Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2020 revealed that nearly one-third of companies were attacked […]

What Is the Schrems II Ruling?

Everything you need to know about the Scherms II ruling and subsequent invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield for EU, US, and UK-based companies.  For more information on what the Scherms ll decision means for your business, whether you or your hosting provider are European or US-based, refer to What Does the Schrems ll Ruling Mean […]

How Retail Organizations Can Prepare for an Irregular Holiday Shopping Season

We all knew that the holiday season would look different this year. With the global health crisis changing the cadence of online shopping, the shopping season itself has also shifted by going almost exclusively online and starting much earlier than normal. It is then projected to have an extended pause during the holidays themselves before […]

5 Common Online Service Costs and How to Avoid Them

Many organizations are taking the leap to begin rolling out new online services – and with relatively low development costs and a wide range of use cases, it’s no surprise that online services are rising in popularity. From internal self-service platforms for HR, to customer-facing solutions, all the way to Software as a Service and […]

What Digital Agencies Should Look for in Infrastructure Providers

At Leaseweb, we understand the daily challenges AdTech companies experience while attempting to manage large and complex campaigns without the appropriate technologies and support. It is abundantly clear that infrastructure complications are an equal opportunity nuisance, but when infrastructure solutions fail for AdTech companies, it frequently results in extended outages with lost revenues and shaken […]

Automate Your Server Platform Using The Leaseweb API

This blog is about using the Leaseweb API to automate the management of your dedicated servers running with Leaseweb – including examples of how to deploy your dedicated servers without even logging in once! While this article focuses solely on dedicated servers, we also have many API calls for specifically managing your cloud(s) at Leaseweb. […]

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 […]