Is the Internet Running out of IPs?

Thursday, the 3rd of Feb 2011 was an important day in the history of Internet. On this date the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), the organization responsible for managing all IP addresses globally announced that its pool of IPv4 addresses had been totally exhausted. The last 5 blocks were handed over to the 5 regional […]

Networking 2010 Review

This has been a great year for the Network department at Leaseweb. We have added substantial capacity, upgraded our core routers and network systems, and have continued Leaseweb’s well-deserved reputation of providing our customers the highest quality connectivity of any commercial host. Some of the key points to consider: Growth! While the expansion rate of […]

CDN goes beta: New Content Delivery Provides Leaseweb Customers Advanced Scalable CDN Options

Very shortly some of our customers will take part in a beta program to validate our new Content Delivery Network (CDN) product. This is another step in a continuing program at Leaseweb to offer internet technologies, which can efficiently deliver content to users. CDN leverages our high quality, high bandwidth network with an advanced implementation […]

500 Gbps, another milestone

On our previous post (Biggest @ AMS-IX), we mentioned our upgrade at the AMS-IX to 120 Gbps and being the biggest AMS-IX traffic provider. We are proud to mention another threshold beaten: for the last week our traffic has been exceeding 500 Gbps, which is almost double of our traffic a year ago. This means […]

Traffic quadrupled!

This week we have broken the 300 Gbps (!!) traffic barrier we were facing several months. After the big increase we had since september 2007 where we went though the 200Gbps barrier� in October, only 6 months later we already exceeded the 300Gbps.