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Press Releases from LeaseWeb (29 total)

Important Upgrade for Support Department Dedicated Hosting Provider LeaseWeb

Amsterdam, September 15, 2009 – LeaseWeb, one the world’s leading dedicated hosting providers, has significantly upgraded its Support Department over the past six months in response to signs that customers’ support experience could be improved. The most recent semi-annual customer survey held among more than 1,300 customers showed that the measures are having a positive effect. The upgrade of LeaseWeb’s Support Department included the hiring of 20 more highly qualified

Dedicated Hosting Provider LeaseWeb Names Business Developer for Hosting Market …

Amsterdam, August 24, 2009 – LeaseWeb, one of the largest dedicated hosting providers in Europe based in Amsterdam, plans to increase its market share for website hosting in Turkey. LeaseWeb recruited 29-year old Emrah Aydin as their new business development manager to handle this job. Emrah Aydin, 29, will be a strong addition to LeaseWeb’s international business development team for its intensive marketing campaign in Turkey. Mr Aydin previously

LeaseWeb Appoints Thorsten Einig (39) as Hosting Product Development Manager

Amsterdam, August 5, 2009 – LeaseWeb, one of the largest website hosting providers in Europe based in Amsterdam, has appointed Thorsten Einig (39) as its new Hosting Product Development Manager. Einig previously worked for hosting provider 1&1 Internet. He is to focus on streamlining and expanding LeaseWeb’s product portfolio, including enlarging its range of virtualization products. Thorsten Einig (39) started at LeaseWeb a year ago, initially working on Project

Hosting Provider LeaseWeb Powers Website

Amsterdam, July 15, 2009 – Heineken The Netherlands launched its new multifunctional website with the cooperation of LeaseWeb, one of Europe’s largest dedicated hosting providers. LeaseWeb installed the hardware and software for the website, a VMware-based hosting solution, in LeaseWeb’s dedicated space within the ‘green’ data-center environment of EvoSwitch in the Amsterdam region. The website is a portal that not only provides information in the form of a

LeaseWeb Boosts its European Hosting Network by Adding 7 New Internet Exchanges

Amsterdam, July 1, 2009 – LeaseWeb, top-20 hosting provider in the world with currently a bandwidth capacity of 750 Gbps in its network, is adding seven new Internet exchange points in Europe to this worldwide hosting network. They will provide connections with the Internet exchanges in Milan, Copenhagen, Oslo, Paris, Budapest, Bratislava and Bucharest. With this expansion, LeaseWeb’s hosting network will be connected to a total of 18 Internet exchanges.

LeaseWeb Increases Bandwidth on Hosting Network from 500 to 750 Gbps

Amsterdam, June 23, 2009 – LeaseWeb (, one of Europe’s largest business hosting providers based in Amsterdam, has in a six-month period increased the bandwidth capacity of its hosting network from 500 to 750 Gigabits per second. A large increase in new clients, and especially the increased use of videos on websites, are key drivers behind the strong growth in Internet traffic. LeaseWeb’s clients use LeaseWeb’s hosting network as well

The Amsterdam Rijksmuseum Selects LeaseWeb for Hosting its Virtual Museum

Amsterdam, 14 May 2009 - The Amsterdam Rijksmuseum has a sophisticated Web environment that is increasingly an integral part of the actual museum. Following a tender involving four different hosting providers, the Rijksmuseum selected the highly international hosting provider LeaseWeb to handle the hosting of its website. Boasting a collection of 1.3 million specimens worth approximately 8 billion euros, the world-famous Amsterdam Rijksmuseum is the Netherlands’ largest and most important

Twenga’s Web Hosting Capability with LeaseWeb Grows from 100 to 300 Servers in …

Amsterdam, 5 May 2009 – LeaseWeb, one of Europe’s largest hosting providers, has supported the spectacular growth of its client Twenga. In the past year, Twenga, the global online shopping search engine has expanded its hosting capability from 100 to 300 servers. This strong growth in server capability was driven by the success of Twenga’s 13 Web sites, including the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Brazil, Russia, the

LeaseWeb Becomes VMware Service Provider Partner

VMworld Europe 2009, LeaseWeb present as VSPP with exhibition stand Amsterdam, February 17, 2009 – VMware, the market leader in virtualization software, and LeaseWeb, one of Europe’s largest business hosting providers, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement. The agreement will allow LeaseWeb clients to rent rather than buy VMware software for their Web environments. As the European VSPP, LeaseWeb will be present with an exhibition stand in the vCloud pavilion during

Strategic Partnership HP and LeaseWeb on Green Hosting

AMSTERDAM, 16 January 2009 – LeaseWeb, an international supplier of hosting solutions, and HP have entered into a strategic partnership whose activities will include Green IT. The partnership is focusing amongst other things on supplying HP solutions which will reduce the energy consumption within the hosting infrastructure. Within the partnership LeaseWeb will offer a variety of products and services. These will include HP ProLiant Servers DL120 and DL180, a ‘Scalable

LeaseWeb to develop hosting market in Eastern Europe

Emily Sampson, 30, joins Business Development Team AMSTERDAM, December 17, 2008 – LeaseWeb (, the Netherlands’ largest corporate hosting provider, is expanding its Eastern Europe Business Development Team to include business developer Emily Sampson, 30. She’s from England and previously held a similar position at Microsoft in Munich. This change is in line with LeaseWeb’s plans to increase its market share in Eastern Europe. Hosting Russia, Poland and Turkey Eastern Europe is a

Business Hosting Provider LeaseWeb Doubles Bandwidth Hosting Network to 500 Gbps

Amsterdam, November 13, 2008 – LeaseWeb (, one of the world’s top-20 hosting providers, has more than doubled the capacity of its hosting network: from 210 Gbps to 500 Gbps, or half a Terabit! This doubling was necessary in order to facilitate the exponential growth in bandwidth demand from existing and new clients. LeaseWeb expanded its capacity to 500 Gbps by purchasing additional port capacity from telecom carriers (transit) and

Business Hosting Provider LeaseWeb to Invest almost $800K in DWDM Technology

Amsterdam, November 4, 2008 – LeaseWeb (, one of the world’s top-20 hosting providers, is going to intensify the existing optical fiber links in its hosting network by investing in optical DWDM (Dense Wavelength, Division Multiplexing) technology. This will allow LeaseWeb to create additional capacity and redundancy in the network’s backbone. The investment will cost almost $800,000. DWDM Technology DWDM is a technology that intensifies the use of underground optical

Dedicated Hosting Provider LeaseWeb appoints Security Officer

Amsterdam, 2 October 2008 – LeaseWeb (, one of the Top 20 dedicated business-to-business hosting providers in the world, appointed Alex de Joode (40) as Security Officer. De Joode is co-founder of INHOPE, the European Association of Internet Hotlines. As Security Officer Alex de Joode will engage in combating cybercrime as well as monitoring the extensive hosting network of LeaseWeb. In this role he will report directly to the

Dedicated Hosting Provider LeaseWeb Expands Network & Support Department

Amsterdam, 11 September 2008 – Dedicated hosting provider LeaseWeb (, among the global top 20 hosting providers, expands its Network & Support Department and appoints four new network engineers. Their responsibilities cover operational services, including monitoring the hosting network, providing customers with hosting services and support, and providing sales support. International Hosting The Network & Support Department's expansion follows recent strong growth in LeaseWeb's international customer base. “Our network's large bandwidth and

NetApp and LeaseWeb to Launch Virtual Storage Platform

Platform will enable LeaseWeb hosting customers to consolidate their storage Amsterdam, 16 July 2008 – Hosting provider LeaseWeb ( has decided to use a FAS 3040HA mid-range platform by NetApp so that it will be able to offer its customers a complete storage-on-demand (SOD) solution. The platform will allow LeaseWeb to offer managed back-up and disaster recovery services. Hosting Netherlands LeaseWeb currently hosts more than 11,000 servers in the Netherlands, divided over four

LeaseWeb Earns ISO 27001 Certification: Guarantee For Safe Hosting

Dr. Paans: “Is LeaseWeb’s worldwide growth being managed properly?” Amsterdam, 9 July 2008 - LeaseWeb (, the biggest corporate hosting provider in the Netherlands, has been granted ISO 27001 certification for information security by Dr. Ronald Paans of Noordbeek IT Audit. This gives LeaseWeb’s customers a firm guarantee that their websites are hosted in a secure and well-managed environment. “ISO 27001 is a rigorous standard that is consistent with what De Nederlandsche

Live Streaming Portal Picks Hosting Provider LeaseWeb

Festivals, concerts, parties and sports reports ‘live’ via LeaseWeb streaming hosting Amsterdam, 10 June 2008 –, a new multilingual internet platform for live broadcasting, has selected Dutch hosting provider LeaseWeb ( because of the size of LeaseWeb’s international hosting network. went live in April 2008. Everyone can easily make his own programme or even his own web-tv via the portal, all for free. Companies, institutions and private persons can stream

Web Developer Seneca Virtualises Hosting via LeaseWeb

Migration of hosting customers: from 50 Physical Servers to 10 Amsterdam, 4 June 2008 - Seneca, a leading Dutch web developer with 125 employees, is virtualising its hosting environment at hosting provider LeaseWeb ( with VMware. Seneca hopes to complete the full hosting migration of all its customers within a year. ‘By that time, the current 50 physical servers will have made way for a maximum of 10 physical servers.’ ‘LeaseWeb has

LeaseWeb Expands Global Hosting Network to 210 Gbps

Philosophy: Twice as much bandwidth available as used by hosting clients Amsterdam, 2 June 2008 – LeaseWeb (, the largest business hosting provider in the Netherlands, has expanded its already sizeable hosting network from 160 Gigabits per second (Gbps) to 210 Gbps. The extension is necessary to continue realising the LeaseWeb philosophy: always have twice as much capacity available as the bandwidth used by clients with their internet sites. Concretely, the expansion

LeaseWeb Is The World’s Fastest Growing Hosting Company

Number 1 position according to American Magazine HostReview Amsterdam, 22 May 2008 – LeaseWeb has been occupying the number 1 position on the list of the world’s fastest growing hosting companies for 6 months now. The ‘Fastest Growing Companies’ list is published monthly by the American magazine HostReview ( ‘If we continue to grow as we did in the past year, I expect that LeaseWeb will remain in the number 1 spot

Hosting provider LeaseWeb Restructures Support Division

Amsterdam, 16 May 2008 – Hosting provider LeaseWeb ( has appointed a new Support Manager, someone with a lot of experience in the hosting industry who will be restructuring the Support Division. This department has 33 employees for now but will be expanded significantly due to LeaseWeb’s fast expansion. LeaseWeb has engaged Ivo Roomer (35) to manage the Support Division. Roomer previously worked for VNU Media as a Sales Manager Online

LeaseWeb Deploys Cisco CRS-1: Hosting Network to 1900 Gigabits

Investment in Cisco CRS-1s nearly 2.4 million US Dollars Amsterdam, 27 March 2008 – LeaseWeb (, international business hosting provider that counts Starbucks among its customers, is set to restructure its large global hosting network. The acquisition of two Cisco CRS-1s makes the network infrastructure more hierarchical and scaleable and enables a bandwidth capacity increase to 1900 Gigabits per second (1.9 Terabits). Hosting – new capacity: 1.9 Terabits LeaseWeb customers currently use 80 Chooses LeaseWeb for Web Hosting

‘Web hosting with high uptime is important for our website’ Amsterdam, 19 March 2008 - Relatieplanet (, the biggest dating site in the Netherlands and Belgium with over 2.3 million members, has placed its hosting environment with international business web hosting service provider LeaseWeb ( Relatieplanet opts for LeaseWeb because uptime is vital for the site. Web hosting provider uptime ‘It is important to Relatieplanet that the uptime of our hosting provider is

LeaseWeb Reports Significant Demand for its Green Hosting

90% of its 500 Carbon Neutral cabinets at EvoSwitch Data Center already filled Amsterdam, 17 March 2008 - LeaseWeb (, the largest corporate hosting provider in the Netherlands that counts Starbucks among its corporate clients, has identified a strong Carbon Neutral market demand. Last year, LeaseWeb put 500 racks into use at once in the new carrier-independent and Carbon Neutral Data Center EvoSwitch ( There is a great deal of interest

Royal Dutch Joh. Enschedé chooses the Green Hosting Services of LeaseWeb

Server park housed in LeaseWeb's 'green' data center environment Amsterdam, 13 March 2008 - Royal Joh. Enschedé has chosen to house its new virtualised server park for the IT & Consultancy division at LeaseWeb (, the largest business hosting provider in the Netherlands. LeaseWeb houses its server park in the climate-neutral EvoSwitch data center, which complements Royal Joh. Enschedé's 'green' policy. Royal Dutch Joh. Enschedé is a family company that was founded

LeaseWeb: 2,000 Dedicated Servers with Windows Server 2008 Ready for Action

“Early Bird” promotion is possible thanks to its privileged partnership with Microsoft Amsterdam, Netherlands - 7 March 2008 – LeaseWeb (, international business hosting provider among the top 30 hosting providers in the world, is confident that Windows Server 2008 will offer important improvements for its customers that currently use Windows Server 2003. This is the reason why LeaseWeb has already configured 2,000 Dedicated Servers at their EvoSwitch facility, their “green”

Hosting company LeaseWeb doubles the size of its organisation

‘All employees share in the profits of the company’ Amsterdam, 8 February 2008 - LeaseWeb (, the largest business web hosting provider in the Netherlands which ranks among the top 30 companies in the world, has doubled the size of its workforce last year from 30 to 60 employees. In addition to this rapid growth LeaseWeb starts the first quarter of 2008 with another 35 vacancies. The gigantic growth of the organisation

Hosting provider LeaseWeb attains Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status

Amsterdam, 6 December 2007 LeaseWeb (, international supplier of hosting services with a position among the top 30 hosting providers worldwide has been awarded the status of 'Microsoft Gold Certified Hosting Partner'. Admission to the Gold partner programme is the ultimate confirmation to LeaseWeb's customers that they have entrusted their hosting solutions to an organisation with proven expertise in Microsoft products. "Many companies are looking for a hosting-partner that

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