(The Hosting News) – HP today announced that LeaseWeb, one of Europe’s largest internet hosting providers, has implemented HP ProLiant server technology in its data centres in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, as well as at its newest facility in Virginia. The new servers deliver increased performance and capacity to support rapid business growth.
Based in the Netherlands and founded in the attic of a house in 1997 with just a single server, today LeaseWeb’s global network consists of eight data centres. The company offers high-quality hosting, cloud solutions and internet services to customers across the globe, priding itself with an uptime of 99.999 percent.
HP helps LeaseWeb extend global presence
LeaseWeb has already deployed more than 15,000 HP ProLiant servers across its data centres. With the opening of its new U.S. data centre, along with increased customer demand for server outsourcing, the company is adding 5,700 HP ProLiant DL 120 G6 and HP ProLiant DL180 G6 servers to meet its burgeoning global workloads.
The new HP ProLiant servers provide the company with greater processing speed and significantly improved system operations.
The HP ProLiant DL server series are low-cost, high-capacity, storage-optimised servers that deliver high density for a variety of rack deployments and applications. The server installation will allow LeaseWeb to manage its extended IT environments for hosting, while improving its customer response time and overall satisfaction levels.
“As our business expands, so does our need to keep pace with user demands, as well as offer new services, while providing a fast, powerful and secure hosting environment,” said Con Zwinkels, managing director, LeaseWeb Netherlands. “HP ProLiant servers have increased our application performance and enabled faster time to solution to meet our business challenges while delivering improved operational efficiency.”
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Established in the Netherlands in 1997 LeaseWeb is a quality hosting provider offering advanced infrastructure solutions for a global market. It has a network uptime of 99.999% and currently offers its customers access to a network of more than 1.5 Tbps. Services include dedicated servers, virtualisation and cloud, colocation and tailor-made IT infrastructure solutions.
LeaseWeb’s growing infrastructure currently spans eight data centres in the Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Brussels and Washington DC regions, connecting with major telecom carriers. LeaseWeb peers on Internet Exchanges in Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, New York, Brussels, Copenhagen, Paris, Budapest, Bucharest, Warsaw, Prague, Bratislava, Milan, Vienna, Stockholm, Oslo, Luxembourg, Dusseldorf, Zurich and Madrid.
The company offers IT infrastructure solutions to a wide range of industries, including accounting, banking and financial services, engineering, healthcare, manufacturing and technology, as well as the smallest start-ups seeking to develop a presence on the internet. Customers include Wikimedia, Heineken, Starbucks, Kelkoo, Univé, AFAS and Twenga.
LeaseWeb partners with the IT industry’s leading enterprises, including Microsoft, VMware, Dell, HP, Cisco, Juniper, cPanel and Parallels, in order to offer customers high quality infrastructure solutions.
For more information, please visit: http://www.leaseweb.com