Amsterdam, The Netherlands – (The Hosting News) – September 15, 2008 – International business hosting services firm, LeaseWeb, has expanded its Network and Support divisions, to cover operational services, including monitoring the hosting network, providing customer hosting services and support, and sales support.
The expansion of the Network and Support Department, which has appointed four new network engineers, follows recent strong growth in LeaseWeb’s international customer base.
Con Zwinkels, Managing Director at LeaseWeb noted, ”Our network’s large bandwidth and the capacity available in our data centers attracts customers from as far afield as Spain, Poland, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. The effect on our worldwide network has led to rapid growth. We need to have more people on standby to provide our 24×7 network management support services in all those time zones.”
Dennis Kuik (38) applied for LeaseWeb’s network engineer vacancy and was taken on immediately. He was also appointed assistant team leader because of his broad experience. His last job was also in an international setting. Before LeaseWeb, he was senior network controller at the international banking organization SWIFT, which provides financial messaging services for banks, financial institutions and corporate organizations in more than 200 countries. He had previously also worked for Infonet.
Jottie Tolatzis (28) has worked as a hardware support engineer at LeaseWeb for the past 2.5 years. He is now ready to take on the role of network engineer. Tolatzis is a highly motivated employee, with the company’s interests at heart and an extensive knowledge of hardware. He worked as a second-line support technician at Interpay for 5.5 years before joining LeaseWeb.
Tim Vollebregt (20) is LeaseWeb’s whizz-kid. A fast learner, he is constantly expanding and deepening his knowledge. After just a short period at LeaseWeb as a hardware engineer, Vollebregt is now ready to take on the more complicated work of a network engineer. He previously worked as a system and network manager at Worldstream, a smaller hosting provider in Maasdijk, the Netherlands.
James Higgins (40) was the fourth new network engineer to be appointed after applying for the LeaseWeb vacancy. Originating from Ireland, Higgins is a meticulous worker who knows how to get the job done. He has worked for some years in ICT and will be bringing his technical experience to LeaseWeb. He was a logistics manager in his previous job, at PC4Everyone, a company that installs new hardware and software in the computers it buys up from businesses before selling them in the market again at competitive prices.
LeaseWeb is an international supplier of hosting products and services that specializes in both Microsoft and Linux, and focuses primarily on the professional market. The company is among the top 20 hosting providers in the world and provides services such as web hosting, dedicated hosting, colocated hosting, VPS and streaming, as well as technical support. LeaseWeb owns a Cisco-powered network offering a bandwidth of over 210 Gbps, which extends across five data centers in the Amsterdam region via the major telecom carriers. LeaseWeb is also present on Internet exchanges in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Frankfurt, New York, Vienna , Stockholm, Warsaw, Zurich, Prague and Madrid. Founded in 1997, hosting provider LeaseWeb now manages 11,000 servers. Its customers include Starbucks, Hyves, Telegraaf Media Groep, Koninklijke Joh. Ensched, PricewaterhouseCoopers, AVRO, Direct Wonen, and University.
To learn more, please visit: www.leaseweb.com.