• LCL invests € 1.9 million in new data center in Diegem

    LCL is fully focused on growth. As part of these efforts, an additional data center with an area of 600 m² has been created next to the existing data center in Diegem. In total, € 1.9 million has been invested in the building and in technological infrastructure. The combined area of LCL's data centers in Aalst, Diegem and Antwerp now amounts to 7000 m², half of which consists of white space, i.e. space allocated to server racks.

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  • LCL takes on Project Manager for ambitious new projects

    LCL has hired Matthias Borremans as its Facilities Project Manager. Matthias is a industrial engineer who will steer LCL's future expansion and innovation projects in the right direction.

    This hire reflects LCL's ambition of continuing to grow and invest in the latest technology for its data centers.

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  • Video: How we test the back-up systems

    At LCL, we go further than simply claim our data centers are immune to power outages, and we actually test this on a monthly basis. There is no better way to test the back-up systems than to turn off the mains supply.

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  • CM: A robust, well-connected data center is crucial

    Five years ago, CM (Christelijke Mutaliteit) relocated its second data center to LCL in Diegem. This data center stores data on 4.5 million CM members and processes up to 2 million transactions a day, resulting in payments worth some € 50 million every day.
    The security and connectivity provided by LCL are therefore crucial for CM's day-to-day activities.



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  • Figure of the month: 10,000,000

    Worldwide, there are 10 million servers that can be classified as comatose. Comatose servers, also known as ‘zombie’ servers, are servers that have no function but are still running. Unused servers make up 30 per cent of all servers, and the related data center capital costs amount to € 30 billion. Are you sure that your company's servers generate returns?

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