1&1 Unveils New Generation of Cloud Servers

European web hosting provider, 1&1, has announced the launch of its new cloud servers in Germany, United Kingdom, France, Spain and Italy. The new 1&1 cloud servers would combine state-of-the-art technical functionalities, such as SSD Storage by default, and ease of use in a flexible, efficient and high performance environment.

The new 1&1 cloud servers are designed to facilitate migration to the cloud for Small and Medium business and developers. The cloud platform would have an intuitive and user-friendly dashboard, through which its users can activate and manage cloud servers, storage systems and connectivity solutions such as firewalls, load balancers and integrated backup, adapting in a flexible way as their projects evolve, with just one click.

1&1-internet1&1 Cloud Server also incorporates the latest technologies, like SSD storage by default through a Storage Area Network (SAN), to guarantee greater reliability and better performance for projects and data hosted. It would also include countless new technical features: centralized firewall rule setting for all virtual machines, KVM Console to access the server as if it was physically on a desktop, and hot-add resize to increase resources without downtime.

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“Many small and medium businesses are considering moving to the cloud but until now there has not been a cloud hosting service available that met their expectations in terms of security and flexibility while still being easy to manage,” said Robert Hoffmann, CEO 1&1 Internet Ltd. “Now, whether they need one server or several servers, professionals can trust in 1&1 as the leading web host in Europe to support them on their migration to the cloud, where they will discover a new category of cloud solution that has been specifically designed to address their needs with the best quality-price ratio on the market”.

With over 14 million customer contracts, 1&1 is one of the largest web hosting providers in the world, serving consumer, business and developer users. 1&1’s products range from web hosting and domains to the provision of dedicated servers and cloud servers, email and e-commerce packages. 1&1 has operations in the UK, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Mexico, Canada and the United States and is a 100% subsidiary of the listed United Internet AG.