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1and1 Internet

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Type of site  Subsidiary
Key people  Robert Hoffmann (CEO)
Founder  Ralph Dommermuth
Headquarters  Montabaur
Owner  United Internet
Revenue  $2.75 billion (2011)
Alexa rank  1427 (August 2015)
Founded  1988
Parent organization  United Internet
1&1 Internet
CEO  Robert Hoffmann (31 Jan 2013–)

1&1 Internet, founded in 1988, is a web hosting company owned by United Internet, a German Internet company. Its CEO is Robert Hoffmann. The company is one of the world's largest web hosting companies, with data centers in Europe and in Lenexa, Kansas.



  • 1988: 1&1, a Germany-based company, assumed marketing for T-Mobile's T-Com business, called BTX. BTX was renamed T-Online.
  • 1998: United Internet, (1&1's parent company) went public with an IPO, generating $60 million.
  • 1998: Introduced Puretec in Europe. (A consumer web hosting product)
  • 2000: UK office opened.
  • 2003: Began directly serving U.S. customers.
  • 2010: 1&1 began partnership with ZOHO Corporation to deploy cloud applications in the form of its June launch of "1&1 Online Office."
  • 2013: 1&1 expands its services to Mexico.
  • Services

    The company offers domain registration, cloud servers, virtual private servers (VPS), and dedicated servers.

    Customers are only able to complete orders on the UK website if they have a UK address, other customers may have German or USA Kansas hosting depending which website is used for ordering.

    In 2006, the company estimated that it hosted more websites than any other company in Germany and the United Kingdom, and that it hosted the seventh-largest number of websites among web hosting companies in the United States.

  • Domain name registration
  • Email hosting
  • Web hosting (Linux and Windows platforms)
  • Website builder ("MyWebsite")
  • eCommerce (with ePages software)
  • Server solutions (dedicated, dynamic cloud server, virtual servers)
  • References

    1&1 Internet Wikipedia

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