1& 1 internet was founded in 1988 by a German company named United Internet. The company is considered to be the largest in the world when it comes to domain registration, virtual private servers, cloud servers and dedicated servers. The company has been considered to be a leader in web hosting. It mainly focuses on beginner and intermediate users. One of the company’s products is Mail.com which is considered to be the biggest email service. And today, it has over 20 million domain names and 30 years of internet service experience.
1&1 offers a monthly web hosting charge that is very affordable. You can choose a monthly plan with any package tier.
For this year, a new 1&1 Cloud Server has been launched which is easy to use and allows users to select settings for RAM, CPU and disk independently. For every package comes with a free domain name registration and all the set up option will be provided quickly and easily. There is also a plan package available that comes with a free site building tools both available for desktop and mobile.
The Basic web hosting package comes with 100GB storage with up to 2.5 GB RAM. It also has 500 email accounts and unlimited monthly data transfers and a domain free for 12 months which is ideal for dynamic web projects. Another affordable package is the Unlimited Plus which offers up to 6GB RAM, unlimited storage, email accounts and databases. It boasts its price at only $4.99 per month. If you are into intensive web projects and online shops, the Unlimited Pro package is ideal for you. It offers up to 9GB RAM with unlimited storage, unlimited databases and storage. Price per month is very affordable starting at $8.99 per month. The rates are reduced for the first year to be able to start business easily.
Starting a website with 1&1 is made easy by using the 1&1 Website Builder for desktop and 1&1 Mobile Website Builder. With over 140 Click and Build Apps available online. Clients can just drag and drop elements at the site. Customization is also made easy at the clients own preference and brand. Clients can monitor anytime and anywhere their dedicated server services by using the browser or via mobile monitoring. However, there are issues regarding downtime. Downtime incidents are quite lengthy and may have some reliability issues.
1&1 also includes GeoTrust Dedicated SSL Certificate which protects data exchanges between the user and the site.
There are also specific plans for WordPress. There are guided installations with plugins and themes. There are also four plans for eCommerce options that meet the needs of online retailers.
1&1 is the leading name in web hosting because the company builds business by putting the needs of the clients at top priority. It has a good customer support with the availability of email and telephone live support 24/7.
Overall, 1&1 is ideal for small business and for beginners. The packages are very affordable and email setup is made easy including website building and domain transfers.