(The Hosting News) – 1&1 Internet Ltd, www.1and1.co.uk, the world’s largest web host by known servers, today debuted a brand new range of shared web hosting packages. Priced from £2.49/month+VAT, the packages combine robust web space, unlimited traffic and industry-leading connectivity with truly innovative applications for both web development and online business. With packages offered in both Linux and Windows configurations, 1&1 continues to lead the market by providing highly tailored applications for both professional and novice users. The company leverages 1000 in-house developers and its scale as a world-leader to offer an unbeatable hosting service.
The new 1&1 shared web hosting range opens with the 1&1 Beginner package, (5GB web space), available in Linux and priced from £2.49/month+VAT. 1&1’s remarkable entry-level package boasts 2GB email storage, 5 FTP users and 8 page WebsiteBuilder with EasyShop – for instant ecommerce. The 1&1 Home package has long been a benchmark in the UK hosting market. 1&1’s latest generation Home Package (10GB web space), currently offered at £3.99/month+VAT for both Linux and Windows versions, features 12 page WebsiteBuilder with EasyShop, 1 inclusive .uk domain, 1 database as well as 1&1’s WebStatistics, Dynamic Content, Photo Gallery and Ready-to-Run CGI Library. Users receive 1500 IMAP/POP3 email accounts using 1&1’s powerful and highly intuitive Webmail 2.0 client. Both consumer-level packages comprise a highly affordable and reliable platform for launching a valuable personal web project.
1&1’s Business Hosting packages are more well-equipped than ever with valuable tools for creating a successful business website. The 1&1 Business package (40GB web space), priced at £6.99/month+VAT for both Linux and Windows versions, features 3 inclusive .uk domains, 20 page WebsiteBuilder with EasyShop, 3000 IMAP/POP3 email accounts, 20 FTP users and 8 MySQL Databases. Online business features include In2Site Live Dialogue for enabling real-time customer assistance. The new 1&1 Business Pro package (100GB web space), from £14.99/month+VAT, delivers further power to businesses with 5000 email accounts, 100 FTP users, 5 free inclusive .uk domains, and up to 97 MySQL Databases. With no hidden costs or ties, and unlimited traffic, 1&1 continues to offer UK firms a highly effective means to control hosting costs.
For the web professional or programmer, the flagship 1&1 Professional package (250GB web space), from £24.99/month+VAT, is one of the most powerful hosting solutions on the market. The package includes 10 free inclusive .uk domains, pre-installed applications for speedy development, Dedicated SSL Certificate and supports PHP5 and Beta 6, as well as Perl, Zend Framework, Python, Ruby and advance developer tools. Web professionals will appreciate 1&1’s industry-leading 210 GBit/sec connectivity and unlimited website traffic across the range.
Oliver Mauss, CEO 1&1 Internet Ltd., said “For UK enterprises in particular, the role of the all-inclusive web hosting package has never been so vital. With web presence and e-business now critical to success, the choice of hosting technology and provider can impact a firm’s bottom line. Our developers work hard to ensure that our latest hosting packages deliver the best possible online performance and effective applications for tackling key online business issues”.
A significant feature within the range is 1&1 Online Office. Included in the package price, 1&1 provides a fully featured Online Office cloud application – word processing, spreadsheet and presentation – alongside an online email program with calendar and contact management. Users can create, edit and save documents anytime and anywhere. All data is stored centrally in 1&1’s secure data centre and accessed with password protection and SSL-encryption. Well suited to small and medium sized businesses, 1&1 hosting provides up to 10,000 Online Office accounts, each with 2 GB personal storage and ideal for providing to employees.
Mauss adds, “We continue to invest heavily in our global network and product development. As our customers flourish online, our wide portfolio of solutions ensures we can flex and support their changing needs. Our mission is to ensure that 1&1 remains the world standard for web hosting”.
As the world’s largest web host, 1&1 is well placed to deliver a high quality service to its customers. The company currently holds more than 9 million customer contracts worldwide and manages over 10 million domain names.
For more information on 1&1 hosting visit the website at www.1and1.co.uk