Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania – (The Hosting News) – January 5, 2007 – Webhosting company, and subsidiary of United Internet, 1 and 1 Internet, has introduced its America’s Cup Affiliate Competition, which will provide a three-day, expense-paid trip to Valencia, Spain for the 2007 America’s Cup Race.
The 1 and 1 America’s Cup Affiliate Competition will spotlight the company’s top three affiliate partners, for the months of January and February.
The contest requires the company’s affiliate partners to promote 1 and 1 through affiliate links during January and February. The three affiliates with the highest sales during that time period will travel to Valencia for the America’s Cup races scheduled from April 20 through 23. The prize includes flights to and from Valencia, three nightsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ hotel accommodations and the chance to meet members of the United Internet team, along with other top 1 and 1 affiliate partners from the United Kingdom, Germany and France.
Andreas Gauger, Chairman of 1 and 1 elaborated, ”1 and 1’s continued success in the United States is due in large part to the hard work and dedication of our affiliate partners. We are rewarding those who are most successful with a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. They will experience firsthand the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ultimate sailing event.”
Mr. Gauger added that he felt it was important for 1 and 1’s affiliates to see the investment the company has made to promote itself in a unique and sophisticated international event like the America’s Cup, stating, ”As our brand continues to build in the U.S. and across the world, our affiliate partners will share in the success of 1 and 1.”
1 and 1’s parent company, United Internet, is sponsoring the first-ever German entry in an America’s Cup event, which is being held in Europe for the first time in more than 150 years. Skippered by two-time Olympic gold medallist Jesper Bank, United Internet Team Germany is currently ninth in a field of 11 overall entries that have been participating in preliminary races since June 2006.
The 1 and 1 America’s Cup Affiliate Award Competition is open to both new and existing 1 and 1 affiliate partners. Some terms and conditions apply.
1 and 1 was established in 1992 and hosts more than 7 million domain names, while 38,000 servers run on the company’s four state-of-the-art data centers, featuring Juniper and Cisco routers. 1 and 1’s global service community includes over 6 million customer contracts. The company’s U.S. headquarters is located in Chesterbrook, PA. Internet’s global community includes 6,000 employees and a market cap of $4 billion. 1 and 1 features an array of services, from instant domain packages to all-inclusive shared hosting plans, dedicated servers and ready-to-run eShops. 1 and 1 is a Microsoft Joint Development Partner, and works with other paramount companies such as Google, Plesk, Symantec, and HP/Compaq.
For more information about the contest, please visit: http://valencia.1and1resources.com
To learn more about 1 and 1 Internet, please visit: www.1and1.com.