Entry in U.S. Becomes Major Player in Domestic Market After Only One Year
1&1 Internet Inc. is celebrating its first anniversary in the U.S. market with news that it has already become one
of the country’s 10 largest Web-hosting and domain-name registration companies.
After launching in the U.S. last September with ground-breaking promotional offers, 1&1 introduced its full product line nationally in
January. Since then it has registered in excess of 300,000 domains, making it one of the country’s 10 largest providers, according to WebHosting.Info
(http://www.webhosting.info) — the Internet’s largest research and statistics
portal primarily dedicated to the web services industry.
The statistics also show that 1&1 has attracted users from some of the U.S.’s most established
“It is extremely rewarding to be among the biggest names in U.S. web
hosting after just one year,” said 1&1 CEO Andreas Gauger. “It confirms our
strategy of capitalizing on the U.S. market’s growing need for inclusive
packages of Web hosting, email and Web services.”
“Making it onto the U.S. Top 10 Web Hosts List in such a short duration is
truly a remarkable achievement,” said Namit Merchant, Business Head of
WebHosting.info. “We typically don’t see such significant movement in the
U.S. hosting market.”
1&1’s top 10 entry in the U.S. continues momentum the company has
established as the world’s largest Web hosting provider by known servers.
Internationally, 1&1 currently maintains over 3 million customer contracts and
has registered some 4.4 million domain names. It operates four highly-secure
data centers housing 25,000 servers that process over 2 billion monthly
The data released by WebHosting.Info was compiled using a patent-pending
process that allows the organization to constantly monitor over 40 million
domain names, 1.5 million DNS servers, 35,000+ hosting companies, more than
200 ICANN Domain Registrars and approximately 2 billion IP Addresses. The
portal has extensive systems and processes in place to explore and release
data on the dynamic Web services industry. No other service or technology
exists worldwide that offers comparable breadth and depth.