Wichita, Kansas – (The Hosting News) – September 8, 2006 – Webhosting company, and subsidiary of United Internet, 1 and 1 Internet, and EV1 Servers, have garnered the lead spot for two consecutive months, in RealMetrics’ Web Speed Index. RealMetrics monitors and reports uptime, speed and technical support of web hosting companies by establishing actual hosting accounts and then conducting systematic tests all day, every day.
Rick Ralston, Chief Executive at RealMetrics explained, ”It is a pleasure to announce four repeat winners of our performance awards. 1and1 Internet and EV1Servers both are repeat top performers in the RealMetrics Web Speed Index. Also, ProHosters and Pair Networks are both repeat winners with 100% Uptime. These four winners are not only August award recipients, but also are our top performers for the last consecutive 60 days.”
The complete list of August 2006 award recipients includes:
*100% Uptime Shared Hosting: Doreo, EasyCGI, Globat, Pair Networks, and StartLogic
*100% Uptime VPS Hosting: ProHosters
*Web Speed Shared Hosting: 1and1 Internet
*Web Speed VPS Hosting: EV1Servers
1 and 1 Internet Inc. is a subsidiary of United Internet, a public company with 6,000 employees and a market cap of $3 billion. 1 and 1 was established in 1992 and hosts more than 5.6 million domain names, while 30,000 servers run on the company’s four data centers. 1 and 1’s global community is 5 million customer contracts strong, with company U.S. headquarters located in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania.
Newly merged webhosting companies, The Planet and EV1, operate seven datacenters in Dallas and Houston. The Planet/EV1 delivers readily available, scalable, dedicated hosting solutions. The company is enhancing and expanding its deployment portals.
RealMetrics, an independent provider of objective performance metrics to enable Internet businesses to make more informed technology selection decisions, conducts over 85,000 tests per day, becoming a trusted source for fact-based performance, reliability and customer service metrics. The metrics include uptime, web speed, CPU speed, disk speed, and technical support response speed.
To learn more about RealMetrics, please visit: www.realmetrics.com.
For more information about EV1Servers, please visit: www.ev1servers.net.
To learn more about 1 and 1 Internet, please visit: www.1and1.com.