1&1 Internet, Inc.,
a domain name registration and web hosting services provider, today
announced that it is offering a test drive program, titled ‘1&1
Test Drive 2005’, which allows small businesses to experience the vast
benefits of a professional Web site free for six months.
According to the company, 1&1 Test Drive 2005 allows small
businesses to create an Internet presence – or upgrade an existing one
– by trying 1&1ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s BusinessPro Package and the variety of
professional tools it provides, with no cost or obligation. The free
1&1 BusinessPro Package contains a full Top Level Domain name,
2,000 MB of Web space, 50 GB monthly transfer volume, 500 e-mail
accounts, Virus Guard & Spam Guard for all accounts, 1&1
WebMail and 1 MySQL database. Other features include: In2site Live
Dialogue, 1&1 WebElements, 1&1 Newsletter Tool, PDF2Web
Creator, Software Productivity Suite.
“The overwhelming popularity of the Test Drive offer clearly
demonstrates the need among SMBÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s for comprehensive and user-friendly
Web Hosting packages, which is exactly what 1&1 provides,” said
Andreas Gauger,Chairman of the Board, 1&1. “Most small businesses
assume they donÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t have the technical expertise or budget to get online.
This promotion allows them to see firsthandÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Âand completely free of
chargeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Âhow simple and affordable it actually is.”
The 1&1 Test Drive 2005 offer is available through February 28,
2005. Customers who sign up for the Test Drive in January will receive
the free package through July 31, 2005; for those who sign up in
February, the trial will end August 31, 2005.