1&1 Dynamic Cloud Server Offers New Benchmark for Flexibility and Power
Remarkable scalability, hourly costs and new 'sleep mode' deliver real world
Cloud benefits. Powerful dedicated resources with full root control at low
PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 1&1 Internet Inc.,
www.1and1.com, a global leader among Web hosting providers, today unveiled a
new cloud server package that delivers unrestricted cloud-based efficiencies
to both businesses and professionals alike. 1&1 Dynamic Cloud Server,
available from a total price of only $0.06 per hour, features dynamically
adjustable resources – Processor Cores (vCore), RAM (GB) and Hard Disk Space
(GB) - that are configurable upwards and downwards by the user themselves
anytime. The solution offers capacity for a very high performance resource at
a very low and accurate hourly price. 1&1 expects the package to be a highly
popular option for businesses to take further steps toward Cloud computing,
and raise efficiencies in their online projects.
1&1 Dynamic Cloud Server is an enormously flexible and robust virtualized
server solution. The server is particularly effective for companies whose
resource requirements change frequently or for a new business that cannot
accurately estimate how much computing power will be needed for online
projects. The user only pays for the resources they require and use.
Resources can be scaled up and down anytime and anywhere using sliders,
calculated on a pro-rata basis and charged on the following terms: 1 to 8
vCores - $0.02 per vCore per hour, 1 to 32 GB RAM - $0.02per GB per hour, 1 to
800GB Hard Disk Space - $0.02 per 100GB per hour. An upgrade or downgrade is
complete in less than five minutes. There is no basic fee, no setup fee,
transparency of per-hour costs, and cancellation within the hour.
The 1&1 Dynamic Cloud Server range comprises of the FLEX package, with total
flexibility and no contract term, from $0.06 per hour, ($43.20/month), and the
ADVANTAGE package for up to a 54% discount of $19.99/month. Offering IT
professionals in particular even better cost management by being able to pay
for a set of minimum resources, the ADVANTAGE package provides a degree of
flexible configuration to be billed hourly - ideal for longer term online
projects. With its Dynamic Cloud Server, 1&1 now offers a highly flexible
basis from which business and technical users can access very powerful
dedicated resources with full root control at a remarkably low cost.
A key feature of the new 1&1 Dynamic Cloud Server is the innovative 'sleep
mode', which enables FLEX package users to freeze their CPU and RAM resources,
while their data is fully and safely retained on HDD storage. Currently, this
option is offered with a $60 starting credit, valid for the first month. This
package can make an enormous impact in controlling IT costs, particularly for
seasonal businesses or freelance IT professionals.
Robert Hoffmann, CEO Hosting of 1&1 Internet comments, "The latest generation
Dynamic Cloud Server offers a number of distinct differentiators that can
result in a transformation of efficiencies. The user enjoys the best of both
worlds - dedicated highly reliable resources as well as completely dynamic
scalability. An innovative 'sleep mode' can provide a unique freedom to
leverage high performance for specific, shorter periods - a powerful benefit
for many user groups at an unbeatable price."
Servers are offered in Linux (Standard/Business) and Windows (Web/Standard –
2008 & 2012) configurations – installed automatically. All servers include
full root access, unlimited traffic, free on-demand Snapshot Backups,
Parallels Plesk 11 and up to $60 starting credit, valid for the first month.
It is also possible to switch between a Linux or Windows server operating
system at any point. From August 1st, for convenience and timeliness in
managing server resources, 1&1 will provide a new mobile server app to be used
with all current iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices as well as mobile phones
running the Android operating system.
Technically, 1&1 Dynamic Cloud Server is based on the latest Xen
virtualization platform and delivers fail-safe security via multiple-redundant
cores and storage. Comprehensive measures are in place to protect against
power outages, loss of data, cyber-attacks and external hazards such as water
or fire. Such measures guarantee 1&1 users maximum availability, 365 days per
year. Users can also feel reassured that their server is powered by renewable
1&1 leverages its global scale to deliver a high quality service to its
customers. The company currently holds 12 million customer contracts
worldwide and manages over 11 million domain names. For more information
about 1&1 Internet, Inc., visit www.1and1.com.
About 1&1 Internet Inc.:
1&1 Internet Inc. is a subsidiary of United Internet, a profitable public
company with a market cap of $5 billion. 1&1 was founded in 1988 and manages
more than 11 million domain names, while more than 70,000 servers run in the
company's five state-of-the-art, green data centers. 1&1's global community is
over 12 million customer contracts strong. The company's U.S. headquarters is
located in Chesterbrook, Pa. For more information, visit www.1and1.com or
contact the company at 1-877-GO-1AND1, on Facebook, or www.twitter.com/1and1.
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