1&1 is one of the world’s leading Web hosting providers. The company was founded by Ralph Dommermuth in 1988 in Montabaur, Germany, where its headquarters is still located. 1&1 currently offers a wide range of Web hosting products, including email solutions and high-end servers in 10 different countries including Germany, Spain, UK and the United States.
Known for its comprehensive and affordable Internet products, 1&1’s unique business model positions it as a one-stop Internet shop. From domain registration to Web hosting, site creation, technical support and cutting edge technology, 1&1 offers users every available resource to easily and affordably create and maintain an optimal Web presence.
1&1 introduced its distinctive approach to the UK in June 2000. With the acquisition of Fasthosts Internet Ltd. in May 2006, 1&1 and Fasthosts became the top hosting provider within the UK.
Since it was founded 26 years ago, 1&1 has successfully established its product range in many different international markets. Its products are available in the following countries: Germany, Austria, UK, Spain, France, Poland, United States, Canada, Italy and Mexico. Worldwide, more than 7,000 employees work for 1&1.
In the UK, 1&1 offers a wide range of Web hosting solutions for private users as well as high-end products for small-and medium-sized businesses. From domains to 1&1 MyWebsite to eBusiness solutions like Cloud Hosting and Web servers for complex tasks, 1&1 is well placed to deliver a high quality service to its customers. All 1&1 products are hosted in 1&1‘s high-performance, green data centres in Europe. 1&1 Group manages more than 19 million domain names.