Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 19, 2009
Web hosting company 1&1 Internet Inc. (http://www.1and1.com), today announced surpassing Yahoo as the fourth largest US web host based on WebHosting.Info's domain rankings. The move by 1&1 marks an important milestone, after launching US operations about five years ago.
From the launch 1&1 has made a significant impact on the US web hosting industry. Since US inception 1&1 has been called one of the most aggressive web hosts, dramatically dropping standard industry prices, making everything from domains to servers affordable for small to medium businesses. 1&1 was able to leverage economies of scale to offer their services and products across the globe in order to be competitive within the individual markets. 1&1 Internet is an internationally successful company, and hosts the largest number of websites up and running with content. The substantial and steady growth in the US market has been supported by over 700,000 US customers to date.
Oliver Mauss, CEO of 1&1 Internet Inc., said, "We are thrilled with 1&1's continued success in the US market, topping a giant like Yahoo only happens with true perseverance. When launching in the US we knew that becoming a leader in this industry would be no small feat, but we've tailored our services to deliver packages that allow individuals to achieve success on the Web."
WebHosting.Info claims to be the largest research and statistics portal primarily dedicated toward the web services industry. Its purpose is to continuously release data presenting micro and macro statistics about the Web Services industry -- Hosting Companies, Registries, Domain Registrars, Data centers, etc. across the world. It also provides statistical trends and patterns across Countries, IP Addresses, Domain Names, Web Servers, Operating Systems and other variables directly or indirectly related to the Web Services Industry.
1&1 is the one-stop-shop for web solutions, providing a high quality service with the security of our state-of-the-art green data centers and 24/7 technical support. 1&1 currently holds over 7.8 million customer contracts worldwide and manages over 10 million domain names.
For more information on 1&1 Internet Inc. visit the website at http://www.1and1.com.
1&1 Internet Inc.:
1&1 Internet Inc. is a subsidiary of United Internet, a profitable public company with a market cap of $2 billion. 1&1 was founded in 1988 and hosts more than 10 million domain names, while more than 55,000 servers run on the company's five state-of-the-art data centers. 1&1's global community is over 7.8 million customer contracts strong. The company's U.S. headquarters is located in Chesterbrook, PA. For more information, please contact the company at http://www.1and1.com or 1-877-461-2631.