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1&1 Makes its Mark at HostingCon 2015

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Each year, the “who’s who” of the Web hosting industry gathers at HostingCon. At this conference, some of the best and most influential companies and individuals from the industry come to learn and collaborate on the latest news, ideas and technology to affect their business. This year, 1&1 was not only excited to join the discussions, but be an active part of the event. With a Cloud presentation, new TLD panel discussion and an expo booth, we made our mark on this year’s HostingCon in San Diego!

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Category: Inside 1&1
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1&1’s Nino Tomasetti Talks New TLDs

1&1 Internet's Nino Tomasetti

“As we all know, the domain space has become very crowded during the last years and new top-level domains offer a serious alternative for business users worldwide in finding a domain name,” said Nino Tomasetti, Senior Product Manager of Domains.

Last month, Tomasetti took part in a panel discussion at HostingCon 2014 along with other leading industry professionals. The discussions surrounded the adoption of the new TLDs in the market as well as what is expected in the future.

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Category: Server & Hosting
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Current and Emerging Trends in the Web Hosting Industry

Phil Shih talks about Web hosting industry trends at HostingCon 2014

The Web hosting industry is alive and bursting with energy and new developments. We saw the excitement around these emerging technologies first-hand at HostingCon earlier this year. As one of the world’s biggest events celebrating the Cloud and Web hosting industry, HostingCon gathers industry greats, experts, and analysts to discuss all of the innovations and trends that will impact the future of business on the Internet. We were happy to have the opportunity to speak with Phil Shih, the Founder and Managing Director of Structure Research, and to share his insights on some of this year’s hot topics in a short video.

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Category: Net Culture
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Exciting Launches and Discussion at HostingCon 2014

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This week, 1&1 had the opportunity to attend HostingCon 2014, the premier industry conference in the Web Hosting industry. Among attending a number of educational sessions, our own domains expert, Nino Tomasetti, was invited to speak on a panel of other experts to discuss the impact that new top-level domains (TLDs) have on the market. A number of our partners also hosted events and educational presentations, and we captured some great video footage of interviews with top experts in the industry.

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Category: Net Culture
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Evolution of eCommerce

Evolution of eCommerce

Today 1&1 was excited to take part in a presentation with ePages at HostingCon. This past March, the two companies announced a partnership to launch 1&1’s Online Store internationally. Delivering worldwide service with a comprehensive understanding of consumer demands, 1&1 is known to operate with a business model based on high value at affordable price points. Partnered with ePages’ expert knowledge of the eCommerce market and simplified technology, 1&1’s Online Store provides an ideal online solution for retailers.

Recent shifts in consumer buying behaviors made it even more crucial for 1&1 to select the right eCommerce partner to offer the best solution for its customers. Some of the biggest demands that consumers require from merchants include mobile sales, international reach and social media integration.

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Category: Net Culture
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Dedicated Server user? How Parallels Plesk 12 and 1&1 Can Help

Dedicated Server user? How Parallels Plesk 12 and 1&1 can help

By John Zanni, Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Service Providers, Parallels.

1&1 is serious about having the best dedicated and VPS server offers in the market, so it comes as no surprise to us that 1&1 is Parallels global launch partner for our release of Plesk 12. Combined with the power and performance of 1&1’s new server line-up, Plesk 12 offers the peace of mind that your server is fully protected from a range of threats and malicious attacks.

Plesk 12 adds unmatched security features to the infrastructure and website management experience that you already know and trust. On top of existing protection available from your server firewall, we’ve fully integrated Fail2ban – a service that scans your log files and bans IP addresses with suspicious activity – and Mod_Security – web application firewall governed by specialized rulesets. We even partnered with industry leader, Atomicorp, to give you the most trusted Mod_Security rules for free. We have these new security features set to secure defaults that will protect your servers out-of-the-box. For more advanced users, you can choose to fully configure your Fail2ban settings and edit Mod_Security rules from the Plesk UI and customize them to your specific needs.

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New TLDs Are a Useful Solution for Small Business

By Nino Tomasetti, Domains Product Manager, 1&1 Internet

Today at HostingCon Miami, I participated in a panel with other domain experts to discuss the benefits of new top-level domains (TLDs). As the Internet world prepares for the launch of what will be hundreds of new domain name possibilities, it is important to realize just how much potential these new names can have for businesses.

For small businesses and new businesses especially, the ability to register a short, memorable domain name for their website is the largest benefit. The .com world is of course very popular among website owners and visitors, but that popularity also causes the namespace to become quite crowded. When businesses struggle to find a relevant domain name their audience exposure struggles.

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Category: Net Culture
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1&1 is Global Launch Partner for Parallels Plesk 12

1&1 is global launch partner for Parallels Plesk 12

Today at HostingCon, Miami, Parallels launched Plesk 12, the latest version of its incredibly versatile and popular server management tool.  1&1 now provides Plesk 12 free with all 1&1 Server packages (Virtual, Dynamic Cloud Server, and Dedicated) in all our countries.

Plesk is the most popular control panel for server users worldwide, with the largest share of the market.  System administrators have always valued the high quality and stability of the tools.  The brand new Plesk 12 builds on the previous version to further simplify core web management tasks for hosting websites and web applications. The new WordPress Toolkit helps users to optimize the hosting of WordPress, and a new Security Core provides robust server-to-site security.

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