Hans Nijholt

Hans Nijholt

Head of Product Management Server

Posts by Hans Nijholt

Cloud transformation in hosting

As you are no doubt aware, 1&1 has been active in the hosting market for over 25 years, with innovation at the forefront of our priorities. One of the questions I’m often asked by industry outsiders is how to be innovative within the hosting market. Outsiders usually believe that everything needed is already available and that as performance and speed levels are already very high, there’s nothing left to optimise.

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From one-size-fits-all to customised solutions – new technologies enable more flexibility

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Several years ago, on my first trip to America, I was ordering a sandwich at Subway and was overwhelmed by all the questions I had to answer. Every possible combination of different types of bread, cheese, meat, salads and sauces were available – whatever I wanted! Similarly, when choosing a car nowadays, buyers are confronted with a myriad of configuration options so that today there are probably very few cars that are completely identical.  Indeed, much has changed since Henry Ford’s famous saying that customers could have the Model T in any color, as long as it’s black.

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No more additional features please!

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Have you noticed that every time a new product is introduced to the market, the sheer number of new features is often overwhelming? “Bigger and better” seems to be the apparent criteria by which new products are measured. But do we really need an oven you can control via an app, a fridge with a built-in webcam or a car that you can start with your smartphone?

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Cloud Security: What lessons can be drawn from child safety?

Cloud computing security is a topic which is regularly discussed in great detail. Reasons for the discussions include cyber-attacks, organised cyber-crime or newly discovered security flaws.

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Is the cloud ready for small and mid-sized businesses?

1&1 launches New Cloud Server

Remember the year 2011? Cloud computing was rarely being used within the SME sector. Compare that to nowadays and it’s become clear that the number of small and mid-sized businesses using the cloud has rapidly increased.

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