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1&1 wins again! The 1&1 Cloud Server ranks first in the Cloud Spectator Benchmark 2017

Last month, the American analyst institution Cloud Spectator released their 2017 comparison of the biggest and most important cloud service providers in North America. The companies profiled included well-known brands such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. In their “Top 10 Cloud IaaS Providers Benchmark 2017“the company analysed the price/performance ratio of the providers´ solutions.

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.cloud – a unique domain with a lot of potential

When creating your personal website or setting up a server-based project, there are a lot of domain endings you can choose from. Apart from the classics like .com or .web, there are a lot of other special endings such as .cloud for example. But what are the benefits of choosing them?

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Category: Net World
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Running out of space on your server? Shared storage could be the solution

In certain instances, technological projects conducted by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may require extra storage space. There is, of course, SDD space provided by cloud services; however in addition to this SMEs may need, for example, to share services between servers. For example, when creating web clusters for accessing the same web content or files; when developing IT architectures where the user wants to be able to destroy and create frontend servers without worrying about the stored information; or just managing a log that does not stop growing independently. In such cases, the functionality of the so-called shared storage of the cloud servers is the best and most efficient option.

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Category: eBusiness | Servers and Hosting | Tips
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Selection criteria for your cloud provider – a checklist

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The number of cloud services providers on offer to businesses is huge – and continuing to grow. Of course, choosing a cloud provider is largely dependent on the individual requirements of each company, but to make the selection process slightly easier for our customers, we have created a checklist.

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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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CISPE: together with other European IaaS providers – 1&1 sets an example for more Cloud security

Although businesses are starting to approach the cloud with growing acceptance, there still exists a certain amount of scepticism around the technology. People have a picture in their head of a vast disorganised “cloud”, and this brings up significant privacy concerns that providers need to address. Now, with our fellow European affiliates – arsys, FastHosts and home.pl – we are taking a step forwards in working against this negative perception. Together with other European Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers, we are supporting the Code of Conduct of the European initiative CISPE (Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe), which was introduced to the public last week.

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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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Apps as required with the 1&1 Cloud App Centre: content management systems

The 1&1 Cloud App Centre allows 1&1 Cloud Server customers to create their own development environment by offering a huge amount of useful and creative apps. The whole app centre contains only open source solutions which provides customers with free access to the solution´s source code enabling them to program it to suit their business needs.

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