Karlsruhe, 29.02.2016 - 1&1, the leading web hosting provider in Europe and one of the largest hosters worldwide (www.1and1.com), has announced it has entered a business partnership with Bitnami (www.bitnami.com), a global provider of server applications and development environments, to offer 1&1 customers access to a marketplace of popular server applications.
With more than one million visitors per month, Bitnami provides one-click deployment for over 130 open source applications and server infrastructure for selected cloud infrastructure partners. The partnership with Bitnami will enable 1&1 to offer its customers a new cloud-based server infrastructure to build and run web applications and development stacks that can be installed with just a single click. With apps available centrally and deployment times shortened, the partnership makes 1&1's feature-rich platform even more accessible than ever before.
Robert Hoffman, CEO 1&1 Internet SE said: "We wanted to provide the very best service for building and developing in the cloud so Bitnami was a natural fit when looking for a partner. With Bitnami, our customers can benefit from faster deployment and testing as well as easier management, allowing them to innovate quicker than ever before."
Through the partnership, 1&1 will now be able to offer cloud applications as a standalone product, which will be 100 per cent scalable, able to grow and expand as required by businesses.
"1&1 has a fantastic heritage and a very competitive cloud portfolio, having recently been featured as the product with the best price/ratio value in the '2016 Cloud Vendor Benchmark' by American analysts Cloud Spectator," said Erica Brescia, COO of Bitnami. "We are happy to offer customers a robust cloud marketplace that is backed up by best-in-class cloud infrastructure"
Bitnami's portal and technology for app installations will offer 1&1 customers a wide selection of the latest apps along with a 'no minimum term' contract and a pay-per-minute payment model offering flexibility that was not available previously. Combined with the ease of scalability and the use case optimization, customers will find it easier than ever to build apps on the cloud. The offerings also come with unlimited traffic without any additional costs - a real USP as traffic above the exempt amount has to be paid in general. The partnership will provide a consistent, secure and optimized end-user experience when deploying any app, on the 1&1 Cloud Server whether an individual designing their first application or a department of a large organizations looking for an environment where new services can be developed and deployed frequently.
1&1 Internet Ltd based in Slough, west of London, is Europe's No.1 web hosting and domain name registration company. 1&1 Internet Ltd is the UK arm of 1&1 Internet SE based in Germany (a subsidiary of United Internet Group, a public company with a market cap of more than 6 Billion GBP). 1&1 was established in 1988 and holds more than 15.43 million British, German, US, French, Spanish, Austrian, Polish, Italian and Mexican customer contracts. 1&1 Group manages more than 19 million domain names worldwide. More than 70,000 servers run in 1&1's five state-of-the-art, green data centers. 1&1 prides itself on being the one-stop-shop for web solutions.
Bitnami is a library of popular server applications and development environments that can be installed in a click, either on your laptop, in a virtual machine or hosted in the cloud. With over a million deployments each month, Bitnami.com has become the world's most popular destination for many of today's most popular applications. Bitnami-packaged apps provide a consistent, secure and up-to-date optimized end-user experience on any platform. We take care of compiling and configuring the application and all of its dependencies (third-party libraries, language runtimes, databases) so it works out-of-the-box. The company is also the largest source of applications for the leading cloud marketplaces. Bitnami is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has a major development center in Seville, Spain. For more information, visit www.bitnami.com, or follow us on Twitter (@Bitnami) and Facebook.
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