May 3, 2016

1&1 Announces Collaboration with Intel on Innovative and Secure Cloud Platforms

1&1, the leading web hosting provider in Europe (www.1and1.co.uk), today announced a technology collaboration with Intel. Together with Intel, 1&1 will develop and deliver optimized platforms for cloud and datacenter applications with a key focus on performance and innovative security solutions.

In an effort to deploy differentiated secure services that will ensure the privacy and security of 1&1’s offerings, 1&1 and Intel will collaborate on a new security enabled platform leveraging Intel’s Cloud Integrity Technology. This new technology will allow 1&1’s customers better control and visibility over their data hosted in 1&1’s cloud infrastructure.

In addition to security, 1&1 is working with Intel to optimize 1&1’s infrastructure to continuously improve the performance of their cloud offerings.

Robert Hoffmann, CEO 1&1 Internet SE, adds: “We are glad to cooperate with such a reputable company like Intel in order to further improve our innovative data center technology. The collaboration underlines our steady efforts to provide the latest and cutting-edge technologies to our customers and elucidates the importance of our cloud strategy as key factor for 1&1’s business success.”

“Through this collaboration utilizing Intel® Trusted Execution Technology on Intel® Xeon processors, 1&1 will be better able to deliver a more secure and trusted cloud offering, enabling customers to help meet local compliance and regulatory conditions,” says Raejeanne Skillern, vice president and general manager of Intel’s Cloud Service Provider Business.

The collaboration will also allow 1&1’s flagship product, the 1&1 Cloud Server, to be continuously improved in order to provide customers with the best possible performance. Additionally they will benefit from innovative security solutions designed to provide the highest possible level of privacy and security in the cloud.

1&1 expects first products deployed based on the joint collaboration throughout 2016.