With 13.64 million fee-based customer contracts and 31,65 million ad-financed accounts, 1&1 is a global leader amongst web hosting providers and one of Europe’s leading Internet service providers, serving consumer, business and developer users. 1&1’s products range from web hosting and domains to the provision of dedicated and cloud servers, email and e-commerce packages. More than 70,000 servers run within the company’s five state-of-the-art, high performance and green data centers. In Germany, 1&1 Group also offers a range of broadband and mobile access products for 5,72 million customers. Founded in 1988 1&1 is a subsidiary of United Internet, a profitable public company with a market cap of more than 6 billion Euro and a generated revenue of 2,6 billion Euro in 2013. With a staff of 7,000 employees United Internet has operations in the UK, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Mexico, Canada and the United States.