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Web Hosting Provider, 1&1 Internet, Appoints New CEO

May 20, 2008; 09:26 AM

Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania - (The Hosting News) - May 20, 2008 - Webhosting company, and subsidiary of United Internet, 1 and 1 Internet, has hired international telecommunications veteran, Oliver Mauss, to replace the company's long-time leader, Andreas Gauger.

As the new CEO of 1 and 1 Internet Inc., as well as of the company's subsidiaries in UK, France and Spain. In his new position, Oliver Mauss is in charge of 1 and 1's international web hosting operations. He succeeds Andreas Gauger, who decided to step down from his position as Chairman of the Board after 13 years.

Previously, Oliver Mauss worked for Vodafone Group for over 10 years, most recently as the Global Director of Business Product Marketing. Before that he held positions in product management and business development at telecommunication companies and RWE Telliance. Oliver Mauss holds a Ph.D. in Communications Engineering from the University of Aachen, Germany.

Andreas Gauger founded web hosting provider, Schlund + Partner in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1995. Three years later, 1 and 1 Internet acquired Schlund + Partner and in 1999, Andreas Gauger was appointed Chairman of the Board. With over 10 million hosted domain names, 1 and 1 has become a leading provider for hosting personal and business websites.

According to independent studies, 1 and 1 hosts almost 2.6 million active web sites and has 9.1 million domains registered. 1 and 1's global community is 7.07 million customers strong. Expanding globally, 1 and 1 is already one of the United States' top five service providers. The data transfer rate of business and consumer Web sites hosted is nearly 6.5 petabytes per month.

1 and 1 Internet Inc. is a subsidiary of United Internet, a profitable public company with a market cap of $4 billion. 1 and 1 was established in 1988 and hosts more than 10 million domain names, while more than 47,000 servers run on the company's five data centers. 1 and 1's global community is over 7 million customer contracts. The company's U.S. headquarters is located in Chesterbrook, PA. 1 and 1 features an array of services, from instant domain packages to all-inclusive shared hosting plans, dedicated servers and ready-to-run eShops. 1 and 1 is a Microsoft Joint Development Partner, and works with other paramount companies such as Google, Plesk, Symantec, and HP/Compaq.

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