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1and1 Hosting Review

1and1 is one of the largest shared hosting companies in the world. They're also one of the most controversial. In a comparison with large hosting companies, they're usually ranked nearer to the bottom of the heap than the top. Is it justified? This is my hosting company. I have used them for 5 years, even since my previous host had all their servers crash on the same day and I had to find someone else to go to. It costs me $6.99 a month for my package, which has to be paid every six months. That's their middle level, and what it gets me is unlimited webspace and traffic, 1 free domain (which you'll probably find useless based on how they give it to you), 25 MySQL databases, and I can create up to 500 email accounts, each one up to 2GB of space. They also offer either Microsoft or Linux packages. In the five years I've used them, I've only had two problems. One, which was irritating, kept me from being able to consistently access my websites for about 3 weeks. The other was having my email being considered as spam by my home ISP. The first issue was a...
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