Success Stories - ISP, Web Sites

Germany's biggest ISP, 1&1,
providing the largest Virtual Machine Service

Customer: 1&1
Industry: ISP
Region: German
Solution: TYAN S3970

  • Dual LGA 1207 sockets support up to (2) AMD 45nm Quad-Core Opteron 2300 series processors
  • (8) 240-pin DDR2 DIMM slots support up to 64GB registered DDR2 667/533/400 w/ ECC memory
  • (1) PCI-X 64-bit 133/100MHz slot, (4) PCI 32/33MHz slot
  • (4) SATA-II ports w/ RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5 support
  • (2) GbE LAN


The three major concerns when selecting an Internet Service Provider (ISP) are Speed, Reliability, and Security. As Germany’s largest ISP, 1&1, not only does 1&1 provide Networking space and domains, but 1&1 also provides powerful virtual machines. These services help internet users on 7.46 million websites to access the World Wide Web (WWW). From Domains, Networking Space, Virtual Machines, dedicated server services and E-Commerce, 1&1 provides all these various networking services.

One reason that 1&1 can provide the largest Virtual Machine Services is because they have developed dedicated Data Centers. These Data Centers have the latest hardware equipment that provides high speed, good reliability, and a secured networking environment. All of these services and features make 1&1 one of the largest Internet Service Providers in the world. Due to the high quality of these Servers, 1&1 is able to optimize its database with a massive volume of data. The 1&1 Data Center has installed more than 5,000 systems using the TYAN Thunder S3970 Server Motherboard. Building on TYAN's high quality Server products, 1&1 is able to create the highest quality Data Center which will provide the fastest networking services in a global environment.

The TYAN S3970 offers the very best in Dual Processor motherboard technology. Built for high-end workstations and high-end server applications, the TYAN S3970 supports two AMD Opteron 2000/2300 Dual/Quad core series processors. The TYAN S3970 also includes a rich feature set of integrated components such as dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, USB 2.0, one PCI-X, four PCI slots. Additional features include SATA2 (w/ 3.0GB) with RAID, and much more, all in an ATX (12" x 9.6") form factor.