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A Dynamic Root Server from 1&1

✓ Full Access
Flexible Options
✓ Your Operating System

1&1's Straightforward and Affordable Root Server

1&1's Root Server at a Glance

Renting a root server from 1&1 gives you unprecedented control over the design of your IT infrastructure. Just as the word 'root' implies, you have the option to build a system piece by piece that fits your needs perfectly – all from scratch. Now you can efficiently allocate and manage simultaneous projects with ease. For example, when you rent a root server from us, you can distribute applications based on the most efficient use of processing power, memory, and disk space. You have full control over the design of your projects.

Enjoy Full Root Server Access

When you opt to rent a dedicated server, you have full administrator rights and can decide on the operating system you wish to run on your root server. Here, you can choose between various Linux root server options, as well as Windows options, to support you on the server side. Whatever your choice of server, 1&1 runs on green electricity! In addition, your root server is always well maintained and monitored by experts at our facilities. We store your data spatially and in redundant virtual form. What's more, we secure our system in advance to protect your data against possible disturbances or outages. Even in the event of a power outage or other disturbance, your server will continue to operate as usual.

Should You Rent or Buy a Root Server?

Buying a dedicated server is expensive. With us1&1, you have the option to rent a cheap root server that delivers the same performance at a fraction of the cost. We offer a variety of root servers for you to choose from, each compatible with the operating system you need. They can be rented for as long as you like and configured according to your exact specifications. At 1&1, you benefit from a powerful root server at an affordable rate – with no extra costs down the line. We maintain our servers in state of the art data centres; that means we take on any costs associated with your root server's upkeep, including regular hardware maintenance and sudden repairs.

Rent a Root Server Without a Fixed Contract

When small to medium sized companies need a reliable, budget-friendly root server to house their infrastructure, they often choose to simply rent a root server. This gives you the freedom to actively shape the direction of your company at a low cost. For temporary use, you can rent a root server from us without having to commit to a contract term. Companies and agencies in dynamic business fields can adjust their IT architecture to meet the demands of changing circumstances without financial penalties. Renting a root server from 1&1 comes with fair and transparent conditions. Our cloud server option, for example, features by-the-minute billing.

Our Root Server Options

At 1&1, you can choose between a variety of popular server solutions for your projects. With a virtual server, you rent the exact components you need for your system – an ideal option for small server services and limited web applications. You can rent a high- performance root server starting at a competitive monthly price. For virtual and dedicated root servers, we offer monthly contracts that ensure flexibility, whilst our cloud server features by-the-minute billing. At 1&1, you don't need to be locked into a contract with a minimum term.

Flexible Cloud Root Servers

Our cloud root servers offers unparalleled flexibility. When you wish, you can rent a dedicated server infrastructure from us with the processing power, scalable memory, and disk space that you need. There's no minimum contract period. If you plan to offer hosting services or large web applications, our Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is the perfect choice. There's no minimum contract term and you'll only ever be charged by the minute.

FAQ: Root Server

  • What is a root server?

    A root server is a professional web hosting solution. Whilst the majority of users get by with only a few gigabytes of web space, companies and professionals often need vast resources. Root servers are a cost-effective solution for large-scale, complex projects that require a high level of technical know-how to operate seamlessly. A root server is a configurable dedicated server that puts all the tools you need to build successful projects, directly into your hands. The administrator of a root server has control over the design of their infrastructure, as well as the maintenance, security, and setup of the server. This versatility makes root servers an attractive alternative to other web space solutions. A dedicated server is the ideal platform for a variety of applications such as FTP-accounts, web pages and more. In terms of operating systems, most root servers run on Linux. This OS is crash- resistant and helps save resources; what's more, it's generally preferred for data transfers and data storage, rather than being used as a workstation. In addition to Linux, 1&1 also offers Windows root servers.
  • What are the advantages of root server rental?

    A root server can be operated and maintained by an administrator from anywhere in the world. Depending on your root server settings, a Linux root server can also be accessed on the go with your tablet or smartphone. This makes it easy to change, restart, make updates and manage your data whenever you need to. Businesses and other professionals can take advantage of root servers when they want to take charge of the maintenance and security of the server. This server type provides flexible possibilities to run a multitude of applications. With a root server from 1&1, the security of your server is ensured by our team of experts and our cutting-edge facilities.
  • Why rent a cheap root server from 1&1?

    As an administrator, you'll have control over the management, options and potential uses of your root server. This allows for a wide range of applications to be flexibly brought under one roof. Whilst companies often set up their entire IT infrastructure using root servers, private users might use theirs to host online games, or perhaps as an FTP server. In fact, depending on your budget, project needs and level of experience, 1&1 has a root server configuration and package that's right for you. Renting a root server from 1&1 is a great option whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro – just find the package that suits you best.