Prize for Hetzner Online in Germany's largest readership survey
IT trade journal "PC-WELT" has evaluated the image of 140 brands from the ICT and consumer electronics
markets as part of Germany's largest readership survey. Over 15,000 "PC-WELT" readers voted across 15
product categories and Hetzner Online has once more been voted "Technology Winner 2012" in the
"Webhosting - Private" category.
The company achieved second place as "Brand of the Year 2012" in the business and private section.
Hetzner Online particularly impressed in terms of performance/speed, support, technology as well as
energy efficiency and achieved recognition as a "Friendly Brand".
Hetzner Online Awarded "Carrier & Provider 2012"
Each year editors of the German IT specialist journal "funkschau" ask their readers to vote across six categories for the best companies. For more than ten weeks, the most important carriers and providers were put to the vote. Hetzner Online was nominated in the "Internet provider" category for the first time and secured a top ranking.
Now for the second time, Hetzner Online officially belongs to the 50 fastest growing businesses in Bavaria. With the "Bayerns best 50" ("Bavaria's best 50") award, the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, recognizes those companies which have shown outstanding growth both in terms of sales and employee numbers over the past years.
Hetzner Online awarded GreenIT Best Practice Award 2011
Hetzner Online has been awarded the "GreenIT Best Practice Award 2011" at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology in Berlin for its innovative and energy-efficient data center park.
The prize recognizes concepts and solutions which contribute towards improving energy-efficiency in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in an exemplary way.
The Hetzner Online data center park impressed the jurors with its innovative and modular building concept, environmentally friendly direct free cooling,
the use of power-efficient components as well as the use of special measuring and control engineering.
Hetzner Online is "Brand of the Year" and "Technology Winner 2011"
Hetzner Online has been voted "Brand of the Year" and "Technology Winner" in the business section of
the largest internationally independent brand image survey for the ICT and consumer electronics
markets. The company earned the double distinction in the web hosting category of "Brand Awareness
International 2011" which was presented for the 18th time by the IT trade journal PC-WELT this year.
More than 15,000 readers took part in the study this year and evaluated a variety of brands from
different product categories.
For the web hosting category, a total of 14 brands were taken into consideration. Hetzner Online consistently achieved first place in terms of quality, support, performance/speed and
energy-efficiency among professional decision-makers in particular.
Each year the Association of German Internet Industry recognizes the best
businesses in the industry for their services with its eco Internet Awards.
At the official eco Gala in Cologne in July 2011, Hetzner Online received the
eco Internet Award for the category "Hosting" making the company the best hosting
provider in Germany. Criteria for the award which recognizes the company as providing
the best price-performance ratio for hosting services in its target sector include:
variety of package offers and value added benefits
- prices, tariffs, contract terms
- facility security, hardware redundancy, power supply, UPS
- backup, (data-) security, internet connection, peering
Furthermore, the company´s commitment to protecting the environment
was an additional factor which convinced the jurors. Hetzner Online exclusively
uses energy from renewable sources to power the hosting servers in its
own data centers. "The construction of the data center park in Falkenstein constitutes
further innovative and energy-saving solutions by Hetzner in the field of hosting," said the jury.
Hetzner Online has been a leading light at the eco Internet Awards for many years. In 2007 Hetzner Online received the award for "best hosting provider for private clients" for the first time.
Hetzner Online has been chosen as a Top Pick Web Hosting Company by Web
Hosting Search who provide excellent reviews for some of the best ecommerce hosting.
Hetzner Online is one of the 50 fastest growing businesses in Bavaria. Erwin Huber, former Bavarian Minister of State for Economy, Infrastructure, Traffic and Technology presented Hetzner Online AG director, Martin Hetzner, with the coveted accolade “Bavaria’s best 50” on 18.06.07.
As independent jurors, Ernst & Young determine every year the Bavarian companies who have shown superior employee and sales growth in the past five years. Other selection criteria are that the owner-managed business has a positive future outlook and that sales growth and employment creation stem predominantly from organic growth.
Germany’s reference site for web hosting, regularly tests the availability of internet presence. Hetzner Online has been tested for many years. In July 2012 Hetzner Online achieved 100% once again.
| Hetzner Online AG’s servers also undergo the http://www.homepage-kosten.de availability test. In April 2012 Hetzner servers achieved 100% accessibility on the availability test.