Latest Press Releases

Find here the latest news about both ProfitBricks and our technology

2017

Joint Forces: ProfitBricks and 1&1 Expand Business Cloud Computing in Europe

ProfitBricks GmbH and 1&1 Internet SE are pursuing a joint path starting today. The goal of this alliance is to create a professional cloud hosting solution for enterprise clients on a European level. The portfolios of both companies complement each other ideally, so clients and partners of ProfitBricks GmbH will profit from this new clout alike.
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2016

Bright Computing Partners with ProfitBricks to Offer Customers an Elastic High Performance Computing Solution

Today, Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announced a partnership with ProfitBricks, the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) company based in Germany.
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2015

ProfitBricks presents new community platform DevOps Central

REST API, Multi Cloud Library Support and Python SDK ProfitBricks, the price/performance champion in cloud computing, reveals the launch of its new community portal DevOps Central. Alongside the SOAP API, ProfitBricks now also offers the modern REST API popular with developers and software architects. This allows for full automation of application development for cloud environments. Furthermore, DevOps Central holds additional cloud libraries in store as well as a Python software development kit (SDK).
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2014

IaaS Provider ProfitBricks Opens a New Data Center in Frankfurt, Germany

ProfitBricks, the Price/Performance Leader in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), expands their footprint significantly with a new data center opening in Frankfurt am Main. The Cloud Computing company has collaborated with Equinix, a leading global data center and communications provider. With this new data center location, ProfitBricks meets the rapidly expanding demand for Cloud resources that exceed the highest German standards in service and data protection standards.
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2013

Cloud Computing IaaS Pricing Cut by 50 Per Cent; New Price Performance Leader Emerges

ProfitBricks’ Pricing and Performance Offers a Major Step Towards Gaining Broader Enterprise Adoption of Public Cloud Services 
ProfitBricks, the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company that completely reengineered the delivery of cloud computing, today announced that it will cut its prices in half, making it the price performance leader among IaaS vendors. With this price drop ProfitBricks’ instance prices are now roughly 50 per cent lower than the other major cloud computing providers.
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High Availability IaaS Is Now Standard Across ProfitBricks Cloud Computing Services

ProfitBricks launches configuration free, high availability virtual network support via industry’s first support for ARP 
ProfitBricks, the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company that completely reengineered the delivery of cloud computing, today announced the general availability of true High Availability (HA) virtual data centers for business-critical cloud deployments. This new feature enables an easy-to-use implementation and offers dynamic routing of IPv4 addresses to virtual machines (VMs) through the industry’s first support of Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).
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Cloud Infrastructure Pioneers Invest $19.5 Million in Cloud Computing 2.0 Startup

ProfitBricks secures investment to expand next-generation cloud offering 
ProfitBricks, the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company that completely reengineered the delivery of cloud computing, today announced it received a $19.5 million investment from its founders and United Internet AG (UTDI.DE), a leading European internet services provider
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ProfitBricks and MapR complete extensive benchmark testing for Hadoop within a virtualised data centre

Provides Organisations with cost effective performance without complexity for scalable Big Data projects 
ProfitBricks, the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) specialist, and MapR Technologies, the Hadoop technology leader, have announced the successful completion of comprehensive Hadoop Benchmarking tests to compare the performance of physical hardware versus the ProfitBricks virtual data centre environment.
 
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2012

American experts confirm the advantages of the innovative IaaS services from ProfitBricks: live vertical scaling, minute-based billing, easy handling and considerably higher processing speed than leading cloud providers.

Just a few months after the successful start of ProfitBricks in the USA, the IaaS specialists from Berlin are scoring points among American experts with live vertical scaling.
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ProfitBricks Selects Mellanox InfiniBand for New Large-Scale Cloud Infrastructure Service

Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that ProfitBricks has selected Mellanox’s full range of end-to-end InfiniBand products, for its cloud hosting infrastructure in the US and European data centers.
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The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) revolution continues - ProfitBricks starts sale of virtual data centers in the USA

Berlin, July 16, 2012. Following their successful market launch in Germany in May 2012, the IaaS company ProfitBricks is now introducing a new data center in Las Vegas, USA.
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ProfitBricks is a Sponsor of the Debian Conference 2012

ProfitBricks is proud to continuously support the open source community. We have a great appreciation of the Debian Community and the momentum around cloud deployments of open source applications.  This year we are pleased to announce our support for and sponsor of the open source projects at DebConf12.
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ProfitBricks starts the next generation IaaS

Achim Weiß’s latest coup
The industry veteran Achim Weiß and his international team of engineers have now given the official starting signal for the range of solutions offered by the new company ProfitBricks. The high-tech Berlin-based software development team presents the next generation of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) – based on the latest hosting and cloud technology, but supplemented by a variety of innovations.
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2011

We support the Debian Conference 2011

ProfitBricks is proud to continuously support the community.
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ProfitBricks starts up innovative IaaS solutions based on cloud computing

Prominent founders offer a new dimension of hosting
The new hosting company ProfitBricks is starting up in Berlin. Their offer - "Infrastructure-as-a-Service" (IaaS) - is based on innovative ideas and technologies. Interested parties can currently apply to become beta testers, and will receive a starting credit of €500 for their participation, which they can use later in productive operation. The ProfitBricks founders and managing directors are two veterans from the hosting sector, Achim Weiß and Andreas Gauger. Both members of the dual-headed management team are ex-Board members of 1&1 Internet AG.
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2010

United Internet acquires 30% stake in new cloud hosting company of Andreas Gauger and Achim Weiß

United Internet AG, Europe's leading internet specialist, has acquired a 30% stake in ProfitBricks, an innovative start-up in the field of cloud hosting. The investment will enable United Internet to add a complementary segment to its activities in its cloud computing business with the brands 1&1, GMX, WEB.DE, Fasthosts and InterNetX and access new customers in this growth market.
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