July 8, 2011

Strato Offers WebStarter Free for Five Months

LONDON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Building Your Own Website Was Never Easier With Anniversary


Strato, Europe's second largest web hosting and applications provider,
is celebrating five years of doing business in the UK by offering the site
builder WebStarter free of charge for five months. WebStarter is designed
for individuals, clubs and business startups who want to build their first
website, e.g. a jewellery designer working from home, a sports team, or a
student union. No technical skills are required for the homepage site
builder and users can choose their favourite domain (.co.uk, .org.uk, etc.).
The offer is part of a 12-month contract where customers pay GBP3.90* per
month after the initial five-month period. The offer runs until 31 July
2011. For more information go to strato-hosting.co.uk/site-builder
[http://www.strato-hosting.co.uk/site-builder ].

With WebStarter, building a website can be accomplished in five easy
steps: define a topic, choose your design, set a structure, develop content
and publish with one click. Users have unlimited data traffic, 25 email
accounts, 20 web pages and free support via a hotline or email along with an
extensive FAQ database. Integration of photos and video is simple with
Strato Photo Album and Easy Video, which transfers videos into Flash format
ensuring a seamless viewing experience. Moreover, users are able to monitor
and analyse visits to their website with web statistics that identify its
strengths and weaknesses in an easy-to-use spreadsheet. For more advanced
users, hosting packages are also available free of charge for the first five
months, including packages from BasicWeb to EnterpriseWeb with 2GB to 50GB
of web space, 1000 to 6000 email accounts and up to five domains.

Damian Schmidt, CEO of Strato, commented, "With WebStarter, anyone can
set up professional looking website in just a few clicks. Whether users run
a club, a growing business or are just setting up a website to test an idea,
WebStarter is the right product. It is designed to be incredibly easy to use
and we've built in some very useful analytics so users can see how their
website is performing and where it could be improved."

Strato's site builder and all its web hosting packages come with
security features including antivirus & antispam and a phishing filter.
Strato customers will also get five free credits when they download images
and illustrations from Fotolia and an additional 25% bonus for further

Notes to Editors:

*Price excludes VAT.


STRATO, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, is Europe's second-largest web
hosting and web application provider. Its services include online hard
disks, all-in-one web hosting packages, dedicated and virtual servers and
hosted business software such as online shops. STRATO has over 1.4 million
customer contracts in six countries and hosts 4 million domains in two
ISO-certified, climate-neutral data centres.