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History

2017
  • velia.net is now a company of GoDaddy™
  • velia.net sells the 7000th dedicated server
  • velia.net opens a new Datacenter in Hong Kong
  • velia.net opens a new Datacenter in France
  • 30 employees are working now for velia.net
2016
  • velia.net plans Hong Kong Datacenter
  • velia.net sells the 6000th dedicated server
  • expanding Datacenter capacity in Frankfurt with another 200 m2 room
  • 25 employees are working now for velia.net
2015
  • expanding Datacenter capacity in Frankfurt with another 150 m² room
  • 20 employees are working now for velia.net
2014
  • velia.net opens a new POP in Miami in february
  • Backbone capacity extended to 100 Gbit/s in Frankfurt
  • In april velia.net sells the 3000th dedicated server
  • In december velia.net sells the 4000th dedicated server
2013
  • Backbone capacity extended to more than 80 Gbit/s
  • Fifteen employees work for the company
  • velia.net participates third time at gamescom cologne
  • velia.net opens a new POP at Telehouse Datacenter Frankfurt with an own 220 qm² room for new servers
  • In may velia.net sells the 2000th dedicated server
  • Business in US tripled
  • In november velia.net sells the 2500th dedicated server
2012
  • velia.net commences operations at a new site in Los Angeles to offer server-based services in the USA as well
  • velia.net participates in the WorldHostingDays 2012 in India and Russia
  • Twelve employees work for the company
2011
  • Relocation to Hanau Lamboy. Nine employees work for velia.net
  • velia.net participates in the WorldHostingDays 2011 for the first time
  • velia.net appoints its first trainee
2010
  • Internationalisation: velia.net increases its sales in the Middle East and Eastern Europe
2009
  • Further expansion of the existing Gaming segment  
2008
  • Concentration on the Gaming segment. First gaming customers such as Gondal scaled up from 50,000 to 1.2 million users
  • Hewlett Packard streams n-tv live via the velia.net backbone
  • Traffic from German TV station ZDF-Mediathek processed largely by velia.net via the client TV1.eu
  • Backbone extension to 47 Gbit
2007
  • sevenload GmbH concludes a cooperation agreement with velia.net to significantly expand its server farm
2006
  • TV1.eu processes a large amount of its traffic via velia.net
  • Concentration on providing IT infrastructure for media clients in the streaming segment
2005
  • Acquisition of the domain internetnetdienste.de from the insolvent company internetdienste.de Service GmbH
  • Sale of the game server segment pingparadise.de
2004
  • Development of the housingflatrate.com platform
2003
  • Founding of the GmbH
  • Development of an Autonomous Network (AS)
2000
  • Company founded as a sole trader
  • Provision of web hosting, dedicated servers and game servers