|Type of business||Private|
|Services||Domain Name Registration, Web Hosting, VPS|
1984 Hosting is a web hosting company that was established in 2006 by a couple of Free Software and civil rights enthusiasts. It has since grown to become Iceland's biggest web hosting company by far. The company offers high quality web hosting and VPS services at a competitive price, at the same time respecting and protecting the civil and political rights of its customers.
The company claim to use only green energy from renewable, sustainable sources such as geothermal and hydro power energy. 1984 is committed to environmentally responsible business practices by utilizing only electricity from renewable energy sources and placing emphasis on reaching the highest possible energy utilization efficiency levels. This is achievable in Iceland, because all electricity production meets the aforementioned criteria and the cold climate makes PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness) very high, meaning that for each watt used to run servers, storage and network equipment, proportionally very little is used for cooling, lighting and other overhead.
The company uses free software because it gives them the freedom to share, study and modify the software.