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GoDaddy goes up for sale

Sat, 11th September 2010, 05:06

GoDaddy -- the internet registrar responsible for the registration and management of over 43 million internet domain names has been put up for sale according to an article on the Wall Street Journal website. GoDaddy also represents 'Wild West Domains', a company that numerous other companies use for resale of SSL, domain names and other services to their own clientele. GoDaddy is renowned for their advertisements during the superbowl and budget-level hosting & domain registration. It will be extremely interesting to see what happens to both the company and clientele if the company changes hands -- it'll be safe to say this will be an exciting sale considering GoDaddy is the largest registrar on the planet. 

 More information about GoDaddy follows below: 

GoDaddy.com is the world's largest domain name registrar and is the flagship company of The Go Daddy Group, Inc.

The Go Daddy Group of companies also includes Wild West Domains, Inc., a reseller of domains and domain-related products and services; Domains by Proxy®, a private registration service; Starfield Technologies, a research and development affiliate; and Blue Razor Domains, a membership-based discount registrar.

As an ICANN-accredited domain registrar, Go Daddy has more names under management than any other registrar, offers products at prices up to 70% less than the competition and supports them all with world-class 24/7 live customer service.

Founded by Bob Parsons in 1997, The Go Daddy Group has grown to include more than 43 million domains under management. Godaddy offers a complete product line, including comprehensive hosting solutions, Web site creation tools, Secure SSL certificates, personalized email with spam and anti-phishing filtering, e-commerce tools and more.