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1 Million Application Installs Through Go Daddy Hosting Connection

Go Daddy Group, Inc. (Business Wire) - 13 August 2009

1 Million Application Installs Through Go Daddy Hosting Connection

Most Popular Web Apps Installed in Just a Few Clicks with Go Daddy Designed Service

GoDaddy.com logoSCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine finding a Web application you want to use. Now, imagine having no technical experience and seeing phrases like "database permissions, run the install script, database connection details"; it can read like a foreign language. That's why Go Daddy developers created Go Daddy Hosting Connection, a service that installs the most popular online applications for any user in three clicks.

It's this "ease of use" that catapulted Go Daddy Hosting Connection past more than 1,000,000 applications installed. Now it installs more than one application every minute of every day, bringing the most popular online applications to the masses. Hosted in Go Daddy's cloud, popular free applications like WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal, as well as premium products such as Feedzilla, Pinnacle Cart and Community Server are being used by everyone, not just the technical crowd.

Rather than learning computing languages or how to "set database permissions," Go Daddy Hosting Connection users select the product they want to install, answer a few questions and click "Finish." Hosting Connection then automatically installs the application to the user's specifications.

"Our goal with Hosting Connection was to make the installation of popular online applications easy," said Go Daddy CEO and Founder Bob Parsons. "It's working beautifully. We have installed more than 1 million applications into the hosting cloud. Our customers appreciate the ease with which they can install many popular online applications now."

In addition to installing applications, Go Daddy Hosting Connection gives users a place to provide feedback about their product experience. Potential users can review and learn from unbiased feedback of other users. If someone has issues or questions, there is a forum where Go Daddy staff or other product users help provide answers and solutions.

Hosting Connection serves Go Daddy's hosting customers using either Linux or Windows. Go Daddy hosting is backed by unparalleled 24/7 Customer Support, world-class data centers and a guaranteed uptime of 99.9%.

To find out more about Go Daddy Hosting Connection, visit HostingConnection.GoDaddy.com.

To find out more about Go Daddy Hosting plans or other services, please visit www.GoDaddy.com.

About The Go Daddy Group, Inc.

Go Daddy is a leading provider of services that enable individuals and businesses to establish, maintain and evolve an online presence. Go Daddy provides a variety of domain name registration plans and Web site design and hosting packages, as well as a broad array of on-demand services. These include products such as SSL Certificates, Domains by Proxy private registration, ecommerce Web site hosting, blog templates and blog software, podcast packages and online photo hosting. The Go Daddy Group, Inc. has more than 36 million domain names under management. Go Daddy registers, renews or transfers a domain name every second. GoDaddy.com is the world's No. 1 domain name registrar according to Name Intelligence, Inc. GoDaddy.com is also rated the world’s largest hostname provider according to Netcraft Ltd. During 2008, The Go Daddy Group registered more than one-third of all new domain names created in the top six generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, including .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz and .mobi.

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