September 5, 2005 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Shared hosting provider GoDaddy.com, the No. 1
registrar of domain names worldwide, today announced it is now the largest shared hosting provider in North America, according to Netcraft Ltd., a globally respected authority since 1995 on the market share of web servers, operating systems, hosting providers, ISPs, encrypted transactions, electronic commerce, scripting languages and content technologies on the Internet.
"Go Daddy has grown very quickly, against some fierce competition and now hosts the largest number of active sites of any hosting company in the United States," said Mike Prettejohn, Director of Netcraft.
Since entering the hosting market in late 2000, Go Daddy has continuously augmented its hosting offering, with ever-increasing bandwidth and disk space, additional features and lower prices. Most recently, Go Daddy expanded its hosting offerings even further, by entering the dedicated and virtual dedicated hosting markets.
"It's exciting to know that the customers who made us No. 1 in domains have stayed with us for their hosting needs," said Bob Parsons, president and founder of Go Daddy. "Our shared hosting plans have grown in popularity throughout the years, and continue to grow, because they are affordable, feature-rich solutions backed by world-class support that serve the needs of individuals and businesses," Parsons added.