Scottsdale, Arizona – (The Hosting News) – November 14, 2005 – Domain registrar and web hosting giant, GoDaddy.com, has acquired a new data center in Phoenix, Arizona.
The new data center is located in the heart of Phoenix’s “Opportunity Corridor.” GoDaddy.com Founder and President, Bob Parsons, will join Phoenix Mayor, Phil Gordon, for an official ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, November 14th at 11:15 a.m. at 1402 E. Buckeye, near 14th St.
Mr. Parsons stated, ”We look forward to enriching our relationship with the city of Phoenix and the chance to be a part of its development. Both Phoenix and Go Daddy are growing at a rapid pace. It’s a great fit.”
GoDaddy.com recently purchased the 270,000 square foot facility for $9.5 million. It is located near Sky Harbor Airport and will house some of the GoDaddy.com computer hardware used to keep its global operation up and running 24/7.
Mayor Gordon welcomes GoDaddy.com to Phoenix’s “Opportunity Corridor” which will be home to high-tech and bioscience firms, entrepreneurs and innovators. Mr. Gordon commented, ”As the world’s No. 1 domain registrar and the No. 1 shared web-hosting company in North America GoDaddy.com is a perfect fit for Phoenix’s ‘Opportunity Corridor.’ The city of Phoenix will benefit from the innovative products and services provided by Go Daddy, as well as the positive economic flow to the community.”
Since opening its corporate headquarters in Scottsdale back in 1997, Go Daddy has expanded throughout the valley with operations in Gilbert, Mesa and now a second Phoenix location. The company also has facilities in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
For further information on Go Daddy, please visit: www.godaddy.com.