Scottsdale, Arizona – (The Hosting News) – June 16, 2008 – Web hosting domain registrar, GoDaddy, has garnered a ”Favorite Linux-Friendly Web Hosting Company” award, as voted by Linux Journal magazine’s users, for its annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
In the last year, GoDaddy added Cron, a service that allows Linux customers to run a task on a scheduled basis. Go Daddy customers can now use this feature to schedule updates of content, email daily archives of forums or create a custom job that fits specific needs. GoDaddy customers also have Database Backup and Restore options, the ability to integrate Google Webmaster Tools and Password Protected Directories, a feature that allows the customer to limit web access through their hosting accounts.
Carlie Fairchild, Linux Journal Publisher remarked, ”Obviously, GoDaddy has made tremendous strides with our readership.”
GoDaddy.com provides Linux customers with newly supported application frameworks as well, including a new web-based File Manager and Editor. GoDaddy.com additionally offers its Hosting Connections portfolio featuring one-click install applications to enhance Web sites. GoDaddy.com has also added a highly requested application, Drupal, a free software program allowing customers to publish and manage Web content.
The Internet hosting and domain registrar has been honored with a range of awards, beyond the Linux distinction. GoDaddy.com was voted â€œBest Registrar” by Domain Name Wire recently. Earlier this year, GoDaddy was given the ”Domainers Choice Award for Best Hosting Company – 2008.” Last year, The GoDaddy Group, Inc. appeared on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list.
GoDaddy is also one of the top web host providers in the business and supports more than five million customers and largest domain name registrar, with over 29 million domain names in its portfolio.
GoDaddy is a provider of services designed to enable individuals and businesses to establish, maintain and evolve an online presence. GoDaddy 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 GoDaddy Group, Inc. has more than 28 million domain names under management. GoDaddy 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 the largest paid hosting provider in the world, according to Netcraft Ltd. During 2007, The GoDaddy Group registered more than one-third of all domain names registered in the top six generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, including .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz and .mobi.
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