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Go Daddy Reaches Milestone of 10 Million Domains


By Derek Iwasiuk
October 18, 2005

The Go Daddy Group, Inc. (  announced today that the domain portfolio for its three ICANN-accredited registrars has surpassed the record-breaking 10 million mark, according to statistics reported by domain industry analyst Name Intelligence, Inc.  No other domain registrar has 10 million domains in its portfolio.

"Go Daddy has achieved yet another industry milestone," said Jay Westerdal, CEO of Name Intelligence, a leading industry analyst that provides a variety of tools and utilities to the domain name industry at  "Go Daddy attained the 9 million domain name mark in mid-July, and in a little more than 2 months since then, has grown its portfolio by an unprecedented 11% to surpass the 10 million domain mark."

Added Westerdal, "Since bursting upon the domain name market in November 2000, Go Daddy has been a juggernaut, and doesn't appear to be slowing down."

"We were undoubtedly pleased when Go Daddy's portfolio surpassed 9 million domain names in July," said Bob Parsons, president and founder of Go Daddy.

Go Daddy customers who purchase, renew or transfer a domain receive – in addition to some of the industry's lowest prices that start at $1.99/year and premier 24x7 customer service -- the following complementary domain services, FREE of charge:  Complete Email (a $9.95/year value), a personalized email address with 25 MB of storage; a 100-pack of email forwarding (increases the flexibility of a personalized email account by allowing users to set variations on their basic email address); a starter web page with customizable text, colors, graphics, and links; domain forwarding and masking; Making the Internet Work for You, a guide to domains, web sites, e-commerce, marketing and more; domain locking (automatically prevents anyone from making changes to a domain's ownership and administrative information), and much more.



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