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Customers Seeking Security Choose Go Daddy with 'Confidence'

By Derek Iwasiuk
May 11, 2006

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. –®, the No. 1 registrar of domain names worldwide, today announced industry-leading growth in sites secured by their SSL Certificates.

According to Netcraft, surged in Secure Certificate sales during the month of April, adding more than all other public Certificate Authorities and Web hosting companies. Go Daddy's SSL Certificates secured 2,937 new sites in April. In their hosting infrastructure, Go Daddy® grew by 1,015 SSL-enabled sites, more than double the total of the next-best performers.

An SSL Certificate enables Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption of online transactions and communications. A SSL Certificate provides an easy and cost-effective way to protect customer information and build trust.

"Go Daddy's Secure Certificates offer the crucial ingredients our customers want. They are affordable, easy to use and they come with unparalleled 24/7 support,” said Bob Parsons, CEO and founder. "We know SSL is an integral part of our customers’ secure online activities."

Customers agree. "We use Go Daddy's SSL to secure our Jobing Recruiting Desktop, an online applicant tracking system," said Gregg Bookspan, IT director. "Everything with Go Daddy has been smooth. The whole process is simple, straightforward and easy to navigate. Because of Go Daddy's SSL, our job seekers can feel confident their personal information is secure."

For more information about Go Daddy’s SSL Certificates, visit:

About The Go Daddy Group, Inc., Inc. is the “on-ramp” to the Internet for individuals and businesses worldwide, providing a one-stop shop for acquiring, creating and safeguarding a unique online identity. offers a comprehensive line of Internet products and services, including domain name registration, Web hosting solutions, personalized email packages, SSL Certificates, Web development tools, eCommerce utilities and more. is the world's No. 1 domain name registrar, both in terms of new registrations and domains under management. The Go Daddy Group includes three ICANN-accredited domain name registrars: flagship registrar, Inc. (, membership-based registrar Blue Razor® Domains, Inc. (, and reseller registrar Wild West Domains®, Inc. ( The Go Daddy Group
also offers private domain name registration services through Domains By Proxy®, Inc. (, as well as SSL Certificates through its SSL Certificate Authority, Starfield Technologies®, Inc. ( The Go Daddy Group registers or renews a domain name every 3 seconds and has more than 13 million domain names in its portfolio. The Go Daddy Group is also the world's largest Web host in terms of hostnames.

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