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New TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention Systems Protect Dedicated and Virtual Dedicated Hosting

June 1, 2006; 01:51 AM

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. –® has added another layer of security to its Web hosting, deploying TippingPoint™ Intrusion Prevention Systems to block attacks. has put TippingPoint systems in place to protect all dedicated and virtual dedicated hosting servers at no additional cost. An intrusion prevention system is an in-line device that scans traffic and, based on rules, determines whether data packets are legitimate or malicious.

In addition to this valuable security feature, each dedicated and virtual dedicated hosting plan includes free rapid setup, a free SSL certificate and 24/7 customer support, physical security and network monitoring.

"Security is a top priority at Go Daddy," said Neil Warner, Go chief information security officer. "TippingPoint systems have an established track record of success. Our customers deserve this extra protection for their hosting accounts."

TippingPoint systems deliver powerful network protection, functioning transparently at gigabit speeds to guard against cyber attacks. TippingPoint's Digital Vaccine® service updates filters regularly to maintain defense against the latest vulnerabilities, viruses and rogue applications.
"Hackers and automated viruses, spyware, phishing and other attacks are constantly finding new ways around normal security measures in today's business world," said Greg Fitzgerald, vice president at TippingPoint, a division of 3Com.

"As a software engineering firm, security is one of our utmost areas of concern," said Jason Milgram, CEO of Useful Technology™ Corporation. "Dedicated hosting with Go Daddy provides us with the safety measures we need for testing and product development environments to ensure our company's intellectual property is protected."

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About The Go Daddy Group, Inc.
Go Daddy is a leading provider of services that enable individuals and businesses to establish, maintain and evolve an online presence. Go Daddy provides a variety of domain name registration and Web site hosting services as well as a broad array of on-demand and other services. The Go Daddy Group is the world's largest domain name registrar, with approximately 13.6 million domain names under management as of April 30, 2006 and North America's largest shared Web site hosting provider. During the final six months of 2005, The Go Daddy Group registered approximately one-third of all domain names registered in the top five generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, including .com, .net, .org, .biz and .info.

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