The cloud serves and Bitnami powered cloud applications are designed to help the small businesses, tech entrepreneurs, web developers and IT professionals around the globe.
GreatResponder.com GoDaddy that is the famous web hosting company and asserts to have more than 61 million domain names under its management, now offering its customers a “pay as you go” utility billing package. It will allow clients to construct, test and utilize cloud solutions for GoDaddy’s infrastructure. The traditional business of the company is to enable clients to use site building software like Word Press, but the new shift will offer an environment where customers can build and run any software they like.
“With the launch of Cloud Servers, GoDaddy aims to extend our lead as the number one trusted provider of Cloud Hosting solutions for individual developers and technologists. We’re looking to make it easy for developers, to serve small businesses with the technology they want,” said Jeff King, SVP & GM Hosting, Security at GoDaddy.
As compared to its rivals in the cloud space, GoDaddy will build on its conventional business model of grabbing developers, tech entrepreneurs and small businesses with the new packages. The services will present several features to small businesses that cannot pay for or rationalize to get service presented by the established players in the public cloud market. The company says that virtual instances can be built, tested, cloned and re-provisioned in no time to meet market expectations.
“As a GoDaddy technology partner on Cloud Applications, we’re excited for GoDaddy’s international customer base to take advantage of our capabilities – joining the millions of developers and business users who save time and effort with our library’s consistent, secure and optimized end-user experience. We’re proud to partner with GoDaddy,” says Erica Brescia COO and Cofounder at Bitnami.
The new offers from GoDaddy has apparently been in the works for some time, as the team state the attainment of the public cloud customer division of Apptix for $22.5 million last September. As the Microsoft and Google take steps to get market share away from AWS in the corporate space, GoDaddy is aiming the small business market, a slot that appears to be comparatively unnoticed.
The commencement is the newest example of GoDaddy’s ongoing promise of technology and product expansion with and for the professional developer society. Earlier, GoDaddy publicized GoDaddy Pro, a program that offers free tools and help to designers and developers.