Web Hosting Company Go Daddy SSL Certificates Claim 45 Percent of Market Growth

Web Hosting Company Go Daddy SSL Certificates Claim 45 Percent of Market Growth

Web Hosting Company Go Daddy SSL Certificates Claim 45 Percent of Market Growth

Greatresponder.com – 2011-10-08 – On Wednesday, the web hosting company and domain name registrar, Go Daddy, made the announcement that it is the cause for more than 45 percent of the industry’s growth according to the latest Netcraft Secure Server Survey Report.

This announcement came about a week after the web hosting provider reached it’s 50 million domain name milestone.

As stated in the press release, the web hosting company is now adding more than 10,000 SSL certificates to its portfolio. In a statement, the report also claims that that their closest competitor grew by half that amount.

“Go Daddy is serious about protecting its customers’ data,” Go Daddy CEO and founder Bob Parsons said in a statement. “It’s important to secure your website, but it doesn’t have to cost a lot. Think about it, Go Daddy provides world-class customer care and an SSL certificate that is identical to our competitors — all at less than half the price of most providers. I don’t have to tell you, saving money is important to people these days.”

Go Daddy claims its growing in this industry has been “dramatic” this year. This is including its July announcement that it managed more than a half million SSL certificates. According to the press release, in August, Netcraft ranked Go Daddy as the second largest EV SSL provider in the world.

According to Go Daddy, its SSL certificates include an unlimited server license and free 24 x 7 customer support.

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Web Hosting Provider Go Daddy Implementes Trend Micro Deep Security

Greatresponder – 2011-08-21 – On Thursday, the web hosting provider and leading domain registrar Go Daddy has made he announcement that it has implemented Trend Micro Deep Security to protect systems in its data centers, as stated in a recent press release.

According to this recent press release report, the extremely secure solutions designed by Trend Micro was created to provide advanced protection to physical, virtual or cloud servers, as well virtual desktops for end users.

“Since Trend Micro Deep Security has a small footprint, it allows us to keep the same customer density on our servers. The Deep Security console is very easy to use, and anything you can do from the console can be carried out automatically to keep the cost of administration low,” Todd Redfoot, Go Daddy chief information security officer said in a statement.

Trend Micro claims that its security solution has allowed the web hosting company, Go Daddy, to block threats in the cloud before they could even reach Go Daddy network and servers. With customized rules the service will also improve visibility of threat activity and responds to changing threats.

Deep Security was designed to ensure the combination of intrusion detection and prevention, firewall, integrity monitoring, log inspection, and agentless anti-malware capabilities.

The solution supports compliance with standards and regulations like PCI, FISMA and HIPAA.

The web hosting company Go Daddy is certified by CIRA as the world’s #1 domain registrar and has currently more than 9.4 million customers, more than 49 million domains and maintains more than five million active hosting accounts.

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Web Hosting Provider Go Daddy Appoints New Deputy General Counsel

Web Hosting Provider Go Daddy Appoints New Deputy General Counsel

Web Hosting Provider Go Daddy Appoints New Deputy General Counsel

Greatresponder.com – 2011-08-02 – On Thursday, the web hosting and domain name registrar Go Daddy made the announcement that it has now names Andrew Kline, former Obama policy advisor and attorney the new deputy general counsel for global policy of Go Daddy. This announcement came in in about a week after the web hosting provider officially launches the 4th Generation of their cloud-based web hosting services.

Thanks to his new position, Andrew Kline will help the web hosting company expand internationally. He will also help as combat online illegal activities such as rogue Internet pharmacies and copyright infringement.

Kline will be based in Washington, DC and joins vice president for government relations Martha Johnston, who joined Go Daddy in December of 2005.

“After seeing Go Daddy’s commitment and pledge to ‘do the right thing,’ I was inspired … and knew I could go into the private sector and make a difference. Go Daddy has demonstrated its commitment to keeping the Internet safe in a way that gets results and I want to be a part of that team.” said Andrew Kline.

Andrew Kline has spent many years in his career focusing on said Go Daddy CEO and founder Bob Parsons. Kline was previously a federal prosecutor.

“Andrew’s record speaks for itself. Like our General Counsel Christine Jones, Andrew is an attorney who knows how to get things done, a leader and a person who works to make a difference … and as fast as the Internet is growing, Go Daddy is going to stay ahead of it,” said Go Daddy CEO and founder Bob Parsons.

The web hosting company recently announced that it has plans to have a partnership with KKR, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures. The investments are allegedly estimated at around $2.3 billion.

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