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History of GoDaddy.com

Go Daddy is an Internet domain registrar and web hosting company, which also sells e-business related software and services.

Founded in 1997 by Bob Parsons, who previously founded the software development company Parsons Technology, Inc., Go Daddy has become the largest ICANN-accredited registrar and the only registrar to ever surpass Network Solutions in total domain names registered.

Go Daddy won the CNET Editor’s Choice award in 2001 and the Name Intelligence Largest Net Gain Award in both 2002 and 2003, jumping from fifth largest registrar to third largest overall, trailing only Network Solutions and Tucows.

The Go Daddy Group, which includes Wild West Domains, its resale brand as well as Blue Razor, is currently the largest registrar in the world.

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