With more than 30 million domain subscribers, and growing, GoDaddy is the biggest player in town when it comes to web hosting. It provides a plethora of affordable services under one umbrella including hosting plans, domain services, email services and business solutions to its customers. GoDaddy provides a no frill web hosting platform for as little as $4.24. Other companies may offer fancy services and tools, for that kind of money, but, when it comes to actual performance there is none to beat the unlimited traffic and 10GB space provided by GoDaddy. The versatile platform blends easily with picture and data format. GoDaddy users can use the website for commercial purposes to manage and grow their business, or, they can simply upload a lot of photos on it, and share the website with friends and family. GoDaddy receives a lot of favorable response everyday from users who have found it easy to use. The numbers, 30 million and growing, prove that there is nothing second class about its service or ability.
For a mere $3.49 you get 500 free email accounts, 10 MySQL database, blogging, photo gallery applications. Unlike other web hosting platforms there are no fees charged for setup and yearly subscriptions. Considering all these features, $3.49 seems a small price to pay.
GoDaddy offers 99.99% uptime to its users. However, unlike other providers this uptime is guaranteed because GoDaddy owns the servers at is data centre and does not have to rent them. The servers, cooling towers and other networking paraphernalia belong to the topmost pedigree, ensuring that your website does not flag on a busy day.
The control panel is very basic and task oriented with one click, big buttons, for accessing menu items for domain names, Email, Websites, Security Alerts and Customer information. Virtual and Dedicated Server customer however, have access to more elaborate cPanel control panel.
GoDaddy.com offers 24/7 voice support with an average holding time of five to seven minutes. Email support is also available; however, waiting period here is seven hours. Knowledge base and PDF files are also available for users to learn the ropes.