REDMOND, Wash. — March 21, 2006 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that GoDaddy.com®, the world’s leading domain name registrar, is transitioning approximately 4.5 million Web domains to be hosted on the Microsoft® Solution for Windows®-based Hosting. Upon completion of the migration, Go Daddy® will have moved all its parked domains from Linux to the Windows platform.
“Our business is based on providing the best possible service at the lowest possible price. This strategy requires us to maximize all of our resources, particularly our technology assets,” said Warren Adelman, GoDaddy.com president and COO. “It was clear from all of the testing we’ve conducted that Microsoft provides an efficient and scalable operating platform, while also providing the performance needed to handle our extraordinary growth.”