GoDaddy Announces Range of New Features Across its Cloud-Based Product Portfolio

GoDaddy, a global web hosting provider dedicated to small businesses, has announced a range of new features across its cloud-based product portfolio. The company also launched new cloud servers in Asia, Europe and Latin America, “helping individual developers, tech entrepreneurs and IT professionals quickly build, test and scale cloud solutions.”

Other updates to GoDaddy’s cloud and web hosting portfolio include:

  • Created the Developer and Cloud Portal, a forum for customers to discuss GoDaddy Cloud topics.
  • Simplified the signup and configuration experience for cPanel customers, reducing the process to four steps. This would allow customers to publish their websites faster.
  • Announced availability of the Web Pro Program in new English and Spanish markets; included support for more Indian languages.
  • Added in-app notifications, allowing members to see upcoming expiring client

Updates to GoDaddy’s domain business include:

  • Launched new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), including: .SALON, .GROUP, .GMBH, .LTD, .MOM, .BARCELONA, .PROMO, .GAME, .JETZT, .STREAM, adding to the 400+ domains already offered by GoDaddy.
  • Added an updated Domain Name System (DNS) Manager interface, which is a mobile-first solution making it easy to update DNS settings inline, switch to non-default Nameservers, create subdomains and forward domains.
  • Updated the GoDaddy Investor mobile app to support 15 new languages, as well as several new auction features.
  • Added GoDaddy Investor mobile app to several key China Android app stores including App China, Beans, and 360.
  • Implemented WHOIS Privacy for .CO.UK, .ME.UK, and .ORG.UK., which replaces the public information a user provides with an anonymous proxy identity.

Updates to GoDaddy’s data center locations include:

  • Opened an East Coast data center to better serve Eastern US and Latin America Managed WordPress customers.
  • Added data center selection so new customers can select which data centers (US West Coast, US East Coast, Europe) they want to utilize.

“We’re constantly searching for new ways to broaden our offerings, to ensure small businesses the world over have access to products they need to succeed,” said Steven Aldrich, Chief Product Officer, GoDaddy. “Through this expansive set of updates, we’re enabling more entrepreneurs in more places around the world to build a strong online presence and make their business goals a reality.”

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