's Metropolis Makes Managing Web Hosting Apps Easy

Goes Social With New Hosting Community - Simplifies Software Management

Jan 15, 2007, 00:00 ET from

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ --, a leading
 global Web hosting provider, introduces a new hosting community,
 Metropolis. The new hosting community allows anyone with a Go Daddy(R) Web
 hosting account to install, manage, rate and review third-party hosted
 applications, offering a personal touch in the big-city hosting world.
     At launch, Metropolis offers more than 30 free software titles for
 immediate installation to Linux(R) or Windows(R) based hosting accounts.
 From blogs and forums to galleries and wikis, users learn about software
 options from other community members and share their experience with
 reviews and ratings.
     Users can explore and research each application and easily find where
 other Go Daddy users have found success. With Metropolis, Go Daddy brings
 together owners of more than one million shared hosting accounts, affording
 each an opportunity to promote software in a community of like users.
     "We're committed to making things easy for our customers," said Go
 Daddy President and COO Warren Adelman. "Metropolis is a social tool. It
 helps users manage applications, but the key feature is the venue it
 creates for our customers to share experiences and make recommendations for
     With Metropolis, there's no need for webmasters to download software,
 upload content or modify configuration files. The interface offers
 simplified installation and configuration; users answer a few basic
 questions and Go Daddy does the rest. Typical installations are active in
 minutes and an uninstall option is just a few clicks away.
     For more information about Go Daddy's exclusive Metropolis Hosting
 Community & shared hosting accounts, visit:
     About The Go Daddy Group, Inc.
     Go Daddy(R) is a leading provider of services that enable individuals
 and businesses to establish, maintain and evolve an online presence. Go
 Daddy provides a variety of domain name registration and Web site hosting
 services, as well as a broad array of on-demand and other services. The Go
 Daddy Group, Inc. has more than 17.7 million domain names under management.
 Go Daddy registers, renews or transfers a domain name every 2 seconds. is the world's No. 1 domain name registrar according to Name
 Intelligence, Inc. is also rated the world's largest hostname
 provider according to Netcraft(R) Ltd. During 2006, The Go Daddy Group
 registered approximately one-third of all domain names registered in the
 top six generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, including .com, .net, .org,
 .biz, .info.
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