GoDaddy is a funny beast. On the one hand the hosting business is huge, boasting 14 million customers worldwide and managing over 60 million domain names. It offers primarily small-business owners a one-stop shop. A place to buy their domain name, build their online presence, gain customers and manage their business.

On the other hand, however, GoDaddy is a bit of an anachronism. in a world which sees high-flying cloud infrastructure providers like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and DigitalOcean ramp up massive growth, GoDaddy seems a little . . . old school.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.