GoDaddy Purchases Media Temple

October 16th, 2013

DISCLAIMER: I will generally not comment on the happenings and decisions of my employer, here. More so, the thoughts and opinions on this blog are my own and do not represent or, necessarily coincide with, those of the company. However, I wanted to speak out on this one.

Yesterday, GoDaddy purchased MediaTemple, the premium domain hosting and website services company that targets website development professionals. This is the 6th (7th?) company GD has purchased in the last 15 months. Each of these obtained companies adds something beneficial for the user, specifically, the small business owner. Adding Media Temple to the list now adds the more advanced Web professional to the list.

The public response to the acquisition was less than stellar with the usual decrying of Read the rest of this entry »