The company has been established in 1997, by Bob Parsons under the name Jomax Technologies, becoming GoDaddy in 1999. Next year, in 2000 the company has become an ICANN accredited domain registrar. Their primary focus is domain registration; however they offer a wider range of other services as well: shared hosting, virtual servers, dedicated hosting, website building service and others.
With around 59 million registered domains on their platform, is most likely one of the biggest domain registrar in the world. The company employs more than 4500 people in 14 facilities around the world and server more than 13 million customers worldwide. They also claim that they host around 5 million website on their servers.