SOURCE: Dropmysite

October 01, 2015 15:00 ET

GoDaddy Launches Backup as a Service With Dropmysite Partnership

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - October 01, 2015) - GoDaddy today announces its partnership with Dropmysite, a world leading Cloud backup as a service provider. This partnership will provide GoDaddy customers a Cloud based backup product that safeguards small businesses website and databases.

Dropmysite’s Global platform will allow GoDaddy to offer it’s small and medium sized business customers a robust website and database self-service product. The National Cyber Security Alliance found that 20 percent of small businesses are compromised annually and 60 percent go out of business within six months after the attack while Sophos labs estimates 30,000 websites are hacked every day. There are many ways for websites to be compromised that are out of the web hosts control, from poorly secured FTP connections, vulnerable web apps, third-party add-ons and weak passwords. Website owners can also corrupt their own websites by accidentally deleting files or upgrading their content management software. Dropmysite will automatically back up the website daily and securely using 256 bit military grade Advance encryption standards (AES) encryption and if an issue arises Dropmysite will allow the customer to easily and quickly get their website back online with its one click restore which will recreate a website and database within minutes.

"GoDaddy is the world’s largest webhosting company and we are proud to have the opportunity to partner and offer our service to their thirteen million customers," said Ridley Ruth COO of Dropmysite. "Our service will allow GoDaddy customers to maintain business continuity and allow for efficient stress free disaster recovery in the event that something bad happens."

"Most GoDaddy customers are small businesses and need their websites to be up and running," said Jennifer Wehrmaker, Senior director of product marketing for Hosting at GoDaddy. "Having a backup of a website is vital on the Internet today. There are a number of reasons a website could have issues and being able to go back to a previous version is priceless. Dropmysite’s product and global network of datacenters enables us to more easily support our growing global customer base."

About GoDaddy

GoDaddy's mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With more than 13 million customers worldwide and more than 60 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business. To learn more about the company, visit www.GoDaddy.com.

About Dropmysite

Dropmysite is a comprehensive service that lets you backup your website and databases -- automatically and easily. Dropmysite is a leading Internet backup company with a focus on backing up Cloud data, such as websites, emails, databases, mobile devices and more. The company has developed a comprehensive solution and launched three websites: www.Dropmysite.com, www.Dropmyemail.com and www.Dropmymobile.com.

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