Being the leader in both the domain name and hosting arena is the biggest reason which pushed me towards GoDaddy. Till 2000, Network Solutions was the only place to register a domain name. In 2001, the domain name registration market opened for competition. In 2005, within 4 years GoDaddy surpassed Network Solutions as the largest domain name registrar. In 2010, GoDaddy was managing more than 45 million domain names with 4 times in size of the its nearest competitor.