eWeek posted an interesting article right before the Labor Day holiday titled – Google-GoDaddy Marriage on Tap? – speculation that Google might have an appetite for the GoDaddy domain management business. Google already uses GoDaddy and Enom to power the domain registration system behind Google Apps Premiere. Based on the recent Postini acquisition, Google has a history of “trying, liking and buying” enabling technologies and companies with smart people. Google started using Postini to protect Gmail and decided they needed to own the defense system
GoDaddy’s DNS knowledge would certainly be an asset to Google’s overall strategy of information management. Our modern-day Internet requires an excellent understanding of DNS management, and GoDaddy has obviously figured all that out.