GoDaddy offers the dedicated hosting IP in order furnish the advanced hostingneeds of the members. The dedicated hosting IP implies that a unique address is assigned to each web hosting account and is not shared with any other account on the same server. Dedicated IP addresses are usually used for large SSL-encrypted secure Web sites as well as for more dynamic websites or websites that receive heavy amounts of traffic. It enables the webmaster to set up SSL protection for their websites.
The Dedicated hosting IP offered by GoDaddy is priced at $2.99 per month and requires a minimum time period of two months on its purchase. The dedicated hosting IP option should be considered if the user wishes to access their accounts by FTP and the Web in the event when the domain name is otherwise inaccessible, such as domain name propagation periods. This feature is alsorecommended if the webmaster wishes to create a corporate intranet, needs increased traffic for enhanced response or if they want their website to be backwards compatible with older browsers.
Dedicated IP can be added to the shared hosting account as well. To achieve his, the user needs to buy a dedicated IP credit, log into their accounts manager, and then select the hosting account list. Under the hosting account details sections, the user needs to select “Apply Dedicated IP Address” and you are done. Support is offered both by email and telephone. While there is no wait time when calling telephone support; users can expect a response time of 6 hours by email.