The Premium plan offered by Godaddy is the third level and the most advanced plan package for website hosting. It comes packed with an all-inclusive feature list and highly utilizable powerful tools, and is ideal for users who are looking for a more comprehensive and powerful package.
For a one month period, the plan is priced at $14.99 per month. For 12, 24 and 36 month period, the plans are priced at $13.49, $11.99 and $10.49 per month respectively. The SSL certificate worth 19.99$ value is offered free of cost under this plan. 200 GB of disk space is offered to the premium customers and 2,000GB of monthly data transfer is allowed. Besides, up to 2000 email accounts and 50 MySQL databases are allowed to the premium clients. Furthermore, customers get the benefit of hosting multiple web sites within a single hosting account, sharing the same disk space and bandwidth quotas.
Besides, Premium plan offers unlimited email forwards, $25 Google AdWords credit and $50 Microsoft AdCenter credit. Forums, blogging and photos are other additional features that can be accessed with the premium account. 1 FTP user is allowed and the other essential email features include web mail, greeting cards, forwarding, auto responders, catch-all email address, spam and virus protection as well as email privacy and protection with 256 bit encryption.
The database features include MySQL database backup and restore, MS SQL database backup and restore and MS access. Besides this unlimited external domains, sub domains and multiple web sites are also offered. DNA management are also provided.
The general feature list comprises of site stats, firewall protection, 24×7 phone and email support and file manager tool. Language support I offered in terms of Frontpage server ext., ASP, ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX and ColdFusion. ColdFusion feature is priced at $1.99 per month. Few pre installed applications like MS IE Web Controls, WSE 2.0, ASPUpload 3.0, ASPJPEG 1.4, GUIDMaker and ASPCrypt are offered free of cost. Other free add-on applications include Community Server 2.0, DotNetNuke 4.0, YetAnotherForum, Mochila, Simply Hired, ASP.NET 2.0 Personal Web site Starter Kit, ASP.NET 2.0 Club Site Starter Kit and ASP.NET 2.0 Time Tracker starter kit.
Premium customers just like other the other two lower levels plans get access to GoDaddy’s exclusive hosting connection. Some of the most advanced hostingapplications and utilities are offered under their plans which helps the website make the right impact as well facilitates quick and easy installations. The hosting connection also enables GoDaddy customers to interact with their fellow hosting customers and share their views, opinions and ideas. They additionally get access to administration tools, advertising tools, blogs, E-Commerce solutions likeosCommerce and Zen Cart, content management tools, forums, image galleries, website add-ons, Wikis and much more. While certain applications are paid for, certain applications are operating system specific as well. The promotional advertising credit offered under all plans is good only to residents in the 50 United States and Washington D.C. The website also gives the users an overview of the comparison chart of all the plans for the customers to make a judicious decision.