GoDaddy is offering its full suite of hosting services localized in both Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese in order to grow its Latin American presence.
According to an announcement on Tuesday, GoDaddy now offers localized services and customer support in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.
GoDaddy VP of Latin America, Rafael Fernandez MacGregor, is in charge of the company’s Latin American region, and is based in Mexico City. MacGregor formerly worked with Microsoft, leading its online business in Latin America and founded Blue Label Mexico.
“GoDaddy is creating new opportunities for small businesses in Latin America and making the business of operating a business easier, especially for the small business owner,” MacGregor said. “As a Latin American entrepreneur, I can tell you from experience, small business owners are the most innovative and dynamic job creators in the region, and anyone who has ever launched or run a small business here will tell you how hard it can be. GoDaddy is determined to help companies build and maintain an effective online presence easily and affordably.”
The expansion of its services is part of a larger growth strategy at GoDaddy. According to the company, it plans to expand into 60 markets in 30 languages within the next 18 months.
In November, GoDaddy announced plans to expand its European presence and hired Stefano Maruzzi as VP of EMEA. More recently, GoDaddy named Arne Josefsberg EVP and CIO to oversee it global cloud infrastructure and information systems.