www.austria-boston.org, an ASP 1.0 site, was hosted by a company called Burlee starting about 6 years ago. Burlee was later acquired by Interland, and ended up as a part of Web.com. The hosting fees were never adjusted and ended up being disproportionally high, so I started looking around for an alternative to realize some savings for the Austrian club.
Since I had already been a Godaddy domain customer for a number of years and their Windows hosting plans were priced at what seemed a reasonable level, I decided to try GoDaddy hosting. I went with their 2-year Economy plan at $3.19/month. I described some implementation details of the site during the sales call and was assured that the migration would be possible without any functional limitations in the new environment.
The site has now been running at GoDaddy for several weeks and it is time to summarize the experience. Continue reading