Network Solutions started as a technology consulting company incorporated by Emmit McHenry, Ty Grigsby, Gary Desler, and Ed Peters in Washington, D.C, in 1979.
The company is an American-based technology company providing website design, web hosting, and online marketing including pay per click management services.
Network Solutions operates as a subsidiary of Web.Com, which acquired the company in October of 2011.
In April 2015, the Federal Trade Commission announced that Network Solutions had agreed to settle charges that it misled consumers who bought web hosting services by promising a full refund if they canceled within 30 days. In reality, the FTC stated, the company withheld substantial cancellation fees amounting to up to 30 percent of the refund.
Network Solutions maintains a corporate office in Herndon, Vermont.