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04 February 2012

GlobalSign Named Finalists in Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence Awards

Winners Will Be Honored In San Francisco on February 27, 2013 during the annual awards dinner and presentation

Boston, MA - Feb 04 2012 - GlobalSign the enterprise SaaS Certificate Authority, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named GlobalSign SSL Certificates a finalist for the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the IPSec/SSL/VPN category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.

GlobalSign SSL Certificate solutions allow its customers including Fortune 100 and Governments all around the world to conduct SSL secured Web transactions, from secure credit card transactions and data transfer to logins and browsing of social media platforms. With a strong focus on innovation, GlobalSign is transforming how organizations use SSL across networks and the Cloud through both automated workflow and management technology, and by building new value-add benefits into the core DNA of the GlobalSign SSL range.

GlobalSign is focused on helping enterprises manage SSL Certificate inventory more effectively. Its scalable SaaS certificate management portal and APIs allow centralized control of certificates and offers direct integration into third party tools like Venafi's Certificate Manager. The solution provides enterprises with instant certificate issuance for both public facing websites and internal networks with support for multiple departmental identities, and backed by flexible business terms, industry leading SLAs and enterprise-class warranty programs.

In addition, GlobalSign SSL Certificates provide enterprises with a unique set of added features and benefits that maximize the value of SSL investments and make the security protocol practical for a wider range of websites. A recent technology collaboration-driven enhancement with CloudFlare has resulted in GlobalSign SSL providing the fastest secure page load speeds available in the market. Furthermore, thanks to partners with StopTheHacker and Netcraft, GlobalSign SSL also helps administrators protect against webserver compromises through malware distribution alerts and enhanced protection against unknown phishing compromises.

“We are proud to be recognized as an industry player whose SSL certificates have been named finalist by Info Security Products Guide,” says Steve Waite, CEO GlobalSign Americas. “Behind this distinguished success is our relentless drive to stay customer focused and respond to the markets need to have continuous improvements for SSL services. We believe this recognition from Info Security Products Guide further validates our commitment to our customers and their evolving security needs.”

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in four annual award programs: The Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products Guide’s Best Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit

About GMO GlobalSign

GlobalSign, founded in 1996, is a provider of identity services for the Internet of Everything (IoE), mediating trust to enable safe commerce, communications, content delivery and community interactions for billions of online transactions occurring around the world at every moment.  Its identity and access management portfolio, acquired from Ubisecure in September 2014, includes access control, single sign-on (SSO), federation and delegation services to help organizations and service providers create new business models for customer and partner interactions.  The former Ubisecure operation is now the GlobalSign Center of Excellence for IAM, located in Helsinki, Finland. GlobalSign’s solutions are designed to address the massive scalability demanded by the emerging $14.4 trillion IoE market, where the ability to make secure networked connections among people, processes, data and things, will require that every “thing” have a trusted identity that can be managed.  The company has offices in the U.S., Europe and throughout Asia.  For the latest news on GlobalSign, visit or follow GlobalSign on Twitter (@globalsign ).

About GMO Cloud KK

GMO Cloud K.K. (TSE: 3788) is a full-service IT infrastructure provider focused on cloud solutions. Established as a hosting company in 1996, the company has managed servers for more than 130,000 businesses and now has 6,500 sales partners throughout Japan. In February of 2011, the company launched GMO Cloud to enhance its focus on cloud-based solutions. Since 2007, the company has also grown its GlobalSign SSL security brand through offices in Belgium, U.K., U.S., China and Singapore. For more information please visit .

GMO Internet Group

GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information please visit

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