GlobalSign News & Events

19 March 2013

GlobalSign removes more barriers to SSL for hosting companies

From enhanced SSL performance to hosting multiple SSL Certificates on a single IP, GlobalSign showcases latest SSL innovations at World Hosting Days 2013

Boston, MA - March 19 2013 - GlobalSign (www.globalsign.com), one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced its most recent initiatives as part of its big picture strategy to break down the barriers faced by hosting companies for mass adoption and usage of SSL security. World Hosting Days 2013 (March 19-21) in Rust Germany will see the company demonstrate to partners new technology and practices that solidify how GlobalSign is doing more than any other CA to improve the SSL ecosystem.

Over the course of last year, GlobalSign has made fully automated SSL reselling widely accessible to hosting companies thanks to new integration options for its OneClickSSL technology. At the end of 2012, the collaboration between CloudFlare and GlobalSign has led to the fastest SSL secured page-load speed available today, enabling the deployment of Always-On-SSL security at no detriment to website performance. This year in Germany, GlobalSign’s EMEA Director of Business Development Paul van Brouwershaven goes a step further by tackling the challenging issue of IPv4 address shortage, demonstrating how a combination of SNI and GlobalSign’s CloudSSL solution allows hosting companies to run multiple certificates on a single IP address

"GlobalSign's aim has always been to facilitate SSL reselling for hosting companies of all sizes. But we are aware that each of them face different issues and that SSL processes can become labor-intensive and costly", says Paul van Brouwershaven, EMEA Business Development Director, GMO GlobalSign Ltd. "Our partners benefit from innovations that are customised to answer their specific needs and included as standard at no extra cost with all of our SSL Certificates."

During the show GlobalSign will be engaging with leaders throughout the hosting industry about the specific SSL-related hurdles they face, and demonstrate how each of its latest innovations is another stepping stone towards facilitating the mass deployment of SSL security. Through its Partner Programs, GlobalSign offers hosting customers a portfolio of solutions designed to enable mass deployment of SSL and to help build a profitable business from reselling security.

For more information about GlobalSign's solutions for hosting companies, visitwww.globalsign.com/partners.

To learn how to start saving IP addresses, join GlobalSign's hosting.Session “IPv4 Shortage - Multiple SSL Certificates on a single IP address” on Tuesday 19th March at 18:00 in the Sanssouci seminar room or come to stand A07.

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 www.globalsign.com 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 http://ir.gmocloud.com/english/ .

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 http://www.gmo.jp/en/.

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