GlobalSign and Symantec EV SSL Comparison

Get more value with GlobalSign Extended Validation SSL Certificates

In a Nutshell:

  • GlobalSign offers the same level of trust and security as a Symantec EV SSL Certificate, but for less than half the cost!
  • Retain the green browser bar that you paid for, plus get an extra 30% off and 30 days of validity free when you switch to GlobalSign before your certificate expires.
  • We'll honor all the remaining time on your current certificate when you switch before it expires.
  • Gain the 24/7 support of our highly-praised technical team in multiple locations and languages throughout the world.
  • Start using our free SSL tools to manage, find, and properly install all of your certificates.
  Symantec Secure Site Pro GlobalSign ExtendedSSL
Trust Level 5 Star Trust Level 5 Star Trust Level
Green Address Bar Yes Yes  EV Padlock
Clickable Secure Site Seal Yes GlobalSign Site Seal
Information displayed in certificate

Verified domain name 
Organization name 
Organization address

Verified domain name
Organization name
Organization address
Issuance Speed 3 - 4  business days 3 - 4 business days
Vetting Requirements Rights to use domain and extended company vetting including confirming the legal, operational and physical existence. Rights to use domain and extended company vetting including confirming the legal, operational and physical existence.
Validity Period 1 - 2 years 1 - 2 years
Underwritten Warranty $1.75 million $1.5 million
Certificate Options    
Multi-Domain (Subject Alternative Names)

$1299 Per SAN

24 SAN maximum

$99 Per SAN

Up to 100 subdomains or
top level domains

Volume Discounts  X checkmark Multi-year discounts 
and volume discounts 
24/7 Support Yes checkmark
Localized support  X Offices in US, UK, Nordics, Asia Pacific and support in over a dozen languages! 
Phishing Detection Alerts  X checkmark
Algorithm Support RSA, DSA, ECC RSA, ECC
Free revocation and replacement/reissues for the lifetime of the certificate 6 reissues are allowed during first 30 days, afterwards unlimited reissues are available Unlimited
Installation Checker Yes Yes
Free SSL Inventory Tool X checkmark
Single certificate secures and X
additional charge 
Licensing for multiple servers An additional $1299 per server Free on as many servers as you wish!
1 Year $1499 -
2 Year $2695 -
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