GlobalSign Offers Security Solutions for Cloud Based Solutions

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GlobalSign Expands Online Security Offerings to Support Needs of the Growing Market for Cloud Based Solutions.

With more organizations moving critical applications and services to Cloud deployments it only made sense to expand our existing technologies and business processes to meet the needs of those investing in the Cloud

GlobalSign (http://www.globalsign.com ), a specialist in PKI security and Cloud security solutions, today announced the introduction of GlobalSign’s Digital Certificate Solutions for Cloud Hosting, Application and Storage Providers. GlobalSign’s flexible licensing models, technology options and web services support the distinct security needs of the expanding Cloud services market.

With the rapid growth of Cloud services, applications and storage, many organizations and individuals are concerned about how to properly implement security. In particular this is because traditional Digital Certificate solutions and licensing models are not compatible with the virtualized environment and pay per usage pricing model of Cloud services. As a specialist in online security, GlobalSign recognized the rising need for a solution that was designed and suited for the unique requirements of the Cloud.

GlobalSign has developed a number of technologies and business models that meet the advanced requirements of Cloud based deployments:

  •     On demand web service APIs for SSL application and issuance
  •     Unlimited Certificate issuance and Server License policies
  •     Windows and Linux libraries to automate Certificate installation
  •     Multi-domain SSL securing up to 40 FQDNs per Certificate
  •     Future-proof 2048 bit root security
  •     User authentication using X.509 Digital IDs
  •     VBA, Adobe Air and Java application signing

“With more organizations moving critical applications and services to Cloud deployments it only made sense to expand our existing technologies and business processes to meet the needs of those investing in the Cloud,” said Steve Waite, Chief Marketing Officer, GlobalSign. “Delivering on-demand security for Cloud service developers and hosting companies will help promote the adoption of new and interesting Cloud applications.”

By leveraging current SSL security products and services and also offering a set of rich features and options tailored to the needs of Cloud based models, GlobalSign can position itself in the Cloud market and demonstrate our continuing commitment to offering industry leading security solutions.

For more information please visit http://www.globalsign.com/cloud

About GlobalSign
Established in 1996 and as a WebTrust accredited public Certificate Authority, GlobalSign offers publicly trusted SSL, EV SSL Certificates, S/MIME and Code Signing for all platforms including mobile devices. Its Trusted Root solution uses the widely distributed GlobalSign Root Certificate Authority to provide immediate PKI trust for Microsoft CA and enterprise CAs, eliminating the costs associated with using untrusted Root Certificate Authorities. Its partnership with Adobe to provide Certified Document Services (CDS) enables secure PDF documents using digital signatures. These core Digital Certificate solutions allow its thousands of customers to conduct secure online transactions, distribute tamper-proof code, PDF and Microsoft Office documents, and bind identities to digital certificates for email security and remote two factor authentication. The company has a history of innovation within the online security market and has offices in the US, UK, Belgium, Japan, and China.

About GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group, headquartered in Japan, is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide. The group holds top domestic market share in domain registration, web hosting, and payment processing and provides a host of other Internet services including global online security services, e-commerce solutions, and Internet advertising to both businesses and individuals. Please visit http://www.gmo.jp/en for further details.

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