We chose to partner with GlobalSign due to their experience in the SSL market and quality of products, which fit nicely with Ultraspeed's business model and current hosting services
London, UK (Vocus) September 1, 2010
GMO GlobalSign Ltd. (http://www.globalsign.co.uk), one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced that Ultraspeed UK Limited (http://www.ultraspeed.com), one of the UK’s top webhosts and specialists in managed hosting solutions has joined GlobalSign’s Partner Program. Ultraspeed’s hosting customers will now be able to purchase GlobalSign’s full range of SSL Certificates as an additional value add product to their hosting package to fully secure their websites, online transactions, web mail and other next generation online services using GlobalSign highly trusted 2048bit SSL technology.
After deciding to switch from their current SSL provider, Ultraspeed sought a leading international Certificate Authority who could offer the most highly trusted and reliable SSL Certificates available in today’s market, to complement their existing premium hosting solutions. The location of their chosen SSL vendor was also a key business factor for Ultraspeed, with the availability of UK-based support seen as a crucial element to assist their high profile clients.
By choosing GlobalSign’s SSL Partner Program, Ultraspeed can now take advantage of a simplified but feature-packed SSL Certificate portfolio, (including fast issuance Domain Validation, traditional Organisation Validation and the newly standardised Extended Validation (EV) SSL, which activates the green address bar interface in IE, Firefox, Opera, Chrome and Safari browsers), with all Certificates being issued from GlobalSign’s widely distributed 2048 bit Root CA, as well as competitive pricing and excellent UK-based customer service.
"We chose to partner with GlobalSign due to their experience in the SSL market and quality of products, which fit nicely with Ultraspeed’s business model and current hosting services," says Jordan Gross, Managing Director at Ultraspeed, “Enabling customers to purchase GlobalSign’s highly trusted SSL Certificates as a one stop shop service alongside our current hosting packages not only adds value, but ensures our customers’ websites are fully protected using the highest level of security available.”
“GlobalSign are very proud to welcome on board yet another leading UK hosting provider to its SSL Partner Program.” says Steve Waite, Director of Channel Sales, GlobalSign. “By offering high service levels, quality and cost effective solutions and full sales and marketing resources, GlobalSign has become the preferred SSL Partner for a rapidly increasing number of hosting companies on a worldwide scale.”
GlobalSign’s Partner Program is designed for ISP’s, Web Hosts, Integrators, Domain Registrars and VARs and enables SSL Certificates to easily be integrated into product ranges as value add options. Brands can become more competitive, new revenue streams are opened and the amount of revenue received per customer is maximised – all with minimal costs and a fast go-to-market. GlobalSign’s Pay As You Go, no commit purchasing scheme, web based certificate management interface or API and comprehensive marketing support furthermore enhance the SSL reselling opportunity.
GlobalSign SSL Certificates are now available from Ultraspeed at http://www.ultraspeed.com
For information on GlobalSign’s partner program, visit http://www.globalsign.co.uk/partners
With over ten years’ experience in the hosting industry, Ultraspeed are a leading UK managed hosting provider hosting over 50,000 websites. Through a combination of true innovation and excellent customer service, Ultraspeed focus on providing managed hosting for mid-sized businesses, as well as shared hosting services and domain registration for smaller business. They have a reputation for excellent uptime and service quality. For more information, please visit: http://www.ultraspeed.com
Established in 1996 and as a WebTrust accredited public certificate authority, GlobalSign offers publicly trusted SSL, including EV SSL Certificates, S/MIME and Code Signing Certificates for use on all platforms including mobile devices. Its Trusted Root solution uses the widely distributed GlobalSign Root CA certificates to provide immediate PKI trust for Microsoft CA and enterprise CAs, eliminating the costs associated with using untrusted Root Certificates. Its partnership with Adobe to provide Certified Document Services (CDS) enables secure digitally signed PDF e-documents. These core Digital Certificate solutions allow its thousands of customers to conduct secure online transactions and data transfer, distribute tamper-proof code, and bind identities to client 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. At the centre of the group is GMO Internet, Inc. a company listed on the prestigious first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Please visit http://www.gmo.jp/en for further details.