London, United Kingdom – (The Hosting News) – December 3, 2008 – Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, GlobalSign Ltd, has released information that UK based managed Internet services specialist, Future Internet Services Ltd, has chosen GlobalSign’s reseller program to provide SSL Certificates to its customers through the
”TotallyGlobalSign.com” dedicated website.
The newly formed partnership will allow Future Internet Services customers to easily purchase highly trusted SSL technology to secure their websites, online transactions, web mail and other next generation online services.
As a provider of SSL Certificates since 2005, Future Internet Services selected GlobalSign due to its high quality and simplified product range, marketing support, competitive pricing and excellent customer service. Future Internet Services is promoting GlobalSign SSL through a value-add, competitively priced, dedicated retail website. In particular TotallyGlobalSign.com will be heavily promoting GlobalSign Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates that activate the new Green Address Bar in the IE, Firefox and Opera browsers and improve the trust that consumers can place into the web sites they visit.
Vince Bashforth, Managing Director, Future Internet Services remarked, ”GlobalSign is one of the few SSL Providers to already meet the industry standards recommended by NIST, regarding the issuance of Certificates from trusted roots of 2048 bit strength. Strong SSL is very important to our customers. As we believe GlobalSign EV SSL to be the most suitable offering for online retailers looking to increase trust in their brand without incurring a large unwanted expense, offering GlobalSign solutions perfectly fits our commitment to providing the best grade of SSL to our customers.”
Through TotallyGlobalSign.com, Future Internet Services will offer GlobalSign SSL Certificates worldwide, accepting payment in 16 popular currencies and will provide strong first line support to SSL customers by telephone and email around the clock, seven days a week. They also have the capabilities of providing SSL to specialist industry sectors including local authority and government organisations via their Purchase Order option.
Paul Tourret, Managing Director, GlobalSign Ltd. noted, ”With the ongoing success of our SSL Partner Program we are delighted to welcome Future Internet Services on board as our latest prestigious partner. Future Internet Services is showing creditable dedication to providing high quality, affordable web site and transaction security to its customer base. We anticipate a long and mutually beneficial partnership with this leading service provider.”
TotallyGlobalSign.com will offer all main types of GlobalSign SSL, including fast issuance Domain Validation and EV SSL Certificates. All SSL Certificates are inclusive of Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) (to ”step up” weak 40 bit browser to server connections to strong 128 bit) and are issued from GlobalSignâ€™s widely distributed 2048 bit Root CA Certificate.
GlobalSign’s Partner Program is designed for ISPâ€™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 â€“ all with minimal costs and a fast go-to-market. GlobalSignâ€™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.
Established in 2004, Future Internet Services Ltd is a managed Internet services specialist headquartered in Derby, UK. Offering a range of competitively priced hosting and security solutions, as well as high levels of quality, service reliability and customer support, Future Internet Services is growing in size and strength within the Internet market.
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.
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.
GlobalSign SSL Certificates are now currently available through Future Internet Services’ dedicated SSL website at: www.totallyglobalsign.com.
To learn more about
GMO Internet Group, please visit: www.gmo.jp/en.