GlobalSign, one of the longest established European Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced that ECS Webhosting (ecs-webhosting.de), a dedicated German hosting company and SSL provider has joined the GlobalSign Partner Program at Gold level, enabling them to enhance their hosting solutions by offering GlobalSign’s full SSL Certificate range to their existing customer base. The partnership will enable ECS Webhosting customers such as EADS SPACE Transportation GmbH, ThyssenKrupp Fördertechnik GmbH and many more to secure their websites, online transactions, web mail and other next generation online services using GlobalSign’s highly trusted SSL technology.
ECS Webhosting has been offering SSL Certificates for the past four years and decided to switch to the long established and highly trusted SSL Certificate provider, GlobalSign, renowend for its cost-effective range of SSL Certificates and quality of its German customer care, which will allow ECS Webhosting to meet individual requirements and provide an overall improved customer experience. GlobalSign’s SSL Certificates, which range from fast issuance Domain Validated Certificates to the highest security Extended Validation Certificates which display the green address bar in the latest browsers, are an ideal addition to ECS hosting product portfolio. As a Gold level partner, ECS Webhosting will have access to a dedicated German-speaking Account Manager, as well as a marketing contact to provide them with all the resources to successfully resell SSL. ECS Webhosting will also benefit from a listing on the GlobalSign website, as well as monthly renewal reports to facilitate their certificate management.
“Offering SSL Certificates in addition to our core products, which include Shared-Webhosting, Server Hosting and Domain Registration gives us the opportunity to offer our customers a true one-stop shop experience for their web requirements,” said Ingo Fritz, Managing Director, ECS Webhosting. “GlobalSign differentiates itself from other Certification Authorities through its German speaking professional customer service, greatly simplifying the SSL reselling experience which is vital to our customer base.”
“With the ongoing success of our SSL Partner Program we are delighted to welcome ECS Webhosting on board as a gold level partner and look forward to them taking our trusted solutions to their local customer base,” said Paul Tourret, Managing Director, GlobalSign. “ECS Webhosting is dedicated to providing the highest levels of security to its customers and we anticipate a long and mutually beneficial partnership.”
GlobalSign’s Partner Program is designed for ISP’s, Web Hosts, Integrators, Domain Registrars and VARs to enable SSL Certificates to be easily integrated into product ranges as a value-add or revenue-generating product. Customers can benefit from the highest levels of security, as all Certificates are issued from GlobalSign’s widely distributed 2048 bit Root CA Certificate and include advanced features such as free Server Gated Cryptography (SGC), unlimited server licensing, and full browser compatibility.
To find out more about ECS webhosting, please visit ecs-webhosting.de/en/
For information on GlobalSign’s partner program, please go to globalsign.eu/partners/
About ECS Webhosting
ECS-Webhosting, based in Nuremberg, Germany, was founded in 1995 and places high value on personal premium service. The company currently hosts more than 30,000 domains for worldwide customers. Its focus lies on professional feature-rich shared hosting especially based on the Microsoft Windows platform, Windows Linux servers and worldwide domain registration.
Established in 1996 and as a WebTrust accredited public certificate authority, GlobalSign (globalsign.com) 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.
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About GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide. The group is the top provider of domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, and payment processing solutions in Japan and operates a host of other Internet services including global online security services, search engine marketing and online securities trading. At the centre of the group is GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Please visit gmo.jp/en for further details.
For further details please contact:
Steve Waite, GMO GlobalSign Ltd - T: +44 1622 766766