SingleHop Partners with GlobalSign to provide strong SSL Security Solutions

Top Quote SingleHop chooses GlobalSign's Partner Program to offer SSL security and broaden their wide array of managed hosting solutions. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 29, 2011 - GlobalSign (http://www.globalsign.com.sg/), one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced a new partnership with SingleHop, the Chicago based dedicated and complex hosting provider. The partnership will allow SingleHop's customers to secure their website transactions, login pages, webmail, servers, and connections using GlobalSign's highly trusted 2048 bit SSL technology. Furthermore, through the new partnership, the webhost firm will now offer clients the ability to seamlessly purchase and manage GlobalSign's products directly from LEAP. LEAP is SingleHop's proprietary server management suite, which spans desktop, WebTop and mobile options, providing the highest level of server control in the industry.

    SingleHop host thousands of website's around the world and is focused on providing cost effective dedicated servers. SingleHop's hosting services and solutions are provided via an innovative la carte program which allows customers to tailor packages to meet their individual needs and support levels. As a current provider of SSL Certificates, SingleHop made the decision to switch to GlobalSign's Partner Program from another SSL provider due to GlobalSign's simplified, high value and feature packed SSL product range, comprehensive tools available to successfully resell SSL, and overall expertise in the channel market.

    "We are very excited SingleHop has chosen to switch to GlobalSign to take advantage of our SSL program and the opportunities it offers" says John Murray, Vice President of Sales, GlobalSign. "Like our many other partners, SingleHop can provide their customers with the most future proof SSL Certificates on the Internet and instantly gain a competitive advantage with GlobalSign's array of SSL solutions tied into their current offerings."

    "GlobalSign provides the most advanced, efficient, and adaptable platform for purchasing and maintaining security certificates. While our customers have a broad range of security needs, they have also come to expect tremendous levels of control from us. That is why, when it came to choosing a provider for security products, we felt aligned to and supported by GlobalSign as our clients would not just have a broad range of cost-effective security offerings to choose from, but could quickly and efficiently manage them in LEAP, SingleHop's familiar and trusted platform." Commented SingleHop's VP of Communications, Dan Salcedo.

    SingleHop will offer GlobalSign's range of SSL Certificates including fast issuance Domain Validated SSL, traditional Organization Validated SSL, and EV SSL, the newly standardized SSL which activates the green address bar interface in IE, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari browsers. All GlobalSign SSL Certificates are inclusive of Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) (to "step up" weak browser encryption to strong encryption on older browsers), and are issued from the widely distributed 2048 bit GlobalSign Root CA Certificate. Choosing to offer GlobalSign's highly trusted & future proof range of SSL Certificates will allow SingleHop to show customers their strong ongoing commitment to always providing improved ways to manage solutions to their clients.

    GlobalSign's SSL certificates are now available through SingleHop's website athttp://www.singlehop.com
    For information on GlobalSign's partner program, please visit www.globalsign.com/partners/

    About SingleHop
    SingleHop, Inc is a full-service managed hosting provider founded on the principal of providing reliable, cost-effective, dedicated servers and complex hosting solutions. The company was founded by Zak Boca and Dan Ushman in 2006 and currently hosts thousands of websites from around the world.

    About GlobalSign
    Established in 1996 and as a WebTrust accredited public certificate authority, GlobalSign offers publicly trusted SSL Certificates, EV SSL, Managed SSL Services, S/MIME email security andCode Signing for use on all platforms including mobile devices. Its Trusted Root solution uses the widely embedded GlobalSign Root CA certificates to provide immediate PKI trust forMicrosoft Certificate Services and internal PKI, eliminating the costs of using untrusted Root Certificates. Its partnership with Adobe to provide Certified Document Services (CDS) enables secure digitally signed PDF documents, certified transcripts and e-invoices. These core Digital Certificate solutions allow its thousands of authenticated customers to conduct secure online transactions, data transfer, distribution of tamper-proof code, and protection of online identitiesfor secure email and access control. The company has a history of innovation within the online security industry and has offices in the US, UK, Belgium, Japan, China and Singapore.

    GMO Internet Group
    GMO Internet Group is one of the most comprehensive providers of industry-leading Internet services worldwide. As well as domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, and payment processing businesses that each hold the top share in their respective markets in Japan, services operated by the group include Internet advertising, search engine marketing and research. Global online security brand GlobalSign and major Japanese online securities brokerage, GMO CLICK Securities are also group members. In 2011 a new Social Media & Smartphone Platform segment was established bringing together group initiatives in social apps development, flash marketing and Android apps distribution. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Please visit www.gmo.jp/en for more information.

    For further details please contact:

    GlobalSign Singapore
    Tel: (toll-free) 800-101-2546

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