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Webhosting UK Partners with GlobalSign

Leading UK web host to offer GlobalSign’s highly trusted and advanced SSL Certificates to its extensive customer base

GlobalSign (www.globalsign.co.uk), one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced that leading web hosting provider, Webhosting UK Com Ltd (www.webhosting.uk.com) has joined it’s Partner Program to promote GlobalSign’s full range of SSL Certificates – now fully inclusive of malware monitoring services, to its existing and prospect customers.

Webhosting UK chose to switch to GlobalSign from another prominent Certification Authority to benefit from highly trusted and feature-packed SSL solutions and has become a GlobalSign Platinum level Partner to be able to offer customers the most advanced SSL security solutions in the industry. Webhosting UK can now take advantage of a number of superior features included within GlobalSign’s Platinum Partner model, comprising of product roadmap information, prioritisation and testing of new technological developments as well as co-branding opportunities, alongside the more traditional features of localised support, account management and access to our marketing expertise.

As one of GlobalSign’s first partners to be able to offer their customers malware monitoring services as a value-added feature with its SSL Certificates, Webhosting UK can be rest assured that they are offering their hosted customers one of the most feature packed and value for money SSL Certificate ranges currently available in the market. The HackAlert service, a recent addition to GlobalSign’s portfolio, identifies drive-by-downloads and provides website owners with notification alerts of any malware threats hidden in their website, protecting the website owner from search engine blacklisting, as well as their end customers from the damaging effects.

“Advanced security solutions available from GlobalSign have provided us with a great opportunity to secure our customers websites with ease in a fully automated way, in addition to providing hosting services”, said John Strong, Managing Director, Webhosting UK, “As a leading web hosting company it’s important that we are proactive in ensuring our clients and their end customers are sufficiently protected from increasing online threats such as phishing attacks, online fraud, identity theft, as well as the latest risks from malware injections and drive-by-downloads.”

“GlobalSign is pleased to have joined forces with Webhosting UK and as a Platinum Partner they will be able to bring our security solutions to the masses”, said Paul Tourret, Managing Director, GlobalSign. “By combining malware monitoring services free of charge with our SSL Certificates we are providing several online security measures in one easy solution. GlobalSign hopes to enhance Webhosting UK’s product portfolio further in the future and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with this leading hosting provider.”

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, full browser compatibility, as well as the newly available malware monitoring services.

Webhosting UK is now offering GlobalSign SSL solutions to their hosting customers immediately. Visit www.webhosting.uk.com/ssl-certificates.php for full details.

For more information about GlobalSign’s Partner Program visit www.globalsign.com/partners

About Webhosting UK Com Ltd
Webhosting UK currently runs a large number of Shared Hosting, Reseller Hosting, Semi-Dedicated; VPS Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Dedicated Servers. Founded in 2001, Webhosting UK believe in offering the most reliable and professional web hosting solutions on UK based servers at an affordable cost, together with the latest technologies to ensure their customers receive high quality and performance. Awarded by Webhost Directory as the best Reseller hosting provider in the UK, Webhosting UK take pride in their after-sales technical support and their friendly and knowledgeable staff.

About GlobalSign
Established in 1996 and as a WebTrust accredited public certificate authority, GlobalSign offers publicly trusted SSL Certificates, EV SSL, Managed SSL Services, Code 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 for Microsoft 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 identities for 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, and China.

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 center of the group is GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Please visit www.gmo.jp/en for further details.

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