Wednesday, 20. May 2020
Certified Security: ALSO Cloud Marketplace to offer solutions for internet identity, authentication and encryption from global market leader DigiCert
DigiCert is the world’s leading provider of scalable TLS/SSL, IoT and PKI solutions for identity, authentication and encryption for websites, enterprise and the Internet of Things. By introducing SSL Certificates as a new product category, ALSO Cloud Marketplace customers can now get access to a wide range of DigiCert‘s certificates.
Starting today, a wide range of DigiCert certificates such as DigiCert Secure Site, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL will be available for ACMP customers. With a deep and automated integration between DigiCert and the ALSO Cloud Marketplace, resellers in all ALSO countries plus the 87 countries in which the ACMP is available as a PaaS solution, can deploy a broad portfolio of SSL certificates.
«We are systematically extending our cybersecurity portfolio, which is key for the development of new platforms such as the IoT. With DigiCert certificates we enable our channel partners to ensure website security for any kind of industry, already serving thousands of organizations across the globe such as technology, industrial, and healthcare», explains Gustavo Möller-Hergt, CEO of ALSO Holding AG (SIX:ALSN).
Resellers who deploy cloud infrastructure for customers will be able to securely publish web resources through the internet with these SSL certificates. All levels of certificates will be available, from Basis SSL to Secure Site Pro SSL, offering security beyond encryption.
«As the global market leader for TLS and various other types of certificates that use PKI technology, DigiCert is focused on helping the smallest to the world’s most visited websites and organizations provide identity, authentication and encryption that helps their digital business initiatives succeed. That’s why our solutions focus on simplifying certificate management at all scales and types of deployments across the entire certificate lifecycle, using advanced automation and backed by industry-leading customer support. We are excited that ALSO will be using DigiCert products to present a flexible and holistic solution for IT experts via the ALSO Cloud Marketplace», says Rob Hoblit, DigiCert Chief Revenue Officer.
One of the most important components in any digital exchange of confidential data, whether in retail, etail, banking or insurance, is facilitating secure electronic transfer of information. The range of network activities spans from e-commerce and internet banking to confidential emailing, remote network access and remote document signing. TLS/SSL certificates create a foundation of trust by establishing an encrypted connection between a website/server and a browser with what’s known as an «SSL handshake». High-assurance TLS certificates also include extensive, standardized validation of the website owner’s identity to assure web users that they are interacting with the authentic website and not a fraudulent one. Beyond websites, digital certificates secure all types of connected devices and data in transit.
The most innovative companies, including 89% of the Fortune 500 and 97 of the 100 top global banks, choose DigiCert for its expertise in identity and encryption for web servers and Internet of Things devices. The company is recognized for its enterprise-grade certificate management platform, fast and knowledgeable customer support, and market-leading security solutions.
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