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GlobalSign Press Release

Israeli Hosting Company benefits from automated SSL reselling with OneClickSSL

Host4Site adopts OneClickSSL plugin for cPanel via the GlobalSign Partner Program

Singapore – October 20, 2011 - GMO GlobalSign (www.globalsign.com.sg),one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced that Israeli hosting company Host4Site (www.host4site.co.il) is the latest company to join the GlobalSign Partner Program. The partnership will allow Host4Site's customers to secure their websites, online transactions, web mail and other next generation online services using the highly trusted GlobalSign SSL technology. Furthermore, Host4Site decided to implement the GlobalSign OneClickSSL technology for their cPanel server, allowing them to issue domain validated SSL Certificates at the click of a button and facilitating the adoption of the highest levels of security amongst its customer base.

Host4Site switched from another SSL provider to be able to add the most comprehensive and feature-packed range of SSL Certificates to its hosting portfolio. Host4Site customers can now benefit from all three types of SSL Certificates available today, including fast issuance Domain Validation SSL, traditional Organization Validation SSL and the standardised Extended Validation (EV) SSL, which activates the green address bar interface in the latest browsers. With SGC included as a standard, customisable certificate start and end dates, clickable site seals and unlimited server licenses, GlobalSign SSL delivers comprehensive benefits for Host4Site's customers in sectors such as fashion, ecommerce and the financial sector.

Host4Site have also implemented GlobalSign's revolutionary OneClickSSL technology, meaning that SSL Certificate provisioning can now be fully automated on cPanel, allowing them to mass issue SSL security to their customers without the added support enquiries. With OneClickSSL, Host4Site's customers can simply acquire a Secure Site voucher for the product and validity period of their choice which they redeem at a later stage through their cPanel platform. The redemption of the voucher launches the whole SSL provisioning process, as the plug-in will transparently create the CSR, validate the domain control, install the issued certificate and bind it to the appropriate website, without any involvement from the end user. This makes the process 10 to 15 times quicker than the traditional method of ordering a SSL certificate, allowing Host4Site to focus on their core business whilst still benefiting from the many advantages that reselling GlobalSign SSL Certificates can provide.

"We decided to exclusively sell GlobalSign SSL Certificates to meet the growing needs for SSL security in Israel, and to offer our customers a wide choice of products to meet their individual requirements at a competitive rate," says Gili Hassid, Host4Site spokesperson. "Our motto is 'all day every day, we are improving our systems, servers, software and hardware' and we feel that GlobalSign's Partner Program in combination with GlobalSign's OneClickSSL revolutionary technology is the perfect next step in our dedication."

"Host4Site is yet another example of a locally focused reseller choosing GlobalSign, which is underlining the ongoing success of our SSL Partner Program," says Paul Tourret, Managing Director, GMO GlobalSign Ltd. "With our innovative technologies, GlobalSign is adding more value and benefits than any other player in the market, enabling new improved security but at a lower cost to our customers."

For more information about Host4Site, please visit www.host4site.co.il

For information about GlobalSign's partner program, please visit www.globalsign.com.sg/partners/

About Host4Site
Host4Site started as a small studio for websites and scripting in 2005, and first used expensive hosting companies for their website customers. Since 2007 they have been maintaining their own Linux servers in order to provide their customers with high quality web hosting at a low price. Today Host4site's portfolio includes Linux shared hosting, dedicated, virtual and physical, managed and self-managed servers. Host4Site also offer custom dedicated hosting solutions, hosting services to other webmasters through reseller packages and to clients exclusively interested in hosting. As a result, Host4Site has become the first hosting company in Israel to offer top hosting at a low price.

About GMO 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 and 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, 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.

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