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GlobalSign Partners with to Expand Business in Brazil and Panama Markets

April 17
09:31 2009

Web Host NewsPortsmouth, NH – GlobalSign Inc., one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Certificates and Digital Identities for securing PDF documents, has today announced a partnership with to incorporate GlobalSign’s full range of security products into’s existing solution portfolio.

With more than ten years experience as an Internet Service Provider, has built a wide, truly global customer base, including a growing number of customers located in Brazil and Panama. decided to seek a well established, leading international Certification Authority partner who could offer a comprehensive range of value-add security products to complement their existing product umbrella of Managed Hosting, Software Development and Media Agency services. GlobalSign’s highly trusted and future proof product range of Digital Certificates, including SSL Certificates, Code Signing Certificates, Personal Digital ID’s and Document Signing Services will provide a synergetic offering to’s existing and new customers.

Brazil and Panama are the first regions where will promote GlobalSign solutions. The SSL market in Brazil is the largest in South America, showing an annual growth rate of 14%. The two companies expect the strategic partnership to achieve a 15% SSL market share in these countries by 2010.

“We want to be able to offer safe and reliable security solutions to our customers in Brazil and Panama and we believe our partnership with GlobalSign will enable us to do this” said Mauricio Zanetti, CIO, Brazil and Panama. “Our customers expect the highest quality security at the best value, and we must be able to easily integrate the new offering into any existing platform.”

“The Brazil and Panama markets have very high strategic importance to the growth of GlobalSign in South America, and our newly formed partnership with will help us expand into these countries quickly, gaining a good foundation in one the largest and fastest growing SSL Certificate markets worldwide”, said Johan Sys, CEO, GlobalSign Inc. “Our partnership with also initiates GlobalSign’s ninth and tenth localized regional expansions and further widens our support to encompass additional languages and time zones”, said John Murray, Vice President of Sales, GlobalSign Inc.

About ( is a global Internet Services Provider based in Reston, Virginia, close to Washington D.C in the USA. Founded in 1999, has around 300 employees around the world with revenues of more than US$50 million per year. Always focused on using the Internet to offer the most advanced and reliable services and products to its valuable customers has been selected to be the official supplier to some of the most well-known companies in almost every sector, from financial services to industries and telecommunications.

About GlobalSign
GlobalSign (, established in 1996 and as a WebTrust accredited public certificate authority, GlobalSign 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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