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MaximumASP chooses GlobalSign as SSL Certificate Provider

August 11
18:19 2009

Web Hosting NewsPortsmouth, NH – GlobalSign, one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced a new partnership with MaximumASP, a Microsoft Gold Certified Provider of web hosting and managed IT services. MaximumASP was just named 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the year in the Hosting Solutions category. The partnership will allow MaximumASP customers to secure GlobalSign’s full range of SSL Certificate services.

For more than nine years, MaximumASP has provided Windows-based hosting solutions focused on security, reliability, scalability, and quality support from a staff of Microsoft certified engineers and developers. As a worldwide premier windows-based hosting provider, MaximumASP feels very strongly about its business philosophy which puts great value on customer and employee retention, consequently providing stability in both infrastructure and quality of support and customer service. The success of MaximumASP’s business philosophy can be proven by a customer retention rate of over 98% as well as their current achievement of winning the Hosting Solutions Award at the 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. MaximumASP’s decision to seek a well established Certificate Authority partner who could offer a comprehensive range of value added SSL Certificates as a premium add on service to their existing hosting solutions, will continue to stimulate this business model.

[swfobj src=”” width=”300/250″ class=”border: 1px solid grey;” align=”right”] “We are very excited and proud to welcome yet another industry leader and award winning solutions provider to our partner program.” says, John Murray, Vice President of Sales, GlobalSign, Inc. “By offering high service levels, superb quality, and cost effective partner discounts, GlobalSign has become the preferred SSL partner for more and more companies. MaximumASP joins industry leading partners including Verio, Webfusion, and 123-Reg in providing leading GlobalSign Solutions.”

“Many of our customers are seeking high quality digital certificates and we want to address that essential business need with a partner that is recognized as a leader in the SSL certificate industry.” said Chris Morrow, CIO, MaximumASP

MaximumASP will offer GlobalSign’s feature packed SSL line up 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 MaximumASP’s to show customers their strong ongoing commitment to providing complex solutions and premium add on services that clients can add seamlessly to their current hosting services.

GlobalSign’s SSL certificates are currently available through MaximumASP at

For information on GlobalSign’s partner program, please visit

About MaximumASP
MaximumASP, based in Louisville, Kentucky, was founded in 2000 as an outsourcing firm for Microsoft Windows based hosting and IT services. The company currently hosts more than 50,000 domains for customers in over 60 countries. With a strong focus on hosting solutions that combine advanced monitoring and management tools. MaximumASP has become a top choice for Microsoft developers seeking a robust hosting platform for mission-critical web applications.

About 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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