GlobalSign, one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced a new partnership with Ubersmith, the leading provider of complete data center, customer, and support management software for web hosting companies. The partnership will enable the development of a platform fully integrated with the GlobalSign SSL Reseller Program and its Certificate deployment systems. The integration reduces time-to-market for hosting companies adopting SSL as a value-add, and makes it easier for end customers to purchase and install SSL Certificates.
Since 2000 Ubersmith has been focused on helping web hosting businesses of all sizes save time, increase revenue, and take control of their data center operations. "Ubersmith has become a household name among web hosts serious about gaining a clear understanding of where they are making money and how to optimize their operations" says Brendan Wovchko, Director of Business Development, Ubersmith, Inc. "Our partnership with GlobalSign is an exciting and significant step to further assist our customers employ value add services for new sources of revenue in an aggressive climate of competition and economy."
“Existing SSL partners such as Liquid Web will benefit immediately from the vast array of development opportunities provided by the Ubersmith platform” says, John Murray, Vice President of Sales, GlobalSign, Inc. “The partnership will also open up opportunities for GlobalSign to welcome new partners seeking a platform to support automated reselling of SSL Certificates.”
Ubersmith (ubersmith.com) currently operates two platform product levels: Ubersmith Datacenter Edition and Ubersmith Pro to meet the needs of web host, ISP, and online billing companies requiring automated billing and data-center management. Ubersmith will launch the SSL integration software update for its Ubersmith DE and Ubersmith Pro platforms in mid September. The update will include the GlobalSign ready function for all Ubersmith users. The GlobalSign ready function (globalsign.com) will enable hosting companies to resell GlobalSign SSL products instantly.