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To order an SSL Certificate you will need to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) first. Send this CSR with your order by pasting it in the textbox on the order form. You will receive your certificate by e-mail.

Important: The Common Name which you have to enter should be the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) or the web address for which you are planning to use your Certificate, e.g. the area of your site for which you want to use the secure SSL connection. For example, an EnterpriseSSL Certificate issued for the FQDN will not be valid for If the web address that needs the SSL connection is like, ensure that the Common Name submitted in the CSR is




AEP NetworksAEP Networks, located in Somerset, New Jersey, USA, was founded in 2005 by merging AEP Systems and Netilla Networks. AEP Networks offers a complete range of  network management and secure access to server systems and applications. 


Apache webserverThe Apache HTTP Server, commonly referred to simply as Apache, is a web server notable for playing a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web. Apache was the first viable alternative to the Netscape Communications Corporation web server. 




Established in Cupertino, California on April 1, 1976, Apple's best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of personal computers, the iPod line of portable media players, and the iPhone. Apple develops its own operating system to run on Macs, called Mac OS X. 


Barracuda Networks

Barracuda Networks was established in 2002 and since June 2007 is based in Campbell, California. As a global technology provider, Barracuda Networks has been recognized as the no. 1 supplier of email protection in the U.S.A., Japan, China, Canada and the U.K.  


BEA WebLogicBEA WebLogic is an open, extensible, standards-based application server platform for assembling, deploying, and managing distributed applications. In April 2008 Oracle, the world's leading supplier of software for information management, has acquired BEA Systems.



c2NETC2Net was an Internet cryptography company founded by Sameer Parekh, which was sold to Red Hat in 2000. C2Net was the first American company to be capable of providing strong encryption solutions to a worldwide market. It was best known for its Stronghold secure webserver software.




Cisco SystemsCisco Systems, Inc. is a multinational corporation with more than 66,000 employees. Cisco was one of the first to sell commercially successful routers supporting multiple network protocols. Cisco defines itself as: Worldwide Leader in Networking for the Internet.




Citrix Secure GatewayCitrix founded in 1989 is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Citrix name is a portmanteau of Citrus and UNIX.  Citrix is specialized in virtualization and remote access software for delivering applications over a network and the Internet.  



Cobalt RaQCobalt Networks Inc., founded in 1996 in Mountain View, California  was a maker of low-cost Linux-based servers. In December 2000, Sun acquired Cobalt and in December 2003 Sun retired all Cobalt products, making the underlying software and firmware open source. 



Courier IMAP

Courier evolved out of several related projects, which merged together. Courier implements SMTP extensions for mailing list management and spam filtering. Courier-IMAP is a fast, scalable, enterprise IMAP server and the only practical limitation available is network and I/O bandwidth.  


cPanelcPanel Inc., located in Houston, Texas, USA, is a leading Web Hosting Control Panel Software provider since 1997. cPanel products are used on tens of thousands of servers worldwide to equip server administrators with the tools they need to provide top notch hosting to their customers. 



Cyrus IMAP Server

The Cyrus Project was started at Carnegie Mellon in 1994. Cyrus is a highly scalable enterprise mail system. Project Cyrus was named in honour of Cyrus the Great who invented the first modern, "packet-switching"-based mail system, the forerunner of every major communication system.





DirectAdmin owned by JBMC Software in St. Albert, Canada, is a graphical web-based web hosting control panel. DirectAdmin is compatible with several versions of Red Hat, Fedora Core, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, FreeBSD, Ubuntu and Debian.



DoveCot Imap Server

Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 server for Linux/UNIX-like systems, developed by Timo Sirainen, Finland and first released in July 2002. Dovecot is an excellent choice for both small and large installations. It's fast, simple to set up and uses very little memory. 



Ensim UnifyThe computer software manufacturer Ensim Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, was founded in 1998. Together with Microsoft, Ensim co-developed and co-markets Ensim Unify and now boast over 1,000,000 users.




F5 NetworksF5 Networks, Inc., originally named F5 Labs, was founded in 1996. F5's name was inspired by the film Twister - F5 is the highest category tornado according to the Fujita scale. F5's first product was a load balancer called BIG-IP.   



GlobalScapeFounded in 1996 and headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, GlobalSCAPE is the developer of CuteFTP, the most popular file transfer protocol application on the market. GlobalSCAPE provides secure file management software to safely send data over the Internet.



Google MiniGoogle's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. The Google Mini offers the simplicity and power of Google's universal search technology. 



H-SphereH-Sphere (formerly Positive Soft) is since September 2007 part of Parallels, formerly SWsoft, the global leader in virtualization and automation software. H-Sphere is a scalable multiserver web hosting solution.





IBM WebSphereInternational Business Machines Corporation (IBM) the world's largest computer company introduced in 1981 the IBM Personal Computer which is the original version and progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform.





Founded on July 18, 1968 as INTegrated ELectronics Corporation, based in Santa Clara, California, Intel is among the top ten worldwide semiconductor sales leaders since the 1980s. Besides motherboard chipsets, Intel makes devices related to communications and computing.




InterWorx Control PanelSince the beginning InterWorx L.C.C., which is splitting from NEXCESS.NET (led by Chris Wells), targets at growing web host clients and focuses on load balanced clustering solutions which became the Interworx-CP.



Ipswitch IMail

Ipswitch Inc. founded in 1991 develops and markets software products and services for businesses worldwide. More than 100 million people use the market-leading Ipswitch WS_FTP Professional client to transfer files over the internet.




ISPConfig Control Panel

Developed by projectfarm GmbH, located in Lüneburg, Germany, the ISPConfig project is now maintained at ISPConfig is an open source hosting control panel for Linux simplifies the DNS settings, multiple websites on one physical server, and e-mail accounts for multiple users.



Java based webserverJava is a programming language originally developed by Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. As of May 2007 Sun made available most of their Java technologies as free open source software. One Java characteristic is its portability, it should run similarly on any supported hardware OS system. 




Kerio Mail Server

Kerio Technologies Inc. located in San Jose, California, first entered the Internet security market in 1997 with its popular and well-regarded WinRoute Pro product family. Today, Kerio boasts also the Kerio MailServer.



Lighttpd web server

Security, speed, compliance, and flexibility -- all of these describe lighttpd, a high performance web server. The November 2008 Web Server Survey lists Lighttpd on no. 4! Right behind Apache, Microsoft and Google.  




Litespeed Technologies

LiteSpeed Technologies Inc. was founded in early 2002 and specializes in large-scale, high-performance, high-scalability and high-availability server software design. LiteSpeed Web Server is the company's flagship product.



Lotus Domino serverLotus Software, founded in 1982, is most commonly known for the Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet application, by far the first feature-rich, user friendly, highly reliable and WYSIWYG-enabled product. IBM purchased the company in 1995.





Mailtraq is coded by Fastraq Ltd., a software development company founded in 1997 and located in Kent, England. Mailtraq products are affordable, non-technical, multi-user Internet connectivity solutions.



Microsoft CorporationMicrosoft Corporation rose to dominate the home computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by the Windows line of operating systems and the Microsoft Office suite of productivity software.





Netgear, founded in 1996, is a US manufacturer of computer networking equipment. Netgear acquired by Nortel in 1998, became fully independent from Nortel as of February 2002. Its main retail competitors are Linksys and D-Link.




Netscreen JuniperJuniper Networks, Inc. founded in 1996 and located in Sunnyvale, California, is the leader in high-performance networking. Juniper acquired Netscreen Technologies in 2004. The Juniper SSG Series firewalls run the ScreenOS (formerly Netscreen) operating system.





NetWin Ltd. founded in 1995 and located in Palmerston N., New Zealand, develops and distributes advanced software solutions that meet the needs of Internet and Intranet providers.  In 1997 NetWin launched DMail to be replaced in 2002 by SurgeMail.



Nortel SSL acceleratorNortel Networks Corporation is a multinational telecommunications equipment manufacturer headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Nortel delivers hardware and software solutions that power the globe’s top 25 service provider networks.




Novell began in Provo, Utah as Novell Data Systems Inc. in 1979, a hardware manufacturer. In 1996, the company began a move into internet-enabled products. In  2003, Novell acquired SuSE which led to a major shift of power in Linux distributions.




OpenSSL is an open source implementation of the SSL protocol. There are versions of OpenSSL for nearly every platform. OpenSSL is commonly used to create a CSR and Private Key on many different platforms, including Apache.





Open-Xchange Inc. (formerly Netline) is headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany. In 2001, the Open-Xchange developers teamed up with SUSE Linux. The result of this partnership, SUSE Linux Open-Xchange Server, became the best selling Linux-based groupware solution. 




Parallels founded in 1999 (formerly SWSoft) is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers and businesses. Among Parallels hosting services are the Plesk products and the H-Sphere Control Panel.



Plesk Control Panel

Originally released under the U.S. company Plesk Inc. and designed in Novosibirsk, Russia, Plesk became a SWsoft product when SWsoft acquired Plesk Inc. in July 2003. Plesk Control Panel is now shipped under Parallels, Inc.



ProFTPD grew out of the desire to have a secure and configurable FTP server. Moreover, there was a great admiration for the Apache Web server. ProFTPD is an improved version of the wu-ftpd.





qmail is a mail transfer agent that runs on Unix. It was written, starting December 1995, by Daniel J. Bernstein as a more secure replacement for the popular Sendmail program. When published, qmail was the first security-aware mail transport agent.




Red Hat

RedHat Linux Server

In computing, the company Red Hat, Inc. (founded in 1995) dedicates itself to free and open source software, and operates as a major Linux distribution vendor. Red Hat is associated primarily with its enterprise operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux.






Sendmail written in the early 1980s at UC Berkeley, is a descendant of delivermail program (by Eric Allman) and is a well-known project of the free and open source software. Its popularity is due in part to its position as the standard MTA under most variants of the Unix operating system.





SonicWALL Inc. was founded in 1991 by brothers Sreekanth and Sudhakar Ravi in Sunnyvale, California as Sonic Systems, developing networking components for Apple's Macintosh product line. SonicWALL provides Internet security solutions and appliances.



Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems, Inc. founded in 1982 and  headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is a multinational vendor of computers, components, software, and information technology services. Their successful Java platform was developed in the early 1990s.



Sun / Netscape

Sun Netscape allianceThe Sun-Netscape Alliance (formed in 1999)  product portfolio provided customers with scalable, integrated infrastructure software and ready e-commerce applications. In March 2002, the Alliance was concluded and the iPlanet brand became a core component of the SunONE.




Sybase WebServerSybase Inc. (founded in 1984 in Berkeley, California) has been a leader in developing and expanding innovative database technology for more than 20 years. Through Sybase iAnywhere (founded in 2000) Sybase has become the leader of the mobile database market with SQL Anywhere.



TomcatApache Tomcat is a Servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and should not be confused with the Apache HTTP Web Server. Tomcat provides a "pure Java" HTTP web server environment for Java code to run.





Mark Crispin is best known as the father of the IMAP protocol, having invented it in 1985 during his time at the Stanford Knowledge Systems Laboratory. IMAP stands for Internet Message Access Protocol. The UW IMAP server is the reference server implementation of the IMAP protocol.




WatchGuardWatchGuard Technologies located in Seattle, USA, is a provider of Internet security solutions for small- to mid-sized enterprises worldwide and a pioneer in security appliances since 1996.



WebSite Pro

WebSite ProWebSite Pro was originally developed by Reilly & Associates, Inc. as the first web server for Windows. In 2001 Website Pro was acquired by Deerfield (founded in 1995 as an electronic software publisher) and continued under the name Visnetic WebSite.




Kerio WebStarKerio WebSTAR (formerly 4D WebSTAR and StarNine WebSTAR) is an HTTP web server for Mac OS X. WebSTAR has an integrated FTP, Mail and HTTP proxy server. Kerio Technologies, Inc. (founded in 1997 and located in San Jose, California) acquired WebSTAR in 2006.



Zeus Web ServerZeus Technology, Ltd. founded in 1995, is a software company based in Cambridge, UK. Zeus' original product was Zeus Web Server which currently is one of the highest-performance web servers for Unix and Unix-like platforms.



ZopeZope (Z Object Publishing Environment) was originally authored by Zope Corporation. Parts of Zope have been open source as far back as 1996, with the whole application server open source since 1998. Zope is a web application server primarily written in Python.