GeoTrust SSL Certificates
GeoTrust, a leading certificate authority, provides retail and reseller services for SSL encryption and website authentication, digital signatures, code signing, secure email and enterprise SSL products. Products include True BusinessID with Extended Validation SSL Certificates, True BusinessID SSL Certificates, Quick SSL Premium Certificates, Quick SSL Certificates, Wildcard SSL Certificates and Multi-Domain Certificates, VeriSign Certified Document Solutions, My Credential Certificates, Enterprise SSL and GeoRoot.
With more than 100,000 customers in 150 countries, Geotrust has the second largest user base in the Internet security industry, and is widely regarded as a source for convenient, fast certificate issuance and very competitive prices. They offer an automated authentication process that can deliver certificates within minutes of receiving an order (depending on type of certificate requested).
GeoTrust offers certificates from the most basic SSL authentication up to the most advanced authentication provided by the Extended Validation SSL standard.
SoftLayer provides Geotrust RapidSSL, True BusinessID, and True BusinessID with EV options.
|RapidSSL||True BusinessID||True BusinessID with EV|
|1 Year SSL Certificate Subscription||$19||$99||$599|
|2 Year SSL Certificate Subscription||$35||$179||$1,099|
|SSL Encryption||Up to 256-bit||Up to 256-bit||Up to 256-bit|
|Issuance Time||10 Minutes||1-2 Days||1-10 Days|
|True Site Seal||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Mobile Device / 99+% Browsers||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Validity Options||1-5 Years||1-5 Years||1-2 Years|
|Own Roots||Equifax Secure||Equifax Secure||Equifax Secure|
RapidSSL® Server Certificates
RapidSSL is a 128 / 256 bit single root SSL certificate. RapidSSL.com owns the root used to issue RapidSSL certificates, making it a stable SSL offering. RapidSSL is already present in the IE 5.01+, Netscape 4.7+ and Mozilla 1+ browsers and many other new Windows and Mac based browsers. At a very special low price, RapidSSL is an ideal solution for securing websites conducting lite levels of ecommerce.
True BusinessID® Server Certificates
The GeoTrust True BusinessID Server Certificate provides full, organization authentication and encryption for your online business at a very affordable price. True BusinessID Server Certificates come with the GeoTrust True Site seal that includes a time and date stamp verifying the current validity of the SSL Certificate and the name of the organization owning the website.
True BusinessID® with EV Certificates
True BusinessID with EV incorporates the newest standard in identity validation as dictated by the CA/Browser Forum. Extended Validation SSL gives website visitors clearly visible interface cues to assure them that they are a highly authenticated site. In Microsoft® Internet Explorer 7 (and upcoming releases of Firefox and Opera), the address bar turns green and displays the name of the certificate owner and the CA that issued the certificate.