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SSL Cert Providers

Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:39 pm

What are some good SSL certificate providers?

I'm currently buying certs from GoDaddy as they had decent prices which caused some inertia and good documentation. I'm not one to go with the status quo without questioning it, so are there better companies to buy certs from?

(I am aware of their politics, and while that would be a good reason to get rid of them, this is business where it's about the best service for the money.)
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Re: SSL Cert Providers

Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:16 pm

I'm quite happy with GoDaddy.
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Re: SSL Cert Providers

Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:55 pm

Free for Class 1. Prices look reasonable for the higher classes as well.
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Re: SSL Cert Providers

Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:52 am

I've had good luck so far with RapidSSL
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Re: SSL Cert Providers

Fri Jun 22, 2012 8:08 am

We've been using Digicert for a few years and have been very happy with them. They're on Microsoft's recommended list (especially for Exchange), their prices are reasonable, their support good, and we can regenerate or get new certificates very quickly.

They're not the cheapest one out there, but their products and service justify the price, IMHO.

We used to use Verisign for everything, but they were slow and it took forever. Not to mention their pricing, as well. We still use them for our primary website certificate (people like to see the Verisign logo), but we use Digicert for all of our internal certificates (wildcard certs are great!), Webmail, Exchange, SSL VPN, etc.

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