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Web.com Extends VeriSign SSL to Millions of Online Businesses

June 2, 2009 by  

Webmaster ToolsMOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) announced today that it has extended its partnership with Web.com, a leader in online marketing for small and medium-sized businesses. In addition to building and marketing a professionally designed Web site and providing a wide array of online marketing services, Web.com customers can benefit from their affiliation with the VeriSign Secured® Seal, the most recognized trust mark on the Internet when it comes to online security.*

“When we discuss our customers’ business goals for their sites, we help them develop a detailed blueprint to succeed online,” said Jeff Stibel, president of Web.com. “The customers we work with place a high premium on conducting business online in a safe and secure environment. They understand the importance of instilling confidence and trust in their customers to safely transact online. They also understand the value of having the VeriSign seal on their Web sites and appreciate the high return on investment they will realize by upgrading to VeriSign SSL Certificates.”

By displaying the VeriSign Secured® Seal, online retailers and other businesses show visitors that their site is secured using industry-leading SSL technology from a globally respected Certificate Authority.

“We value our customers’ security as much as we value utilizing renewable energy strategies to produce our wines,” said Chris Behr, owner of Oso Libre Vineyards, an award-winning vineyard in California’s acclaimed Adelaida region. “We’ve seen a significant improvement in online sales ever since Web.com helped us secure our shopping cart with VeriSign. Visitors to our Web site know their credit card information is safe, and thus they are more likely to complete the transaction.”

“When it comes to e-commerce, VeriSign SSL delivers confidence — and that’s invaluable for online businesses,” said Michael Lin, vice president and general manager of SSL at VeriSign. “The VeriSign Secured Seal takes the anonymity out of online transactions and offers the kind of reassurance consumers are looking for on the Internet. We’re delighted to extend our SSL partnership with Web.com.”

As the most respected and trusted SSL authority on the Web, VeriSign is the EV SSL Certificate provider of choice for more than 10,000 Internet domain names, representing 74 percent of the entire EV SSL Certificate market worldwide.** In fact, over 95 percent of the Fortune 500 and 96 of the world’s 100 largest SSL-using banks secure their sites with SSL Certificates sold by VeriSign.** To learn more about VeriSign® EV SSL, visit www.verisign.com/EV-SSL.

*September 2008; Synovate Research: www.verisign.com/static/013506.pdf

** Includes VeriSign’s subsidiaries, affiliates and resellers.

About VeriSign
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.verisign.com.

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