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HostBill offers Hosting Companies fully automated SSL reselling through partnership with GlobalSign

June 11, 2012 by  

Web Hosting ToolboxBoston, MA – GlobalSign, one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL partner programs, today announced that HostBill, an online management service for hosting companies, has integrated GlobalSign’s revolutionary automated secure site activation technology OneClickSSL. The integration will allow HostBill’s customers to resell secure site vouchers and fully automated SSL, significantly decreasing support costs normally associated with SSL and greatly increasing the SSL reselling opportunity.

OneClickSSL uses a voucher-based model to replace the outdated and error-prone traditional SSL process. Hosting companies and their customers order Secure Site Vouchers via the HostBill OneClickSSL module and then redeem them using one of GlobalSign’s plug-ins (available for cPanel, Parallels, IIS, and Apache). With a single click, the plug-in automatically creates the cryptographic keys and Certificate Signing Request (CSR), validates control of the domain, and installs and binds the certificate to the appropriate website all in less than a minute. Automating these steps drastically reduces the burden of SSL support on hosting companies and allows them to focus on their core business.


“As a leading software provider for the hosting industry we are always conscious of the latest industry technology and looking for ways to increase the value we bring to our customers,” said Kris Pajak, Lead Developer, HostBill. “With OneClickSSL our customers can achieve higher profit margins from reselling SSL without the hassle of support issues.”

“We are pleased that HostBill is the latest billing provider to integrate OneClickSSL into its platform,” said Steve Waite, Chief Executive Officer, GMO GlobalSign, Inc. “SSL is an essential part of website security and this integration removes the technical roadblocks that often prevent site owners from using it. Having OneClickSSL available to HostBill’s large customer base will help increase mass adoption of SSL without burdening the hosting companies with technical support issues.”

OneClickSSL is available through HostBill versions 3.2.2 and above. HostBill customers wishing to implement the GlobalSign OneClickSSL module, should visit http://hostbillapp.com/features/apps/globalsignvoucher.html for full installation instructions.

About HostBill
KBKP Software provides automation solutions for hosting and hosting-related industries. Extensive experience in cloud, IaaS, shared hosting and domain management market, KBKP Software delivers complete solutions for Web Hosts, ISP and Corporate IT. KBKP Software’s main product, HostBill, automates hosting accounts provisioning – including SSL Certificates and OneClickSSL Solutions from GlobalSign. Everything from client signup, collecting payments, invoicing, recurring billing to support can and is automated by HostBill. Integrated with over 200 third party solutions and trough our GlobalSign partnership companies using HostBill can be sure that core of their online business – billing and automation software – is always up to date with latest technology.

About GMO GlobalSign
Established in 1996 and as a WebTrust accredited public certificate authority, GlobalSign offers publicly trusted SSL Certificates, EV SSL, Managed SSL Services, S/MIME email security and Code Signing for use on all platforms including mobile devices. Its Trusted Root solution uses the widely embedded GlobalSign Root CA certificates to provide immediate PKI trust for Microsoft Certificate Services and internal PKI, eliminating the costs of using untrusted Root Certificates. Its partnership with Adobe to provide Certified Document Services (CDS) enables secure digitally signed PDF documents, certified transcripts and e-invoices. These core Digital Certificate solutions allow its thousands of authenticated customers to conduct secure online transactions, data transfer, distribution of tamper-proof code, and protection of online identities for secure email and access control. The company has a history of innovation within the online security industry and has offices in the US, UK, Belgium, Japan, and China.

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