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Web security company Sectigo has announced the purchase of two firms to expand its business and IoT alternative offerings.

Sectigo said the movement was in reaction to the rising demand, especially in Europe, for identity management and internet security solutions.

It is going to also allow the US-based business to expand its reach to tens of thousands of additional organizations throughout Europe and Latin America, encouraging its expansion objectives.

SSL247 sells and supports SSL certifications, in addition to offering vulnerability tests, electronic IDs, penetration tests, and much more, while Xolphin has issued more than a million certifications to over 50,000 clients in Europe. Both businesses will keep their brands since Sectigo subsidiaries.

Bill Holtz, CEO of Sectigo, commented: “Obtaining SSL247 and Xolphin is a historical landmark in Sectigo’s next phase of growth, expanding our reach throughout Europe and Latin America. Both organizations are famous for quick and dependable SSL certificate delivery and world-class experience and expertise.

Benjamin Tack, commercial manager at SSL247, included: “As electronic security specialists, SSL247 has been driven to help fasten the worth of companies offline and online, through a variety of specifically tailored providers.

Joining the international Sectigo company will enable our staff to offer you a wider set of solutions and resources to our over 10,000 satisfied customers, exposing micro-companies to large businesses.”

Sectigo, a major supplier of automatic electronic identity management and internet security solutions, has obtained SSL247, the largest SSL certification and net security supplier in Britain and France, and Xolphin, the biggest provider of SSL certificates and electronic signatures from the Netherlands.

Together with the two acquisitions, Sectigo significantly expands its earnings reach and service for the firm’s top SSL certification services, Sectigo Internet Security Platform and Sectigo Certificate Manager system, to tens of thousands of additional associations across Europe and Latin America.

A long-time Sectigo channel Partner, SSL247 has almost two years of experience selling and supporting SSL certificates, vulnerability assessments, electronic IDs (email, code signing, IoT certificates), penetration tests and audits, information security, and other safety solutions to clients across 18 countries in Europe and Latin America.

Launched in 2002, Xolphin has issued over a million certifications to over 50,000 clients in Europe. Recognized using a five-star evaluation because of its customer service and quick Extended Validation (EV) certificate investigation, the business has an active network of international resellers who rely upon Xolphin’s experience to swiftly offer SSL certificates and electronic signatures merchandise for email, code signing, and PDF registering.

“We’ve enjoyed a successful partnership with Sectigo for almost 20 decades, enabling us to develop quickly and develop an exceptionally qualified validation section as a Registration Authority for Sectigo certificates.

By combining our experience and resources with Sectigo’s industry leadership, we’re well-positioned to fortify and enlarge our electronic identity and internet security offerings,” explained Maarten Bremer, CTO, and Owner, Xolphin.

The acquisitions quicken Sectigo’s expansion trajectory globally after the organization’s current recapitalization from GI Partners, a leading private investment company.

The statement implies Sectigo has undertaken four acquisitions during the previous 3 decades, after the purchase of Codeguard in 2018 and also Icon Labs past year.

Priyanshu Vijayvargiya
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of 'Virtualattacks Inc' Priyanshu Vijayvargiya is a cybersecurity analyst, Information Security professional, developer, and a white hat hacker.


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