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Comodo CA, The Fastest Growing Certification Authority in 2003

New York, January 19, 2004. After its first full year of issuing SSL Certificate, Comodo CA Limited (Comodo CA) has quickly become the worlds fastest growing, innovative, Certification Authority. Independent research, carried out by Esoft Inc shows that from 2002 to 2003, Comodo CA increased its global SSL Certificate market share by almost 5%; much greater than any other Certification Authority.

This dramatic increase is in stark contrast to other vendors whose overall market share decreased or remained the same. Vendors such as Thawte saw a significant reduction in market share from 29% in 2002 to 20% in 2003, a significant reduction of 9%. Whilst other vendors remained stagnant, Comodo has built additional innovative solutions for customers reliant on e-commerce such as Trustlogo and Verification EngineT ensuring mutual success for both themselves and their customers.

This significant increase change in the market is a direct result of Comodo CA's business policy. To be the only certification Authority to provide genuinely cost-effective, fully validated SSL certificates. TheInstantSSL range has shown that customers can have confidence in their ecommerce transactions. Comodo has also entered the marketplace with a very attractive Reseller Partner Program which now has well over 2,100 active worldwide. A summary of the research is at Which SSL whilst more details about the Instant SSL certificate range can be found at Instantssl.com.

About Comodo

The Comodo companies provide the infrastructure that is essential in enabling e-merchants, other Internet-connected companies, software companies, and individual consumers to interact and conduct business via the Internet safely and securely. The Comodo companies offer PKI SSL, Code Signing, Content Verification and Email Certificate; award winning PC Security software;  Vulnerability Scanning services for PCI Compliance; secure e-mail and fax services.   

Continual innovation, a core competence in PKI, and a commitment to reversing the growth of Internet-crime distinguish the Comodo companies as vital players in the Internet's ongoing development. Comodo secures and authenticates online transactions and communications for over 200,000 business customers and 3,000,000 users of our desktop security products. 

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