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Comodo and Total Web Solutions agree exclusive partnership to provide fully verified security solutions

Web hosting customers to benefit from secure transactions

Kent, UK, 2 May 2003. Comodo, the internet security specialists, has today announced the availability of its SSL and identity assurance products through Total Web Solutions, one of the leading website hosting companies. The new partnership will see Total Web Solutions make Comodo's InstantSSL certificates and TrustLogo, unique real-time website identity assurance, exclusively available to all of its existing and new customers.

Total Web Solutions has been providing business critical Internet services since it was established in 1995.The company provides shared, managed and co-located hosting solutions for businesses Internet and Intranet requirements. Services also include domain name registration, email, e-commerce and database solutions.

InstantSSL Certificates are digital credentials that enable websites to secure customer transactions using the industry standard security protocol known as SSL. By allowing websites to create an encrypted secure link with the customer, SSL has increased consumer confidence and fuelled the growth in online transactions. By combining essential factors such as industry standard 128-bit SSL, full validation, full support, 99% browser ubiquity and low prices, InstantSSL occupies a unique position in the SSL providers market.

TrustLogo provides websites with a convenient means of establishing trust and confidence with its customers through a dynamic "point to verify" site seal. The website's corporate credentials such as name, address and contact details are delivered in real time from the Comodo identity assurance servers. Delivery of such credentials serves to enhance the trust relationship between customer and site, helping convert the visitor into a paying customer.

"The provision of such competitive, fully validated SSL certificates is a major step forward for our customers" states Andrew Clough, Marketing Manager of Total Web Solutions, who continues, "Security, speed and reliability are key concerns for Total Web Solutions and we are very pleased to have found a partner who not only shares these values but is able to exceed our high expectations."

"The partnering of Comodo with Total Web Solutions as their exclusive supplier of SSL certificates is an exciting development for us" comments Jim Whiffin, Director at Comodo CA Ltd (a Comodo Group company), "Both InstantSSL and TrustLogo have proved very popular since their launch and we are looking forward to providing support to Total Web Solutions customers. We are confident that we will have a long and fruitful relationship together."

Total Web Solutions' website hosting services can be found on their website at www.totalwebsolutions.com.


ABOUT TOTAL WEB SOLUTIONS

Total Web Solutions is a leading UK based website hosting company, providing business critical hosting solutions for a broad range of clients. The company provides high performance shared hosting, co-located and managed server solutions, as well as email, database and e-commerce services.

In addition Total Web Solutions was the UK's first ICANN accredited domain name registrar and now offers domain services to businesses worldwide.

For more information, please contact Total Web Solutions at: press@totalwebsolutions.com or call +44 (0) 870 7879 888 or visit Total Web Solutions website: www.totalwebsolutions.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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