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Comodo's Partner Program for SSL leads the industry in providing resellers and web hosts with increased margin and revenue potential

New products, new platforms and new resources offer resellers new profits, accounting for the significant growth of Comodo's reseller channel (37%) in past 18 months.

Jersey City, NJ, July 09, 2008 — In its continuing commitment to the web hosting and reseller industry, Comodo, a global Certification Authority and leading provider of Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions, today announced a combination of new product additions and updates to the Comodo Partner Program. These program improvements allow resellers to integrate high demand, digital certificates and security solutions seamlessly into their businesses with a wide variety of price points and branding options for optimal margins.

Comodo's investment in the web host/ reseller channel is reflected in the innovations offered in its expanding product portfolio, partner technology platforms and the resources Comodo designed for partners to help them optimize margin opportunities and overall revenue per customer. "Partners have always been at the core of Comodo's business model, and that will never change," said James Langman, VP Business Development for Comodo. "We are excited to introduce new partners to our program because the Comodo Reseller Program is becoming well recognized for its ability to drive opportunity and profitability for our partners, while delivering incredible value and choice for customers."

What's new in Comodo's Partner Program

The Comodo Partner Program has been expanded and enhanced in three areas to help partners drive more revenue per customer.

1) Enhancements to Comodo Product Portfolio:

Comodo offers one of the widest portfolios of SSL certificate and authentication solutions that help online businesses create trust-enabling web sites. Comodo's solutions are priced competitively to ensure that its solutions meet the budget requirements of organizations of all types while ensuring healthy margins for Comodo partners. Partners can resell a wide variety of Comodo solutions including:

  • Unified Communications Certificates
  • eMail certificates
  • EV SSL certificates (plus the entire line of SSL certificates)
  • Code signing certificates
  • HackerProof for improved eCommerce conversion of traffic on retail websites
  • Client certificates and two factor authentication solutions

2) Platform Enhancements

Comodo is actively building the global capabilities of its channel partner network to allow web hosts/ partners quickly and efficiently integrate Comodo solutions and include:

  • Zero Touch Integration Platform: Newly developed SSL Affiliate program allows partners to quickly start profiting from Comodo solutions with the "zero touch" integration technology platform
  • Branding Options: In addition to offering solutions from a globally recognized brand, Comodo partners have access to white labeling and co-branding opportunities across SSL certificates, desktop security applications and vulnerability scanning services.
  • Ease of administration. Comodo's multiple reseller platforms and intelligent APIs ensure that the deployment and lifecycle management of SSL certificates is easy.

3) Partner Resource Enhancements:

To help partners get the guidance for activation of the Comodo solutions, Comodo developed new resources to aid hosting partners understand their expanding opportunities to offer choice and flexibility to their customers:

  • New partner portal for latest information on products and successful business approaches http://ssl.comodo.com/partners-resellers.php
  • Dedicated account managers to help partners fully leverage Comodo solutions
  • Newsletter that addresses timely issues confronting the web hosting industry.
  • Comodo's industry-leading technical support continues to set standards in customer service.

To learn about all the advantages of the Comodo Partner Program, you can visit Comodo booth at HOSTINGCON (booth #719). Or visit: Comodo.com/affiliate

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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