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Comodo CA - Fastest growing certificate authority in 2004

New York 19th January 2005. Comodo, the security infrastructure specialists were delighted to be awarded the title of the world's fastest growing CA in 2004 - a feat they also achieved in 2003.

The independent research carried out by Esoft inc analyzed servers worldwide and indicates that Comodo's share of secured servers grew at a faster rate than any of its competitors and now accounts for over 8% of the total market. Steve Roylance, Technical Marketing VP Comodo Inc, commented that repeating the previous year's successes demanded proactive measures in the increasing competitive CA marketplace:

" Rock bands often complain about the 'difficult second album'. Although the comparison may seem glib, the theory holds true for any business hoping to build upon an initial success. Maintaining the momentum we generated in 2003 involved a company wide commitment that Comodo was not going to rest on its laurels. "

During the 2004-2005 period, Comodo successfully expanded and improved its business model - extending their portfolio of solutions whilst taking steps intended to ensure they become the pre-eminent force in the CA industry. Notable moves included the acquisition of high profile CA UserTrust and the provisioning of a fully integrated CA infrastructure for the new .pro TLD registrar Registry Pro. The continued development of complementary products such as TrustToolbar formed key strands in Comodo's strategy to improve the transparency and security of online transactions. Anti-Phishing technologies such as Content Verification CerticatesT were developed to provide real time verification of website content such as brand logos and graphics.

" Comodo CA is here for the long haul. We have always offered the industry benchmark in terms of security, speed of issuance and price. The developments of the last 12 months will help consolidate our future as one of the major certification authorities forming the backbone of the SSL industry and the greater PKI landscape. Through continued innovation, investment and expansion we will fulfill our pledge to offer the highest level of business stability and assurance to enterprise clients. "

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Comodo are the world's fastest growing WebTrust Compliant Certification Authority and the industry leader of high quality digital certificates. With more than 3,000 global partners and 200,000+ websites using our SSL Certificate and website identity assurance products, Comodo offer unrivalled TCO and provide you with the tools you require to manage your own and your customer's digital certificates.

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