Jersey City, NJ, December 30, 2008 - Comodo, a leading provider of Identity and Trust Assurance Internet Services, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with leading UK payment provider - PayPoint.net. The strategic partnership will allow PayPoint.net customers to benefit from special discounting across a range of Comodo SSL certificates including new industry standard Extended Validation (EV), SSL Certificates which represent the highest level of SSL security available.
As a reciprocated gesture, PayPoint.net will extend special offers across its online payment services to Comodo customers.
This alliance will enhance PayPoint.net's ability to provide a service that effectively levels the playing field, offering enterprise level security and sophistication to start-ups and established brands alike. Comodo will bolster the anti-fraud credentials of all PayPoint.net's customers, proving to consumers their commitment to data security.
"This partnership will benefit both PayPoint.net's and Comodo's customers," said James Langman, VP, Business Development of Comodo. "Clearly there is a strong synergy between our solutions. By combining our core strengths, we can both offer our respective customers value-added best-in-class products."
PayPoint.net is a leading bank-independent online payment service provider which operates one of the most comprehensive, secure and reliable payment platforms in the UK. The product of the merger of specialist providers Metacharge and SECPay, PayPoint.net offers organizations of every size a fast start to trading online, supported by powerful fraud management capabilities and leading-edge security features.
PayPoint.net is a wholly owned subsidiary of PayPoint plc, the leading cash and internet payments company in the UK, with operations in Ireland and Romania. The PayPoint branded retail network numbers over 19,800 terminals located in local shops and is used primarily for the cash payment of bills and services, plus prepayments for mobile telephones and energy meters. PayPoint handles in excess of 7 billion from over 500 million transactions annually for more than 5,000 clients and merchants.
PayPoint.net has recently launched Cash Payments, a facility that allows you to purchase goods and services online and pay in cash offline at a PayPoint in-store terminal.
For further information please visit paypoint.net
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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