Trusted SSL Certificates offer information encryption suitable for a range of uses. ProHostOne offers certificates suitable for limited transactions to extended validation certificates conforming with browser green bar protection. The value of a certificate is determined by a few factors. The top factors that determine what you're paying are the signer's perceived recognizability, validation level, and warranty value.
Domain Validation (DV) - Validates domain is registered and someone with admin rights is aware of and approves the certificate request.
Organization Validation (OV) - Validates domain ownership, plus organization information included in the certificate (name, city, state, country).
Extended Validation (EV) - Validates domain ownership and organization information, plus legal existence of the organization and that the organization is aware of and approves the request.
Starter certificates come with basic warranty protection and are ideal for personal website use and small businesses with limited transactions. Starter certificates provide the same great encryption with fewer frills and at a lower cost. If you choose to secure the www. sub-domain, both RapidSSL and Comodo allow for both www. and the root domain to be secured under one certificate.
Wildcard certificates allow you to protect unlimited third level sub-domains with this single certificate. These certificates come with basic warranty protection and are ideal for small businesses with limited transactions.
Quick Validation SSL certificates come with more warranty protection and are ideal for small to medium businesses.
GeoTrust True BusinessID products offer better than a million dollars in warranty protection on each certificate. GeoTrust steps up the validation on these products to Organization and Extended validation to give your customers more warm fuzzies when shopping.
Comodo UCC certificates support full Subject Alternative Name (SAN) control. The initial purchase will enable secure server communication for 3 fully qualified domain names (FQDN). For example, 1 UCC will cover autodiscover.yourdomain.com, exchange.yourotherdomain.com and exchange1.yournextdomain.com. Beyond these initial 3 domains, you can add up to 100 FQDN on the same certificate at just $32.00 per additional domain. Best for those who need to secure: Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office Communications Server, or multiple domains and sub-domains.
Comodo EV steps up the validation on these products to Extended Validation. EV certificates will activate your browser's Green Address Bar to increase transaction conversion rates, decrease abandoned shopping carts, and show your customers you care about their security.
Symantec is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. When you buy Symantec SSL products, you get one of the most recognized brands in the world.
Symantec steps up the trust with Extended Validation. EV certificates will activate your browser's Green Address Bar to increase transaction conversion rates, decrease abandoned shopping carts, and show your customers you care about their security. When you buy Symantec SSL products, you get one of the most recognized brands in the world.