DigiCert Wins Best of State® Award

Authentication services leader recognized for best computer related services.


LINDON, UT (May 12, 2011) — DigiCert, Inc. announced today it is to be awarded the prestigious Best of State Award for Computer Related Services in 2011. The award will be presented at the Best of State Awards Gala in Salt Lake City on June 4.


DigiCert is pleased to receive this Best of State Award,” said DigiCert CEO, Ken Bretschneider. “Being recognized from amongst the best in Utah’s technology community is a remarkable honor that we feel demonstrates the effectiveness of DigiCert’s simple philosophy of excellence – a priority focus on the customer combined with an exceptional team of employees.”


DigiCert, based in Lindon, is the third largest high-assurance Certificate Authority in the world and is one of the fastest-growing companies in Utah. DigiCert provides authentication services and digital certificates used by commercial, government, and educational organizations to verify their authenticity to online users and create secure and encrypted Internet connections with them. DigiCert also provides code signing certificates to authenticate software publishers and digitally sign program code, also for the benefit of end users.


“We’re proud to be a Utah company,” mentioned Nick Hales, DigiCert COO. “We believe in Utah’s heritage of technological innovation and in its capacity to continue that legacy. It’s a privilege to have this Best of State opportunity to educate our community more as to who we are and what we do.”


The Best of State Awards recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, and businesses in Utah. An independent panel of judges with category-specific credentials determines winners by evaluating the achievement in the field of endeavor, innovation and creativity, and contribution to the quality of life in Utah.


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