Company continues to expand its influence as fastest-growing high-assurance Certificate Authority in the world and one of America’s top-growth private companies
LEHI, UT (August 22, 2013) — DigiCert, Inc., a leading online security provider for many of the most recognized brands and web sites in the world, has been recognized in the 2013 Inc. 500/5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the third consecutive year that DigiCert has appeared on the prestigious list, coinciding with reports on the SSL certificate market that place the company as the world’s fastest-growing provider of high-assurance digital certificates.
“We’re pleased to once again earn a spot on the Inc. 500/5000 list, and to enjoy continued success and market share acquisition,” said DigiCert CEO Nicholas Hales. “Guided by customer input, we’re focused on continuing to provide innovative certificate management tools, flexible products, and award-winning customer support that help simplify our clients’ efforts to protect their most valuable data assets.”
DigiCert is currently the world’s third-largest issuer of high-assurance SSL certificates, and continues to grow its client base of more than 70,000, including 5 of the U.S. Alexa Top 10. Increasingly, organizations across a variety of sectors and of all sizes are trusting DigiCert with their online authentication and encryption needs. DigiCert serves a wide range of customers in the healthcare, finance, ecommerce, social networking, education, and government sectors in 146 countries. The company also plays a key role in advancing online security standards and technologies as a founding/board member of DirectTrust, the CA/Browser Forum, the CA Security Council, and the Online Trust Alliance. DigiCert also actively participates in several other industry associations such as the Anti-Phishing Working Group and the Internet Engineering Task Force.
With increasing numbers of organizations recognizing the need to instill trust in their online users, DigiCert is leading the way with stringent verification procedures for its SSL certificates, including EV SSL, Unified Communications Certificates, and Wildcard SSL Certificates. The company also offers legally binding Document Signing Certificates and DirectAssured™ Certificates for enabling secure, scalable exchange of healthcare information. DigiCert focuses on retaining and training a knowledgeable support staff to achieve among the industry’s fastest issuance times for high-assurance digital certificates.
Company rankings for the 2013 Inc. 500/5000 list are determined by percentage of annual revenue growth over a three-year period. As a three-year veteran of this list, DigiCert joins the likes of Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Oracle, and Zappos.com as other multi-year earners. A complete 2013 list is available on the Inc. 500/5000 website.