Leading online security provider attributes rapid growth to customer-centric approach

LEHI, UT (November 13, 2013) — DigiCert, Inc., a leading Certificate Authority (CA), today announced it has been named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. DigiCert grew 538 percent from 2008 to 2012, a strong upward trend that continues as the company recently celebrated completing its first decade of operations. This is the third consecutive year that DigiCert has made this prestigious national list.

“DigiCert continues to grow and gain market share by holding true to our company’s core principles of providing best-in-class customer support, industry-leading innovation and enhanced customer value,” said DigiCert CEO Nicholas Hales. “With the need for trusted identity and encryption on the rise, organizations want a partner that can help them implement best practices in managing their certificate processes. Our customer-focused business model has led to innovation, helpful certificate management tools, friendly and knowledgeable customer support, and a commitment to pushing our industry toward better and more secure practices.”

DigiCert is a leading global authentication and encryption provider and currently the world’s fastest-growing issuer of high-assurance SSL certificates, issuing certificates to 5 of the U.S. Alexa Top 10. DigiCert serves a wide range of customers in the healthcare, finance, ecommerce, social networking, education, and government sectors in more than 140 countries. The company 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. Recently, DigiCert became the first CA to implement Google’s Certificate Transparency—another step towards enhancing online trust and security.

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 Directed exchange of healthcare information. DigiCert focuses on retaining and training a knowledgeable support staff and achieving the industry’s fastest issuance times for high-assurance digital certificates. For its efforts, the company was recently named a finalist in the SC Magazine 2014 Excellence Awards for “Best Customer Service.”

About Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2008 to 2012.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About DigiCert, Inc.
DigiCert is a premier online trust provider of enterprise security solutions with an emphasis on authentication, PKI and high-assurance digital certificates. Headquartered in Lehi, Utah, DigiCert is trusted by a continually growing clientele of more than 70,000 of the world’s leading government, finance, healthcare, education and Fortune 500® organizations. DigiCert has been recognized with dozens of awards for providing enhanced customer value, premium customer support and market growth leadership. For the latest DigiCert news and updates, visit digicert.com, like DigiCert on Facebook® or follow Twitter® handle @digicert.

Jeff Chandler
DigiCert, Inc.
P: 801.701.9653
E: jeff.chandler@digicert.com

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