Educational SSL Certification

Educational Institutions of all types -- from elementary schools to major universities throughout the world -- trust DigiCert to provide the SSL encryption they need. You can offer peace of mind to your faculty, staff, and students, at an exceptional price. Two types of certificates in particular appeal to our educational clients:

Wildcard Plus SSL Certificate

Wildcard SSL Certificates allow you to meet your budget by securing unlimited subdomains with an unlimited server license. Feel free to utilize the certificate on as many servers as your organization has. The flexibility of a wildcard certificate makes it our most popular product, as a certificate issued to *.example.edu will secure mail.example.edu, registration.example.edu, bookstore.example.edu, and any other subdomain of example.edu you need.

We call our wildcard product "Wildcard Plus," because we include a couple things other companies don't:

Really secure the ENTIRE domain. Other companies' wildcard certificates don't secure the base domain itself. So if you bought a certificate for *.example.edu, you could secure any subdomain of example.edu, but you couldn't secure "example.edu" itself. DigiCert's Wildcard SSL Certificate uses Subject Alternative Names (SANs) to make sure your wildcard cert secures the entire domain -- and that includes the base domain itself.

Pay us once, that's all. You may have a load balancer, so you need to secure two or more servers running the same sites. Or maybe you just have a lot of servers -- one for mail.example.edu, one for www.example.edu, etc. -- that need SSL Encryption. Most SSL companies make you pay for each server, but DigiCert's Unlimited Server License means you can install it on as many servers as you want at no extra charge.

Want more information? Please visit our Wildcard SSL page for more details.

Ready to buy? Order your Wildcard Plus Certificate.

Multi-Domain (SAN) Certificate

Multi-Domain Certificates (sometimes called SAN Certificates because they are built on the use of Subject Alternative Names) are very popular because of their flexibility on what types of names they can secure. Multi-Domain (SAN) Certificates can secure up to 25 names, whether they are all from the same base domain or from 25 different base domains -- or even internal names that aren't a part of any base domain. For example, with a Multi-Domain (SAN) Certificate, you can secure mail.example.edu, mailserver.local, mail.example.com, mail, and any other public or private name you might need. Multi-Domain (SAN) Certificates were designed for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, but they work well with all server platforms and are very popular with anyone who needs to secure names across multiple domains on any number of physical servers.

Want more information? Please visit our Multi-Domain (SAN) Certificate page for more details.

Ready to buy? Order your Multi-Domain (SAN) Certificate.

Flexible Payment Options

We offer three simple ways to pay for your SSL certificate: credit card, purchase order, or account credit.

See all the types of SSL Certificates we offer.

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