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Top 5 Extended Validation (EV) SSL Hosting Companies

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The Ultimate SSL certificate, It’s the gold class, the highest class of the entire 3 SSL Certificate Types available for Websites. The Extended Validation SSL uses the same kind of powerful encryption as DV SSL and OV SSL.

Remember that the whole idea of an SSL is to encrypt the information or data transmitted through the user and server. The data is protected and cannot be stolen by anyone. Any sensitive information will be encrypted, even if it’s not that sensitive, it will all be encrypted.

The EV is best if you want to accept payments directly from your website using users’ card numbers.  It is also recommended to install EV SSL if you are running an e-commerce website to prove the legitimacy of your business as well as boost your business’ credibility, giving the customers the confidence to click.

Before the Extended Validation SSL Certificate is issued, here are the important aspects that have to be verified:

  • The issuer will make sure the business is legally registered.
  • They will have to make sure the business is still in operation or trading.
  • Ensure the business runs on the address given.
  • To ensure the Telephone number listed is for the business at the same address of operation.
  • Ensure the business owner owns the website domain name

If you will be accepting payments on your website, EV SSL is recommended.

The types of business that can get EV SSL

  • Incorporated or limited liability companies
  • Partnership
  • DBAs
  • Sole Proprietorship

With SSL main features are:

  • Data Encryption
  • Protects user privacy
  • Padlock icon – (with HTTPS)
  • Legitimizes your organization or domain
  • Increases Search Engine Rank
  • Secure online transactions

5 Companies offering Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate

1. Domains.co.za EV (Extended Validation) SSL Certificate

Get an EV SSL Certificate on your website with a few days with domains.co.za

True BusinessID® + EV SSL Certificates

True BusinessID® + EV SSL Certificate is issued by GeoTrust and can be ordered through domains.co.za and have it delivered to you within 5 days.

True BusinessID® + EV SSL Certificates

Costs R3240/yr. The digital certificate will display the business name on your website in the green address bar which is eye-catching and proofs the business is real, exists and in operation at the address listed.

It comes with Automatic CSR Generation, Suitable for eCommerce websites and includes a GeoTrust Trust Seal.

2. GoDaddy Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate

EV SSL Certificates instill more trust because when issuing this kind of digital certificate, companies have to be vetted in-depth. Having a green bar on your browser with your company name needs w whole lot of paperwork and documents.

Your business has to be thoroughly verified, this includes, your business telephone number, business address, what you do for in your company and services provide, proof of business existence, the legal status of the business, etc.

That’s why the process takes longer, however, some companies promise to get you an EV within 5 days, however, it will be best to open room for disappointment and a possibly longer waiting period while your company is been vetted.

Go Green, and increase your traffic and sales, GoDaddy promises to have an EV SSL certificate issued in less than 7 days. GoDaddy also has Multiple-Domain EV SSL Certificates to protect all your business websites.

You can have your EV with GoDaddy for only R3 199, 99/year and there might be discounts, and this will prove 100% that your business is legitimate.

For more information visit za.godaddy.com

3. 1-Grid Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate

You can have the EV SSL Certificate after a thorough vetting process and all details have been approved. EV SSL Certificate cost more than any other SSLs, because of the process involved and is the highest level of authority.

The EV is best when you accept payments on your website and you can get it from 1-grid at affordable prices.

Go Green and build trust with your customers. You can get a Thawte EV SSL from 1-Grid at affordable prices, from as little as R2619.00/yr. and can secure up to 4 domains.

OR you can secure one domain with an alternative CA for R2419.00/yr. and have your subdomains secured.

Visit www.1-grid.co.za for more information

4. SmartWeb Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate

Imagine having your company name highlighted in green on your browser when someone accesses your business website. That would be awesome.

  • Well, if you have a registered business with premises and all your business documents, you can get a Comodo Extended Validated Certificate with SmartWeb from as little as R1699/yr. when you take a 2-year package or pay only R1899/yr. (Issued with 5 days)
  • You may also get an EV SSL Multi-Domain by Comodo from SmartWeb Hosting Company from as little as R3499/yr. when you take a two years package or get it for R3999/yr. (Issued within 10 days)
  • You may also get a Thawte Web Server EV for only R2699/yr. when you take a 2 years contract or get it for only R2999/yr. (Issued within 10 days)

They come with a 30-day money-back guarantee if you are not happy with your digital certificate.

For more information visit www.smartweb.co.za

5. HostKing Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate

HostKing gives you a number of choices when it comes to EV SSL to choose from. It’s your choice and no matter which CA (Certificate Authority) you get it from, the encryption of data is as good. Get a green bar on your website and it’s eye-catching. Your visitors will definitely love that.

GeoTrust True Business ID with EV

The Extended Validation on GeoTrust is very affordable when bought through HostKing; you can have it for R2397.16/yr.

Geo Symantec Secure Site EV

You can have data and information transactions protected by RSA and DSA algorithm for only R10 703.94/yr.

Symantec Secure Site Pro EV

From R16 063.15/yr. you can have your website protect in the highest level of encryption for a website with Symantec Secure Site Pro EV.

6. HostAfrica Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate

Get your name ‘greened’ up with an EV SSL Certificate by HostAfrica. Your business name will be highlighted by a green color. And it’s beautiful to look at, and not only that, you will get more traffic and make more sales.

Green is a way to go, and it’s a color of hope online.

GeoTrust EV

For R2599.00/yr. you can have your website ready for an EV SSL Certificate installation in only a few days.

Symantec Secure Site EV

For only R10 999.00/yr. your EV SSL will be ready in a few days by Symantec secure site EV, ordered through HostAfrica.

Symantec Secure Site Pro EV

Get the maximum encryption on your website using an advanced algorithm for only R15 999.00/yr.

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