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Thawte, Inc. Wins Another 15 New Partners for its Global Partner Program


By Derek Iwasiuk
June 26, 2006

Trusted services and innovative products have won Thawte, Inc., one of the most established Certification Authorities worldwide, another 15 new partners that will offer Thawte products and services to their customers.

DomainBank,, MyDomain and at least 11 other domain registrars and hosting companies have or will soon begin offering Thawte digital certificates and trusted services to a customer base that has been estimated to number into the hundreds of thousands.

"It's phenomenal to have this many registrars and hosting companies switching to our brand," said an elated Ilse Baxter, Thawte's Director of Business Strategy, Sales and Marketing.

"It's an acknowledgment of the effort of our Sales and Marketing teams who have worked diligently to deliver solutions that serve these partners' needs. In the past few months our teams have concluded deals that have resulted in many leading global brands signing deals with us."

Over the past decade Thawte has successfully signed up over 17,000 companies to its Partner Program, making this program the largest of its kind in the world. Just a week ago the CA signed WoTrust, China's leading information security service provider.

To date, Thawte has sold over 620,000 SSL and Code Signing Certificates, issued a million Personal E-mail Certificates and enabled more than 3,000 enterprises through its SPKI Program.

"These deals are helping us realise our vision, which is to enable a global trusted digital environment that will benefit everyone.

"Through enabling the many hundreds of thousands of new customers that these deals represent, we are helping many thousands of companies win the trust and confidence of their customers and users.

"We do this by providing stringent verification and authentication process, arguably the best the industry has to offer, innovative and cost effective solution-based services, and outstanding global support," added Baxter.

Thawte's Partner Program also promises uncomplicated customer enrollment and renewal processes, flexible payment options (prepay or pay-as-you-go) and bulk-purchase options to leverage greater discounts.

In addition to DomainBank, Domain and MyDomain, other new partners joining the over 17,000-long list of companies selling Thawte products are: 000Domains, AllDomains, NameZero, RegisterNames, SignatureDomains, NamesDirect, AddressCreation, Enameco, DotRegistrar, and ZoneEdit.

About Thawte
Thawte, Inc., the Certification Authority chosen by hundreds of thousands, has been innovating and delivering trusted services for more than a decade. We enable businesses and individuals to communicate and transact securely by verifying and authenticating their identities, thus allowing them to gain the trust and confidence of millions of users. Our digital certificates are used globally to secure servers, encrypt files and communication, and validate the authenticity of applications and digital code. Through our dedication to maintaining your security we are helping to build a trusted digital future for everyone. For more information about Thawte, its products and trusted services, please visit

About DomainBank
Vancouver, Washington-based DomainBank is an ICANN-accredited domain name registrar and hosting company. With approximately 80,000 active customers and over 200,000 domains under management, DomainBank is one of the fastest growing Internet solutions companies today. DomainBank provides affordable, fast and reliable management for domains, including over 30 different top-level, country-specific, third-level and special domains like .aero, .museum, .coop, .travel and .jobs. DomainBank also offers other services like e-mail, premium shared hosting, custom website design services, and security certificates.

Founded in 2001, is one of the world's leading domain registrars and web host providers. Hundreds of thousands of customers around the world trust for their registration and hosting needs. offers many products and services in a single, convenient online location. Easy-to-use management tools allow customers to maintain their domains, manage multiple e-mail accounts, forward site traffic, optimize search engine submissions and host multiple websites--all at an affordable cost. is dedicated to providing the best-in-the-world products and services at a cost that real people can afford. customers manage their Web presence in real-time, any time, from any place they have access to the Web, giving them the control and flexibility they need. Its mission is to make it easy for customers to expand their ideas and dreams of Internet businesses and leverage the Net's potential for business success.

About MyDomian
With over 400,000 domains under management, MyDomain is one of the Internet’s leading domain registrars and hosting companies. ICANN-accredited since 1998, MyDomain is a leading domain registration service, provider of self-service domain management tools and a premium shared hosting company.    

MyDomain offers customers the ability to register and manage domains from a single convenient location on the Web. Proprietary tools make it easy for customers, especially small businesses, to maintain their e-mail addresses, domain redirection, and other features of their Web assets. MyDomain also offers high-reliability web hosting, digital security certificates, and professional website development.



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