Comodo Expands Its Global Digital Certificate Authority Market Share

Five consecutive months of market share growth for Comodo, as the company expands on its number one ranking in the SSL market over all competitors

Jul 01, 2015, 18:00 ET from Comodo

CLIFTON, N.J., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comodo organization, a global innovator and developer of cyber security solutions, today announced that it has further increased its global market share leadership position as the number one Digital Certificate authority in the world, marking its fifth consecutive month of market share growth. 

According to the published June monthly data by w3techs.com, an independent IT market research firm, Comodo has captured 36.4% of the SSL certificate authority market, further increasing its number one position and increasing its lead over Symantec, which drops to an all-time low of 31.2%.    

w3techs.com published data earlier this year that showed Comodo had surpassed Symantec Group to become the number one digital certificate authority in the world, marking the first time in Internet history there was a new, number one SSL certificate market share leader(1).   

Market share data according to w3techs.com:  


Market Share as of March 1

Market Share as of April 1

Market Share as of May 1

Market Share as of June 1

Market Share as of July 1

Comodo

34.0%

34.7%

35.3%

35.9%

36.4%

Symantec Group

33.1%

32.6%

32.2%

31.6%

31.2%

The w3techs.com market share data Usage of SSL Certificate Authorities for Websites(2) focuses on global web technology usage, and monitors certificate authorities of the top 10 million websites to calculate market share.

SSL certificates, which authenticate the identity of a website and encrypt information that is sent back and forth over the server, are managed and issued by Certificate Authorities, where Comodo maintains its number one status.

With more than 85 million installations of its award winning Internet security products, consumers and businesses trust Comodo to protect their internet experiences, and are confident in shopping and making transactions with sites that are protected by Comodo. 

About Comodo

The Comodo organization is a global innovator and developer of cyber security solutions, founded on the belief that every single digital transaction deserves and requires a unique layer of trust and security.  Building on its deep history in SSL certificates, antivirus and endpoint security leadership, and the only company with true containment technology, individuals and enterprises rely on Comodo's proven solutions to authenticate, validate and secure their most critical information.  With data protection covering endpoint, network and mobile security, plus identity and access management, Comodo's proprietary technologies help solve the malware and cyber-attack challenges of today. Securing online transactions for thousands of businesses, and with more than 85 million desktop security software installations, Comodo is Creating Trust Online®.  With United States headquarters in Clifton, New Jersey, the Comodo organization has offices in China, India, the Philippines, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.  For more information, visit comodo.com.  

Comodo and the Comodo brand are trademarks of the Comodo Group Inc. or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries.  Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.  The current list of Comodo trademarks and patents is available at comodo.com/repository

(1)    http://w3techs.com/blog/entry/comodo_has_become_the_most_widely_used_ssl_certificate_authority

(2)     http://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/ssl_certificate/all

For more information, media and analysts may contact:

Charles Zinkowski
Director of Corporate Communications
973-859-4662
Charles.Zinkowski@comodo.com

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