Host Color Announced Free EV SSL Certificate Upgrade

Host Color ( ), a global provider of Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers, Dedicated and Cloud hosting services announced today a promotional campaign on Extended Validation (EV) Green Bar SSL certificates. The web host offers site owners who purchase single-domain Essential SSL certificate, a Free upgrade to the highest assurance digital certificate in industry - Comodo Green Bar EV SSL.

Online PR News – 04-August-2010 – – Host Color ( target="_blank" class="highlight_link">> ), a provider of quality web hosting services has announced today that it now provides its customers who need to get Green Bar Extended Validation (EV) SSL with the opportunity to get an EV SSL and to save $320/year. Now anyone who signs up for the standard single-domain "Essential SSL" digital certificate, priced at $39/year can get a Free upgrade to EV SSL. Host Color partners to the leader in the market of digital security products Comodo to provide its website hosting customers with high quality SSL certificates.

"Host Color is a trusted Comodo Partner and we appreciate a lot the opportunity to offer our customers a free upgrade to EV SSL. Thanks to Comodo they can use Green Bar, a feature exclusive to EV SSL, to reassure website visitors that they browse and transmit information through a verified and secured Internet site", says Martin Andreev, a VP of Operations of Host Color.

Extended Validation SSL (EV SSL) certificate, also popular as "Green Bar", is the highest assurance digital certificate available online. It offers 2048-bit, next generation encryption and is compatible with 99.3% of web browsers, including all Mozilla, Internet Explorer and Safari versions. The regular price of Green Bar SSL is $359/year, but now Host Color's customers can purchase "Essential SSL" for $39/year and to request a Free upgrade to EV SSL.

How does the promotion it work?

After a purchase of an "Essential SSL" certificate the Host Color customer will be given a Free update to Extended Validation Green Bar (EV) SSL ( ). The only thing the SSL owner should do is to login to the new account. The free upgrade to Extended Validation certificate works for 1 and 2 year subscription periods. Any order for "Essential SSL" certificate will be valid and the Host Color customers can use this type of SSL certificate if for any reason they can not qualify to get issued an Extended Validation "Green Bar" SSL.

Host Color has recently announced the release of coupon code AUGUST2010. It offers 15% instant rebate on all Virtual Private Server Hosting plans based on Parallels Virtuozzo Containers. Site owners who need to host their websites in an isolated, custom IT hosting environment can use the discount code AUGUST2010 on the second sign-up page at The promo code expires on September 1, 2010.

Last month Host Color launched Cloud Hosting services. Company's customers can now choose to host websites on High Availability, load-balanced IP based cPanel accounts. The Host Color Cloud ( is build on a fully redundant, scalable infrastructure based on Supermicro Datacenter Blade hardware and powered by Fuscan Linux Cloud enterprise hosting automation platform.

About Host Color

Host Color LLC is a U.S. web hosting provider incorporated in Delaware. It powers thousands of business and personal websites hosted in data centers in South Bend, Indiana, U.S. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The company also provides Fully Managed Dedicated Hosting services and Europe based website hosting through its EU subsidiary HC Europe ( target="_blank" class="highlight_link">> ). It offers discounts to academics and non-governmental organizations. Host Color's corporate message is "Web hosting about people, not about gigabytes".

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