If you want to protect the information that visitors submit on your site, you will require an SSL certificate. The abbreviation is short for Secure Sockets Layer and that's a protocol employed to encode any data exchanged between an Internet site and its users as to guarantee that even if an unauthorized person intercepts any data, they will not be able to read or use it in any way. The existing level of encryption makes it pretty much impossible to decrypt the actual content, therefore if you have a login form of some sort or you offer products and services online and customers submit credit card information, using an SSL certificate will be a guarantee that the data is secure. Usually a dedicated IP address is required to install an SSL, which will increase the cost to maintain your site. The additional cost may matter when you run a small web shop, a non-profit organization or any other entity which doesn't make a big income, so to save you the funds, our cloud hosting platform supports installing an SSL certificate on a shared server IP address, not a dedicated one.

Shared SSL IP in Hosting

You shall be able to use this option with all of our hosting solutions and with any SSL certificate issued from any retailer. When you decide to work with an SSL from our company, everything can be set up automatically and you won't need to do anything after you buy and approve the certificate. The SSL order wizard will permit you to pick a shared IP to be used and the SSL to be set up by our system, so using this feature requires no more than two additional clicks after you fill the required data for the certificate. The proper operation of the SSL shall not be affected in any way and any details which website visitors submit on your website will be encrypted and protected in the very same way. The one big difference from employing a dedicated address is that http:// shall not open your website, but it is extremely unlikely that anybody will ever seek to access it this way instead of inputting your domain within the browser URL bar.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

You could use a shared IP for an SSL purchased through us or through any other supplier with any of our semi-dedicated servers. The setup is incredibly easy and if you acquire the certificate from our company, you could also take full advantage of our SSL wizard where with simply a couple of clicks you can choose the SSL to be installed automatically for the selected domain or subdomain on the shared IP that's configured to be used for this particular purpose. This option shall save you time and work considering that you won't need to do anything after you approve the SSL through email, not mentioning the funds you shall save for the IP address on a monthly basis. Your Internet site shall be secure and any customer will feel assured that their data shall be protected considering that using a shared IP address doesn't affect the proper functioning of the certificate and the sole difference from using a dedicated one is that the IP can't be used as a URL to access your website.