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Thawte® SGC SuperCerts Have Been Discontinued

Thawte has discontinued the SGC SuperCert. If you have an existing issued certificate it will continue to function until it's expiry, however, all new orders have been ceased.

Please select one of the brands below to view alternate types of SSL certificates :

Symantec

GeoTrust

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Rapid SSL

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Thawte SGC Supercerts help keep all online transaction secure by enforcing strong encryption even to those users with older browsers. Most SSL certificates are capable of strong encryption (128-bit or 256-bit), however certain older browsers and operating systems cannot step up to 128-bit encryption unless an SSL certificate with Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) is used.

SGC Supercerts is an organization validated SSL with root certificates included in over 99% of browsers which means customer confidence will not be lost to security alerts. Thawte SSL Web Server will protect confidential information exchanged on the internet with up to 256-bit encryption, includes the Thawte Trusted Site Seal and Thawte $500,000 warranty.

Read the white paper on Server Gated Cryptography for more information regarding SGC and the Thawte SGC Supercerts SSL certificate.

Features & Benefits

  • 256-bit with lowest possible encryption level of 128-bit protection for 99.9% of users even with older browsers
  • Compatible with 99%+ of all browsers
  • SGC Enabled - Strong Encryption
  • Online Certificate Status Protocol
  • Certificate Revocation List fully supported
  • Domain and identity authentication and verification
  • Free Thawte Trusted Site Seal
  • Reissuance unlimited for the lifespan of the certificate
  • Immediate SSL certificate issuance 24/7/365
  • Multi-year savings available - 1 to 4 year issuance
  • Full range of support options - 24x7
  • $500,000 warranty

Product Specification

  • Domains Secured Single Domain Name (FQDN)
  • Issued In Less than 2 days typically
  • Business and Domain Validation
  • Domain Name and Business Name Shown On Certificate
  • Encryption Strength Up to 256-bit
  • 99% Browser Compatibility
  • Site Seal Included
  • Single Server - Additional server licenses may be purchased
  • Does not Use Chained Certificates

Server and Client OS Compatibility

Client OS: Mac OSX, Snow Leapord, Win 7, Vista, Xp, 2000, Linux Client OS.
Server OS : Windows Server 2008, 2003, 2000, Linux, UNIX, Solaris, Novell, etc.
Web Servers: Microsoft IIS 7, IIS6, Apache, Tomcat, IBM HTTP, Weblogic, Cobalt.
E-Mail Servers: Exchange 2010, 2007, 2003 Lotus Dominos, SmarterMail, etc.
Control Panels: Plesk6+, Hsphere, Helm, Ensim, DotNet Panel and more.
Proxy, Routers, Firewalls: CISCO, Microsoft ISA 2004, ISA 2006, etc.

Browser Compatibility

firefox Firefox 1+, 2+, 3+ ieIE 5+, 6+, 7+, 8+ operaOpera 7+
netscapNetscape 4+ aolAOL 5+ safariSafari

Mobile Browser Compatibility

  • Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer
  • Palm / Handspring Blazer 2.0+
  • Apple Iphone, Ipad Safari
  • Netfront 3.0+
  • Blackberry
  • AT&T

About Thawte®

When online customers feel secure, they are more likely to complete a purchase or personalize their profile and return to your web site. What inspires confidence online? An SSL certificate from a globally recognized certificate authority such as Thawte. Expert multilingual support, a robust authentication process, and easy online management make Thawte SSL Certificates the best value for securing your site.

Thawte® SGC SuperCerts

Thawte SGC SuperCerts help keep online transactions secure by enabling every web site visitor to experience the strongest SSL encryption available to them. Most SSL certificates are capable of strong encryption (128-bit or higher), however, certain older browsers and operating systems cannot step-up to 128-bit encryption unless an SSL certificate with SGC technology is used. SGC SuperCerts include SGC, full organization authentication, the Thawte Trusted Site Seal, free reissues, and a 30-day money back guarantee.