SSL, which is short for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol which encrypts the information that users submit on an Internet site. If they type in a username and a password on a login page or they buy services and products online and they input their credit card details, the data will be exchanged with the web server in an encrypted form, thus an unauthorized third-party won't be able to see it. An SSL certificate will heighten the security of your site and will make it more appealing to consumers, but in addition to the cost for the SSL, you need to spend extra money for a dedicated IP address, that is normally needed for the SSL installation. If you manage a small e-commerce portal and your budget is small or you are a part of a non-profit organization and you could find far better use for the money, you'll be able to avoid the additional expense by taking advantage of our services as our cloud hosting platform supports SSL certificates not only on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.
Shared SSL IP in Cloud Hosting
You shall be able to use this option with all our cloud hosting solutions and with any SSL certificate issued from any vendor. When you decide to work with an SSL from our company, everything will be set up automatically and you'll not need to do anything after you obtain and approve the certificate. The SSL order wizard will allow you to choose a shared IP to be used and the SSL to be installed by our system, so using this function requires no more than 2 additional mouse clicks after you fill the needed details for the certificate. The adequate 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 only big difference from using a dedicated address is that http:// shall not open your site, but it is unlikely that anybody will ever attempt to access it that way rather than inputting your domain within the web browser URL bar.