ROSELAND, N.J. — Sectigo acquired SSL247, an SSL certificate and web security provider in the UK and France, and Xolphin, a provider of SSL certificates and digital signatures in the Netherlands. With the two acquisitions, Sectigo significantly extends its sales reach and support for the its SSL certificate solutions, Sectigo Web Security Platform and Sectigo Certificate Manager platform, to thousands of additional organizations across Europe and Latin America.

“Acquiring SSL247 and Xolphin is an early milestone in Sectigo’s next chapter of growth, expanding our reach across Europe and Latin America,” said Bill Holtz, CEO, Sectigo. “Sectigo has partnered with SSL247 and Xolphin for many years. Both organizations are known for rapid and reliable SSL certificate delivery and world-class expertise and support. We proudly welcome them to Sectigo.”

A long-time Sectigo channel partner, SSL247 has nearly two decades of experience selling and supporting SSL certificates, vulnerability assessments, digital IDs (email, code signing, IoT certificates), penetration tests and audits, data protection, and other security solutions to customers across 18 countries in Europe and Latin America. 

“As digital security experts, SSL247 is driven to help secure the value of businesses online and offline through a range of specifically tailored services,” said Benjamin Tack, commercial director, SSL247. “Joining the global Sectigo organization will enable our team to offer a broader set of resources and solutions to our more than 10,000 satisfied clients, spanning micro businesses to large enterprises.”

Founded in 2002, Xolphin has issued more than a million certificates to more than 50,000 customers in Europe. Recognized with a five-star rating for its customer support and rapid extended validation (EV) certificate validation, the company has an active network of global resellers. 

“We have enjoyed a successful partnership with Sectigo for nearly 20 years, allowing us to grow rapidly and establish a highly qualified validation department as a Registration Authority for Sectigo certificates,” said Maarten Bremer, CTO and owner, Xolphin. “By combining our expertise and resources with Sectigo’s industry leadership, we are well-positioned to strengthen and expand our digital identity and web security offerings.”