SSL Certificates Comparison

SSL Certificate Providers & Features Comparison Chart

CERTIFICATE AUTHORITY geotrust geotrust thawte
Features RapidSSL Certificate QuickSSL Premium Thawte SSL 123
PRICE FOR 1 YEAR $17.95 $79.00 $54.00
PRICE FOR 2 YEARS $14.95 /Yr $68.50 /Yr $47.00/Yr
MULTIPLE YEAR OPTIONS Yes Yes Yes
DOMAINS SECURED Single Domain Name (FQDN) Secure both NON-WWW and WWW domain (FQDN) Single Domain Name (FQDN)
ISSUANCE SPEED Immediate Less than 10 Min Immediate
VALIDATION REQUIRED Domain Validation Domain Validation Domain Validation
NOTIFICATION LEVEL IN BROWSERS Domain Name Shown On Certificate Only Domain Name Shown On Certificate Only Domain Name Shown On Certificate Only
ENCRYPTION STRENGTH Up to 256 Bit Up to 256-bit Up to 256 Bit
BROWSER
COMPATIBILITY
99% 99% + Most popular mobile devices Browser recognition - Highest in Industry!
INCLUDES SITE SEAL Yes Yes Yes
NUMBER OF FREE REISSUES ALLOWED FREE self-service reissues during validity period FREE self-service reissues during validity period FREE self-service reissues during validity period
SERVER LICENSE Unlimited Server Unlimited Server Single server (Additional can be purchased)
SUPPORT OPTIONS Yes Yes Yes
WARRANTY $10,000 $100,000 $100,000
GREEN ADDRESS BAR NO No No
REFUND POLICY 30 Days 30 Days 30 Days