COMODO SSL Certificates for Carroll, Maryland County.

Internet security solutions provider COMODO announced that the commissioner’s Office of Carroll County, Maryland, has chosen COMODO EV SSL certificate from COMODO to verify its Web site identity, this will help to protect taxpayers and other web site visitors and residents’ sensitive information and data during online transactions.

The commissioner’s office will use COMODO EV SSL certificates on its Web pages in order to increase its online security and to protect Carroll County residents and site visitors from fraud and theft of personal sensitive information such as SSN`s and phone numbers.

Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and chief security architect of COMODO says “Authentication as a standard should start at the top, with government agencies and authorities,” “The commissioner’s office of Carroll County is a stellar example of a local government that cares about the safety and well-being of its constituent.”

COMODO EV SSL provides a visual confirmation of a site’s identity to the users and also a green “good to go” indicator displayed in the Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 browser address bar. Since COMODO EV SSL certificates help Internet clients easily differentiate legitimate sites from phishing ones who intended to steal sensitive data, Carroll County residents are now better protected from such issues when doing business online with the county government.

Web Hosting – VEXXHOST offers 50% discount on their reseller and shared web hosting plans.

June 26, 2007 – VEXXHOST Web Hosting ( announced yesterday a big discount on their shared web hosting plans and reseller web hosting plans. This offer is available for all new members and covers all the web hosting plans under reseller and shared web hosting.

Also they announce that this discount will be effective for customers as long as they will have their plans with VEXXHOST Web Hosting.

VEXXHOST offers a range of generous shared and reseller plans starting from 100 GB space and 1000 GB bandwidth.

PASS Chooses MaximumASP as Preferred Web Hosting Partner

The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) has chosen MaximumASP ( as its preferred web hosting partner, it was announced yesterday. MaximumASP will provide a “comprehensive hosting infrastructure” for the new PASS member website.

The move comes as a response to PASS’s website receiving a surge in traffic as a result of exploding membership. The PASS website caters for around 25,000 database administrators, business intelligence experts and application developers. The new PASS website will offer significant enhancements including Microsoft Office SharePoint Server2007. MaximumASP was chosen for the task after a “rigorous evaluation over several competing international hosting providers”.

The pattern of continual growth, and plans for several large website enhancement projects in 2007 prompted PASS to do an exhaustive search for a more capable hosting solution. MaximumASP was immediately identified as a top choice and was selected to provide web hosting and networking expertise.

“MaximumASP provides us with a web hosting infrastructure for both our front and back office organizational needs,” explained Rushabh B. Mehta, Director of Technology at PASS. “The initial deployment of the PASS web site includes a server farm with seven dedicated servers, generous bandwidth, and professional support.” He added, “I have full confidence that our current partnership with MaximumASP will help propel the PASS project to the next level.”

“SQL Server is a key area of focus for MaximumASP and this partnership is ideal in that it fits with our ongoing goal to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date SQL Server products and services available in the marketplace,” added Sarah Barela, SQL DBA at MaximumASP.

Established in 2000, MaximumASP is based in Louisville, Kentucky, USA and currently hosts around 44,000 domains for customers in over 60 countries.
PASS was founded by Microsoft and CA to provide users of SQL Server a “community, peer networking and to build a body of expertise to help educate millions of SQL Server users around the world“.