Rackspace Hosting is now offering the full line of secure sockets layer (SSL) certificates from VeriSign.

Following a recently expanded agreement, Rackspace now can directly sell, install and renew VeriSign SSL certificates, while the certificates are now available as a self-service option via the MyRackspace.com customer portal.

John Engates, CTO at Rackspace Hosting, said: “Rackspace has long been known as a one-stop shop for organisations looking to launch websites and online applications that offer flexibility, scalability, reliability, and security. Our relationship with VeriSign helps us bring one of the most trusted brands on the web to thousands of customers."

Michael Lin, vice president and general manager of SSL at VeriSign, said: “Trust is the most valuable currency on the Internet today, and trust is what VeriSign SSL and EV SSL protection delivers for website operators the world over.

“By building strong and lasting bonds of trust between consumers and the sites they visit, VeriSign SSL and EV SSL protection helps maximise revenues for Rackspace's hosting customers. We're delighted to expand our relationship with Rackspace.”