Gartner Research

ValiCert Validation Authority (VA) PKI Product

Published: 03 October 2001

ID: G0090820

Analyst(s): Kristen Noakes-Fry

Summary

The ValiCert Validation Authority (VA) delivers a comprehensive, scalable, and reliable framework for validating digital certificates, issued by any PKI and any certificate authority, in realtime. While digital certificates provide individuals and companies with virtual IDs for use in the electronic world, these digital credentials can expire or be revoked or stolen. Companies that conduct business electronically need to confirm that a digital certificate is current and valid before allowing a transaction to occur. ValiCert VA--available as both a product and a managed service--is a component of ValiCert's family of secure solutions for paperless e-business.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
    • Training and Certification Programs
    • Support
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • Fast Online Validation of Certificates
    • Supports Open Standards and Protocols
    • Works With a Range of Certification Authorities and Platforms
  • Limitations
    • Not a One-Stop Certification Authority or PKI Program
  • Insight

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