E-Commerce Times Talkback
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Web infrastructure services provider VeriSign said
Monday it is offering a new Shared Hosting Security Service
aimed at helping small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) receive
the kind of e-commerce security previously
reserved for much larger companies.
"It's kind of gluing together the pieces they already had and tying in the
seal -- but the key issue is: are they going to invest in the advertising to
make this seal any more significant than the other seals out there?" Gartner
analyst John Pescatore commented in an E-Commerce Times interview.
"Until you make the seal mean something to a consumer, what's the point?"
I'm all for any simplification in the e-comm purchasing and implementation process for small firms. It was easier to broker a couple of hundred companies the last ten years than find what I need to move onto the net.