DigiCert has acquired DNS Made Easy, a global provider of enterprise-grade managed Domain Name System (DNS) services, and affiliated brands, including Constellix.
For the deal, DigiCert was backed by Clearlake Capital Group LP, Crosspoint Capital Partners LP, and TA Associates. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
Greg Clark, the managing partner at Crosspoint Capital Partners and chairman of the board of DigiCert, said: “The integration of DigiCert and DNS Made Easy adds value to customers.
“In addition to providing excellent DNS services, this combination improves the security of certificate validation and enables the automation of future validations, paving the way for automated certificate lifecycle management. This strategic acquisition demonstrates our commitment, in partnership with Clearlake, TA, and the DigiCert team, to drive growth and expand DigiCert’s product offering.”
The acquisition of DNS Made Easy expands DigiCert’s digital trust portfolio to include managed DNS services with some of the fastest DNS response times and global availability.
The company said that it also enables DigiCert and its reseller partners to provide customers with a seamless approach to certificate lifecycle management, including more efficient domain verification validation, an integrated DNS and certificate experience, and simplified DNS configuration.
Deepika Chauhan, executive vice president at DigiCert, said: “DNS management is essential for digital business, and the addition of DNS Made Easy and its best-in-class solutions strengthens DigiCert’s role as the digital company’s leading company. To trust.
“The combination of core web services—enhanced DNS management and DigiCert’s industry-leading certificate lifecycle management—provides a compelling solution to serve our customers better and simplify certificate renewal.”
DNS Made Easy has experienced strong double-digit growth in recent years by offering authoritative managed DNS services that are simpler, faster, and more reliable than other providers on a global scale, the company says.
DigiCert’s offerings include high response time, proven track record, Internet traffic optimization, corporate network monitoring, and other advanced DNS and CDN management features.
DNS Made Easy solutions are powered by a network that processes more than 38 billion resolutions per day and serves leading digital brands such as Twilio, Palo Alto Networks, and Under Armour.
Steven Job, CEO of DNS Made Easy, said: “DNS Made Easy is delighted to join forces with DigiCert. We’ve built a strong global network with industry-leading web uptime, reliability, and load times.
“We’re excited about the scale of DigiCert’s business — including its extensive partner network — to help more businesses of all sizes, including the world’s leading brands, experience a solution that improves their web operations and security.”
DigiCert is a global provider of digital trust solutions focused on empowering individuals and businesses to communicate online with the confidence that their footprint in the digital world is secure. DigiCert combines its software with industry expertise in standards, support, and operations.