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DigiCert Group Market Report

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How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.

Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of DigiCert Group as SSL certificate authority on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 280 pages covering this information:

  • SSL Certificate Authorities Industry Reports
    • Usage and Market Share Report
      How popular is each of the SSL certificate authorities? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all 51 SSL certificate authorities that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of the SSL certificate authorities change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for all SSL certificate authorities since January 2016.
    • Growth Rate Report
      Which are the fastest growing SSL certificate authorities? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all SSL certificate authorities both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
    • New Site Usage Report
      How popular is each of the SSL certificate authorities among new sites? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all SSL certificate authorities among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
    • Top Site Usage Report
      Which SSL certificate authorities are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each SSL certificate authority the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific SSL certificate authority.
  • DigiCert Group Reports
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of DigiCert Group change from month to month? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for DigiCert Group since April 2015.
    • Change Report
      Which percentage of sites switched from another SSL certificate authority to DigiCert Group and vice versa? Shows the percentages of websites that recently changed between DigiCert Group and other SSL certificate authorities. It also shows examples of sites that made a change.
    • Ranking Breakdown Report
      Is the popularity of DigiCert Group higher among high traffic sites? Shows usage and market shares of DigiCert Group broken down by popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites. Also shows the popularity rank of DigiCert Group among all SSL certificate authorities in these ranges and the most popular competing technology.
    • Market Position Report
      Where in the market diagram lies DigiCert Group? Shows the market position of DigiCert Group in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites, compared to the most popular SSL certificate authorities.
    • Multiple SSL Certificate Authorities Usage Report
      How frequently are other SSL certificate authorities used together with DigiCert Group, and which ones? Shows statistics on the usage of DigiCert Group together with other SSL certificate authorities (if any). We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
    • Cross-Technologies Breakdown and Segmentation Reports
      In which markets is DigiCert Group particularily strong and which one is the most popular competing technology in each market? A set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and market shares of DigiCert Group on any top level domain compared to its usage on all websites and the most popular competing technology on each top level domain. Also shows the rank of DigiCert Group among all SSL certificate authorities for each top level domain, compared to its overall rank. Furthermore, this includes the ranking and percentages of all top level domains among all the sites that use DigiCert Group.

      These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of DigiCert Group broken down by

      • Content Management Systems
      • Server-side Programming Languages
      • Client-side Programming Languages
      • JavaScript Libraries
      • Web Servers
      • Operating Systems
      • Web Hosting Providers
      • Data Center Providers
      • Reverse Proxy Services
      • DNS Server Providers
      • Email Server Providers
      • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
      • Traffic Analysis Tools
      • Advertising Networks
      • Tag Managers
      • Social Widgets
      • Site Elements
      • Structured Data Formats
      • Markup Languages
      • Character Encodings
      • Image File Formats
      • Top Level Domains
      • Server Locations
      • Content Languages
    • Geographical Distribution Report
      How popular is DigiCert Group in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the usage percentage of DigiCert Group by country.
    • List of the 300 most popular sites using DigiCert Group including their usage of other SSL certificate authorities (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that started using DigiCert Group in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the SSL certificate authorities they were using before (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that discontinued using DigiCert Group in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the SSL certificate authorities they are using now (if any).

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. Quick Summary 5
3. SSL Certificate Authorities, Industry Overviews 6
3.1. Usage Overview 6
3.2. Historical Trends 8
3.3. Growth Rates 16
3.4. New Site Usage 18
3.5. Top Site Usage 20
4. DigiCert Group, Technology Market Reports 22
4.1. Subcategories 22
4.2. Historical Trends 23
4.2.1. Subcategories 29
4.3. Changes 36
4.4. Ranking Breakdown 38
4.5. Market Position 39
4.6. Breakdown and Segmentation Reports 40
4.6.1. Content Management Systems 40
4.6.2. Server-side Programming Languages 71
4.6.3. Client-side Programming Languages 73
4.6.4. JavaScript Libraries 75
4.6.5. Web Servers 79
4.6.6. Operating Systems 83
4.6.7. Web Hosting Providers 85
4.6.8. Data Center Providers 123
4.6.9. Reverse Proxy Services 137
4.6.10. DNS Server Providers 139
4.6.11. Email Server Providers 155
4.6.12. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 171
4.6.13. Traffic Analysis Tools 173
4.6.14. Advertising Networks 181
4.6.15. Tag Managers 187
4.6.16. Social Widgets 189
4.6.17. Site Elements 193
4.6.18. Structured Data Formats 197
4.6.19. Markup Languages 199
4.6.20. Character Encodings 201
4.6.21. Image File Formats 205
4.6.22. Top Level Domains 207
4.6.23. Server Locations 248
4.6.24. Content Languages 260
4.7. Geographical Distribution 269
4.8. Popular Sites using DigiCert Group 270
4.9. Sites using DigiCert Group only recently 276
4.10. Sites that recently stopped using DigiCert Group 282


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