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OpenTrust 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 OpenTrust as SSL certificate authority on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 70 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 50 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.
  • OpenTrust Reports
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of OpenTrust change from month to month? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for OpenTrust since April 2015.
    • Change Report
      Which percentage of sites switched from another SSL certificate authority to OpenTrust and vice versa? Shows the percentages of websites that recently changed between OpenTrust and other SSL certificate authorities. It also shows examples of sites that made a change.
    • Ranking Breakdown Report
      Is the popularity of OpenTrust higher among high traffic sites? Shows usage and market shares of OpenTrust 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 OpenTrust among all SSL certificate authorities in these ranges and the most popular competing technology.
    • Market Position Report
      Where in the market diagram lies OpenTrust? Shows the market position of OpenTrust 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 OpenTrust, and which ones? Shows statistics on the usage of OpenTrust 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 OpenTrust 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 OpenTrust 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 OpenTrust 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 OpenTrust.

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

      • Content Management Systems
      • Server-side Programming Languages
      • Client-side Programming Languages
      • JavaScript Libraries
      • Markup Languages
      • Character Encodings
      • Image File Formats
      • Site Elements
      • Structured Data Formats
      • Social Widgets
      • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
      • Traffic Analysis Tools
      • Advertising Networks
      • Tag Managers
      • Web Servers
      • Operating Systems
      • Web Hosting Providers
      • Reverse Proxy Services
      • Top Level Domains
      • Server Locations
      • Content Languages
    • Geographical Distribution Report
      How popular is OpenTrust in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the usage percentage of OpenTrust by country.
    • List of the 50 most popular sites using OpenTrust including their usage of other SSL certificate authorities (if any).
    • List of up to 10 popular sites that started using OpenTrust 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 30 popular sites that discontinued using OpenTrust 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. OpenTrust, Technology Market Reports 22
4.1. Historical Trends 22
4.2. Changes 28
4.3. Ranking Breakdown 29
4.4. Market Position 30
4.5. Breakdown and Segmentation Reports 31
4.5.1. Content Management Systems 31
4.5.2. Server-side Programming Languages 33
4.5.3. Client-side Programming Languages 35
4.5.4. JavaScript Libraries 37
4.5.5. Markup Languages 39
4.5.6. Character Encodings 41
4.5.7. Image File Formats 43
4.5.8. Site Elements 45
4.5.9. Structured Data Formats 47
4.5.10. Social Widgets 49
4.5.11. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 51
4.5.12. Traffic Analysis Tools 53
4.5.13. Advertising Networks 55
4.5.14. Tag Managers 57
4.5.15. Web Servers 59
4.5.16. Operating Systems 61
4.5.17. Web Hosting Providers 63
4.5.18. Reverse Proxy Services 65
4.5.19. Top Level Domains 67
4.5.20. Server Locations 69
4.5.21. Content Languages 71
4.6. Geographical Distribution 73
4.7. Popular Sites using OpenTrust 74
4.8. Sites that recently stopped using OpenTrust 76


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