A deep dive, Networking4all through the years.

  • 2021

  • August, 2021

    Networking4all achieves CCV-quality label for Pentests

    Networking4all is one of the first Dutch organisations that achieved the quality label for pentests by the Centre for Crime Prevention and Safety (CCV). In collaboration with a large number of parties, the CCV created this pentest quality label in April of 2021.

  • July, 2021

    Verified Mark Certificates (VMC) launch

    In July, we launched a new product: VMC's. With this, businesses are able to show their verified logos next to the 'sender' field in email clients, even before the message has been opened.

  • 2020

  • September, 2020

    Multiyear SSL launch

    As of 1 September 2020, the maximum lifespan of a certificate is 397 days. This means that there will be no more distribution of SSL certificates that run for two years. Due to the market’s demand for less administrative work, we introduced multiyear SSL. This allows for the purchase of SSL certificates for up to 6 years, with a simple refresh that is done annually.

  • July, 2020

    Networking4all Webinars

    In July we began holding webinars to share our knowledge interactively. In July we held our first webinar about Security Awareness for over 90 viewers. In September we held our second webinar named Hack Me If You Can, where an audience of over 200 witnessed our ethical hackers at work. Given the enthusiasm, we decided to hold webinars more frequently.

  • May, 2020

    NIST framework

    Within our services, we put the NIST Framework at the centre. This is a framework that offers support for carrying out security processes in an organisation. It consists of a series of steps, such as Identification, Protection, Detection, Response, and Recovery. Our services are divided among these steps within the framework.

  • March, 2020

    Security service expansion

    After a sizable growth in the number of security specialists, our portfolio has increased on the basis of the NIST framework with Managed SOC/SIEM, password managers, network analyzers, ISO 27001 Assessment, and Honeypot, among others. Additionally, the current services are vastly improved and expanded.

  • January, 2020

    Completely personal SSL line

    Networking4all launches its own completely personal line of SSL certificates. Since 2012, we have been distributing domain validation certificates as our own sub root under Digicert. Now, OV and EV have been added, which completes the line, from multi-domain wildcard to EV ECC certificates.

  • 2019

  • December, 2019

    Networking4all ISO 27001 & ISO 9001 certified

    Networking4all has been certified for both ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 as a Managed Security Provider. Quality and security are close to our heart and we carry them out with passion. With ISO certification we show to be in control and always strive for improvement.

  • February, 2019

    Office Bergen op Zoom

    Increased demand for our security consultants results in the opening of our second office location in the south of the Netherlands. The office in Bergen op Zoom will house a team of security consultants, as well as the Networking4all Security Operations Center.

  • January, 2019

    The new platform

    On the 21st of January, Networking4all launches her new platform. Our customers are introduced to our prize-winning new portal, the improved order process, and our user-friendly account pages. We also add many new security services to our portfolio.

  • 2018

  • October, 2018


    Cyber security company F-Secure joins Networking4all as a supplier of endpoint protection services and other security solutions.

  • September, 2018

    Cyberveilig Nederland

    Networking4all becomes a member of branche organisation Cyberveilig Nederland. Together with the other members of this organisation, we will contribute to the discussion about maintaining and improving the Dutch cyber security sector.

  • September, 2018

    Platinum Elite Partner DigiCert

    Networking4all receives the DigiCert Innovation Award. In 2018, DigiCert also rewarded us with the title Platinum Elite Partner.

  • May, 2018

    Security services

    Our security team expands and Networking4all introduces the latest addition to our portfolio: security services. Our customers can choose between a vulnerability scan, a penetration test, or extensive security analysis with a red teaming test.

  • February, 2018

    Document Signing

    As of February 2018, Networking4all offers the product Document Signing. These intelligent signing certificates make the protection of your PDFs and documents a piece of cake.

  • 2017

  • Month, 2017

    Collaboration with Qualys

    Networking4all has found a new associate in internet security company Qualys. The products from the Qualys Cloud Suite have been added to the expanding Networkign4all portfolio.

  • Month, 2017

    Regional partner DigiCert

    Networking4all becomes the authorized partner for the Dutch and French market for DigiCert Inc. We also launch the sale and management of SSL certificates through digicert.nl, digicert.be and digicert.fr.

  • February, 2017

    Launching our new website

    Networking4all goes through a makeover: we focus our efforts on online security products under the slogan "Networking4all, your trust provider".

  • 2016

  • January, 2016

    Focus on security

    The year begins with the rebranding of the Networking4all Holding Ltd. into Solaris Internet Group, the new parent organisation for which Networking4all will be a subsidiary. 2016 marks the year that Networking4all will change its focus to online security products. All our hosting- and domain name activities will therefore be transferred to our partner Metaregistrar.

  • August, 2016

    Growth in France

    Our business in France continues to bloom: 2016 marks a growth of 80% in comparison with 2015. The importance of SSL begins to permeate the French business world and French banks, government agencies and large companies are drawn to Networking4all's range of security products.

  • 2015

  • Month, 2015

    Growing into the role of total supplier

    We introduce our first vulnerability products during a presentation and on the floor of the Webwinkel Vakdagen, the largest trade fair for e-commerce in the Netherlands. We also introduce VPS into our product range.<br /><br />Our second subsidiary company is founded.

  • 2014

  • October, 2014

    Partner European CA Certum

    Networking4all partners up with the European CA Certum to comply with the growing demand for security products from European soil.

  • April, 2014

    Dive into security

    We perform a complete overhaul of our network infrastructure. Networking4all also dives deeper into the world of security, focusing its efforts on vulnerabilities, malware and phishing. We also start up our first subsidiary company who will focus on security scans.

  • 2013

  • June, 2013

    Expanding the SSL market

    We develop several SSL tools for the reseller platform.

  • 2012

  • Month, 2012

    Start pre-validation SSL products

    We receive permission to start pre-validating all orders for GlobalSign certificates. This allows us to significantly speed up the issuance process for GlobalSign certificates.

  • Month, 2012

    Launch subroot SSL

    Thanks to closer cooperation with the CAs, we are now able to set up a subroot under the Geotrust root.

  • Month, 2012

    Launch Live SSL track and trace

    We introduce the SSL track and trace. This system allows customers to follow along with every step of their order. We also set up a special vetting team, who will be responsible for checking and issuing all orders.

  • 2011

  • Month, 2011

    Networking4all turns 10

    Networking4all celebrates its 10 year anniversary bestaat 10 jaar with a large presence at the World Hosting Days in Germany, followed by a tour through Europe for the WHD Local meetings.<br /><br />This year is also marked by another 16 ICANN implementations, in part as a preparation for the introduction of new TLDs.

  • Month, 2011

    Growing as an ICANN partner

    This year is also marked by another 16 ICANN implementations, in part as a preparation for the introduction of new TLDs.

  • 2010

  • Month, 2010

    Bestselling SSL supplier EV SSL

    Verisign acclaims Networking4all as the bestselling company in the world for EV SSL certificates, with a global marketshare of 3%.

  • Month, 2010

    Networking4all opens office in France

    Networking4all opens her French office. We create a website under the name certificat.fr, designed to sell SSL to French companies.

  • Month, 2010

    One of the first Dutch ICANN members

    The domain name market expands even further. After joining the ICANN, we add over 30 registries to our system, allowing us to directly buy and manage all the domain names for our international customers.

  • 2000 - 2009

  • 2009

    Launch API and SSL website scan

    Networking4all decides to create her own API. Our partners can integrate our API into their own system and purchase our products from their own portal. We also launch the website checker: this tool allows a user to check the security of a website, and gives tips and useful information to optimise the SSL configuration. In this year, Networking4all grows to be one of the largest SSL partners for the CA VeriSign in the world.

  • 2008

    Preferred partner GlobalSign

    This year is marked by more national surveys covering SSL security and the iDEAL payment platform. By request, Networking4all becomes the preferred partner for GlobalSign for the Netherlands, Belgium and France. We are also selected by the CA Thawte to run the website thawte.nl for the Dutch market.

  • 2007

    National SSL study

    This is the year we perform our first national study. We took all online shops using the payment platform iDEAL and examined whether they had sufficiently secured their website and were up to legal standards. Our survey marked almost 90% of the webshops as unsafe, and was picked up by national media, news outlets and almost every Dutch news website. Our results encourage the Dutch online commerce hallmark organisation Thuiswinkel.org to include SSL as a requirement for their hallmark. Thanks to our overall performance, we are granted the management of the websites geotrust.nl and geotrust.eu.

  • 2006

    Focus on domain names and SSL

    We make the decision to stop all subsidiaries and focus all our efforts on domain names and SSL certificates. Our customer base keeps growing, and starts to extend from the Netherlands to Belgium. We decide to create a separate channel for our SSL certificate branch on ssl.nu. This year also brings the signing of a contract with the CA GeoTrust.

  • 2005

    Networking4all first registrar .EU

    As one of the first companies in our work field, Networking4all upgrades her invoicing system to a digital service. After many accreditations for several domain name extensions in the previous years, we now join the RIPE, making Networking4all the first registrar to sell .eu domains. By cleverly anticipating a price drop after the first successful year, using a retail price that was below cost, we were able to bind many large customers to us and help them register their brand names in sunrises.

  • 2004

    The SSL platform expands

    Thanks to a deal with a large multinational for our webbased ICT-package, 1,500 people now work with our web application 'in the cloud' every day. Other companies follow suit. More and more larger companies are now buying SSL, and Networking4all continues with the development of this branch.

  • 2003

    First international expansion

    The three separate applications for our web-based ICT package, our CMS and the SSL and domain name management portal are combined into one CRM. Our CMS is sold across the border: we are asked to build systems for General Electric in five countries. We also add VOIP, as well as barcode recognition for automatic order processing.

  • 2002

    Launching the online All-in-one platform

    As one of the first parties in the Netherlands, Networking4all offers their customers a portal for domain names and hosting, making it possible to process DNS changes 24/7. The platform also includes the introduction of web security as a product group. The online sale of SSL certificates became fact.

  • 2001

    Setting up the internet branch

    The importance of the internet was already clear to us in 2001. We decide to start a separate internet branch to offer website builds and hosting services.

  • 2000

    Networking4all opens her doors

    Networking4all is launched on November 1st, 2000, as an advisor and contractor for ICT projects at medium and large businesses. Our first year is a success and several consultants join our team.