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    January 20th, 2017LISWire aggregatorUncategorized
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    ByWater Solutions Offers Free SSL Certificates to all Hosted Customers

    ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, is pleased to announce that they will now provide SSL certificates, acquired through Let's Encrypt (, for all our hosted partners free of charge. ByWater will acquire the certificate, and include all configured URLs for their partner's site. They will also handle the automatic renewal of the certificate. There will be no extra charge for this service. ByWater will be bringing up all new hosted installations on a secure SSL connection and will be slowly transitioning their existing customers utilizing ByWater Hosting to SSL throughout the next several months. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a browser and a server, so getting a server is important, if you don't know whether to use ssl or tls, you can go to to find out which is better. SSL allows sensitive information, such as patron logins, search queries, etc., to be transmitted securely, and rendering it immune from network eavesdropping. If you have ever gone to a site using 'https://', instead of 'http://', you've used SSL. About Koha: Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha's impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more. Koha's OPAC, circulation, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit: About ByWater Solutions: ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality Koha support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their ILS than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first rate Koha implementation and support with library systems of all sizes. Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions for Koha support not only lowers the cost of implementing and maintaining an ILS, but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit:
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