Co-Managed PKI Services

The best way to take the worry out of managing and operating your PKI

Our experts take a hands-on approach to help you maintain a healthy PKI – and keep you in control

Consider this. Your organization is issuing and depending on certificates throughout the organization and there never seems to be enough time to ensure your PKI is operating securely and optimally. The only sign something is wrong is when it breaks and puts the organization at risk.

Or, maybe you have implemented best practices and you need another pair of expert eyes to ensure your PKI is running smoothly and in tip-top shape.

All too often, organizations focus on the day-to-day operations of their PKI environment while many critical tasks to ensure the security and integrity of their PKI might be performed infrequently. This can cause the health of their PKI to degrade over time, potentially creating vulnerabilities and even outages. Even the best organizations struggle to adequately ensure their PKI is performing well.

Our Co-Managed PKI Services Program delivers the best possible solution for managing and operating your organization’s PKI. Our team of PKI operations and management experts work alongside your staff to help you maintain a healthy, secure, and highly functional PKI environment. We keep close watch over your PKI to ensure that everything is operating efficiently and securely, so that you don't have to worry about the health of your PKI.

How the Co-Managed Model Works

It's your PKI, your key, your deployment. We assist in the management.
Your organization is still responsible for operating and managing your PKI on a day-to-day basis. You keep complete control over certificate templates, issuance, renewals, and approvals. As your partner, PKI Solutions keeps your PKI in peak condition with constant review of your PKI environment, focusing on infrastructure components, logs, configuration and operational verification, availability, and stability.

Co-Managed Services Advantages

Working together

Our experts work with you to spot problems before they cause outages.

PKI experts on call

Gain unlimited access to our subject matter experts for all things PKI

Ensuring PKI continuity

Comprehensive document repository, assured staffing

Business value

More cost efficient than adding staff, and frees up your resources

Advanced technical assessments

In-depth analysis performed quarterly using our PKI Assessment

Free PKI training

Align your staff with best practices with free online training courses

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PKI is hard

Our resources and expertise become your success factor.

• Deep knowledge and experience

• Identify and remediate problem areas early on

• Industry-leading PKI training

• Responsive and on your side

• Provide continuity during transitions and turnover

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Are PKI co-managed services right for you?

We have extensive experience working with PKI environments around the world in countless industry sectors.

Our Co-Managed PKI Services Program is a great fit regardless of your architecture, third-party lifecycle management, or the use of Hardware Security Modules (HSM).

Virtually any environment is eligible to start Co-Management. We work with your existing PKI so there's no need to replace or migrate to a new PKI.

A Comparison of PKI Management Options


  • Staffing
  • CA Keys
  • Infrastructure
  • Certificate Usage
  • Certificate Count/Issuance
  • Business Continuity
  • PKI Training
  • Unlimited Support Escalation Services
  • Technical Assessments
  • Monthly Review and Remediation
  • Runbooks and Operations Guides

On-Premises

  • You are responsible for all aspects
  • You own
  • Existing PKI
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Based on staff/documentation
  • Adhoc Expenditure
  • Adhoc Expenditure
  • Adhoc Expenditure
  • You Own
  • You Own

Co-Managed

  • You own certificate lifecyle. We help maintain.
  • You own
  • Existing PKI
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • We provide transition and continuity services
  • Included
  • Included
  • Included
  • Included
  • Included

Hosted

  • Hosting maintains. You handle the rest.
  • Provider created and owned
  • Migration to cloud required
  • May be restricted by policy/subordination
  • May be priced by quantity of certificates
  • Not included
  • Not included
  • Not included
  • Not included
  • Not included
  • Not included

Learn more and get started today

Get help evaluating and improving your PKI to regain oversight

Download the Co-Managed Services datasheet to learn more