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VeriSign 

“Market Cap $7.2 B As of May 2014

  • Industry: Software & Programming
  • Country: United States
  • CEO: D James Bidzos
  • Website: www.verisign.com
  • Employees: 1,079
  • Sales: $965 M
  • Headquarters: Reston, Virginia
Forbes Lists
#1739 Global 2000
  • #1089 in Profit
  • #1443 in Market value
Profile

VeriSign, Inc. is an Internet infrastructure services company. The company provides network confidence and availability for mission-critical Internet services, such as domain name registry services and infrastructure assurance services. It operates in single reportable segment: Naming Services, which consists of Registry Services and Network Intelligence and Availability Services. The Registry Services operates the authoritative directory of all .com, .net, .cc, .tv, and .name domain names and the back-end systems for all .jobs and .edu domain names. The Network Intelligence and Availability Services include infrastructure assurance services to organizations including Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services, Managed Domain Name System Services, and Distributed Denial of Service mitigation. The company was founded by D. James Bidzos on April 12, 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.”

“VeriSign Story

Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. The company has evolved to become one of the world’s largest software companies with more than 18,500 employees in more than 50 countries. We provide security, storage and systems management solutions to help our customers – from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations – secure and manage their information-driven world against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently than any other company. “

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