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VeriSign  (Stock symbol: VRSN )

Reston, VA
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Louis A Simpson (GEICO Division Pres/CEO) Kathleen A Cote (Worldport Communications Former CEO) John D Roach (Stonegate International CEO/Chairman) D James Bidzos (RSA Data Security Executive Chairman) William Chenevich (Visa) Roger Moore (Illuminet Former President/CEO) Tim Tomlinson (Tomlinson Law)

Business description: VeriSign Inc. delivers critical infrastructure services that make the Internet and telecommunications networks more intelligent, reliable, and secure. Every day VeriSign helps thousands of businesses and millions of consumers connect, communicate, and transact with confidence. VeriSign's services create a trusted environment through three core offerings - Security Services, Telecommunication Services, and Directory Services - powered by a global infrastructure that manages billions of daily network connections and transactions. VeriSign serves as a gateway to establishing an online identity, maintaining the definitive database of millions of Web addresses registered in .com and .net top-level domains on a powerful platform. Responding to billions of DNS look-ups daily, the platform serves all of the world's domain name registrars that and .net domain names. Leveraging this infrastructure, VeriSign also offers services that allow companies to conduct scaleable, high-speed transaction and identity management across disparate networks, devices, and endpoints.
Customers include: Airspan Networks ATandTCharles Schwab Coca-Cola Cox CommunicationsDow JoneseBay Flagstar Bancorp HPNetscape CommunicationsNorthern Trust Shooter FinancialSK Telecom U.S. BancorpVisaVonage XO Communications;  Al Mazaya Telecommunications ;  AxiomTV ;  BT Fusion ;  Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Integrated Justice Network;  Federal Communications Commission ;  iPay Technologies ;  KPN;  one Communications ;  Open Media Network ;  Rural Cellular ;  Siemens Business Services ;  Singapore International Airlines;  Singapore Telecommunications ;  State of Kansas;  U.S. Department of Education
Partners include: ACERAladdin Knowledge SystemsAOLAppleATandTBearingPointBritish TelecomCisco SystemsDemand Media DiversinetIBMInfineon Technologies IntelMcAfee MicrosoftMSGI Security Solutions Netscape CommunicationsNews Corporation Oracle RSA Data SecuritySanDisk Texas Instruments UTstarcomVeriFoneVisa;  ACBB-BITS ;  BridgePort Networks;  Dimension Data;  Dobson Cellular Systems ;  Educaid;  EDUCAUSE ;  EPCglobal;  FiberLink;  Global eXchange Services;  IDT Telecom ;  Korea Network Information Center;  Live Earth ;  Melodeo ;  MobileSpring;  nCipher;  Tata Teleservices;  tekVizion;  Thomson;  Vanguard Managed Solutions ;  Wachovia Education Finance;  WestCom ;  WilTel Communications;  Worldwide Retail Exchange

Rounds: 4
Capital raised: 39.8M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: VRSN

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Record updated: Feb 2010
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1995
Headcount: 1001-1250 as of Jan 2010
Rounds: 4
Capital Raised: 39.8M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: VRSN