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PublicNASDAQ:VRSN
Date2/1998
Raised
Post IPO Valuation
Acquired bySymantec
Price$1.28B
Date5/2010
TermsCash

General Information

Offices

HQ
487 East Middlefield Road
Mountain View, CA, 94043
USA

Acquisitions

Total$21.3B
Global Name Registry, 10/2008
LightSurf, 1/2005 $270M
The .tv Corporation, 1/2002 $45M
Network Solutions, 3/2000 $21B

Investments

Air2Web 9/2006

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VeriSign Authentication Services

VeriSign operates a diverse array of network infrastructure, including two of the Internet’s thirteen root nameservers, the generic top-level domains for .com and .net, one of the largest SS7 signaling networks in North America, and the RFID directory for EPCGlobal. VeriSign also provides a variety of security and telecom services ranging from digital certificates, payments processing, and managed firewalls to mobile call roaming, toll-free call database queries and downloadable digital content for mobile devices. The company groups all of these functions under the banner of ‘intelligent infrastructure’ services.

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Verisign

Sources

  1. Symantec buys authentication assets of VeriSign for $1.28B (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  2. Domain Name Consolidation: Verisign Acquires .Name Guys (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Citation Needed [add]
  4. VeriSign Acquires The .tv Corporation; Secures Long-term Rights to Manage .tv Domain-Name Registry. (thefreelibrary.com) [edit]
  5. VeriSign buys Network Solutions in $21 billion deal (news.cnet.com) [edit]
  6. Air2Web Announces $25 Million Financing Led by The Carlyle Group to Extend Global Leadership as Full-Service Mobile Marketing Provider (air2web.com) [edit]
  7. VeriSign to Sell Authentication Services Business to Symantec for $1.28 Billion (press.verisign.com) [edit]
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