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Last €62.02 EUR
Change Today +0.27 / 0.44%
Volume 170.0
VRS On Other Exchanges
As of 2:00 PM 04/21/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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verisign inc (VRS) Details

VeriSign, Inc. provides domain name registry services and Internet security worldwide. The company offers registry services that operate the authoritative directory of .com, .net, .cc, .tv, and .name domain names, as well as the back-end systems for .gov, .jobs, .edu domain names, and others. Its registry services allow individuals and organizations to establish their online identities. The company also provides network intelligence and availability services consisting of distributed denial of service protection services, Verisign iDefense security intelligence services, and managed domain name system services. VeriSign, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

1,061 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/13/15
Founded in 1995

verisign inc (VRS) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Executive Chairman, Chief Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: $752.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $411.6K
Senior Vice President of Naming and Directory...
Total Annual Compensation: $326.8K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $275.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

verisign inc (VRS) Key Developments

Corero Announces Integration with Verisign OpenHybrid to Enable Best of Breed DDoS Protection

Corero Network Security announced its integration with Verisign OpenHybrid and support for Verisign's open standards-based approach for hybrid DDoS solutions. For Verisign and Corero customers, this integration combines on-premises technology from Corero Network Security to defeat sub-saturating DDoS attacks alongside cloud-based DDoS Protection Service from Verisign for high volume and complex application layer attacks that exceed the customer's network and resource capacity. Together, these solutions are designed to provide Internet-dependent organizations with scalable DDoS protection capabilities. This collaboration with Verisign further underscores the momentum in the market for a hybrid approach to DDoS defense.

VeriSign Seeks Acquisitions

VeriSign, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSN) is looking for acquisition. VeriSign states, "Any borrowings under the Facility may be used for working capital purposes, to finance acquisitions, stock repurchases, and capital expenditures, and other general corporate purposes.”

VeriSign, Inc. Enters into a Revolving Credit Agreement

On March 31, 2015, veriSign, inc. entered into a credit agreement among verisign, any of its borrowing subsidiaries made a party thereto, JPMorgan chase bank, n.a., as administrative agent, JP. Morgan Europe limited, as London agent, and the lenders party thereto . The credit agreement provides for a $200 million committed senior unsecured revolving credit facility, under which the company and certain designated subsidiaries may be borrowers. Loans may be extended in U.S. dollars and certain specified alternative currencies. the facility includes a $35 million sublimit for the issuance of standby letters of credit for the account of any borrower or any of its subsidiaries, a $35 million sublimit for swingline loans to the borrowers, and a $35 million sublimit for loans in alternative currencies. Loans will bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the following rates: for abr loans, a rate equal to the great of the prime rate, the federal funds effective rate plus 0.5%, and the adjusted libor rate plus 1%, plus, in each case. The facility terminates on April 1, 2020 at which time outstanding borrowings under the facility are due. VeriSign may optionally prepay loans in whole or in part under the credit agreement at any time (other than competitive bid loans, which shall require the prior consent of the bidding lenders) without penalty but subject to payment of any broken-funding costs of the lenders. VeriSign may also, at any time, terminate the commitments or permanently reduce them from time to time.


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