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VeriSign receives “Positive” Rating in Leading Analyst Firms European Managed Security Services MarketScope 2007

  • 27 April, 2007 09:34

<p>VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the leading provider of digital infrastructure for the networked world, today announced that it received a “Positive” rating in Gartner’s MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Europe, 2007. ^13 vendors are evaluated by Gartner in the report.</p>
<p>“We believe Gartner’s ‘Positive’ rating confirms VeriSign’s position in the European Managed Security Services marketplace,” Simon Church, vice president, VeriSign EMEA. “Following VeriSign’s success in the North American Managed Security Services market, we’re growing from strength to strength in Europe and are fully committed to exceeding both our customers’ and partners’ expectations.”</p>
<p>VeriSign has made significant investments in the European market over the last several years, to extend the capabilities of its managed security services. VeriSign operates seven Security Operations Centres (SOC), two of which are based in Europe. Of the two SOCs based in Europe, one is co-operated with VeriSign’s partner S21sec in Spain.</p>
<p>The MarketScope is copyrighted 2007 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.</p>
<p>About VeriSign
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), operates digital infrastructure services that enable and protect billions of interactions every day across the world’s voice and data networks. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.verisign.com.</p>
<p>Statements in this announcement other than historical data and information constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause VeriSign's actual results to differ materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements. The potential risks and uncertainties include, among others, the uncertainty of future revenue and profitability and potential fluctuations in quarterly operating results due to such factors as the inability of VeriSign to successfully develop and market new products and services, and implement price increases, and customer acceptance of any new products, services, or price increases, including the price increases mentioned herein; the possibility that VeriSign’s announced new products, services and price increases may not result in additional customers, profits or revenues; and increased competition. More information about potential factors that could affect the company's business and financial results is included in VeriSign's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. VeriSign undertakes no obligation to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this press release.</p>
<p>^Gartner “MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Europe, 2007” by Tom Scoltz and Khalda Parveen. April 16, 2007</p>

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