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VeriSign Expands Commitment in European Market

Friday 25 June 2004 15:42 CET | News

VeriSign has open a dedicated Security Operations Center (SOC) in Geneva, Switzerland to serve the companys European Managed Security Services (MSS) customers, and establishment of direct-selling presences in both the French and Nordic markets.
These actions complement VeriSigns existing European operations in Switzerland, England, Germany, and Spain, and are part of a series of planned activities that will enable European businesses to take full advantage of VeriSigns services in the coming years. The opening of a European SOC provides VeriSigns MSS customers with 24x7x365 SLA support, in the same European time zone, in English, German, French, and Spanish. VeriSigns SOC staff will monitor the operation and status of MSS customers security devices, including vulnerability scanners, intrusion detection systems and firewalls. VeriSign correlates and analyzes this information with intelligence derived from its operation of critical infrastructure services, including two of the Internet root servers and the registry for .com and .net. This intelligence provides customers with timely information regarding security threats and other malicious activity, enabling them to take proactive action to protect mission-critical data. VeriSigns expansion in Europe is further strengthened through the addition of SSL customers in France, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Customers in these regions can now benefit by working with the recognized leader in providing SSL certificates for securing online transactions. In another recent European expansion move, VeriSign acquired Jamba!, based in Berlin, Germany, to enhance its portfolio of Intelligent Communications, Content and Commerce services. Jamba! is the leading provider of digital content mediation in the European market, providing a robust platform and services for wireless subscribers. By adding Jamba!s capabilities into its existing communication services platforms, VeriSign expects to be able to offer carriers a comprehensive wireless data utility that covers all aspects of the mobile content value chain. Jamba! has a presence in nine countries and brings new market opportunities for the full portfolio of VeriSign services.

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