What Need Does It Serve?
Verisign makes money as the exclusive operator of .com and .net internet registries, by virtue of its contract with Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
What Are The Alternatives?
In addition to competing with other registry service providers, Verisign also competes with search engines, social media websites and e-commerce sites and DNS service providers such as Afilias plc, CentralNic Ltd., and Neustar, Inc.
Has 1 Segment
Verisign reports its revenues in a single segment.