Will VeriSign undo M&A binge?

For years, VeriSign was one of the busiest M&A artists in the telecom industry, and the result is a company that is a premiere domain name registry firm and a leading enabler of secure e-commerce transactions, but which also has it fingers in messaging, multimedia content management and distribution, roaming management, billing and technology consulting.

But, Stratton Sclavos, the former CEO of VeriSign who orchestrated most of those acquisitions, departed the company last spring under the cloud of an independent investigation into stock option practices. Now, one report indicates that VeriSign may sell some operations to get back on the right track.

For More:
- GigaOM has the scoop

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