Headquarters: Mountain View, Calif.
Revenue in Most Recent Quarter: $303.2 million (Q2, 2008)
Channel Chief: John Jacob, vice president of global channels
Why It's a Strategic Security Vendor: VeriSign provides a variety of Web security offerings, including SSL certificates, identity and authentication services, domain name services and content and messaging services. Among solution providers that identified a vendor as a strategic partner, 6.45 percent selected VeriSign.