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Symantec's Norton Brand Reaches Milestone of 200 Millions Products Sold

  • 15 June, 2006 10:37

<p>Southern California CompUSA Customer Selected to Represent the Historic Milestone</p>
<p>AUSTRALIA, Sydney – 15 June 2006 – Symantec Corp. today announced that its world renowned Norton brand of internet security solutions has arrived at a remarkable milestone of 200 million Norton products sold.</p>
<p>“Symantec and the Norton brand have been synonymous with comprehensive internet security protection for more than 20 years and our goal from day one has been to give people peace of mind with the kind of reliable internet protection that only Symantec can deliver,” said Enrique Salem, senior vice president, Consumer Products and Solutions, for Symantec. “To reach this outstanding milestone is a credit to the company’s long-term leadership through innovation and development of next-generation security technologies.”</p>
<p>To celebrate this achievement, Symantec has selected a customer to represent all of the consumers around the world who have chosen Norton products 200 million times for their PC protection. Ken Mercier, a postal worker from Los Angeles, visited a Culver City, Calif. CompUSA store recently to purchase Norton Internet Security 2006 to secure his wife’s notebook computer. On the way out, he was selected by a Symantec representative to be the face of the 200 million milestone. Mercier, a longtime Norton product user, received a prize pack from Symantec and CompUSA worth more than US$8,000. The prizes included a complete line of Norton security software, an HP notebook computer, two digital cameras, a 30GB video iPod and a variety of other exciting consumer electronics.</p>
<p>Founded in April 1982, Symantec has a rich history of delivering internet security and problem-solving solutions to individual users, home offices, small businesses and enterprises. With integrated products that work seamlessly to protect customers’ computers from virus outbreaks and malicious hacker attacks, Symantec’s Norton line is renowned for providing internet security, system performance, backup and recovery and remote PC and fax solutions for home users. From viruses and worms to antispyware, antispam and firewall protection, the products that have driven Symantec to this milestone include Norton Internet Security, Norton Personal Firewall, Norton AntiVirus, Norton SystemWorks, PartitionMagic, Norton Ghost, Norton GoBack, pcAnywhere and Norton Save &amp; Restore.</p>
<p>Symantec’s industry-leading Norton line of products is backed by the company’s unmatched Global Intelligence Network with 24,000 DeepSight sensors in more than 180 countries. In addition, Norton users are protected by Symantec’s Security Operations Centres and Security Response Labs around the world, which provide 24x7 information security expertise to individuals and enterprises.</p>
<p>About Symantec</p>
<p>Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability and integrity of their information. Symantec’s Norton brand of consumer security products is a leader in worldwide retail sales and industry awards. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. For more information, please visit www.symantec.com.</p>
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<p>Symantec, the Symantec logo, VERITAS and the VERITAS logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries. Additional company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the individual companies and are respectfully acknowledged.</p>
<p>Contact:
Antoinette Trovato
Symantec Australia
Tel - +612 8879 1173
Mob – 0408 495 337
atrovato@symantec.com</p>
<p>Debbie Sassine
Max Australia
Tel - +612 9954 3492
Mob - 0405 735 323
debbie.sassine@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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