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Symantec Demonstrates Market Leadership in the ANZ Secure Content Management Market


Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced its leadership position in IDC’s Australia and New Zealand Secure Content Management (SCM) Competitive Analysis, 2008 Report. In a market that IDC predicts will grow to US$488.3m by 2012, Symantec held 41.4 percent of the SCM market within Australia and New Zealand in 2007.

Symantec’s Integrated Security Solutions Strengthen its Leadership Position

According to IDC, the ANZ SCM market will become ever-more competitive, and IDC believes that customers will increasingly be looking for integrated security solutions with centralised management. Demonstrating its leadership position, Symantec recently announced Symantec Endpoint Management Suite, which defines the next generation of integrated systems management, endpoint security and backup and recovery.

Symantec Endpoint Management Suite secures the endpoint by integrating leading technology in systems management, endpoint security and backup and recovery. The suite includes Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0, Altiris Client Management Suite 6 and Backup Exec System Recovery 8 Desktop Edition. In addition, the suite leverages the Symantec Open Collaborative Architecture, an open, standards-based set of guidelines and technologies that enables collaboration across Symantec’s product portfolio and third-party solutions, to further drive the convergence of security and systems management.

“One of our core strengths is that we recognise the growing interdependence between strong security and effective management of data and systems, leading to the integration of Altiris’ systems management technology into our security and storage solutions. This integration has helped customers gain confidence and efficiencies through automated management and protection of data at the endpoint,” said Craig Scroggie, vice president and managing director, Symantec, Pacific region.

Symantec’s Breadth of Solutions and Global Intelligence Network

“Symantec’s broad portfolio of solutions, which cover security, storage and systems management, enables our customers to standardise security and management across physical and virtual platforms,” said David Dzienciol, enterprise sales and partners senior director, Symantec, Pacific region. “Symantec’s endpoint security solutions ensure their information, infrastructure and processes are protected more completely, managed easily and controlled automatically – wherever the information is used, stored or communicated.”

Symantec’s security solutions protect approximately half of the world’s information – including an estimated one third of the world’s email – and are backed by the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, a unique intelligence network consisting of millions of sensors worldwide. With a Global Intelligence Network that has more than 40,000 threat sensors throughout the world, security capabilities that span 50,000 products from 8,000 vendors, and Security Operations Centers worldwide, Symantec is providing its customers with deep insight and an ability to respond rapidly to new threats.

Through an information- and identity-centric approach to security that is device and platform independent, Symantec can assist in the protection of information, personal identities, interactions and communications against online fraud, spam, viruses, malware, inadvertent loss, theft and more, regardless of the system or technology.

About Symantec

Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organisations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. More information is available at www.symantec.com.

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