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350 Ellis Street

Mountain View, CA 94043

United States

Phone: 650-527-8000


Symantec Corporation provides security, backup, and availability solutions. The company has operations in approximately 50 countries. The company’s products and services protect people and information in any digital environment – from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. Its software and services protect against threats independent of the device and environment in which information is used or stored. Segments The company operates through five segments: Consumer, Security and Compliance, Storage and Server Management, Services, and Other. Consumer This segment’s products help customers deal with threats, the proliferation of mobile devices, the need for identity protection, and the increase in digital data, such as personal financial records, photos, music, and videos. For individuals and home businesses, the company offers security suites and personalized membership offerings for multiple platforms and devices, including PCs, Macs, Android-based, and iOS devices, as well as related services, such as online backup, family safety, PC tune-up, and personal technical support. The company’s primary consumer products include Norton 360, Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus, Norton One, Norton Online Backup, Norton Mobile Security, and Norton Live Services. The company retains and utilizes its customer base through auto-renewal subscriptions, seeks to up-sell customers from point products to multi-product suites, and cross-sells additional products and services. It also provides various free tools and trial products that offer consumers added value and provide up-sell opportunities. Security and Compliance This segment’s products help organizations protect their information and systems. The company’s solutions provide the protections and also help organizations standardize, automate, and reduce the costs of day-to-day security activities. It offers security solutions that integrate multiple layers of protection and simplify management. Its primary solutions in this segment address the following areas: Endpoint Security and Management: The company’s endpoint security and management offerings help customers secure their environment by addressing the changes in the threat landscape, the evolution of the endpoint to include various mobile devices, and the pressure to reduce cost and complexity. Its solutions encrypt and prevent sensitive information from leaving an organization. The company offers two-factor authentication and cloud-based single-sign-on functionality to protect the identities of an organization’s employees. The company’s security solutions allow customers to secure their endpoints and thwart cyber-attacks. Products include encryption, validation and identity protection, managed public key infrastructure, mobile management, app center, mobile security for android, endpoint protection for enterprise and small business and protection suites. Its integrated solutions enable organizations to support new technology changes, adapt to changing processes and business needs, and provide the necessary insight to make data-driven decisions. Products include device and application management, and IT management suite. Information Security: The company’s information security businesses help to keep organizations safe and compliant with industry and government regulations, regardless of the complexity of their infrastructure. Its solutions allow customers to secure their messaging and Web environments, through either on-premise or hosted solutions. The company’s data center security products defend critical servers, either physical or virtual. Symantec authentication services enable organizations to protect assets by ensuring the true identity of devices, systems, or applications connecting to them and using secure socket layer technology to encrypt data in transit. Products include critical system protection and trust services. Its data loss prevention solution helps businesses protect their information by taking a content-aware approach. This includes enabling businesses to identify the owners of specific information,


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