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350 Ellis Street

Mountain View, CA 94043

United States

Phone: 650-527-8000

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Symantec Corporation provides security, backup, and availability solutions. The company operates in approximately 50 countries. The company’s products and services protect people and information in any environment – from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, and to cloud-based systems. Segments The company operates through three segments: User Productivity & Protection, Information Security, and Information Management. User Productivity & Protection This segment’s products include the company’s Norton solutions, endpoint security and management, encryption, and mobile offerings. The company’s Norton products help customers protect against increasingly complex threats and address the need for identity protection, while also managing the increase in mobile and digital data, such as personal financial records, photos, music, and videos. Its endpoint security and management offerings support the evolving endpoint, providing advanced threat protection while helping reduce cost and complexity. The company’s mobile solutions help organizations secure corporate data while gaining visibility into and control of various mobile platforms and enforcing security policies. Information Security This segment protects organizations so they could securely conduct business while utilizing new platforms and data. These products include Secure Socket Layer Certificates, authentication, mail and Web security, data center security, data loss prevention, and information security services offerings. These products and services help the company’s customers ensure their confidential information is secure wherever it resides in the network path, from the user’s device to the data’s resting place. In doing so, these products protect customer data from threats, such as advanced protection threats, malicious spam and phishing attacks, malware, drive-by Website infections, hackers, and cyber criminals. In addition, these products help to prevent the loss of confidential data by insiders, and help customers achieve compliance with laws and regulations. These solutions are delivered through various methods, such as software, appliance, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and managed services. Information Management This segment focuses on backup and recovery, archiving and eDiscovery, storage and high availability solutions, helping to ensure that the company’s customers’ IT infrastructure and mission-critical applications are protected, managed and available. The company’s products enable customers to reduce cost and complexity as it improves the way information is managed through the ever-evolving cloud and virtualized environments. The company’s products are designed to ensure backup, recovery, availability, eDiscovery and archiving of information, applications, and systems for organizations ranging from small business to large enterprise. Sales The company’s go-to-market (GTM) network includes a direct sales force, eCommerce capabilities, and indirect sales resources that support its global partner ecosystem. It also maintains primary relationships with various original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Internet service providers (ISPs), and retail and online stores by which it markets and sells its products. Consumer and Small Business: The company sells its consumer products and services to individuals, households, and small businesses worldwide. It brings these products to market through its eCommerce platform, distributors, direct marketers, Internet-based resellers, system builders, ISPs, wireless carriers, and retailers worldwide. The company also has partnerships with OEMs worldwide to distribute its Internet security suites and its online backup offerings. Commercial: The company markets and sells its products and related services to small, medium, and large enterprise customers through field sales and inside sales utilizing indirect sales partners worldwide who are primarily trained and certified to sell its solutions. These partners include national solution providers, regional solution providers, national account resellers, global/federal system integrators, and managed service providers.

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