Profile: Symantec Corp (SYMC.O)
19 Dec 2014
Symantec Corporation, incorporated on April 19, 1988, is a security, backup and availability solutions. 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. The Company’s software and services protect against advanced threats independent of the device and environment in which information is used or stored. The Company operates in three segments: User Productivity & Protection, Information Security, and Information Management.
User Productivity & Protection
The User Productivity & Protection segment focuses on making customers to be protected at home and at work. These products include its Norton solutions, endpoint security and management, encryption, and mobile offerings. Its 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. The endpoint security and management offerings support the evolving endpoint, providing advanced threat protection while helping reduce cost and complexity. The mobile solutions help organizations secure corporate data while gaining visibility into and control of all mobile platforms and enforcing security policies.
The Symantec’s Information Security segment protects organizations so they can securely conduct business while leveraging new platforms and data. These products include Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificates, authentication, mail and Web security, data center security, data loss prevention, and information security services offerings. These products and services help 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 sophisticated 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. These solutions are delivered through methods, such as software, appliance, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and managed services.
The Symantec’s Information Management segment focuses on backup and recovery, archiving and eDiscovery, storage and high availability solutions, helping to ensure that customers’ IT infrastructure and mission-critical applications are protected, managed and available. Its products are designed to ensure successful backup, recovery, availability, eDiscovery and archiving of information, applications, and systems for organizations ranging from small business to large enterprise.
The Company competes with CommVault Systems, Inc., EMC, Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM, Oracle, Veeam Software, McAfee, Inc., Trend Micro Inc., Carbonite, Inc., Mozy, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Comodo Group, Inc., Entrust, Inc., GoDaddy.com, Inc., Google Inc., SecureWorks, Inc., Dell, Inc., and Verizon Communications, Inc.
350 Ellis Street
MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043