Profile: Symantec Corp (SYMC.O)
24 Jun 2016
Symantec Corporation, incorporated on April 19, 1988, provides security, backup and availability solutions. The Company operates in three segments: Consumer Security, Enterprise Security, and Information Management. The Company's products and services offer protection of information in any environment from the mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. The Company provides consumers with various levels of support offerings. Consumers receive automatic downloads of the latest virus definitions, application bug fixes and patches for its consumer product. The Company's enterprise security support program offers annual maintenance support contracts, including content, upgrades and technical support.
The Company's Consumer Security segment focuses on customers to be productive and protected at home and at work. Its Norton-branded services provide multi-layer security and identity protection on desktop and mobile operating systems, to defend against online threats to individuals, families and small businesses. Norton products help customers protect against 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 Company's Enterprise Security segment protects offers protection for organizations to securely conduct business. The Product offerings in this segment include Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificates, authentication, mail and web security, data center security, data loss prevention, information security services, endpoint security and management, encryption, and mobile security offerings. These products and services help its customers secure their confidential information in the network path, from the user's device to the data's resting place. 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. The Company's enterprise endpoint security and management offerings support the evolving endpoint, providing threat protection. These solutions are delivered through various methods, such as software, appliance, software-as a-service (SaaS) and managed services.
The Company's Information Management segment focuses on backup and recovery, archiving and eDiscovery, storage and solutions, helping to ensure that its customers' information technology (IT) applications are protected, managed and available. Its products are designed to ensure backup, recovery, availability, eDiscovery and archiving of information, applications, and systems for organizations ranging from small businesses to large enterprises. The Company sells and markets its products and related services to enterprises, including government and public sector customers.
The Company competes with Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Trend Micro Inc., Carbonite, Inc., EMC Corporation, Comodo Group, Inc., GoDaddy.com, Inc., Google Inc., Dell Inc., IBM Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company and CommVault Systems, Inc.
350 Ellis St
MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043-2202
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- Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
- FireEye rejected multiple takeover offers this year-Bloomberg
- BRIEF-FireEye said to have rebuffed several recent takeover offers - Bloomberg
- Symantec to buy Blue Coat for $4.7 billion to boost enterprise unit
- Symantec to buy Blue Coat for $4.7 bln to boost enterprise unit