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Symantec pcANYWHERE32 Receives CA-UNICENTER Certification

Industry-Leading Remote Communications Software Now Provides Virtual Console Support for Computer Associates Enterprise Management Solution

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- May 2, 1996 -- Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq:SYMC) today announced that pcANYWHERE32 has received Computer Associates CA-UNICENTER Development Partner Program certification. Using pcANYWHERE32, clients can now remotely access CA-UNICENTER from any PC, including laptops.

"The combination of pcANYWHERE32 and CA-UNICENTER provides IT managers with a unique virtual CA-UNICENTER console anywhere in the world," said Yogesh Gupta, CA senior vice president of product strategy. Mobile pcANYWHERE32 users can securely and reliably access CA-UNICENTER consoles from anywhere in the world with a few keystrokes.

Symantec Delrina Group and CA will jointly promote the value of using their products together. pcANYWHERE32 will also be showcased in CA Virtual Enterprise Centers established around the world.

"The combined interworking of complementary products from two market leaders means network managers can be safe in the knowledge that they will get solid, efficient and convenient remote access to CA-UNICENTER consoles," said Michael Howard, president, Infonetics Research, Inc.

pcANYWHERE32 allows employees to remotely control Windows 95 and Windows NT machines. Once connected, users can securely log into their office network, access documents and remotely operate Windows-based applications. pcANYWHERE32 further increases productivity by letting users remotely access devices on their PCs and networks, such as printers and CD-ROMs.

“CA-UNICENTER is a major industry standard in enterprise management,” said Christopher Calisi, general manager of remote communications products at Symantec Delrina Group. “The combination of the mission critical support of CA-UNICENTER with the remote access capabilities of pcANYWHERE32 provides unprecedented support of networked PCs."

With over 2 million active users, pcANYWHERE is the best-selling remote control and file transfer software available. pcANYWHERE32 normally retails for $149. Since its introduction last year, pcANYWHERE32 has received numerous awards from industry publications including PCWeek Labs Analyst Choice, Comdex Fall Best of Show from BYTE Magazine and InfoWorld 1995 Readers Choice Award for Networking Product of the Year.

CA-Unicenter provides comprehensive end-to-end systems and network management for UNIX, Windows NT, AS/400, NetWare and mainframe platforms. Using scaleable manager/agent technology, CA-Unicenter allows organizations to manage production environments through its integrated policy-based management infrastructure, common management applications and consistent graphical user interface. CA-Unicenter is the only fully integrated management solution covering security, storage, workload, software distribution, help desk, performance, and change management for traditional distributed computing environments as well as the Internet and Intranets. In the last five months alone, CA-Unicenter has won major awards from LAN Magazine, Datamation, CIO Magazine and UNIX Review.

About Computer Associates
Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA), with headquarters in Islandia, N.Y., is the world leader in mission-critical business software. The company develops, licenses and supports more than 500 integrated products that include systems and database management, application development, manufacturing and financial applications. CA has 9,000 people in 130 offices in 36 countries and had revenue of $3.2 billion in calendar year 1995. CA can be reached by visiting http://www.cai.com on the World Wide Web or emailing info@cai.com.

About Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation develops, markets, and supports a complete line of application and system software products designed to enhance individual and workgroup productivity as well as manage networked computing environments. Platforms supported include IBM personal computers and compatibles, Apple Macintosh computers as well as all major network operating systems. Founded in 1982, the companyÕs global operations span North America, Europe and several fast growing markets throughout Asia Pacific and Latin America. Information on the company and its products can be obtained by calling (800) 441-7234 toll free or (541) 334-6054.

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