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Symantec Launches Telecommuting Resource Website

Resource center now online for companies and employees who want to telecommute

Cupertino, Calif. --November 24, 1997--With the explosive growth in telecommuting, companies are looking at advances in both hardware and software as well as gathering information and expertise on how to implement a telecommuting solution. Employees are also looking for easy-to-implement solutions that will allow them to work outside of the office. Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq:SYMC), the worldwide leader in PC communications software, announced today a new website devoted to these companies and their employees. The Telecommuting Resource Center Website,, offers information and guidelines to help implement a telecommuting solution including telecommuting success stories, a How-To-Guide to telecommute, links to other Telecommuting sites and a guide to Symantec's telecommuting software solutions.

"With the huge growth in telecommuting, Symantec is in a unique position to provide companies and their employees an elite solution to help them set up a telecommuting program," said Matt DiMaria, vice president of Symantec's Americas Marketing. "The launch of this website caters to both the IS manager as well as the end-user who may be interested in telecommuting, and can offer a wide variety of expertise to help those companies implement the telecommuting solution that is right for them and for their employees."

The Telecommuting Resource Center offers a "How-to-Guide" which is a set of questions and criteria to determine if a company or user is a potential candidate for telecommuting. In addition, the site provides a growing list of customers who have implemented a telecommuting solution using Symantec's product offerings. The site provides additional links to various Telecommuting sites on the Internet, as well as an overview of Symantec's telecommuting solution, which includes pcANYWHERE32, WinFax PRO, and Norton AntiVirus.

About Symantec
Symantec Corporation helps make users productive and keep their computers safe and reliable anywhere and anytime. Symantec offers a broad range of solutions and is acclaimed as a leader in both customer satisfaction and product brand recognition. The company is focused on addressing customer needs in three main application areas: the Norton Product line of anti-virus and PC-assistance products; the pcANYWHERE, WinFax, and ACT! product lines that cater to remote user productivity; and the Café product lines in Internet development tools.

Founded in 1982, the company's global operations span North America, Europe, Japan, and several fast-growing markets throughout Asia Pacific and Latin America. Traded on Nasdaq under the symbol SYMC, Symantec Corporation is based in Cupertino, California, and employs more than 2,000 people. Information on the company and its products can be obtained by calling (800) 441-7234 toll free, (541) 334-6054, or accessed on the World Wide Web at

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