Cupertino, Calif. --March 9, 1998-- Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq:SYMC), the worldwide leader in PC communications software, announced today that pcANYWHERE32, the market-leading remote productivity product, has won the prestigious 1998 Mobility Software Product of the Year from Mobile Insights at their annual conference. The award was presented to Symantec at a ceremony on March 3rd, in Pasadena, Calif.
"Symantec is honored to receive this award from Mobile Insights. pcANYWHERE32's market leadership in the mobility category is continually proven by both our customers and the editorial community," said Michael Kerman, vice president of the Remote Productivity Solutions Business Unit at Symantec. "We are thrilled that this award recognizes pcANYWHERE's long-standing history as the market choice for remote control and telecommuting."
pcANYWHERE32, 8.0 offers remote control, file transfer, and general communications with modem, cable, and network connections in one box, cable included. pcANYWHERE32 Version 8.0 is available for an estimated retail price of US $149.00 for a two computer (host and remote) license. Users of previous versions of pcANYWHERE can upgrade to version 8.0 for US $79.00 after retail rebates or directly from 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 Cafe 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 http://www.symantec.com.
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