CUPERTINO, Calif. – Nov. 16, 1999 - Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that Omni Tech Corporation, the largest computer manufacturer in Wisconsin, has purchased a license for 100,000 seats of Norton Ghost, Symantec's industry-leading technology for fast, reliable PC imaging and management.
Omni Tech Corporation, a custom builder of performance desktop computers, graphic workstations and servers, will rely on Norton Ghost, Symantec's disk-cloning product, to configure and distribute new PCs to their customers more effectively and more efficiently.
"Corporations suffer a tremendous amount of wasted productivity when they rollout new PC's," said Kirk Heminger, marketing manager for Omni Tech. "Norton Ghost dramatically reduces the time spent by our technicians when configuring and cloning new computer systems. Our customers really appreciate their new PCs arriving with their custom images preloaded, they can deploy them and get users up and running in seconds."
Norton Ghost works by creating an identical image of a hard disk drive, effectively taking a 'snapshot' of all the files - including hidden, visible and system files that make up the operating system, applications and configurations settings. This image can then be copied simultaneously to any number of servers, to create identical installations. Norton Ghost enables increased productivity by allowing multiple workstations to be installed at the same time.
Symantec, a world leader in Internet security technology, provides content security solutions to enterprise organizations and helps companies manage and support workforces that use computers and other mobile devices.
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