CUPERTINO, Calif. - July 8, 2003 - SDynTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: DYTK - News, DYTKP - News, DYTKW - News), a leading provider of technology, management and IT security solutions to the state and local government sector, and Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced they have partnered to deliver high-end security solutions to government and commercial accounts nationwide. DynTek has joined Symantec's Partner Program as an Enterprise Solutions Partner and a Managed Security Solutions Partner.
"DynTek's national reach and strong relationship with the state and local government sector make them a key partner for Symantec," said Allyson Seelinger, vice president of North American channels. "Leveraging its information security risk methodology and the technical expertise of its consultants, DynTek works with customers to build a comprehensive security program, based on Symantec solutions, that addresses their business needs."
Since the start of the relationship in September 2002, DynTek has achieved significant traction selling the full range of Symantec products. DynTek will focus on promoting and implementing Symantec's high-end security solutions and managed security services to their customer and prospect base nationwide.
"Symantec is a recognized leader in the field of managed security services and we were attracted to their aggressive approach and commitment to this market," said Denny Denniston, DynTek's senior vice president of business development. "Symantec offers a wide range of high-end security solutions that we feel can provide direct, measurable benefits to our customer base."
DynTek is fast-becoming a leading technical resource for Symantec products and services. Andrew Reese, National Director of Security Consulting, and Neil Moore, Senior Technical Architect, have earned the Symantec Certified Security Practitioner (SCSP) certification, the highest in Symantec's certification program. By doing so, Reese and Moore have demonstrated general security knowledge and knowledge of Symantec's solutions in firewall & VPN technologies, vulnerability management, intrusion detection and virus protection and content filtering.
"Our partnership with Symantec further accelerates the expansion of our multi-million dollar security division," said Steve Ross, DynTek's chief executive officer. "The IT security sector is a primary focus for our organization and we expect to see significant growth in this area over the next few quarters."
Symantec Managed Security Services
Part of Symantec's Enterprise Security Services, Symantec Managed Security Services delivers industry leading security monitoring, management, and response to its clients. Its 24x7 real-time services enhance an organization's information security posture through continuous monitoring and management, expert analysis, and immediate response to potential security threats. From Symantec's Security Operations Centers (SOCs) around the world, Symantec Managed Security Services provides flexible, vendor-neutral offerings to meet a variety of business needs. Symantec Managed Security Services provides organizations with a real-time view of their enterprise security posture and the analysis and commentary needed to adjust defenses against emerging attacks, for optimal protection of mission-critical assets. For more information, please visit http://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com/SecurityServices/.
DynTek is a premier provider of technology, management and IT security solutions to the state and local government sector. The company offers a comprehensive solution, which includes consulting, IT security, systems integration, application development, legacy integration, support and management services. DynTek's solution has enabled major government entities in 17 states to enhance customer service, increase efficiency and improve access to government functions. For more information, visit www.dyntek.com.
Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com.
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