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Symantec Expert to Present Data Protection Best Practices at Gartner PlanetStorage IT Summit

CUPERTINO, Calif. - June 14, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the global leader in information security, today announced that Don Kleinschnitz, vice president of product delivery, enterprise administration, Symantec Corporation, will present at the Gartner PlanetStorage IT Summit on Wednesday, June 16, at 3:30 p.m. PDT. The conference is being held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

In this solution provider session entitled "Backup and Recovery: Stop the Insanity," Kleinschnitz will discuss current industry storage practices and highlight Symantec's revolutionary approach to protecting critical business data and systems. Kleinschnitz will also demonstrate Symantec's disk-to-disk backup technology to show how corporations can securely back up and quickly recover in the event of a disaster, thus ensuring business continuity. A recorded webcast of the presentation will be available to the public following the event. To view the webcast, please visit Symantec's Web site at http://sea.symantec.com after June 17.

The PlanetStorage IT Summit will bring together Gartner analysts, CIOs and storage professionals to discuss and demonstrate the latest trends and best practices in storage and security. In addition to Kleinschnitz's presentation, Syracuse University, a current customer using Symantec's disaster recovery technology, will participate in a case study panel to share their best-practice approach in protecting IT assets.

About Symantec
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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