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Symantec Announces 2008 Visionary Award Winners

IT Leaders from AgFirst Farm Credit Bank, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, HSBC Mexico S.A., JPMorgan Chase, Meredith Corporation, Polkomtel, Rodyk & Davidson LLP, and Texas Children’s Hospital Receive 2008 Visionary Awards

LAS VEGAS – Symantec Vision - June 10, 2008 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the 2008 Visionary Award winners at Vision 2008, Symantec's annual user conference and one of the industry’s leading technology events. The Visionary Awards recognize IT thought leaders for their innovative use of Symantec products and services to protect their infrastructure and information. These organizations have developed policies and systems to effectively protect and manage the information that is critically important to their businesses. Representing a wide range of industries and geographies, the winners of the 2008 Visionary Awards are IT leaders from AgFirst Farm Credit Bank, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, HSBC Mexico S.A., JPMorgan Chase, Meredith Corporation, Polkomtel, Rodyk & Davidson LLP and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Four years ago, Symantec developed the Visionary Awards program to recognize industry leaders from around the world for their innovative use of technology in driving business value results. The Visionary Awards winners will be recognized by John Thompson, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Symantec Corp. following his opening keynote on Tuesday, June 10.


Quotes:

“We work in an information-driven world and IT departments must secure and manage a growing amount of information and an increasingly complex infrastructure that encompasses more applications, more servers, more heterogeneous environments and an increasing number of endpoints. From managing infrastructure and demonstrating compliance at some of the world's largest financial services institutions to securing hospital systems for optimal patient care to preserving communications to meet legal requirements, the 2008 Visionary Award winners serve as examples of how to effectively leverage technology to drive tangible business results.”
- John W. Thompson, Chairman and CEO, Symantec Corp.


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About Symantec:

Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security, availability, compliance and performance. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com.

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TECHNORATI TAGS: IT GRC; corporate governance; regulatory compliance; IT risk management; enterprise security; endpoint security; data management, data protection; backup and recovery; continuous data protection; archiving; e-discovery; windows and backup; disk-based backup; disaster recovery.