MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – November 12, 2009 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced an agreement to distribute Norton Internet Security on Lenovo Think-branded PCs – including ThinkPad laptops, ThinkCentre desktops and ThinkStation workstations -- worldwide, in multiple languages. The award-winning Norton Internet Security software will be pre-loaded as a full-featured, 30-day subscription, at no extra charge.
Norton Internet Security is a comprehensive security solution that runs quietly in the background to detect and block today’s complex online threats. Norton Internet Security provides layers of security, including browser protection, anti-spyware and identity protection-- all working together to keep consumers safe when they buy, bank, or browse online.
“We have had a long and valued partnership with Lenovo and are pleased they have chosen Norton Internet Security as the exclusive security protection for their premier Think brand of PCs for business customers,” said Hal Bennett, vice president, global OEM and ISP sales, Symantec. “Lenovo is clearly committed to delivering computers that are exceptionally engineered for performance and security, and in offering their customers our groundbreaking reputation-based security technology, they are taking protection to an unprecedented new level of efficiency and effectiveness.”
“Lenovo and Symantec’s similar focus on providing unparalleled security and performance to business customers, especially the growing small to medium business market, makes Norton Internet Security a valuable addition to our portfolio of services included with our Think PCs,” said Peter Schrady, vice president and general manager, Software, Peripherals and Enterprise Products, Lenovo. “This security solution complements Lenovo’s full suite of hardware and software based security offerings including ThinkVantage Technologies like Hardware Password Manager for managing full hard drive encryption and Lenovo Lost and Found to help in reuniting lost ThinkPad laptops with their owners.”
About Norton from Symantec
Symantec’s Norton products protect consumers from traditional threats with anti-virus, anti-spyware, and phishing protection, as well as bots, drive-by downloads and identity theft-- while also being light on system resources. The company also provides services such as online backup and PC tuneup, and is a trusted source for family online safety.
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. More information is available at www.symantec.com.
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