As an IT Professional, you want to make sure that you have what it takes to provide secure and protected environments for your clients. There are so many good resources around that I thought I would take a minute and share some with you. Here’s the quick guide to some valuable resources.
- Symantec IT Consultant Connect Group - Get the latest from your peers and Symantec experts through articles, blogs, videos, and much more. For instance, this article is part of the IT Consultant Connect Group.
- Small Business Protected - See what Symantec has to offer your customers. This site includes product information, case studies, and important information about safety and security for SMB customers.
- Events and Webcasts – Access the Symantec calendar of online events, webcasts, and local events you may attend
- Demo Center - Register for upcoming demos or review pre-recorded demos on security and backup products.
- The Secure SMB Online Audio Series – A great series of audio podcasts that brings together some of the top industry experts on SMB and security. Hosted by InformationWeek.
- Symplicity – SMB partner resource – If you are interested in becoming a Symantec partner or reseller, this is a great site to get you started.
For you and your customers:
- The Confident SMB Blog – Learn from Symantec and industry experts on how to protect your information, deal with the latest security and technology issues, and grow your business.
- The Confident SMB – See previous issues of this eMagazine to see how other small and mid-sized businesses protect their valuable information from loss, theft and disaster.
- Symantec 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey – This report gives you better idea of the challenges faced by today’s SMBs. There is some great information in this report to discuss with your customers.
- Small Business IT Resource Center - Download whitepapers, see the latest webcasts, and get additional resources that will demonstrate how you can protect your SMB business.
- Symantec Small Business – See what products and services Symantec has to offer for both you and your customers.
Symantec Product Resources
- Endpoint Protection 12 Beta and Launch Information – get the latest information on the launch including an opportunity to download the Beta.
- Security Connect Community – Now that you are part of the Symantec Connect community, sign up for the Security Community to get see articles, blogs, videos, and answers to questions about Symantec security products.
- Backup and Archiving Connect Community – See articles, blogs, tips&tricks, and video or ask a question about Symantec Backup and Archiving products including Backup Exec.
- Symantec Education - Update your current skills or get some new ones with online or classroom training offerings.
- Support - Get support for your customer’s current products.
- Product Documentation – all online manuals you will need for Symantec products.
These are just a few that I have found. You are welcome to leave comments to this article about other resources that are available or that you would like to see in the future.