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Patrick E. Spencer | 17 Feb 2010 | 0 comments

The January 2010 issue of CIO Digest is now available, featuring a cover story on the role information security plays in protecting The Coca-Cola Company’s brand, an Executive Q&A with Symantec's CIO and Group President of Symantec Services Group David Thompson, and various other interviews with C-level thought leaders from organizations around the world such as Nordea Bank AB, the Australian Sports Commission, and...

Donna T | 27 Jan 2010 | 0 comments
I first heard the term "digital natives" from a friend who creates educational gaming software. I had never heard it before, but it was coined by the author and educational gaming software designer Marc Prensky in his essay called “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants.” It refers to people born after 1980 or so who grew up with computers in their homes and are more comfortable with technology than their parents, "immigrants" from a non-digital world. Every successive generation grows up to be more tech-savvy than the one before. 
To engage today's “digital natives,” many grade schools use technology in the classroom, which means teachers depend on IT to keep these systems running. This was definitely the case at Mobile County Public Schools, where their IT staff used to spend...
arn | 24 Jan 2010 | 0 comments

This was a chat b/w an ex symantec technican and a customer who got assistance long back...............................................

Cust(Ray): Are you on the same job as when we last talked?

Tech(Arun): earlier I worked with Symantec and now in a diff process

Cust(Ray): I'll not forget the EXCELLENT service you provided me via Symantec on Norton. You were the most helpful, understandable tech I ever received. Thank you again for being so nice.

Tech(Arun): Thanks...Its my duty and responsibility to help customers as best as I can

Cust(Ray):PS: well you sure did a good job for me on Norton .. you just "took over the computer" and fixed it .. that was great. Only one other company has done that. You are a GOOD service tech. I do wish the very best for you ..

Cust(Ray): I just renewed the Norton 360 this week. I like it.

Nicole Kenyon | 15 Dec 2009 | 0 comments
Bill Robbins, Symantec's executive vice president of worldwide sales, presented at the Raymond James IT Supply Chain Investor Conference in New York City today at 9:40 a.m. ET. Interested in what he had to say? Go to Symantec's Investor Relations Web site to listen to a replay of the event.
Spencer Parkinson | 14 Dec 2009 | 0 comments
Studies show that well-trained IT teams perform significantly better and derive more value from their company’s IT investment than teams that lack training. But, in today’s fast-paced world, it can be difficult to find the time or the resources to train everyone on an IT team.
 
Symantec recently launched the updated Symantec eLibrary to help address these issues by giving customers the ability to receive online, self-paced training – anytime, anywhere.
 
The new Symantec eLibrary is an online repository of web-based, self-guided training designed to help IT professionals explore new topics or refresh their knowledge around the Symantec family of products and solutions. Available 24x7 anywhere there is Internet access, a one-year subscription to the Symantec eLibrary provides customers more than 200 web-based training courses – ranging from simple 10 minute refresher courses to more detailed in-depth...
Jay Elliott | 06 Dec 2009 | 0 comments
Symantec CBU group president , Janice Chaffin, was honored at the 6th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business on November 13.  Chosen from among hundreds of entries spanning 58 categories, Janice was awarded Best Executive in a Non-Services Businesses with More Than 2,500 Employees.  The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is the world’s premier award honoring women entrepreneurs, executives and the organizations they run. 

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Nicole Kenyon | 03 Dec 2009 | 0 comments
Greg Hughes, Symantec's Enterprise Product Group President, will present at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference in Phoenix today at 11:30 a.m. MT. Interested in what he has to say? Go to Symantec's Investor Relations Web site to listen to a live webcast or replay of the event.
Nicole Kenyon | 01 Dec 2009 | 0 comments
James Beer, Symantec's CFO, will present at the NASDAQ OMX Investor Conference in London today at 3:15 p.m. GMT. Interested in what he has to say? Go to Symantec's Investor Relations Web site to listen to a live webcast or replay of the event.
Gina Sheibley | 18 Nov 2009 | 1 comment
Symantec Partner Engage 2009, our annual North American partner conference, took place in early November in Orlando, Florida.  The theme of this year’s event was Unstoppable and more than 380 partners and ten media from North America joined us to hear Symantec’s leadership team discuss our focus—both from a corporate and channel perspective—and to learn about Symantec’s channel programs and opportunities for 2010. 
 
Throughout the event, Symantec discussed the Four Rs of the channel: Revenue, Readiness, Reputation and Relevance. Partners were excited to hear about new readiness tools, like SymDemo, and new programs, including the Enterprise Security Specialization and enhanced Renewals Program, designed to help them drive revenue and maintain relevance with their customers.  Finally, we announced a new partner community to help foster collaboration and communication between Symantec and our...
Nicole Kenyon | 05 Nov 2009 | 0 comments

Janice Chaffin, group president of Symantec's consumer business unit, will present at the Lazard Capital Markets Conference in San Francisco today at 3:30 p.m. PT.  Interested in what she has to say? Go to Symantec's Investor Relations Web site to view a live webcast or replay of the event.