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LeslieMiller | 28 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

To enter the Vision Scavenger Hunt, create ablog post on Symantec Connect detailing one or more of the biggest challenges that organizations face with virtualization and how you think this can be overcome.

In the blog post, include the following items:

  • Either aphotograph of one of Symantec’s virtualization partner’s booths. Photos from the Symantec Vision Flickr Group or Symantec’s Flickr account are allowed. (Please do not make or submit photos of third parties without express consent.)
  • A link to one of Symantec’s SlideShare presentations that mentions...
LeslieMiller | 28 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

To enter today’s Vision Scavenger Hunt, create a blog post on Symantec Connect including your ideas on best practices companies should implement for mobile security on their mobile devices.

In the blog post, include the following items:

  • A photograph of Symantec’s CEO Enrique Salem. Photos from the Symantec Vision Flickr Group or Symantec’s Flickr account are allowed. Electronically modified photos are also accepted.
  • A paragraph explaining the most important thing you learned at Symantec Vision 2011 or a link to your favorite presentation from Symantec Vision from the Vision 2011 Press...
LeslieMiller | 28 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

To enter today’s Vision Scavenger Hunt, create a blog post on Symantec Connect regarding challenges organisations face with cloud computing and how they can minimize these challenges.

In the blog post, include the following items:

  • A photograph which includes a cloud/clouds. Photos from the Symantec Vision Flickr Group or Symantec’s Flickr account are allowed. Electronically modified photos are also accepted.
  • The name of a song that reminds you of the clouds (and state why in your blog post) for posting on Symantec’s station. (Please only name the song, do not submit.)
  • A link to a blog post on ...
LeslieMiller | 28 Sep 2011 | 0 comments


The VISION SOCIAL MEDIA SCAVENGER HUNT CONTEST (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Symantec Limited of Ballycoolin Business Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland (“Symantec”). The Contest begins on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Central European time and ends on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Central European time.


This Contest is open to persons who are registered participants at VISION 2011 in Barcelona held on 4-6 Oct, 2011 and are legal residents in the EMEA Territory as defined in Section 9 below. Entrants must have reached the age of majority in their state or province of residence at the time of entering the Contest in order to participate, must not be employed by a governmental body and must have obtained the permission of their employers to participate in this Contest. Persons in any of the following categories...

LeslieMiller | 13 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

Welcome to the official Symantec Vision 2011 Scavenger Hunt homepage.

To participate, visit this site on Monday, October 3 through Wednesday, October 5 during Vision Barcelona 2011, and complete each task required. Winners will be awarded an Apple iPad, GPS Device, or Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones. Tasks will take you on a tour of Symantec's official social media accounts. Scavenger hunt contestants must post a blog entry to Symantec Connect Vision Community Blog with the items required on the task list for that day. Entries will be judged by pre-selected Symantec Connect community members.

  • For official rules and restrictions, CLICK HERE
  • To see Symantec's privacy policy, click here.
  • By entering the Vision Barcelona 2011 Scavenger Hunt, you agree to the...
fbunn | 13 Sep 2011 | 3 comments

The Energy industry is experiencing the most significant change in 100 years. Analysts expect worldwide investments of US$ 378 Billion by 2030 in Smart Grid deployments which will help to better manage demand response and energy efficiency.  As the Smart Grid accelerates the utilization of IT and IP Networking technologies, new challenges arise in form of Security risks and the Data explosion.  The threat landscape is evolving rapidly and poses a lot of risks against this critical infrastructure that can impact the economy of entire countries. The recent outbreak of Stuxnet demonstrates the potential vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure and distribution systems. Additionally, smart meter and SCADA information must be efficiently managed, protected and the customers privacy ensured. 

With the growing implementations of Smart Meters throughout Europe as part of various Smart Grid initiatives, securing those devices effectively against vulnerabilities is...

LeslieMiller | 09 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

Vision 360° Party

You are invited to join us at our Vision 360° Party sponsored by Symantec & Dell.
Be met by our very own Men in Black and transported 27m high to the dome of the Cúpula de las Arenas – a futuristic venue with spectacular architecture, design and location. Situated right in the centre of Barcelona and in front of the magical mountain of Montjuic, Cúpula de las Arenas is one of the largest vaulted spaces in Europe and with an impressive 360° view over Barcelona.
Take a 360° walk around the outer perimeter of the dome and enter the ‘Cloud’.
Enjoy a welcome drink and canapés whilst you pose for a photo with our futuristic skaters as they whizz around the venue at lightning speed.
Marvel at the laser light show and be delighted by our team of incredible hip-hop dancers as they hit our...

Marie Pettersson | 09 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

The future, or if you like, smarter workplace is a great vision of many IT directors and CIOs, a nirvana like state where users regardless of where, when and what device are able to do their job. It does not only make the business healthier and more efficient but also allows the workforce to optimise their working day. At Vision EMEA we are offering a session (ST B09) that addresses this topic and presents some of the solutions that could be a part of the true smart workplace.

During VMworld in the US Symantec announced a partnership with VMware to deliver hosted virtual desktops that are secure, easy to manage and compliant with enterprise customers’ governance and regulatory requirements. The partnership is one part of the strategy that will take you to the smarter workplace...

fbunn | 09 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

If you are working in the Telecom industry, you must not miss the industry specific sessions at VISION EMEA within the Strategic Technology Trends and Industry Solutions Track. 

The Communications Service Providers (CSP) industry is currently undergoing a major transformation. Consolidation and Virtualization are major projects to save costs in the IT Data Center. The Convergence between IT and network operations drives the implementation of an all IP communications network. Service Providers will prioritize investments in service-enabling initiatives in Mobile and Cloud. This transformation has its inherent security threats, new business models and regulation compliance issues. 

CSPs need to mitigate potential security risks and place trust into their fixed & mobile networks and cloud services. Trust and Confidence will be the enabler of successful  business in the future.  Indeed CSPs are in a superb position to become strong Cloud players....

LeslieMiller | 06 Sep 2011 | 1 comment

Where can you...
-        Find Buzz Lightyear, Captain Kirk, Scarlett O’Hara and Darth Vader – all in the same room?
-        Enjoy a great atmosphere and great food and drinks: pizzas, hamburgers, nachos, popcorn, ice-cream, beer & cola?
-        Join in our game show to win a set of Bose QC3 noise cancelling headphone, travel speakers, GPS locators and other fantastic prizes?
-        Network with other delegates and spend time talking to our Vision exhibitors?
-        Begin collecting stickers for your entry to win a Holiday in Hollywood?
At the...
-        Vision 2011 Expo Reception, Exhibition Hall, Floor P2, CCIB at 18:00 – 20:00hrs Tuesday 4th October.
See you on...