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Symantec Announces 2012 Pacific Partner Award Winners

SYDNEY – June 8, 2012Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the winners of the 2012 Pacific Partner Awards. The Symantec Pacific Partner Awards recognise local channel partners that demonstrate innovative delivery of services and solutions to customers and acknowledge their hard work and commitment to selling Symantec's portfolio of security, storage and systems management solutions.

The award winners were selected based on a number of criteria including achievement of Symantec Specialisations, overall performance in revenue, deal registration, technical and marketing investments and customer service excellence.

There are six Symantec Pacific Partner Award categories.  The 2012 award winners are:

  • FY12 Distributor of the Year: Express Data Australia

  • FY12 SMB Market Specialist Partner of the Year: Dell

  • FY12 Specialised Partner of the Year: Data #3

  • FY12 Specialised Growth Partner of the Year − Australia: Fujitsu

  • FY12 Specialised Growth Partner of the Year − New Zealand: Dimension Data

  • FY12 Services Partner of the Year Pacific Region: Insentra

"As the new leader of Symantec in the Pacific region, I am a true advocate of the partner ecosystem," said Brenton Smith, vice president and managing director, Symantec, Pacific region. "The Pacific Partner Awards acknowledge the outstanding performance and commitment of our partners who have demonstrated a deep investment in Symantec and are building their specialisation expertise. We're focused on extending this positive momentum to drive more collective success with our partners and will continue to work with our partners to protect our joint customers' information, whether it is on premise, in the cloud or mobile."

"We congratulate this year's winners and look forward to supporting all of our partners throughout 2012," added Smith.

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