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Symantec Announces 2011 Asia South Region Outstanding Specialised Partner Award Winners

SINGAPORE – Symantec ASR Partner Engage 2011 – September 16, 2011Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) announced the winners of its 2011 Asia South Region (ASR) Partner Awards at the Symantec Asia South Region Partner Engage 2011 Conference in Hong Kong last night. The Awards recognise Specialised channel partners that have demonstrated their ability to deliver the highest levels of services and solutions to customers during the past year and acknowledge their dedication and commitment to selling Symantec’s security, storage and systems management solutions. The award winners are selected on criteria such as overall achievement of Specialisations, revenue, deal registration, technical and marketing investments, customer service excellence and certifications. 

“The past year has been a busy and fulfilling year for Symantec and our partner community. We reached some important milestones and delivered on our promise to bring more opportunities to our partners in differentiating their business, maximising return on investment and accelerating profitability,” said Bernard Kwok, senior vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan, Symantec. “We congratulate these outstanding award winners who have journeyed with us in the past year and we look forward to further strengthening the collaborations with our channel community to achieve greater mutual success.”

Fourteen outstanding Specialised partners from Symantec’s partner community from Asia South Region were recognised in the awards. The Symantec ASR Partner Awards include 12 categories and the award winners are:

- ASR Distributor of the Year: Ingram Micro Asia Ltd

- ASR Specialised Growth Partner of the Year: Jardine OneSolution (2001) Pte Ltd

- ASR Specialised Value Partner of the Year: Mesiniaga Berhad

- ASR SMB Specialised Partner of the Year: Metro Systems Corporation PCL

- ASR Partner Excellence Award – Wipro Ltd

- Best Performing Partner of the Year (India): Accel Frontline Ltd and Futuresoft Solutions Pvt Ltd

- Best Performing Partner of the Year (Indonesia): PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika

- Best Performing Partner of the Year (Malaysia): Fujitsu (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

- Best Performing Partner of the Year (Philippines): Creative Technologies Inc

- Best Performing Partner of the Year (Singapore): NCS Pte Ltd and BT Frontline Pte Ltd

- Best Performing Partner of the Year (Thailand): MFEC Public Company Ltd

- Best Performing Partner of the Year (Vietnam): FPT Corporation

“We are pleased to recognise some of our most valued partners with these awards tonight and applaud their successful achievements in the past year,” said Eric Hoh, vice president, Asia South Region, Symantec. “We hope that this recognition continues to drive and nurture excellence in the channel community moving forward. We would like to thank and congratulate the winners of this year’s awards and look forward to work closer with them to continue our market leadership in the coming year.”

About Symantec Asia South Region Partner Engage 2011

The Symantec Asia Pacific and Japan Partner Engage 2011 Conference was held in Hong Kong, September 14-16, 2011. The event brought together approximately 150 senior executives from Symantec’s partner community to hear about Symantec’s directions, strategies, growth plans and emerging trends such as virtualisation, cloud computing and mobility.

About Symantec

Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organisations 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