Symantec Wins Top Honors at Networld+Interop
Symantec Debuts Mobile Update and Wins "Best Of Show"
LAS VEGAS, Nev.- May 6, 1998 - Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC), the
leader in mobile applications, today at NetWorld+Interop, was awarded
the prestigious Best of Show award for Symantec Mobile Update, a
client/server application that keeps mobile users automatically
up-to-date through e-mail. Available in May, Mobile Update won the
Data Communications/LANTIMES Best of Show award in the category of
Network Applications Software. Premiering at NetWorld+Interop, Mobile
Update is specifically designed for mobile professionals who need to
be kept up-to-date on the most current versions of documents, such as
presentations, price lists and financial forecasts, but don't always
have the time to connect to the network or intranet to retrieve them.
"We are very pleased to accept this award for Mobile Update," said
Christopher Calisi, vice president of Symantec's Remote Productivity
Solutions Business Unit. "This recognition validates this brand new
application designed to arm managers with the ability to keep their
mobile users up-to-date anywhere they work."
For those interested in a preview of Symantec Mobile Update, Symantec
is offering a free beta version so customers can test the software in
their own work environment. Customers can download the beta from
Symantec's website at www.symantec.com/mu.
Symantec Corporation helps make users productive and keep their computers safe and
reliable anywhere and anytime. Symantec offers a broad range of solutions and is
acclaimed as a leader in both customer satisfaction and product brand recognition.
The company is focused on addressing customer needs in three main application areas:
the Norton product line of anti-virus and PC-assistance products; the pcANYWHERE,
WinFax and ACT! product lines that cater to remote user productivity; and the Cafe
product lines in Internet development tools.
Founded in 1982, the company's global operations span North America, Europe,
Japan and several fast growing markets throughout Asia Pacific and Latin America.
Traded on Nasdaq under the symbol SYMC, Symantec Corporation is based in Cupertino,
California and employs more than 2,000 people. Information on the company and its
products can be obtained by calling (800) 441-7234 toll free, (541) 334-6054 or
accessed on the World Wide Web at
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