Windows Magazine Awards Norton Mobile Essentials a Place on Prestigious Winlist
-- New Symantec Mobile Solution Receives Accolades --
Cupertino, Calif --July 22, 1998-- Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq:
SYMC) today announced a stellar review of Norton Mobile Essentials
that appears in the August issue of Windows Magazine and includes
placing Norton Mobile Essentials on the WinList of recommended
products, the highest level of praise awarded by the publication.
"Norton Mobile Essentials is perfect for on-the-go business travelers
whose only PC is a notebook," wrote Scot Finnie, Windows Magazine
editor. "Norton Mobile Essentials defines a new product category that
any experienced PC-toting traveler will readily recognize as an area
of computing in need. Even better, NME fills the need quite admirably
with a host of easy-to-use, effective tools."
Every month, Windows Magazine editors evaluate and compare hundreds of
products, including desktop systems, notebooks, and hardware as well
as software products. Editors update the list each
month with new hardware and software to provide readers the most
up-to-date information available on current market offerings. Windows
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"We are thrilled that Norton Mobile Essentials has been placed on the
Windows Magazine highly respected WinList," said Christopher Calisi,
vice president of Symantec's Remote Productivity Solutions Business
Unit. "This recognition signifies that we are providing an effective
solution that meets the critical needs of mobile customers."
Introduced in May, Norton Mobile Essentials is designed to maximize
productivity and reduce the frustration of connection problems faced
by mobile professionals. Norton Mobile Essentials is now available
from Symantec's network of authorized resellers. It has an estimated
retail price of $79.95. A 30-day trial version of Norton Mobile
Essentials can be downloaded at www.symantec.com/nme.
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safe and reliable anywhere and anytime. Symantec offers a broad range of solutions
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