CompUSA Names Symantec As Software Vendor Of The Year for Third Time
Cupertino, Calif --September 14, 1998-- Symantec Corporation
(Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in utility software for business and
personal computing, was awarded Vendor-of-the-Year for Productivity
Software by CompUSA Inc. at CompUSA's 1998 General Managers Meeting at
the Marriott Orlando World Center in Orlando, Florida.
Criteria that were considered for this prestigious award included:
product quality, marketing partnership, and commitment to growth.
Symantec has the distinction of being the only supplier to win this
award three times.
"By consistently supporting CompUSA year after year, Symantec has
demonstrated a strong commitment to partnership and to growing our
mutual businesses," said Gary Bale, CompUSA Vice President of
Merchandising. "Symantec continues to be a market leader in its
categories and a role model for the computer industry"
"Symantec's partnership with CompUSA has been a tremendous business
opportunity and we are now honored to have been selected to receive
this top award once again," said Keith Robinson Symantec's vice
president of the Americas. "Symantec is committed to providing our
customers with the best software solutions available and with
CompUSA's help in the retail channel, we look forward to continuing
our prosperous relationship."
CompUSA, based in Dallas, is one of the nation's leading retailers and
resellers of personal computers and related products and services,
currently operating 134 CompUSA Computer Superstores in 61 major
metropolitan markets across the United States.
Symantec is the world leader in utility software for business and personal computing.
Symantec products and solutions help 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. Symantec is traded on Nasdaq under the symbol SYMC. More information
on the company and its products can be obtained at www.symantec.com.
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