Symantec Announces New Channel Program for Latin America
The Symantec Solutions Alliance Program focuses on providing Latin American Corporate resellers and VAR community with easy, flexible solutions based on Symantec software and services
CUPERTINO, Calif. - August 16, 1999 - Symantec Corporation
(Nasdaq:SYMC) today announced the Solutions Alliance Program for Latin
America, a program designed to encourage the Latin American corporate
reseller community to work closer with Symantec and its products. The
program helps Value Added Resellers (VAR's), integrators, developers
and consultants by providing special expertise relating to Symantec
products focusing on the areas of anti-virus and content security, and
remote productivity solutions. The program will be introduced at
various events throughout the Latin American region.
"Symantec products provide the perfect technology to help our corporate
reseller community offer services and support solutions to address the
issues their corporate customers face today," said Michelle Amery,
regional director of Latin America at Symantec. "The Solutions
Alliance Program is designed to provide Symantec's award-winning
technology and expertise to Alliance members in Latin America to help
them be successful." Solutions Alliance Program Components The program
offers two levels of membership: Solutions Associate and Solutions
Partner. All corporate resellers in Latin America are encouraged to
apply for membership.
The Solutions Associate level offers: Access to Solution Kits; access
to three Latin America Symantec Solutions Alliance web sites which
provide access to detailed technical information, sales resources and
program updates (English -
www.Symantec.com/la/var/, Spanish -
www.Symantec.com/mx/var/ and Brazilian
Portuguese - www.Symantec.com/br/var/);
a free listing on Symantec's website; the
Symantec Value licensing program; technical support; access to all
Symantec products; a Not For Resale purchase program; a quarterly
Symantec electronic newsletter featuring the latest company news and
product revisions; and Solution Alliance program artwork and
The Solutions Partner level offers all of the Associate level benefits
in addition to a "Symantec Expert" training - Symantec's highest level
of technical support and opportunities to participate in co-marketing
programs with Symantec.
Solutions Alliance Membership
Solution Associates must maintain Symantec Certified Specialists on
staff for each Symantec product, provide technical services to
customers and submit quarterly sales and service reports. Solution
Partners must be nominated by a Symantec account representative and
demonstrate technical expertise in Symantec products. Applications for
program enrollment can be found at www.symantec.com/la/var/. All applications
must be submitted electronically. Approvals will be sent via e-mail in
four business days.
Symantec is a world leader in Internet security technology and technology
solutions that help companies manage and support workforces that use laptop
computers and other mobile devices.
The company is a leading provider of software products for the consumer market
and is rapidly growing its presence as a provider of solutions to enterprise organizations
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