Symantec Named Vendor Of The Year From Buy.Com
CUPERTINO, Calif. Oct. 13, 1999 - Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC)
announced today that BUY.COM, a leading Internet retailer and e-commerce portal
site, named Symantec as this year's vendor of the year.
"Symantec is extremely honored to receive this award," said Mike Flanagan,
Symantec's director of ecommerce sales & marketing. "BUY.COM has been a strong
and growing partner over the last 2 years and is an established e-tailer. The
vendor of the year award is a tribute to our respective teams, who have placed
value on creativity, revenue growth and overall quality of the relationship."
"Symantec is one of our key software partners and one of the first to recognize
the growing trend of customers who want to take advantage of purchasing software
online," said John Herr, vice president of sales and marketing for BUY.COM. "We
look forward to helping Symantec continue to be an e-commerce leader in 2000."
BUY.COM is a leading Internet superstore, offering a comprehensive selection of
brand name computer hardware and peripherals, software, books, videos, DVDs,
computer games, music and surplus equipment at everyday low prices. Through seven
online specialty stores -- BUYCOMP.COM, BUYSOFT.COM, BUYBOOKS.COM, BUYVIDEOS.COM,
BUYMUSIC.COM, BUYGAMES.COM and BUYCLEARANCE.COM
BUY.COM offers more than 800,000 products in a convenient, intuitive shopping
interface that features extensive product information and multi-media
presentations. BUY.COM's e-commerce portal, www.buy.com, links all seven
specialty stores and is designed to enhance the customer's online shopping
experience 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More information on BUY.COM is
available at the corporate Website, www.buy.com.
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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