Norton Ghost 2001 Delivers
High-Performance Utilities for Safe and Efficient System
Upgrading, Backup and Recovery
CUPERTINO,Calif. -Sep. 11, 2000- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:
SYMC) today announced Norton Ghost
2001, a fast and flexible utility designed for PC and small
business users in need of high performance solutions for system
upgrading, backup, and recovery. Based on the industry-leading
Symantec Ghost Enterprise product, Norton Ghost 2001 offers users a
reliable solution for safeguarding data and saving time.
"Norton Ghost 2001 enables power users to maintain their valuable
high-performance PCs using the same professional-quality software
preferred by corporate IT managers," said Steve Cullen, senior vice
president of Symantec's Consumer Product Division. "And, small
business users have the no-frills toolset they need for backing up
systems, recovering from disasters, performing system upgrades, and
installing new hardware."
New to Norton Ghost 2001 is its support for the Linux EXT2 file system,
ensuring reliable cloning of Linux-based PCs. In addition, Norton Ghost
2001 is now compatible with Windows 2000 and Windows Millennium,
thereby extending Ghost's powerful imaging capabilities to users of
Microsoft's latest operating systems.
For increased flexibility, Norton Ghost 2001 provides users with the
- Cloning capabilities for an entire hard drive or specified
partitions. Norton Ghost 2001 automatically determines the partition
sizes for the destination drive.
- Back-up feature for hard disk drives with the capability to write
disk images directly to many popular CDR/RW drives, as well as a
variety of the most popular removable magnetic media, including ZIP,
JAZ, SuperDisk, and more.
- Recovery of individual files and directories.
- Manipulation of disk images using the Ghost Explorer utility, which
now features enhanced image management, supports the addition of files,
and includes the ability to recompile images.
- Direct cloning between two PCs via high-speed parallel ports, USB
cables, or local IP connections on home networks.
Pricing and Availability
Norton Ghost 2001 is available now at retail stores, through the
Symantec web site www.symantec.com, and via online retailers. Norton
Ghost 2001 is priced at US$69.95. A US$20 rebate is available for
Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com.
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