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news releases - 1999
Notice: All information contained in Symantec news releases is accurate and valid as of the date of issue. All content is subject to change. For the latest information about Symantec Corporation and Symantec products, please contact the appropriate PR contact.

December 21, 1999
To Ensure Customer Protection Symantec Lowers Price of Norton 2000 in Canada

December 13, 1999
Norton Ghost for Netware Reduces Total Cost of Ownership on Netware Servers

Symantec's Internet Tools Established as Independent Company

December 6, 1999
Symantec sells ACT! to SalesLogix for $80m

November 29, 1999
Sterling Commerce and Symantec Integrate pcAnywhere with CONNECT: Remote, providing Customers a Superior Remote Management Solution

November 22, 1999
Symantec Millennium Action Response Team Offers Y2K Protection, Support, and Peace of Mind

New Computer Virus Spreads by E-Mail and Triggers on Christmas Day

November 19, 1999
Symantec Canada Creates New Division to Service Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses

Symantec and Beyond.com Launch Canadian Online Software Store

November 10, 1999
Symantec and HP Integrate pcAnywhere with New HP OpenView Desktop Administrator

November 1, 1999
Symantec-Microsoft Partnership Makes Norton Antivirus 2000 Free to Small, Mid-Sized Businesses for Limited Time

October 26, 1999
Mobile Essentials Personal Edition Available Free to Public

October 25, 1999
Symantec Provides Power Users Fast and Effective Solution to Optimise Windows NT Volumes

October 20, 1999
Symantec Announces Record Second Fiscal Quarter Results

Norton Antivirus for Firewalls 1.5 Eliminates Internet Viruses on IBM, CVP Firewalls Before They Enter Corporate Network

October 19, 1999
Symantec's Norton Internet Security First Product to Give PC Users Complete Internet Protection

August 31, 1999
Norton Ghost 6.0 Reduces Time To Recover, Install And Maintain PCs Across Enterprise

August 30, 1999
Norton SystemWorks 2000 Sets The Pace For Utility Suites

August 23, 1999
Norton CleanSweep 2000 Eliminates Messy Internet Buildup With One Mouse Click, Award-Winning Utility Recovers Hard Drive Clutter Caused by Web Surfing

Norton AntiVirus 2000 Automatically Protects Against Internet and Email-Borne Viruses

Norton Utilities 2000 Makes Computer Maintenance and Repair Easy and Fast

Symantec Announces Next Generation Intelligent Web Filtering Technology

August 16, 1999
TalkWorks PRO 3.0 Manages Voice/Fax Communications to Give Small Businesses a More Professional Image

July 21, 1999
Symantec Announces Record First Fiscal Quarter Results

Symantec Announces Internet Centric Strategy Focused on Content Security and Remote Device Management

June 23, 1999
Symantec and Tivoli Provide Comprehensive Y2K Management Solution

June 22, 1999
Norton 2000 2.0 the Best Way to Help Consumers, Small Businesses Protect Themselves Against Y2K Problems

June 21, 1999
File Recovery Easy for Norton Utilities Users Hit by Worm.ExploreZip

June 14, 1999
Norton 2000 Corporate Edition 2.0 Eases Management through Enhanced Administration, Improved Database Options

Symantec's pcAnywhere 9.0 Reduces Remote Network Management and Support Costs

Symantec is the Only Company to Offer Free Online Fix for Destructive Worm.ExploreZip Worm

June 11, 1999
Symantec First to Provide Immediate Protection for High-Risk, Destructive Worm.Explorezip worm

June 10, 1999
Symantec Plans to Establish Internet Tools Business Unit as Independent Internet Technology Company

June 7, 1999
Symantec Data Recovery Service Helps Businesses Recover From Disasters

Symantec Announces Exclusive Deal with Staples-Business Depot Tech Centres

June 1, 1999
Anti-Virus in 1999 - Time to Review

May 25, 1999
Symantec Unveils Digital Immune System Strategy for Unprecedented Level of Managed, Intelligent Protection and Control

Symantec First to Deliver Repair for PowerPoint Viruses, Including O97M.Tristate Cross-Infecting Microsoft Office Macro Virus

May 17, 1999
Symantec Canada welcomes Spring with New Promotions

May 11, 1999
Mobile Essentials Helps Mobile Professionals Quickly Adjust to New Locations

Symantec Canada Awards Grand Prize in Holiday Promotion

April 14, 1999
Symantec Corporation Appoints John W. Thompson, Senior IBM Executive, as President, CEO and Chairman

April 5, 1999
Symantec Guards Groupware Environments with Norton AntiVirus 2.0 for Lotus Notes/Domino

April 1, 1999
Symantec and IBM Global Services Join Forces to Help Companies Hit by W97M.Melissa Virus

Symantec Posts New Virus Definitions to Guard Against Variants of Melissa Virus

March 31, 1999
Remedy, Intel and Symantec Integrate Industry-Leading Solutions to Create IT Service Management Platform

Symantec Offers Free Norton AntiVirus for Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes to Companies at Risk from Melissa Virus

March 30, 1999
Symantec Completes Quarterdeck Acquisition

March 29, 1999
Symantec Protects Users from New Melissa Macro Virus

March 25, 1999
Symantec VisualCafé Selected by Compaq for Enterprise Java Development on Compaq Tru64 UNIX and Windows NT Mixed Server Environments

Symantec and Mercury Interactive Announce Testing Solution for Smooth Deployment of VisualCafé Applications

Norton 2000 Named Best End-User Software at FOSE '99

Symantec and Remedy Corporation Partner to Deliver pcANYWHERE Integration

March 22, 1999
Symantec Announces Stock Buy Back

Symantec Detects and Eliminates Recent Pentium III Serial Number Exploit

Symantec's Act! 4.0 Wins Codie Award for "Best Business Software Upgrade"

March 19, 1999
ARAMARK, Commonwealth Edison, BankBoston and Texas Utilities rely on Symantec to Provide Anti-Virus Protection

Symantec Increases Cost Savings for Macintosh Customers with Utility Software Bundle

March 18, 1999
New Norton 2000 Package Addresses Y2K Needs of Small Businesses

March 17, 1999
Symantec and InstallShield Software Corporation Form Partnership to Deliver Software Registration Solutions

March 16, 1999
Symantec Emerges from European Anti-Virus Market Consolidation as Leading Vendor in Retail

Symantec™ and California State University, San Marcos kick off their series of VisualCafé™ for Java Training Seminars

Electronic Greeting Cards are Safe; Blue Mountain and Symantec Expose Virus Hoax

March 15, 1999
Symantec Strengthens Management Team with Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Promotions

March 12, 1999
Symantec Ships VisualCafé™ Enterprise Suite

IHA Employees, GROUPadvantage Franchises Enhance Operations with Act!, Norton AntiVirus and Norton Utilities

March 10, 1999
Independent Research Shows Network Associates' Customers are at Risk from Potential Virus Infection

March 9, 1999
Symantec Bundles Paragon Software's FoneSync with Act! 4.0

March 4, 1999
Symantec Recognises Contribution of Electronic Commerce Partners to On-Line Growth

Jim Galpin named Channel Sales Manager for Symantec Canada

Symantec Leads Retail Software Market during 1998

March 3, 1999
Norton AntiVirus the only Office 2000-Ready AV Solution

March 2, 1999
Symantec Announces Norton SystemWorks 2.0

March 1, 1999
Symantec's Norton Mobile Essentials Wins Prestigious Award at Mobile Insights '99

February 24, 1999
Symantec's Norton Ghost Outperforms Imagecast in Ziff-David Independent Lab Tests

February 23, 1999
Symantec's Norton HelpDesk Assistant Reduces Support Costs

February 19, 1999
Norton SystemWorks Bests McAfee Office to earn place on Windows Magazine Winlist

February 18, 1999
85 per cent Canadian Marketshare for Symantec's Norton SystemWorks

New Norton Utilities 4.0 the Most Effective, Intelligent Problem-Solving Tool Yet

Symantec Completes First Phase of IBM U.S. Anti-Virus Customer Transition Program

February 11, 1999
Norton Antivirus for OS/2 Detects, Eliminates Virus Threats on OS/2 Workstations

February 2, 1999
Symantec Norton 2000 Only Y2K Solution to be named to Windows Magazine Winlist

February 1, 1999
Symantec NAV Solution Suite Provides Global Protection for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

January 28, 1999
Symantec Norton 2000 beats Six Competitors to be named Reviewer's Choice by Government Computer News

January 27, 1999
Symantec named Best Software Partner for 1998 by Merisel

January 22, 1999
Symantec's Norton AntiVirus Easily Outmatches Competition in PC World "Best Buy" Roundup for Second Consecutive Year

January 21, 1999
Symantec to Expand Management Team for Next Phase of Growth

Norton Antivirus chosen as Key Component in IBM e-Business Security Solution

January 18, 1999
Symantec Reports Record Revenue for Third Fiscal Quarter

Norton SystemWorks trounces McAfee Office in Product Face-Offs

January 16, 1999
Symantec Offers Free Copies of pcTelecommute Software To Winter Storm Residents

January 11, 1999
Thousands of Norton AntiVirus 5.0 Customers use Scan and Deliver for Speedy, Automatic File Analysis

January 7, 1999
Tivoli and Symantec announce Year 2000 Solution for Small to Medium Businesses

January 6, 1999
Symantec is first vendor to provide Integrated Repair Solution for Remote Explorer Virus

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