Cupertino, Calif. May 17, 1999 - Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in utility software for business and personal computing, today announced product support for the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system. Many of Symantec's best-of-breed solutions will take advantage of the power, security, and ease-of-use of the new operating system, and provide the tools needed to maximize the performance of Windows 2000-based systems. The following Symantec solutions are scheduled to be Windows 2000-ready 30 days after Microsoft ships: pcANYWHERE32, Norton AntiVirus, Norton CleanSweep, Norton Ghost, Norton System Center, TalkWorks, ACT!, and Mobile Essentials.
"We are pleased to be able to offer our best-selling productivity software to users who will be migrating to Windows 2000 Professional," said Enrique Salem, vice president of Symantec's Security and Assistance Business Unit. "Our innovative utilities and remote productivity solutions build upon Microsoft's robust operating system to deliver the reliability, performance, and usability customers have come to expect from two of the technology industry's most experienced leaders."
"We are thrilled that Symantec Corporation is partnering with Microsoft to build upon the great benefits of Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional," said Robert Bennett, Group Product Manager for Windows at Microsoft. "Optimized for Windows 2000 Professional, Symantec's utilities and productivity solutions will deliver a powerful solution that can significantly reduce the total cost of ownership for desktop computing."
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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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