CUPERTINO, Calif. - June 1, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the global leader in information security, today announced Symantec Client Migration 3.0, an easy-to-use solution designed to reduce the costs and user downtime associated with PC migration. Symantec Client Migration 3.0 provides organizations with a cost-effective solution that streamlines the migration process by automating many of the repetitive tasks associated with PC migration. Symantec Client Migration 3.0 is scheduled to be available in early June.
Symantec Client Migration 3.0 will offer a fully automated, script-based migration service called Symantec AutoMigrate. In addition, the product features a Web-based interface for users to perform their own migration and application update tasks. Users will be able to access a single, browser-based interface that provides them with a familiar and user-friendly migration process without the need to install another client. Organizations are provided with a cost-effective, easy-to-use migration solution that can be controlled from the user's desktop.
"With today's complex enterprise networks, operating system provisioning tools alone are often not sufficient in dealing with the complexity of a mixed hardware and software environment," said Thom Bailey, director of product management, enterprise administration, Symantec Corporation. "Symantec Client Migration provides organizations a powerful migration solution for PC data and desktop settings migration as part of an overall plan for operating system deployment, application provisioning and continued lifecycle management."
Symantec Client Migration 3.0 offers organizations a secure software migration solution that employs a centralized administration plan. The product features Windows domain authentication support to securely associate user authentication within a domain. All files can be managed using encrypted data transmission for maximum transport security. In addition, Symantec Client Migration provides four levels of access rights for added data security.
Symantec Client Migration 3.0 includes several components and features designed to accelerate the migration process and reduce administrative costs by automating repetitive tasks:
Symantec Client Migration 3.0 is scheduled to be available in early June through Symantec's worldwide network of distributors and resellers. For additional product information call (800) 745-6054 or visit http://sea.symantec.com. To obtain licensing information or to locate a reseller, visit http://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com/license on the World Wide Web.
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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