Symantec and Toshiba to Offer Norton 360 and Norton Internet Security to Laptop Customers
CUPERTINO, Calif. – July 16, 2008 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced that Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division and Toshiba of Canada Limited will include Norton 360 or Norton Internet Security 2008 on all of its laptop computers. Toshiba will offer a full-featured complimentary 60-day introductory subscription of Norton security software in English, Spanish and French to its laptop customers in North and South America.
Norton Internet Security 2008 is a complete security solution that runs quietly in the background to detect and block today's complex online threats. Norton 360 combines complete security with online and local backup, as well as tune-up in an easy to use all-in-one solution. Both Norton solutions include spyware and identity protection which protects consumers when they buy, bank, or browse online.
"Symantec is pleased to see Toshiba, one of the premiere brands in mobile computing, adding our award-winning Norton security software to its laptop computers in North and South America," said Erin Hintz, vice president of worldwide consumer marketing, Symantec. "Toshiba has been an innovator in the laptop computer market for more than 20 years. We look forward to providing Toshiba customers with our all-in-one security solution to help safeguard their laptop computers."
"To our customers, Norton means trusted and comprehensive security for their laptop computers," said Jeff Barney, general manager and vice president, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. "By pre-installing Norton's security solutions on all of our laptop computers, we will offer our customers a world-class security solution to help protect their laptop in terms of PC security, identity protection, tune-up technologies and backup capabilities."
Norton 360 or Norton Internet Security will ship on all Toshiba laptop models including Satellite®, Satellite Pro®, Tecra®, Qosmio® and Portégé® in North and South America, with the exception of Brazil.
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage 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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