SYMANTEC. CONFIDENCE IN A CONNECTED WAY

Symantec is the global leader in security innovation and the world's leading cyber security company.

Background, Product & Services, Values and Current State or Operations

BACKGROUND

  • Founded in 1982 by 34-year old Dr. Gary Hendrix
  • More than 21,500 employees worldwide
  • Located in 35 countries
  • 379 on the Fortune 500 List
  • Headquarters at Mountain view, CA
  • FY14 revenue of $6.7 billion
  • 27,000 global patents

PRODUCTS

  • Endpoint & Hybrid Cloud Security
  • Information Protection
  • Web & Cloud Security
  • Messaging Security
  • Cyber Security Services
  • Websites
  • Norton

SERVICES

  • Consulting Services
  • Premium Technical Support
  • Cyber Security Services
  • Education Services

MISSION STATEMENT

"Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored"

VALUES

  • Innovation
  • Action
  • Customer-driven
  • Trust

CURRENT STATE OF OPERATIONS

  • Divestiture of Veritas : Symantec makes a major corporate move and sells data storage unit, Veritas for $8 billion.
  • Acquisition of Bluecoat and LifeLock: Purchases LifeLock for $2.3billion and improves theft protection becoming the #1 in customer security and Bluecoat for $4.65 billion to "define the future of cybersecurity."

By Gloria Ashiya Katuka

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