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Barbara Darrow, compliance, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technolgies, Jonathan Dambrot, Prevalent Networks, Symantec
So the big get bigger. Intel will buy McAfee and its security portfolio for $7.68 billion. The rationale, according to a statement by Intel CEO Paul Otellini, is that there is insufficient...
What, me worry? In stark contrast to just 15 months ago, the 2010 Global SMB Information Protection Survey from...
In a world where the big vendors race to get bigger (but not necessarily better), it's nice to see innovative, smaller vendors gaining channel recognition.
Word out of Mountain View is that Symantec is cutting jobs -- quite a few jobs -- at the start of its new fiscal year.
Some groups -- midmarket sales for example -- will see a 20% reduction, sources say. Stay tuned for more details.
This follows apparent cuts last month in the company's
IT channel products distributor Tech Data has established an new industry solutions unit for the healthcare sector. It also has focused technical resources on a center populated with Symantec products.
High-tech vendors have been pretty creative this year about establishing new financing options for partners that have been hit hard by the credit crunch. Now, Symantec has started up a new short-term program that is intended for partners that have made the effort to earn its
Morro, Microsoft's free consumer security software, is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg regarding the company's latest security push.
Microsoft this week announced that a
Microsoft is coming out with free consumer security software -- a move that could spell trouble for the leaders in the market. The company said yesterday it's discontinuing its Windows...