Symantec Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide.

This is the 14th time that Symantec has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant since 2005, based on the company’s completeness of vision and ability to execute. The Managed Security Services report evaluated 17 different vendors on the criteria.

Symantec’s Managed Security Services (MSS) provides continual security monitoring across both on-premises and cloud environments. MSS delivers global Threat Intelligence Services, Incident Response Services and Cyber Skills Development Services to address every stage of the attack lifecycle and strive to stay ahead of adversaries. Powered by the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, the world’s largest civilian threat intelligence network, Symantec’s Cyber Security Services provide the technology, experience and expertise that are vital for protection, visibility and control of critical assets, users and data.

“Symantec is committed to bringing comprehensive threat monitoring and an experienced global network of cyber security professionals to customers around the world and is honored to be positioned in Gartner’s Leaders quadrant for the 14th time,” said Samir Kapuria, senior vice president and general manager of Symantec’s Cyber Security Services. “Our continued investments in people, research and new technologies have given us an edge in providing enterprise-wide protection to help organizations bolster defenses and respond to new threats as they emerge 24x7x365.”

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Source: Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide” Toby Bussa, Kelly M. Kavanagh, Pete Shoard, Sid Deshpande, 27 February 2018.

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About Symantec

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton suite of products for protection at home and across all of their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please visit www.symantec.com or connect with us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.

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Nicole Murphy
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Release Summary

Symantec announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide.

Contacts

Symantec Corporation
Nicole Murphy
Nicole_Murphy@symantec.com