Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition Now Supports Windows Me

First Enterprise Anti-Virus Solution to Provide Protection for Windows Me at the Desktop

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 27, 2001–Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), a world leader in Internet security technology, today announced the availability of Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition now including support for the Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me) operating system. Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition, the first corporate anti-virus solution to support the Windows Me platform, is a key component of Symantec Enterprise Security, a comprehensive and modular Internet security solution for enterprise computing environments.

“Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition, with support for the Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition Platform, is one more example of Symantec’s leadership in providing its enterprise customers with the best protection possible against new and unknown threats,” said Gail Hamilton, senior vice president, Enterprise Solutions Division, Symantec.

Symantec offers its enterprise customers multi-platform security products and services to protect all tiers of their heterogeneous computing environments. Symantec’s anti-virus solution for the Windows Me platform provides enterprise customers with comprehensive protection for their systems and data at the desktop.

Symantec Enterprise Security provides corporations with a comprehensive and modular Internet security solution. The solution enables customers to build the best security solution for their organization by choosing from Symantec’s best-of-breed, multi-platform Internet security products; manageability and administration tools; and world-class professional services and support. Symantec Enterprise Security also includes the Digital Immune System, Symantec’s unique technology for automatic detection and cure of security threats.


Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition provides multi-tier protection for Windows Me, Windows 2000/9x, Windows NT/2000 workstation and server, NetWare, and Windows 3.x/DOS. To obtain licensing information, or to locate a reseller, please visit on the World Wide Web.

About Symantec

Symantec, a world leader in Internet security technology, provides a broad range of content and network security solutions to individuals and enterprises. The company is a leading provider of virus protection, vulnerability assessment, intrusion prevention, Internet content and e-mail filtering, remote management technologies and security services to enterprises around the world. Symantec’s Norton brand of consumer security products leads the market in worldwide retail sales and industry awards. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has worldwide operations in 36 countries. For more information, please visit our Web site at

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