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Symantec Delivers Comprehensive Protection at its Annual Symantec VISION 2006 Australia Customer and Partner event

  • 01 September, 2006 12:00

<p>Australian event to be held in Sydney on September 5</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia – 1 September 2006 - Symantec is holding its annual VISION 2006 conference on September 5 at the Hilton Hotel, Sydney, with more than 1,600 customers registered to attend. VISION is Symantec’s annual conference for current and future enterprise customers and aims to be a strategic gathering place for members of the IT community.</p>
<p>The theme for this year’s VISION conference is, “Protection: Information, Infrastructure and Interaction,” which will include presentations from Symantec’s senior executives, strategic partners including NetApp, Symantec customers, as well as a special keynote presentation from Dr Keith Suter. Dr Suter is a social commentator and strategic planner, and one of only 100 members of the prestigious global think tank, The Club of Rome. He will be presenting on “Where the global economy is headed, with a predominant focus on Asia Pacific and what the implications will be on technology and investment in technology”.</p>
<p>During the free-of-charge one-day event, speakers will highlight the importance of creating a secure and trusted environment, free from risks to security, availability, compliance and performance.</p>
<p>This includes how businesses and IT managers can plan for the future; maximise investment in legacy and future IT systems; reduce risk; optimise hardware and system management; and improve application and business security.</p>
<p>“Today’s companies need a broad set of solutions designed to protect their infrastructure, information and interactions,” said David Sykes, vice president, Symantec, Pacific region. That means creating a trusted environment, free of risks to security, availability, compliance and performance. Symantec is helping to build this secure environment by delivering solutions that facilitate trust and security, free IT to innovate and deliver value to business.”</p>
<p>In the afternoon, the conference will be split into five streams: Data Centre Foundation; Enterprise Messaging Management; Comprehensive Threat Management; IT Compliance and Windows Protection, made up of a technical demonstration track and tutorials.</p>
<p>Highlights include:</p>
<p>· Keynote speeches from industry leaders who provide an inside look at strategic IT issues
· First-hand customer experiences, customer Visionary Awards and presentations (Application Performance Management, Compliance, Security and Fraud)
· Live technical demonstrations of Symantec and partner solutions · Potential to develop skills to implement real solutions · Learn about Symantec’s recently announced futures for solutions across Security and Availability · Solution showcase: many of Symantec’s key partners all under the one roof.</p>
<p>To register for this FREE event or to find further information, please visit:</p>
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<p>About Symantec
Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at <http:></http:> .</p>
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<p>Press Contacts:</p>
<p>Debbie Sassine
Max Australia
+ 61 2 9954 3492</p>

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