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Symantec Commands Over 70 Percent of SSL Certificates on World’s Top 1,000 Domains

March 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Symantec Commands Over 70 Percent of SSL Certificates on World’s Top 1,000 Domains 

Web Hosting BlogMOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that its Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates are found on more than 70 percent of the Internet’s top 1,000 SSL-using websites while its closest competitor sits with just 4 percent. The Alexa Netcraft Index is a monthly snapshot of SSL Certificate use among the Internet’s most frequently visited sites. Symantec’s family of dominant SSL brands includes VeriSign, GeoTrust, Thawte, RapidSSL and TC Trust Center.

This month’s report comes amid high profile discussions – from the social networks to the halls of power in Washington, D.C. – on the necessity for greater SSL implementation across the Internet’s Web properties. Concerns over rogue hotspots and related man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks have given rise to an extension of SSL protection to Web sessions beyond login and transactional pages. Read more

Symantec Offers Security and Storage Management Through Amazon Web Services

December 10, 2009 by · Comments Off on Symantec Offers Security and Storage Management Through Amazon Web Services 

Web Hosting ServicesMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced it is offering its next-generation security and enterprise-class storage management solutions through the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Symantec Endpoint Protection and Veritas Storage Foundation Basic are now available on Amazon EC2. Businesses can leverage the Symantec solutions to add additional protection to their Windows servers in the cloud with comprehensive threat prevention and manage their cloud storage online with a single toolset that delivers reliability, scalability and high performance.

“As many businesses increasingly leverage the cloud for applications and services, they want to protect and manage those environments with the security and storage management solutions they are used to from Symantec,” said Greg Hughes, group president, Enterprise Product Group, Symantec. “By taking the same proven security and storage management solutions that organizations have come to rely on in their data center and extending them to Amazon EC2, Symantec is delivering on its commitment to provide value in the cloud.”
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