CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the signing of a multi-year extension to its existing contract with HP, the worldwide PC sales leader. Under the terms of the new agreement, HP consumer desktop and notebook PCs will be shipped with a 60-day version of Norton Internet Security, the award-winning security suite that delivers protection against the latest online threats, such as spyware, viruses, worms and hackers. Consumers who purchase an HP desktop or notebook PC will have easy access to the leading Internet security solutions on their desktop.
"We have a long history with HP and today are pleased to strengthen this strategic relationship by providing HP customers our award-winning Norton security solution, which features a full range of protection that is automatic, powerful, and easy to understand and use," said Enrique Salem, president, consumer business unit, Symantec. "As consumers continue to work and play in the connected world, our security solutions, such as Norton Internet Security, provide them the confidence that their information and activities are safe and secure from new and emerging Internet threats."