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Symantec Intros Service Models

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced two new service models, Symantec Operational Services and Symantec Residency Services. These offerings through Symantec Global Services provide enterprise customers with an extended range of IT infrastructure management options to incorporate best practices, improve efficiencies, and ultimately improve overall IT risk management. Three offerings are currently available worldwide, Symantec Data Protection Operational Services, Symantec Data Protection Residency Services, and Symantec Antivirus Residency Services, with additional offerings planned for release in 2007.

"CIGNA has customers around the world, and protecting their information is critical to our business," said Craig Shumard, chief information security officer, CIGNA. "Symantec Antivirus Residency Services provide us with an onsite expert who deeply understands our security infrastructure. With Symantec taking care of our virus protection, our internal IT staff can focus on key strategic areas that will help us grow our business and better serve our customers."

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC)