Symantec Corp is a Delaware Corporation, incorporated on April 19, 1988. The Company provides security, backup and availability solutions. Its products and services protect people and information in any environment, from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. The three operating segments are: User Productivity & Protection, Information Security, and Information Management. User Productivity & Protection segment focuses on making it simple for customers to be productive and protected at home and at work. These products include its Norton solutions, endpoint security and management, encryption, and mobile offerings. Information Security segment protects organizations so they can securely conduct business while leveraging new platforms and data. These products include Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") Certificates, authentication, mail and web security, data center security, data loss prevention, and information security services offerings. Information Management segment focuses on backup and recovery, archiving and eDiscovery, storage and high availability solutions, helping to ensure that its customers' IT infrastructure and mission-critical applications are protected, managed and available. The Company has approximately more than 2,200 patents, in addition to foreign patents and pending U.S. and foreign patent applications, which relate to various aspects of its products and technology. The Company competes with other software companies, operating system providers, network equipment manufacturers, and other OEMs to acquire technologies, products, or companies and to publish software developed by third parties.