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Symantec Simplifies Cloud Migration with Management Center 2.0


Streamlines deployment, management and monitoring for cloud-based and
hybrid security environments; adds AWS support and licensing options for
virtual appliances

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world's leading cyber security
company, has announced significant enhancements to Symantec
Management Center
. The centralized solution manages the network
portfolio inside of the Symantec Integrated Cyber Defense
Platform, allowing customers to seamlessly migrate to the cloud or a
hybrid network security solution, simplifying the security challenges
inherent in cloud generation transitions.

In order to maximize the value of Symantec
Network Protection Solutions
, including Symantec's powerful,
market-leading ProxySG,
customers must be able to quickly and easily roll out, configure,
monitor, manage and back up their deployments as they migrate from
on-premises solutions to the cloud.

Symantec Management Center is a unified management platform that
provides centralized visibility and control for Symantec network
security products, to help reduce operational costs and improve return
on investment. Management Center 2.0 includes these new features:

  • AWS Support enables deployment to hosted virtual machines and
    allows customers to seamlessly transition to cloud-based
    Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions. The centralized, unified
    management extends the security benefits of Symantec Network
    Protection solutions to the cloud while streamlining operational
    policy, management and deployment.
  • Virtual Appliance Licensing options that support up to 1,000
    devices and allow virtualized infrastructure to scale as an
    organization's business grows.

"Flexible and scalable deployment of Management Center is an effective
way to help maximize the benefits of network security solutions
including Symantec Secure Web Gateway," said Wassim Tawbi, vice
president of product management, Symantec. "Centralized management and
reporting can streamline operational needs and improve visibility and
effectiveness for customers as they evolve toward a cloud generation

Symantec Management Center 2.0 is now available globally. For more
information, visit:

About Symantec

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world's leading cyber security
company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most
important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to
Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against
sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure.
Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families
rely on Symantec's Norton and LifeLock product suites to protect their
digital lives at home and across their devices. Symantec operates one of
the world's largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to
see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional
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