Q&A: Symantec CEO On Company Transformation, How It Will Look To Define Future Of Platform Security


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Symantec CEO On The Record

There's a battle emerging in the legacy security market, with top vendors vying to be the platform security vendor of choice. The latest example of that was McAfee's spinout from parent company Intel earlier this year. But, Symantec CEO Greg Clark said he isn't worried about the effect it will have on his own business. Symantec has been going through a transformation of its own over the past few years, he said, and is positioned to win in security with a platform strategy. CRN sat down with Clark to talk about Symantec's transformation and where the company is placing its bets, just as McAfee looks to place its own and startups look to take share from the security giant. Take a look at what Clark had to say, and why he said partners should jump on board with Symantec for the long haul.



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