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Symantec, a public company, is an enterprise technology vendor that provides solutions across advanced threat protection (APT), cloud security, IoT and data privacy. Enterprise-leading technologists largely use Symantec to manage their enterprise's strategy, procurement & implementation of cybersecurity, information protection, APT, endpoint security, encryption, email security, and network security.

Notable enterprise vendors competing for wallet share alongside Symantec include: Carbon Black, Check Point, Cisco, CrowdStrike, Cylance, IBM, Fortinet, FireEye, Forcepoint, McAfee, Kaspersky Lab, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Sophos, Trend Micro and Zscaler.

IT leaders need insight into the solutions, reliability, implementation cost, support structure, and compatibility offered by Symantec - and its position, stability, and trajectory predominantly within the information security market.

Since 2010, ETR has surveyed Symantec's target consumer base and end users about their forward-looking spending intentions with the company. Our survey methodology, frequency of polling and round table discussions with CIOs, allow us to capture and report, in real-time, changes in customer demand and the impact these changes have on Symantec's calendar year spend. Specifically, the data provides actionable insight into whether the company's products and services within Information Security, Mobile Device Management, Networking and Virtualization are seeing an acceleration, flattening or deceleration in spending intentions within the enterprise.

The most recent spending intentions data for Symantec was collected through ETR's proprietary TSIS (Technology Spending Intentions Survey) from 9/12/2018 - 9/27/2018 and was sourced from 327 CIOs and IT end users, which represent approximately $177B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 327 customers, 80 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 120 represent Global 2000 organizations.The report is available for purchase below.

Symantec commentary from 28 VENN events between 04/12/2017 and 06/11/2018 was aggregated into a VEC (VENN Events Content) report. The report is available for purchase below.

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