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  1. 1. Financial Highlights NET INCOME* Symantec and its shareholders experienced a strong R es t of W or ld fiscal 1998 with successful financial performance and achievements. We have built Ma r . 3 1, 19 9 8 $ 24,138 13% shareholder value by implementing a long-time vision, bringing solutions to customers N o rt h A me rica Dec. 3 1, 19 9 7 $ 21,836 that meet their needs and executing our business strategy well. Eur ope, Middle Ea s t Sep. 3 0 , 19 9 7 $ 20,580 22% a nd Afr ica 65% Jun. 3 0 , 19 9 7 $ 18,535 Ma r . 3 1, 19 9 7 $ 8,269 Dec. 3 1, 19 9 6 $ 13,852 NET INCOME PER SHARE – DILUTED (in thousands) REVENUE BY REGION M a r. 3 1, 1 998 $ 0. 40 * Quarterly operating results for the period ended March 31, 1997 includes (for March 1998 Quarter) r e v e n u e a n d c h a r g e s r e la t e d t o t h e sa le of S y ma n t e c ’s n e t wor k in g b u sin e ss u n it (se e N ot e 1 2 of N ot e s t o C on solid a t e d F in a n c ia l S t a t e me n t s). Dec . 3 1, 1 997 $ 0. 37 Sep. 3 0, 1 997 $ 0. 35 J un . 3 0, 1 997 $ 0. 32 M a r. 3 1, 1 997 $ 0. 15 CLOSING STOCK PRICES Dec . 3 1, 1 996 $ 0. 25 ........................................................ .................................... ................ .............................................. .................................... ................ Ma r . 19 9 8 $ 29.00 $ 20.88 I nter net T ools , R oya lties a nd Other Dec. 19 9 7 $ 19.19 $ 27.00 10% ........ ........ Se curit y and A ssist ance S e p. 19 9 7 $ 19.44 $ 25.50 ..................................... ..................................... 50% J u n. 19 9 7 $ 12.50 $ 20.38 NET REVENUES ........ ........................... 40% R emote Ma r . 19 9 7 $ 12.63 $ 18.38 ................. ........ Pr oductivity M a r. 3 1, 1 998 $ 156, 092 Solutions Dec. 19 9 6 $ 9.88 $ 16.38 ....... ....... Dec . 3 1, 1 997 $ 148, 240 $0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 Sep. 3 0 , 1 997 $ 139, 013 REVENUE BY BUSINESS UNIT J un . 3 0 , 1 997 $ 135, 016 ( f o r F i s c a l Ye a r 1 9 9 8 ) (prices by Quarter) M a r. 3 1, 1 997 $ 129, 706 Dec . 3 1, 1 996 $ 124, 081 (in thousands) = Fiscal 1998 = Fiscal 1997
  2. 2. ™ 1998 Annual Report Corporate Profile Symantec Corporation helps make users productive and keep their computers safe and reliable, anywhere and anytime. As the world leader in utility software for business and personal computing, Symantec is acclaimed for both its customer satisfaction and product brand recognition. The Company offers a broad range of solutions focused on addressing customer needs in three main areas: the Norton product line of anti-virus and PC- assistance products; products that cater to remote user productivity; and the Visual Café product lines in Internet development tools. The desktop. Founded in 1982, Symantec Corporation employs more than 2,300 people worldwide, A one-to-one customer relationship with headquarters in Cupertino, California. we build everyday. The stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol SYMC. Information on the Company and its products can be obtained by calling (800) 441-7234 toll free or (541) 334-6054, or accessed on the World Wide Web at www.symantec.com. Table of Contents Letter to Shareholders 2 Product Portfolio 9 Financial Reports 11 Corporate Directory 59 The following letter and report contain forward-looking statements that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Several important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results and percentages and results anticipated by the forward-looking statements contained in this report. Readers should pay particular attention to the risk factors described in the section entitled “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.” Readers should carefully review the risk factors described in the other documents the Company files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed by Symantec Corporation June 5, 1998.
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  4. 4. Symantec Corporation 10201 Torre Avenue Cupertino, CA 95014 Gordon E. Eubanks, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer To our shareholders, I’m pleased to report to you that fiscal 1998 was the most successful year in Symantec’s history, with record revenue and profit achieved in each quarter. Through the hard work of our dedicated employees and partners, we met and surpassed the goals we set for ourselves, and consolidated our position as the world leader in providing utility software for business and personal computing. We closed fiscal 1998 with our sixth consecutive quarter of record revenue. Revenues in fiscal 1998 grew 22% over revenues in fiscal 1997. We increased gross margins to 85% while reducing operating expenses from 75% to 68% as a percentage of revenue. This resulted in an improvement in profit-before-tax from 7% to 19%. Our international regions contributed strongly to our growth. And by the end of fiscal 1998, the contribution from international revenue grew to 35% up from 27% the year before. This strong financial performance is a testament to the importance we place on serving the needs of our customers. The Company’s corporate vision statement says it well: “We will make our customers productive and keep their computers safe and reliable. Anywhere. Anytime.” During the year, we undertook several major initiatives to strengthen our leadership role. These included aggressive product and marketing efforts aimed at our retail and corporate markets; programs that both reinforced and reflected our status as a truly global corporation; and finally, the implementation of more efficient administrative and management processes begun over the past several years. I’d like to share with you some of the highlights of these efforts. AN ENHANCED MARKET PRESENCE Symantec’s principal business units—Security and Assistance and Remote Productivity Solutions—showed strong growth in fiscal 1998. Security and Assistance Led by the continued strength of our Norton AntiVirus and Utilities products, the Security and Assistance unit achieved a 28% increase in sales and comprised 50% of Company revenues. Two new products, Norton Uninstall Deluxe and Norton CrashGuard Deluxe, entered competitive market sectors near the end of calendar year 1997 and took I
  5. 5. market share away from established solutions; both products placed high on PC Data’s Top Ten list of best-selling software in early 1998. To identify viruses before they become a problem for customers, we opened new Symantec AntiVirus Research Centers in the U.S. and Australia. These state-of-the art facilities are staffed by teams of highly experienced engineers to detect and repair computer viruses. Remote Productivity Solutions In a market in which a large percent of mobile professionals and telecommuters work significantly more hours while on the road than when in the office, Symantec achieved a 30% increase in sales in fiscal 1998 and comprised 40% of Company revenues. This was due largely to the success of our continuing upgrades to the WinFax PRO and pcANYWHERE product lines. Internet Tools The remaining 10% of the Company’s revenues is comprised of our third business unit; Internet Tools. Symantec’s Java development tools achieved increased revenues over fiscal 1997 with products such as Visual Café for Java, which provides solutions to companies doing internal development for distributed applications, and Visual Page for Windows, which provides users with a fast and easy way to move important business documents and information to the web. Also, in 1997, Visual Café won the prestigious PC Magazine Technical Excellence Award. For reporting purposes, this business unit also includes royalties and other products nearing the end of their life cycle. Symantec is committed to enabling all of our products with web capabilities as part of our focus on delivering the features our customers are demanding. Users of ACT! 4.0, for example, can launch links to customer sites from within the program. Norton Utilities users can download, via our LiveUpdate web service, software drivers that may be missing from their systems, or which are more current than those they presently have. As an indication of the popularity of this feature, LiveUpdate requests average over 5.4 million per month. At the end of the fiscal year, Symantec had a total of five programs in the PC Data Top Ten list: Norton Uninstall Deluxe, Norton CrashGuard Deluxe, Norton Utilities 3.0, Norton II
  6. 6. AntiVirus 4.0, and Norton AntiVirus Deluxe 4.0. Beginning the new year this way put Symantec in the enviable and unprecedented position of being the first and only software publisher to have five of the top ten best-selling software packages in a given month. And because we realize that our customers look to us as they migrate to the new Windows 98 and Windows NT operating systems, all of our products, both existing and new, are Year 2000 compliant. WORKING TOGETHER SUCCESS FOR As part of our strategy to strengthen the Company’s presence in worldwide corporate markets, we announced a joint development, cross-licensing, and distribution arrangement with Entrust Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of Certification Authority (CA) and public- key encryption technology. This agreement will provide PC users with comprehensive security solutions—based on award-winning, open technology from both companies—that offer scalable certificate management and centralized key backup and recovery to the consumer, workgroup, and enterprise. The Company’s electronic commerce initiatives also experienced significant activity and growth in fiscal 1998. The current Symantec storefront has 20 localized products—and climbing. Our website, which has been redesigned to reflect the growing international nature of our business, now receives an average of more than 3 million visitors each day. INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS In fiscal 1998, we implemented a new product development process that raises the quality not only of the solutions we provide, but also of the relationships we cultivate. We start by allocating both the right people and the appropriate financial resources to the most important step in the development cycle: understanding our customers. Far more than just a traditional needs analysis, this process incorporates a significant amount of input from customers at every stage along the way; specifically, what they do, how they do it, and why they do it in that particular manner. And we don’t stop at mere market acceptance. We continue with feedback and customer satisfaction surveys to bring the process full circle, to always ensure that a customer’s experience matches or exceeds original expectations. III
  7. 7. On the operational side, in fiscal 1998 we continued our efforts to build excellence within our company by initiating programs that encouraged people to work together for common, customer-oriented results. One example of this was our company-wide management training programs, which we are pleased to say have had a significant impact in helping our managers build effective teams that communicate well across various disciplines. Such cross-functional teams have then subsequently been charged with reporting on corporate concerns—whether improving customer service or maintaining company values—in a timely and objective format. A C O M PA N Y MOVE ON THE In May 1998, we announced an alliance with IBM to deliver a single family of anti-virus products that will be marketed under the Norton AntiVirus brand name. Symantec will license IBM’s immune system technology and combine it with our own technology to produce powerful new products and solutions. Also, IBM will recommend Norton AntiVirus to its corporate customers worldwide as the anti-virus solution of choice. We are extremely excited about the opportunities that will result from this unique technology and marketing partnership. We will continue to drive internal efficiencies by leveraging the scope and scale not only of our products and services, but of our talented workforce as well. As we enter fiscal 1999, we are confident that the trust placed in us by our shareholders will continue to be rewarded. And as always, I thank you for your support. Gordon E. Eubanks, Jr. PRESIDENT CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND IV
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  10. 10. Symantec Product Portfolio Remote Productivity Solutions Business Unit ACT!® for Windows 3.1/95/NT ACT!® for Macintosh ACT! ACT!® for Windows CE ACT!® for Psion ACT!® for Newton ACT!® for PalmPilot pcANYWHERE ® for Windows 3.1/95/NT/DOS pcANYWHERE ® Express pcANYWHERE pcANYWHERE ® Access Server pcANYWHERE ® for Windows CE Norton Mobile Essentials ™ for Windows 95 Norton Mobile Essentials Symantec Mobile Update ™ for Windows 95/NT Symantec Mobile Update WinFax PRO™ for Windows 95/NT WinFax PRO™ for Windows 3.1 WinFax Security & Assistance Business Unit Norton AntiVirus ® for Windows Norton AntiVirus ® for Email Gateways Norton AntiVirus ® Norton AntiVirus ® for NetWare Norton AntiVirus Deluxe for Windows Norton AntiVirus ® for Firewalls Norton AntiVirus ® for Lotus Notes Norton AntiVirus ® for Windows NT Server Norton AntiVirus ® for Macintosh Norton CrashGuard ™ Deluxe for Windows 95/NT Norton CrashGuard Norton Your Eyes Only ® for Windows 95/NT Norton Your Eyes Only ® Administrator Norton Your Eyes Only Norton Utilities ® for Windows 3.1/95/NT/DOS Norton Utilities ® for Windows 3.1/DOS Norton Utilities Norton Utilities ® for Windows NT Norton Utilities ® for Macintosh Norton Uninstall ™ Deluxe for Windows 95 Norton Uninstall Norton Web Services™ I n t e r n e t To o l s B u s i n e s s U n i t Symantec Visual Café ™ for Java—Web Symantec Visual Café ™ for Java—Database Visual Café Development Edition for Windows 95/NT Development Edition for Windows 95/NT ™ Symantec Visual Café for Java—Professional Symantec Visual Café ™ for Macintosh Development Edition for Windows 95/NT Symantec Visual Page ™ for Macintosh Symantec Visual Page ™ for Windows 95/NT Visual Page
  11. 11. Financial Contents FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS the periods ended April 3, 1998, March 28, The following discussion contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks 1997and March 29, 1996, respectively. and uncertainties. There are several important factors that could cause actual results The fiscal accounting year ended April 3, to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements con- 1998 comprised 53 weeks of operations. tained in the following discussion. Readers should pay particular attention to the risk factors set forth in this section and in the section of this report entitled “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.” PRODUCTS AND SERVICES Nothing in this report shall impose upon Symantec or any person a duty to update Part One Item 1: Business 11 Symantec’s products, comprising utility any forward-looking statement. software for business and personal com- Item 2: Properties 18 This document contains reference to trademarks and trade names of other companies. puting, are currently organized into the following three business units: Security and Item 3: Legal Proceedings 18 Assistance; Remote Productivity Solutions; Fifth Generation Systems, Inc. (“Fifth GENERAL Item 4: Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders 18 Symantec Corporation (“Symantec” or the and Internet Tools, Royalties and Other. Generation”) on October 4, 1993; and “Company”) is a world leader in utility The following table summarizes Symantec’s Contact Software International, Inc. software for business and personal com- principal products by business unit: (“Contact”) on June 2, 1993. The Company puting. Symantec’s business strategy is to acquired Peter Norton Computing, Inc. Part Two Item 5: Market for Registrant’s Common Equity 19 satisfy customer needs by developing and (“Norton”) on August 31, 1990 and con- PRINCIPAL PRODUCTS and Related Stockholder Matters marketing products across multiple tinues to use the Norton brand name for Security and Assistance operating platforms (currently those of products subsequently developed and Norton AntiVirus® Item 6: Selected Financial Data 20 Microsoft Corporation and Apple marketed by Symantec. Norton AntiVirus® for Macintosh Computer, Inc.) that make customers All of these acquisitions were account- Norton CrashGuard™ Deluxe Item 7: Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial 21 productive and keep their computers safe ed for as poolings of interests. Accordingly, Norton Uninstall™ Deluxe Condition and Results of Operations and reliable – anywhere, anytime. all financial information has been restated Norton Utilities® The Company’s predecessor, C&E to reflect the combined operations of Norton Web Services™ Item 8: Financial Statements and Supplementary Data 31 Software, Inc., a California corporation, these companies and Symantec, with the Norton Your Eyes Only® and that predecessor’s operating subsi- exception of Fast Track, Intec and SLR, Item 9: Changes in and Disagreements with Accountants 31 Remote Productivity Solutions diary, Symantec Corporation, a California each of which had results of operations ACT!® on Accounting and Financial Disclosure corporation, were formed in September that were not material to Symantec’s pcANYWHERE® 1983 and March 1982, respectively. The consolidated financial statements. WinFax PRO™ Company was incorporated in Delaware in During fiscal 1997, in a move to focus April 1988 in connection with the Septem- the Company’s product offerings on spe- I n t e r n e t To o l s , R o y a l t i e s Part Three Item 10: Directors and Executive Officers of the Registrant 32 ber 1988 reincorporation of the Company’s cific customer needs, Symantec sold its and Other Item 11: Executive Compensation 33 predecessor and its operating subsidiary FormFlow product line, acquired as part Symantec Visual Café™ into a single Delaware corporation. of the Delrina acquisition, to JetForm (Database Development Edition) Item 12: Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners 33 Since Symantec’s initial public offer- Corporation (“JetForm”) and sold the Symantec Visual Café™ ing on June 23, 1989, the Company has assets and technology of its networking (Professional Development Edition) and Management completed acquisitions of 15 companies. business unit to the Hewlett-Packard Symantec Visual Café™ Item 13: Certain Relationships and Related Transactions 33 Companies acquired during the past five Company (“Hewlett-Packard”). See fur- (Web Development Edition) years include: Fast Track, Inc. (“Fast ther discussion in Item 7: Management’s Track”) on May 28, 1996; Delrina Corpo- Most of Symantec’s products that are Discussion and Analysis of Financial ration (“Delrina”) on November 22, 1995; currently being developed and marketed Condition and Results of Operations. Part Four Item 14: Exhibits, Financial Statement Schedules and 34 Intec Systems Corporation (“Intec”) on ™ feature LiveUpdate, which enables the Symantec has a 52/53-week fiscal account- Reports on Form 8-K August 31, 1994; Central Point Software, user, free of cost, to download application ing year. Accordingly, all references as of Inc. (“Central Point”) on June 1, 1994; bug-fix patches via an Internet connection and for the periods ended March 31, 1998, Signatures 56 SLR Systems, Inc. (“SLR”) on May 31, 1994; to Symantec’s corporate website. 1997 and 1996 reflect amounts as of and for 11 S C YMANTEC ORPORATION
  12. 12. Security and Assistance SALES AND MARKETING, Norton Uninstall Deluxe is designed to files, enable users to share files without The software enables the user to run The program also builds Java applications The Security and Assistance business unit compromising security, lock access to a add and remove programs and files from a Windows, Windows 95, Windows NT, and connects to multiple databases with- INTERNATIONAL SALES AND is dedicated to being indispensable in personal computer when the personal user’s hard drive. InstallGuard, a feature of Windows CE or MS-DOS applications out writing source code. The Database CUSTOMER SUPPORT customers’ daily use of computers by computer is idle and prevent booting by Norton Uninstall Deluxe, provides a one- remotely, transfer files and perform other Development Edition includes 100+ Symantec markets its products world- increasing productivity and keeping unauthorized users. The program runs button “undo” of program installations, data operations. JavaBeans (series of pre-written source wide, utilizing a multi-channel strategy computers safe and reliable. Net revenues WinFax PRO is designed to enable users on the Windows 95 and Windows NT restoring a computer’s Windows registry code) and 20 database templates, and of direct and indirect sales through inde- from this business unit comprised approxi- operating systems. and hard drive to its original condition to send, receive and manage faxes. WinFax connects to over 30 commercially available pendent software distributors, major mately 50% of total net revenues for the prior to the installation. The program’s PRO provides background faxing, which databases via industry standard protocols retail chains and resellers. fiscal years ended March 31, 1998 and system cleanup tools ensure that registry, allows users to continue working on other (“JDBC” or “ODBC”). Remote Productivity Solutions 1997 and 45% of total net revenues for Symantec Visual Café (Professional files, icons and other system options are applications while sending or receiving a The Remote Productivity Solutions Sales and Marketing the fiscal year ended March 31, 1996. Development Edition) is designed to set for optimum performance. Norton fax via the Internet or a fax machine. business unit focuses on helping remote Symantec sells its products to both indi- Norton AntiVirus and Norton Uninstall Deluxe runs on the Windows WinFax PRO also provides enhanced file provide a Java Integrated Development professionals remain productive – viduals and corporate users primarily AntiVirus for Macintosh run in a com- 95 and Windows NT operating systems. compression, increasing the speed at Environment solution for creating Java anywhere, anytime. This business unit through distributors and resellers. puter’s background and are designed to Norton Utilities is a set of “tools” designed which faxes are transmitted. Other fea- applications and JavaBeans with features focuses on customer needs to access infor- Symantec products are made available to protect against, detect and eliminate com- to address system-level operations. In tures include a paging function, which geared toward professional Java developers. mation, applications and data from any customers through channels that include: puter viruses. The software covers multiple addition, Norton Utilities finds and enables the computer to page a user Advanced power tools include native location. Net revenues from this business distributors, retail, mail order, corporate sources of infection, including the Inter- repairs problems with Windows 95 appli- upon receipt of an incoming fax or voice compilation, advanced Java Archive tools, unit comprised approximately 40% of resellers, value added resellers (“VARs”), net, floppy disks, email attachments, shared cations and includes an interface to message, and a “call identify” function, Java Development Kit 1.1.5 support and total net revenues for the fiscal year ended original equipment manufacturers files and networks. The software enables Norton Web Services, a paid subscription which allows a user to view an incoming Visual Page. In addition, to facilitate March 31, 1998 and approximately 35% (“OEMs”), partnerships, education, con- the user to download, via Symantec’s service that locates and installs patches, fax or phone number. WinFax PRO runs easier discovery of problems with source of total net revenues for the fiscal years sulting, etc. Symantec also sells product LiveUpdate functionality, new virus defi- updates and drivers specific to a user’s on the Windows, Windows 95 and code, the program supports “debugging” ended March 31, 1997 and 1996. upgrades and certain of its products nitions created by the Symantec AntiVirus installed hardware and software. The pro- Windows NT operating systems. directly within a Web browser. ACT! is designed to combine a customiz- through the use of direct mail and over ™ Research Center (SARC). The software Symantec Visual Café (Web gram also offers crash protection, limited able database, calendar and activity the Internet. Symantec maintains distribu- runs under the Windows, Windows 95, Development Edition) is designed to virus detection and repair and several management, automatic history logging, tion relationships with major independent I n t e r n e t To o l s , R o y a l t i e s a n d O t h e r Windows NT, MS-DOS, Macintosh and new optimization utilities to accelerate a provide a Rapid Application Java customizable reporting and communica- The Internet Tools, Royalties and Other distributors. These distributors stock Power Macintosh operating systems. The computer’s performance. Norton Utilities Development and an HTML Web author- tions via mail merge, telephone, email and business unit includes products providing Symantec’s products for redistribution to Norton AntiVirus product line also includes runs on the Windows, Windows 95, ing solution that provides support for fax into a single product. The product pro- an easy-to-use Java development environ- independent dealers, consultants and other support for Lotus Notes (Norton Windows NT, MS-DOS, Macintosh and Java Development Kit 1.1.5 and JavaBeans. vides extensive data sharing support for ment, as well as revenue streams from the resellers. Symantec also maintains relation- AntiVirus for Notes) and Novell NetWare Power Macintosh operating systems. The program includes a drag-and-drop Local Area Network (“LAN”) teams and sale to third-party computing companies ships with major retailers while marketing (The Norton AntiVirus NetWare). Norton Web Services (“NWS”) is interface, professional templates and Java remote database synchronization for mobile of certain of the Company’s software to these retailers through independent Norton CrashGuard Deluxe runs in a designed to deliver an online subscription- applet and JavaBeans libraries. This users and small mobile teams. ACT! runs product lines and technologies, and distributors. (See further discussion in computer’s background and is designed to based service site that downloads Norton product did not generate material revenues on the Windows, Windows 95, Windows revenues from products nearing the end Item 7: Management’s Discussion and detect and fix a range of computer prob- technology to Windows 95 users via an in any fiscal years presented. The Company NT, Windows CE, MS-DOS, Macintosh, of their life cycle. Net revenues from this Analysis of Financial Condition and lems, including computer crashes and hard Internet connection. NWS features believes this product will generate increas- Newton and Psion operating systems. business unit comprised approximately Results of Operations - Retail Distribution disk fragmentation. When the program Symantec’s LiveUpdate Pro, a service that ing revenue amounts in future periods, pcANYWHERE is designed to offer reli- 10%, 15% and 20% of total net revenues Channel; New Distribution Channels.) detects a crash, it allows the computer locates and installs patches, updates and but there can be no assurance this prod- able, fast and flexible PC-to-PC remote for the fiscal years ended March 31, 1998, The Company’s sales force works user to unfreeze the crash and save any drivers specific to a user’s installed hard- uct will be commercially successful. The computing via serial or modem connec- 1997 and 1996, respectively. closely with its major distributor and open files. The program also optimizes ware and software. NWS was released by Visual Café products run on Windows 95, Symantec Visual Café (Database tions. pcANYWHERE enables the user reseller accounts to manage the flow of computer performance and provides basic Symantec in December 1997. As such, this Windows NT and Macintosh operating Development Edition) is designed to to control one PC remotely from the orders, inventory levels and sell-through virus detection and elimination. Norton service did not generate material revenues systems. The Java program code devel- keyboard of another PC. The offsite provide a solution for building business- to customers, as well as working closely CrashGuard Deluxe includes an interface in any fiscal years presented. The Company oped with these products, however, can remote PC, laptop or PC terminal con- critical Java applications with database with them to manage promotions and to Norton Web Services, a paid subscrip- believes this service will generate increas- be deployed on any platform that sup- trols the operation of the distant host connectivity. The program includes a other selling activities. The Company also tion service that locates and installs patches, ing revenue amounts in future periods, ports a Java Virtual Machine compliant PC. In addition to enabling a remote forms designer for drag-and-drop Graphical sells volume license programs (corporate updates and drivers specific to a user’s but there can be no assurance this product with Sun Microsystems’ JDK standards. user to run a distant PC, pcANYWHERE User Interface design and dbAWARE site licenses) through its distribution and installed hardware and software. The will be commercially successful. optionally allows users at the host (dis- project wizards that walk the user through corporate reseller channels. (See further program runs on the Windows 95 and Norton Your Eyes Only is designed to tant) machine to view the operations defining a data source, adding compo- discussion in Item 7: Management’s Windows NT operating systems. encrypt and decrypt private computer being conducted from the remote site. nents and the interactions between them. Discussion and Analysis of Financial 12 13 S C S C YMANTEC ORPORATION YMANTEC ORPORATION

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