Symantec Corporation provides security, storage, and systems management solutions to various organization and consumers worldwide. It operates in four segments: Consumer, Security and Compliance, Storage and Server Management, and Services. The Consumer segment provides Internet security for PC’s, tablets, and mobile devices; services, such as online backup, online family protection, and remote help to individual users and home offices; and various free tools and services to consumers. The Security and Compliance segment offers solutions for endpoint security and management, compliance, messaging management, data loss prevention, encryption, managed security services, and authentication services; and solutions through its software-as-a-service (SaaS) and appliance security offerings. Its products enable customers to secure, provision, and remotely manage their laptops, PC’s, mobile devices, and servers. The Storage and Server Management segment provides storage and server management, backup, archiving, eDiscovery, and data protection solutions in heterogeneous storage and server platforms; and solutions through its SaaS and appliance offerings. The Services segment offers consulting, business critical services, and education services to help customers address information security, availability, storage, and compliance needs. The company markets and sells its products through its direct sales force and eCommerce platform, as well as through distributors, direct marketers, Internet-based resellers, system builders, Internet service providers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, specialized partners, value-added resellers, large account resellers, managed service providers, system integrators, and in retail locations Symantec Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.