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Vishal Gupta Named Unisys CTO, Technology SVP; Peter Altabef Comments

Vishal Gupta, senior vice president for engineering at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), will serve as chief technology officer and SVP for technology at Unisys (NYSE: UIS) starting Aug. 31. He will directly report to Unisys CEO Peter Altabef and succeed Tarek El-Sadany, who will leave by the end of August to …

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Fortinet, Symantec Vet Andrew Del Matto Named Citrix CFO

Andrew “Drew” Del Matto, formerly chief financial officer at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), will join Citrix Systems (Nasdaq: CTXS) as executive vice president and CFO in a move that takes effect Feb. 19. Del Matto will directly report to David Henshall, Citrix president and CEO, and oversee the software firm’s capital and …

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Former Symantec Exec Greg Hughes Named Veritas CEO

Greg Hughes, former CEO of Serena Software, has been selected by the board of directors to succeed Bill Coleman as CEO of Veritas Technologies, effective immediately. Coleman will continue to serve on the company’s board and join investment firm The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) as operating executive, Veritas said Monday. …

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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Cyber Investments Should be Aligned With Critical Data Protection

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said government agencies should ensure that investments in cybersecurity infrastructure are aligned with efforts to protect critical data from cyber threats. Townsend wrote that agencies should establish a platform that works to offer a standardized approach to data …

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Steve Bennett, Symantec Announce Dividend Program for Shareholders

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) has announced an enhanced capital allocation strategy that is expected to return approximately 50% of free cash flow to shareholders over time, according to a company statement. “A dividend program is a sign of the confidence we have in our just announced strategy and operational plan …

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Symantec Sees Positives in Financial Report

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) reported results of its fourth quarter and the fiscal year 2011, ended April 1, 2011. According to the firm, “GAAP revenue for the fiscal fourth quarter was $1.67 billion, up 9 percent year-over-year and up 8 percent after adjusting for currency. For the fiscal year, GAAP revenue …

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Financial Announcement from Symantec

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) scheduled its quarterly earnings conference call for May 11. Executives including CEO Enrique Salem will be on hand to discuss the results of its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011, ended April 1, 2011. According to the firm, “investors will have the opportunity to listen to …

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Symantec Pulls Back Curtain on Financial Numbers

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) released results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011. “I am pleased with the execution in the quarter, in particular the strong performance in backup and archiving and continued momentum in hosted services and data loss prevention. In addition, we saw growth in the public sector, …

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Symantec to Webcast Fiscal News July 28

Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) announced that it “will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at 5 p.m. ET to discuss the results of its fiscal first quarter, ended July 2, 2010. “All interested parties are invited to listen to Symantec’s president and chief executive officer, Enrique …

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