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Symantec

Global leader in next-generation cybersecurity

Symantec

Global leader in next-generation cybersecurity

Broadcom is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions worldwide leveraging the breadth and depth of expertise in both hardware and software security. It offers a broad portfolio of embedded security solutions, industry-leading mainframe security and payment authentication software through its Symantec division.

Symantec products are widely deployed and used in networks across the globe. With such unparalleled and industry-unique offerings plus an extensive foothold in enterprise security, Symantec is best equipped to address today’s constantly evolving challenges of protecting data and digital infrastructure from multifaceted threats while enabling enterprises to navigate risk and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Partnership in practice

  • Global alignment: Westcon’s global agreement with Symantec ensures consistent pricing, SLAs and delivery for global service provider partners and SMBs alike
  • Knowledge base: we deliver certified training and professional services globally for Symantec’s end-point and proxy/network protection solutions
  • Pre-sales support: as a Symantec SE Online Specialist (SOS) we help drive opportunities with information about Symantec solutions, compatibility and positioning
  • Technical support: 25 certified engineers provide technical support in 18 languages for training, product support and professional services

Symantec – the future of innovation

Benefits of the new Secure Web Gateway platform

Symantec proxy appliances are nearing end of life. Symantec have introduced new hardware and licencing, so find out more about them here. 

Deployment flexibility

Deployment flexibility

Transition from on‑premises hardware to local virtualisation or cloud with the same licence

Higher performance

Higher performance

Up to 5 Gbps of throughput with 90% of web traffic scanned being SSL encrypted

Just-in-time scalability

Just-in-time scalability

Add capacity as needed. No need to pay for licences that are idle or purchase unused capacity in advance

Shadow app visibility

Shadow app visibility

Get visibility and control over unauthorised cloud app usage with CASB Shadow IT discovery

Reduced data centre costs

Reduced data centre costs

Similar performance with 1U of rack space compared with 8U in the previous SWG hardware

De-risk your hardware investment

The new Secure Web Gateway (SWG) platform separates the traditional appliance into individual hardware and software components, so you can deploy your SWG solution on hardware or in your virtual and cloud environments, all with the same licence.

On-premises

On-premises

Requirement
The highest performance and security in both data centres and remote locations

Solution
New Secure Web Gateway Hardware and Enterprise Licensing

Resources
Benefits of new
SWG platform
SWG product
brief
     Proxy-based
SWG vs NGFW

Cloud

Cloud

Requirement
Consolidating or eliminating data centres and need a hosted cloud service for web security

Solution
Symantec Web Security Service (WSS)

Resources
OverviewVideo     Solution brief

IAAS / PAAS

IAAS / PAAS

Requirement
Moving IT solutions to own cloud environment and need to secure all network and cloud activity

Solution
New Secure Web Gateway Enterprise Licensing

Resources
Introduction to the Secure Web Gateway

Hybrid

Hybrid

Requirement
Not ready to fully go to the cloud but want to support remote workers

Solution
New Secure Web Gateway Hardware and Web Security Service

Resources
Benefits of new
SWG platform
Proxy-based
SWG vs NGFW
     WSS solution
brief

Symantec resources

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Symantec’s Security Platform

Learn more about how Symantec's Security Platform alongside our expert technical and market knowledge can accelerate your business.

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Symantec's Integrated Portfolio Solutions

Find out how to increase protection and cut costs and complexity with our expertise and Symantec's Integrated Portfolio Solutions.

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Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP)

Discover how to win with Westcon and the most advanced endpoint security platform on the planet.

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