ICG Netcom Only ISP Featured in Symantec's Norton Anti-virus 5.0 Software; Award-winning Netcomplete Internet Software Bundled With Norton Antivirus 5.0.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 11, 1998--ICG Netcom, a leading integrated communications provider (ICP (1) (Internet Cache Protocol) A protocol used by one proxy server to query another for a cached Web page without having to go to the Internet to retrieve it. See CARP and proxy server. ), today announced that its wholly-owned Internet subsidiary, Netcom On-Line Communication Services Inc., was chosen over all other nationwide ISPs to include their award-winning Netcomplete(TM) suite of Internet access See how to access the Internet. software in the latest version of Norton AntiVirus A popular antivirus program from Symantec. The AntiVirus function is available as a separate product for home and business users or as part of various packages that contain other utilities such as Norton SystemWorks and Norton Internet Security. See Norton Utilities. 5.0. by Symantec, the world leader in utility software for business and personal computing Refers to users working on their own computers rather than a terminal to a mainframe. Sometimes, the term refers to using computers at home for work and/or entertainment in contrast to business use only. See personal computer. .
"This relationship continues to develop because of our mutual commitment to help customers reap the full potential of communications technology Noun 1. communications technology - the activity of designing and constructing and maintaining communication systems
engineering, technology - the practical application of science to commerce or industry ", said Doug Falk, Netcom's senior vice president of sales. "By partnering with industry leaders like Symantec, we remove the burden of continually monitoring and learning ever-changing technology and simply provide our customers with software tools that maximize their productivity and help them remain competitive in the marketplace."
indocyanine green. Netcom's award-winning Netcomplete(TM) Internet access software was chosen by Symantec to be the only Internet software bundled with their latest Norton AntiVirus 5.0, currently available in stores and from Symantec's web site. In conjunction with the product launch, ICG Netcom is promoting a special sign-up offer of 30 days free service with any of our Netcomplete dial-up solutions with no set-up fee. ICG Netcom will bundle Norton AntiVirus 5.0 trialware in its Netcomplete software suite providing customers an opportunity to evaluate key software.
"Symantec and ICG Netcom both strive to empower today's computer users by granting them the same advantages that businesses with dedicated IT departments have to allow them to focus their time and energy elsewhere," said Enrique Salem, vice president of Symantec's Security and Assistance Business Unit.
ICG Netcom also provides the Internet access in Symantec's latest product, pcTelecommute(TM), released in August, designed specifically for telecommuters who need to work from home. Netcom began its relationship with Symantec with the introduction of Netcomplete Advantage Pro in October 1997. In this advanced dial-up product, ICG Netcom bundles Symantec's Norton Web Services (1) Loosely, any online service delivered over the Web. Such usage appears in articles from non-technical sources, but not in IT-oriented publications, because definition #2 below describes the correct use of the term. in the Netcom Computer Care Center.
To learn more about ICG Netcom's dial-up product line and innovative web hosting Making a Web site available on the Internet. Many ISPs host a few personal Web pages for an individual at no additional cost above the monthly service fee, but the address is subordinate to the ISP; for example, www.friendlyisp.com/pat_smith. and dedicated connectivity solutions, please visit the Netcom web page at www.netcom.com/ or Symantec, Inc. at www.symantec.com/.
About ICG NETCOM
ICG Netcom is the brand name for products and services from ICG Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
in full National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on : ICGX) and ICG's subsidiary, NETCOM On-Line Communication Services, Inc. The combined entity is a leading integrated communications provider (ICP) offering high-quality telecommunications services. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., ICG has extensive switched fiber-optic networks and offers local, long distance and enhanced telephony and data services in California, Colorado, the Ohio Valley and parts of the southeastern United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . The company provides Internet communication solutions, connectivity and web site hosting to individuals and to small- and medium-sized businesses through its subsidiary, NETCOM On-Line Communication Services, Inc. ICG also is a leading designer and installer of copper, fiber and wireless infrastructure for buildings and campuses. Further information is available on ICG's web site located at http://www.icgcomm.com
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