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Coming in at Rs. 5000.00 for a Norton AntiVirus software suit, Symantec Corporation prepares to encourage the use of original software in Sri Lanka. rnrn
Recognised as the world leader in internet security solutions, Symantec officially entered the Sri Lankan market through a Ceylinco Group subsidiary endash CNT International. rn

rnSri Lanka is identified as the second biggest market behind India in the South Asian region.rn

rnSymantec officials say the prices, the lowest in the region was intended to encourage the use of original software in a market where pirated copies were the popular choice. rn

rnThe pricing strategy will be backed by educational campaigns at corporate level to point out the benefits of using original software. rn

rnThe initial demand is expected from projects coming under the e-Sri Lanka initiative and the banking sector. rn

rnSymantec Singapores India Branch office Manger Sales and Marketing, Ambarish Deshpandae said upto 500 security updates were downloaded everyday