Global HQ: Cupertino, California, US Website: www.messagelabs.com
Global leader: Rowan Trollope, global senior VP for Symantec Hosted Services; Enrique Salem, president and CEO, Symantec
Local leader: Bjorn Engelhardt, vice-president, Asia Pacific and Japan
Core activity: Integrated messaging and web security services, including anti-virus, anti-spam, web filtering and email archiving
Revenue: $US6.01 billion (FY2009-2010, ended April 2) for Symantec as a whole. Under company policy, revenue earnings specific to Symantec Hosted Services (formerly MessageLabs) and other business groups of Symantec cannot be discussed.
Key customers: Westpac, McDonald’s, NAB, QBE Insurance
Over the past 12 months, MessageLabs was rebranded Symantec Hosted Services maintaining the MessageLabs brand on the product names. Symantec acquired MessageLabs in 2008 for $US695 million.
Symantec Hosted Services and the SaaS market is a strong focus for Symantec globally. In 2010, Symantec Hosted Endpoint Protection was launched worldwide with plans to further expand the portfolio of SaaS solutions. Stuart Finlayson
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