Symantec Joins CATAAlliance: Advancing Canada's competitive innovation nation
October 3, 2013

Ottawa, October 3, 2013 - The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is pleased to announce that Symantec has become its newest corporate member. 

Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. The company has evolved to become one of the world’s largest software companies with more than 18,500 employees in more than 50 countries. We provide security, storage and systems management solutions to help our customers – from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations – secure and manage their information-driven world against more risks at more points, more completely and

CATA CEO, John Reid, said, “We are honoured that such world leading innovative company has turned to CATAAlliance to build relationships, find partners, collaborate with other companies and advocate for improvement to Canada’s business climate."

“Our relationship and sharing of expertise creates an ideal synergy for helping advance Canada as a number one competitive innovation nation.”

Symantec will now have seats on CATA Boards & Advisory Councils, such as, National Advisory Leadership, CanWIT (Women in Technology), and Shared Services.  More information about the CATAAlliance is available on the Internet at

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