Norton One Delivers Cloud Based Security Management

Posted by at 10:50 pm on February 18, 2012

Norton has recently announced several new security offerings and to complement them, they are also introducing Norton One. Norton One is a service designed to allow you to buy and manage security software via a cloud-based management console.  It aims to deliver protection across multiple devices– including PCs, Macs, Android-based phones and tablets. The Norton One membership, a security-industry first, will deliver a personalized experience with dedicated support advisors guiding consumers every step of the way.

“Consumers today are accessing the internet in so many different ways, from laptops to tablets and phones, that personalized security has become a must-have. They need a security solution that takes care of them no matter what,” said Janice Chaffin, group president, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. “Our combination of industry-leading detection, support for multiple devices and best-in-class customer experience makes Norton One the premier security solution for today’s household.”

Norton One

Norton One is currently in pilot in select markets.  Benefits will include virus protection assurance, cloud-based management, custom communications and special offers:

  • Extended and whole home protection: With a single account ID and activation key for safe management and Web access, Norton One offers comprehensive coverage across PCs, Macs, and Android phones and tablets, even across multiple households.
  • Premium Support: Customers get preferential treatment with access to dedicated Norton One Advisors in two minutes or less, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.
  • Scalable options: Norton One allows consumers to add and remove devices, change software, transfer coverage from one device to the next, and renew all devices at the same time. An initial Norton One purchase covers five interchangeable devices and offers pro-rated pricing to add more devices.
  • World-class security software: Norton One initially offers these solutions with more options in the future when and if they become available: Norton 360 version 6.0, Norton Internet Security 2012, Norton Internet Security for Mac, Norton Mobile Security
  • 25 GB online storage
  • Virus Protection Assurance: Exclusive Norton One Support Advisors will remove any malware on customers’ devices at no additional charge, as long as their Norton One account is active.
  • Cloud-based management and backup: Norton One uses cloud-based technologies to interact, update and manage protection across multiple devices. Customers can use the online management console to customize features and manage their online backup.


Pricing and Availability

Information on the Norton One pilot program, which is available to invited Norton customers in the U.S., U.K. and Australia, can be accessed at Norton One will be available for purchase online in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand in spring 2012. One year of Norton One will be available to purchase online for US $149.99 to cover up to five devices with the option to add more when needed, and includes premium services and automatic protection updates. All Norton One customers with an active account are eligible to download the latest product versions and updates during their paid perio


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