Great Eastern Life Partners Symantec To Strengthen Information Protection

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – July 22, 2013 –Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad is going beyond the normal scope of financial protection as they announce the partnership with Symantec Corporation to strengthen Great Eastern Life’s information protection with Symantec’s comprehensive suite of solutions, providing the key stakeholders of the organisation a peace of mind knowing that their information is protected.

In strengthening the information protection of its agency networks, Great Eastern Life has recently partnered with Symantec in offering Norton Internet Security to help its agency force enhance security on their endpoint devices. Chin pointed out that this is an important initiative as the agency network is a vital component to the company’s business ecosystem.

For safeguarding customer data and ensuring data integrity, the company has selected Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) and has implemented whole disk encryption for its PCs and Notebooks.

For compliance, Symantec Control Compliance Suite (CCS) to automate compliance checks for servers and databases was implemented.

(L-R) Nigel Tan, Director of Systems Engineering, Symantec;
Vincent Chin, SVP and Head, IT, GE Life;
Alex Ong, Country Director, Symantec

GE Life’s IT team today manages a total storage capacity of more than 200 terabytes residing on enterprise storage supporting well over 100 business applications. GE has been using With Symantec NetBackup and Veritas Storage Foundation, it is now completed with Symantec NetBackup Data Protection Optimization as the natural choice for data deduplication technology.

Moving forward, GE Life is hoping to adopt cloud to cater to its escalating IT resource requirements as a result of increasing business demands for IT services and its burgeoning pool of field agents which now totals more than 17,000.

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