Symantec replace Sygate online scanner.

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by muf, Oct 15, 2006.

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  1. muf

    muf Registered Member

    Dec 30, 2003
    Manchester, England
    Thought this the best place for maximum exposure. Please move it if you feel it should be in another part of the forum.

    Just thought i'd give you a heads up. Seems the popular Sygate Online scanner is no more. Symantec have pulled the plug and replaced it with their own unpopular scanner. Another useful tool bites the dust!!!

  2. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

    Oct 14, 2003
    I don't like the sight of that. I prefer it if Symantec never bought them over in the first place.

    What's with all the big companies buying over smaller firms? For their own benefit only it seems? I don't see how former users of Sygate's products benefit in any way at all, and I don't see why they should be happy over this acquisition ( apologies for spell. mis.) of Sygate.

    Obviously, it's just pure money talk. :cautious:
  3. farmerlee

    farmerlee Registered Member

    Jul 1, 2006
    Well i guess when you buy out popular companies you effectively reduce the competition and can bait the loyal followers into switchiing to your own product.
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