Symantec partners jumping ship following Broadcom deal, claims Crowdstrike CEO

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Symantec partners jumping ship following Broadcom deal, claims Crowdstrike CEO

CEO Kurtz says Symantec partners are looking for alternatives as Broadcom abandons huge segments of the market

Partners are looking for alternatives to Symantec as its new parent company Broadcom targets just a handful of enterprise customers, according to CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz. On an earnings call, the chief exec said that partners are flooding away from Symantec due to Broadcom's strategy, claiming that one partner submitted a list of "several thousand" customers that it wants to migrate to a new vendor. "As Broadcom began integrating Symantec, we saw an increase in enquiries among both customers...

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