Microsoft plans to enter the security protection in next year, but will not be symantec to antitrust departments and complain.
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Microsoft will be introduced next year safety protection software, then it will and McAfee, symantec and Trend Micro direct competition relations.
Last week, reports say the symantec will to the European Union, Microsoft will worry about complaints Microsoft Office 2007 will security software with Windows system packaged, launched.
Thompson says, in view of the user about security investment IT very big, Microsoft want to share a slice of this action is normal. But he did not think that Microsoft would put out market symantec. In contrast, symantec products than Microsoft is going to launch software more advantages. "The symantec will compete in the product, not fighting in court with his opponent," he said.
He also said that, at present, the market without a few companies can provide real help to the users of products, especially in business users, but it is one of the symantec.
In addition, Thompson also points out, symantec Microsoft is one of the important partners, the two companies have many common user. "Our work makes Windows systems become more security, so we both sides is a dependent relationship. Although Microsoft to security market is very interested in, they also hope we can succeed," he said.