Broadcom announced Nov. 4 that completed its acquisition of Symantec’s Enterprise Security Division. The division will now operate as the Symantec Enterprise division of Broadcom. Art Gilliland will lead the new division as SVP and general manager; he previously served as general manager of the Symantec operation. “Today represents an important milestone as Symantec’s Enterprise Security business joins our other semiconductor and software franchises that together form the Broadcom platform,” said Hock Tan, president and CEO of Broadcom. “Symantec’s Enterprise Security business expands our footprint of mission-critical infrastructure software for the Global 2000.” Broadcom did not disclose how much it paid for Symantec division.
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