Norton Antivirus SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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SWOT Analysis of Norton Antivirus with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

Norton Antivirus

Parent Company

Symantec Corporation

Category

Anti-virus tools

Sector

IT and Technology

Tagline/ Slogan

The world's most trusted antivirus solution

USP

Strong Security against threats and malicious software

STP

Segment

Computer users

Target Group

Computer users dealing with software, internet and other applications

Positioning

Positioned as a malware prevention and removal tool as well as email spam filter

SWOT Analysis

Strengths

1.One of the most popular brands with effective customer service
2. Strong set of features providing efficient security
3. Continuous product improvement and development
4. In 2007, Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security held a 61% US retail market share
5. Has different version for platforms like Microsoft Windows (Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP), Mac OS X, Linux

Weaknesses

1.Pirated versions created problems

Opportunities

1. Computer users unaware of anti-virus tools
2.Integration with internet service providers or software companies

3. Offering products for operating systems other than windows

Threats

1. Major new threats which can go undetected
2.Product development in current competitors in the market
3. Newly emerging competition

Competition

Competitors

1. AVG Anti-virus
2.McAfee Anti-virus

3.Kaspersky Anti-virus



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