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Broadcom Migrates Symantec Security Software to Google Cloud Platform


Broadcom Inc. and Google Cloud today announced a strategic collaboration under which Broadcom will migrate its suite of security and enterprise operations software to Google Cloud platform.

Key Broadcom workloads running on Google Cloud now include Symantec Web Security Service (WSS) and Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). Addition Broadcom cyber migrations to Google Cloud are forthcoming. The migrations involve modernization, standardization and optimization steps. Broadcom acquired Symantec's enterprise security software business in 2019.

The Broadcom-Google Cloud partnership counters the firm link between Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Defender.

Rob Enslin, president, Google Cloud
Rob Enslin, president, Google Cloud

Tom Krause, president, Broadcom Software Group

Tom Krause, president, Broadcom Software Group commented on the announcement:

“Leveraging Google Cloud enables Broadcom Software to scale and innovate faster to meet the growing needs of digital businesses globally. This collaboration is fundamental to delivering secure access to cloud applications and providing enterprises with increased performance, continuous compliance, and enhanced security that empowers an organization's cloud adoption journey.”

Rob Enslin, president at Google Cloud said:

“Companies around the world turn to software and services from Broadcom to run their businesses securely and to power their digital transformations. We are proud to be Broadcom’s cloud partner as it expands the global availability of these critical security and operations services and to support Broadcom’s own digital transformation.”