We didn’t think the voting in this category could get much tighter than last year, but we were proved wrong. In 2013, Symantec beat Cisco by just eight votes. This year the company won again by all of five votes.
Symantec provides security, storage, and systems management software for businesses and consumers. The company's applications handle such functions as virus protection, PC maintenance, data backup and recovery, intrusion detection, data loss prevention, spam control, content filtering, and remote server management.
Cisco Systems Inc. is a provider of IP-based networking and other products related to the communications and IT industry.