Fifth Generation Systems

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Fifth Generation Systems
Subsidiary of Symantec
Industry Computers
Founded United States
Headquarters United States
Parent Symantec

Fifth Generation Systems was a computer security company founded October 1984 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States by Bob Mitchell, Roger Ibey, and Bruce Ray. All three later left the company. Fifth Generation's initial commercial product was FastBack, the first practical hard disk backup program for the IBM PC.

Software by Fifth Generation Systems includes:

The company was acquired by Symantec on October 4, 1993 for US$53.8 million.[1]

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