Corporate Anti virus

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  1. havensal

    havensal Getting older every day! CLM

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    What do you use as your AV in your company?

    I am looking to get rid of our Symantec corporate.

    We are a small company, 25 workstations (including some laptops), and 1 server. All workstations are XPsp2, and the server is Win SBS2003. Our email is hosted outside and checked via Outlook 2003.

    I am hoping this will save me time, money , and system resources. Thanks. ;)
     
  2. NetNinja

    NetNinja Always Faithful

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    My current company is running Symantec Cororate edition.

    My former company ran E-Trust Anti virus from ca

    http://www.ca.com/us/products/product.aspx?id=156


    I liked the Etrust anti-virus.


    25 machines is a small company but not really.

    If you want a centrally managed Antivirus you are going to have to pay to play but that is where you are going to save time instead of going to each individual machine.

    Good Luck
     

  3. havensal

    havensal Getting older every day! CLM

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    I can't imagine it would cost us more than Symantec is charging us now, would it? :shocked:
     
  4. srhoades

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    AVG. They have a centrally controlled version just like symantec and it is dirt cheap.
    2 years 10 computers $277.95
    2 years 25 computers $610.95
    2 years 100 computers $1432.95
     
  5. MikeG22

    MikeG22 CLM

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    Get the Trend Micro for SMB. It's super easy to deploy and manage, good reporting, you can get the version for exchange if you decide to use that feature of the sbs box, small footprint on the machine, etc etc.

    I do this for a living for companies your size, symantec has been crap for a couple years now. I liked the older CA but the newer release with the anti-spyware and whatnot has left me less than impressed with the management being a total pita to get machines all in the right groups and whatnot. Trend is as good as it gets right now imho. Cheaper than symantec too! Don't forget when you buy it they have a competitive upgrade sku too that will cut off a good chunk per seat too.