Malwarebytes vs. Microsoft Windows Defender

As of June 2019, Malwarebytes is ranked 15th in Endpoint Protection for Business with 4 reviews vs Microsoft Windows Defender which is ranked 4th in Endpoint Protection for Business with 1 review. The top reviewer of Malwarebytes writes "The product is good at keeping threats out". The top reviewer of Microsoft Windows Defender writes "Has good detection rates, is low on system resources, doesn't interfere or hamper workflows, and it's easy to use". Malwarebytes is most compared with Norton Security Premium, Microsoft Windows Defender and ZoneAlarm. Microsoft Windows Defender is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Protection (EPP), ESET Endpoint Security and Norton Security Premium.
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Pros
It gets the job done, and they are consistently updating it monthly.It comprehensively finds and removes malicious software.It allows us to have better knowledge of the way people use the tool and how we can improve their workflows.We don't have to spend any time remediating bad things happening: Not viruses nor ransomware.

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Ensures that I'm working with a product that gets updated regularly without me having to remember to do it. Since it's a Microsoft product, I'm confident that it requires a low use of system resources. The benefit of that being that my computer isn't constantly being drained.

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Cons
They should make it faster, less taxing on the processor.There is room for improvement in the way it is deployed, in terms of being able to distribute it. Right now we have to get our hands on a machine to deploy it. It would be nice if there was an easier system.I would like to see integration with other vendors going forward.Every once in a while, it gets clobbered by updates from other places. I don't think this should happen.

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It would be nice to have a paid upgrade that would provide additional screening of the day-to-day activities.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Yearly, it is around $50 per client.

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Windows Defender, Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
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Overview

Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection is delivered via Malwarebytes cloud-based endpoint management platform, is an advanced threat prevention solution for endpoints that uses a layered approach with multiple detection techniques. Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection employs multiple techniques to identify and defend against attacks at all stages of the attack chain using a highly effective mix of signature-less and matching-technology layers working both pre- and post-execution. Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection leverages our Linking Engine technology to remove all traces of infections and related artifacts - not just the primary threat payload. Its Endpoint Protection technology reduces the vulnerability surface, making the endpoint more resilient.

Windows Defender Pro is your first line of defense against spyware and other unwanted software. And in Windows 7, it's easier to use, with simpler notifications, more scanning options, and less impact on your computer's performance.
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Knutson ConstructionAl-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Auckland Transport, Erste Bank Group, Urban Software Institute, NJVC, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts
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