Microsoft Windows Defender vs. Sophos EPP Suite

As of April 2019, Microsoft Windows Defender is ranked 9th in Endpoint Protection for Business with 1 review vs Sophos EPP Suite which is ranked 15th in Endpoint Protection for Business with 1 review. 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". The top reviewer of Sophos EPP Suite writes "The protection is so much better than our use prior to using this solution. ". Microsoft Windows Defender is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Protection, Norton Security Premium and ESET Endpoint Security. Sophos EPP Suite is most compared with Microsoft Windows Defender, Kaspersky Endpoint Security and Palo Alto Networks Traps.
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Pros
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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It is stable.

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

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Sometimes there are issues with the antivirus back logs.

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Windows Defender, Microsoft System Center Endpoint ProtectionEPP Suite
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Overview
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.Protect every user and every device from malware, spam, data loss and more with our Enduser Protection bundles. Only Sophos delivers best-of-breed endpoint, mobile, encryption, email and web security solutions licensed per user and backed by the best support in the industry.
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Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Auckland Transport, Erste Bank Group, Urban Software Institute, NJVC, Sheraton Hotels and ResortsEK Services
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