Compare Microsoft Windows Defender vs. Trend Micro Smart Protection Complete

Microsoft Windows Defender is ranked 3rd in Endpoint Protection for Business with 10 reviews while Trend Micro Smart Protection Complete is ranked 37th in Endpoint Protection for Business with 1 review. Microsoft Windows Defender is rated 8.2, while Trend Micro Smart Protection Complete is rated 0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Windows Defender writes "A security implementation that supplies proactive issue resolution with cloud analytics and APT". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Trend Micro Smart Protection Complete writes "The product scales well, but it does not provide insights into what is being done". Microsoft Windows Defender is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), CrowdStrike and ESET Endpoint Security, whereas Trend Micro Smart Protection Complete is most compared with Microsoft Windows Defender, Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) and Trend Micro OfficeScan.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is that we can use the solution right out of the box without too much configuration.The most valuable features are that it's easy to use and the updates are very simple.Defender is integrated into the operating system. It's integrated with everything. You don't have to spend time analyzing what you have to do to be sure that the integration is okay between the security tool and all the other apps. This, from my point of view, is the main advantage.The most valuable feature of this solution is that it's easy to deploy Microsoft Windows. The performance is good and the management tools are very good. We are quite happy with the solution.I like the real-time protection features. Windows Defender will detect if there's a threat like a Trojan or something like that but Kaspersky lets it run normally.This is a very go, proactive solution to threat protection using advanced analysis.It's really stable. I've used a lot of stuff, a lot of products, like ESET and Kaspersky. None of them are comparable with this one. This one is much better.Within its class I think, it has a high and decent detection rate.

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The scalability works well.

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Cons
There's scanning going on that occasionally topples the memory, causing everything to freeze. This should be fixed.I would like to be able to set up any kind of protection I want in the firewall, any IP address or any number.The solution needs to improve its ransomware. It's not so good. It could also use some general performance optimization for the computers the solution operates on, to ensure it does not slow down the devices.The management console could be better.The system can always be simplified and have a better integration check. More detailed reports would be good. When it does the integrated check, it just shows if the system is okay but I want to know what happened.Updates are not coming out of preview quickly enough and it is holding back on the development of the product.The end-user also cannot do some advanced actions on it. It's a little bit complicated for our end-user, so it needs to be simplified.There's a lot of manual effort involved to configure what we need.

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It does not provide insights into what is being done.

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Windows Defender, Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
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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.

Trend Micro Smart Protection Complete is a connected suite of security capabilities that protects your users no matter where they go or what they do. This modern security delivers the bestprotection at multiple layers: endpoint, application, and network, which work together to stop threats across your organization. It has multiple layers of connected threat protection that integrates security across protection layers with flexible cloud deployment, simplified licensing, and central management for network-wide visibility and control of threats and data. The following layers of security are included in this suite: Endpoint, Mobile, Email and Collaboration, Web and Centralized Security Management.

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Sample Customers
Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Auckland Transport, Erste Bank Group, Urban Software Institute, NJVC, Sheraton Hotels and ResortsAtma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, Blekinge County Council, Bulgarian American Credit Bank, Cancer Research UK, Delacour, Evalueserve, Gulftainer, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital, Mazda Motor Logistics Europe, MEDHOST, Nikigolf, Ochsner Health System, SIAX Computing Solutions, Tegen
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Financial Services Firm29%
Manufacturing Company14%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Aerospace/Defense Firm14%
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Software R&D Company31%
Comms Service Provider9%
Government6%
Media Company6%
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