Symantec Endpoint Protection vs Trend Micro OfficeScan

Symantec Endpoint Protection is ranked 1st in Endpoint Protection with 21 reviews vs Trend Micro OfficeScan which is ranked 25th in Endpoint Protection with 1 review. The top reviewer of Symantec Endpoint Protection writes "You can deploy it to Windows, Mac, and Linux with one console to cover all three". The top reviewer of Trend Micro OfficeScan writes "We use it for endpoint protection but it needs a consolidated manager". Symantec Endpoint Protection is most compared with Microsoft Windows Defender, McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection and Kaspersky Endpoint Security. Trend Micro OfficeScan is most compared with Trend Micro Deep Security, Symantec Endpoint Protection and Microsoft Windows Defender.
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Pros
Managing SEP is very easy, and also troubleshooting part is easily managed.Helps to protect our organization from known attacks.I think the key thing for me, is interoperability, in that you can deploy it to Windows, Mac, and Linux. That's been a really important feature in the last two years. Now there's one management console to cover all three OSs.SEP, the entire suite of components, provides good endpoint protection.The IPS function (with no firewall needed to be installed in the SEP client) is quite good.Symantec ATP provides quite a good overview of how threats have spread within the company.ATP is really impressive, and with EDR, it is the best solution I have ever known.Scalability.

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Stability is okay.

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Cons
The biggest thing I would like to see is malware remediation, if there is some kind of outbreak. We'd like to see better remediation and better detection and response. It's pretty good at capturing things, but it doesn't stop everything, so better machine learning would be helpful.They should work on making the virus definition file lighter.Need to improved orchestration for broken clients fixes.They're just starting to get into this now, but I think they can do better - they're just starting out with I think is called the SEP Cloud Console. It has more limited functionality. It will be good once we can run SEP from the cloud. That would be good.The support can be wanting. Sometimes the time to resolution is longer than I would expect.SONAR could be improved. The false/positive rate is a little high.I find the documentation on Symantec.com to be not very updated. It seems like Symantec focuses more on their product than on documentation.My personal opinion is that Symantec has too many WS.Reputation.1 detections, which could cause important computers to malfunction.

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​It needs a consolidated manager as there are too many parts to currently manage it.​

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It is the better product, even if it is a little on the higher side.Licensing is per user. Therefore, it makes it easy to do licensing.What we have paid for this product is good value for the work and the services that they are providing to us.Regarding the licensing, it was important negotiate a long contract to get a more attractive price, including advanced support in case of crisis.I’d say SEP deserves the money.

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Overview

Symantec Endpoint Protection is a powerful endpoint antivirus software solution, which provides multiple layers of protection against all types of known and unknown threats. Powered by SONAR and Symantec Insight, Symantec Endpoint Protection combines all the security tools that you could require into one proactive solution.

It integrates antivirus, firewall, antispyware, intrusion prevention, application control and device control, and allows you to manage all of these tools centrally from one agent. Upgrades happen automatically, and the software offers seamless migration from previous versions.

This solution maximizes the security and performance of physical and virtual systems, and is compatible with multiple operating systems, such as Windows, Mac and Linux. Symantec Endpoint Protection is recommended for environments with more than 250 users.

Micro OfficeScan provides modern threat protection for anti-malware, packer variants, device control, command and control (C&C) traffic, browser exploits, behavior monitoring, web threats, census-based control, and more.
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Sample Customers
Sample Customers Audio Visual Dynamics, Red Deer Advocate, Asia Pacific Telecom Co. Ltd., Kibbutz Ein Gedi, and AMETEK, Inc.Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, A&W Food Services of Canada, Babou, Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BO), DCI Donor Services, Evalueserve, Gulftainer, Hiroshima Prefectural Government, MEDHOST
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