Microsoft Windows Defender Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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MicroAdmin677
Real User
‎Microsoft Enterprise administrator at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 16 2019

What is most valuable?

The solution is really fast. I have never experienced any viruses since I've been using it.

What needs improvement?

I think the console can be better. 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. I think the solution is complicated. This one is one of the concerns that I like to talk about because some end-users do not know… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used other solutions, like ESET and Kaspersky. We had to change at first due to user complaints, especially about Kaspersky, because it used a lot of the resources. So we switched to ESET but after some time we just switched to Windows Defender.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend the solution because I can confidently tell everyone that this product is working very well and it's stable. You are always sure that they are able to deal with a virus or something else that may interrupt your work. I would rate this solution nine out of 10.
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