Symantec Endpoint Protection Competitors and Alternatives

The top Symantec Endpoint Protection competitors are
  • Microsoft Windows Defender
  • McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection
  • ESET Endpoint Security
  • Trend Micro Deep Security
  • Palo Alto Networks Traps
  • Cylance
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security
  • CrowdStrike
Read reviews of Symantec Endpoint Protection competitors and alternatives
Daniel Citalan
Real User
Intermediate Engineer at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 03 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features for us are: * Encryption of our data * Automatic user recovery prior to Windows booting up.

How has it helped my organization?

We are able to use it as our primary encryption tool so we do not have to spend resources on another product for this purpose. It is really the most useful feature as we do not... more»

What needs improvement?

We experienced some bad behavior when we first installed the product. The system also starts slowly in some instances. If for some reason this solution crashes, we could lose all... more»

What other advice do I have?

Be aware of the time it takes to deploy it as we experienced some slow startups.
Edson Siqueira
Real User
Analista de Suporte - Consultor de TI at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Oct 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuables features are that it is a lightweight antivirus with a lightweight heuristic scan, web filter,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As ESET is a lightweight antivirus and gives us the most useful features that we need on an endpoint, we are... more»

What needs improvement?

The heuristic of ESET is not so effective in standard mode. We have to implement some policies on it to have good... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The cost-benefit of ESET, from my point of view, is really good for an antivirus for small and medium business.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, as a software distributor I also work with Sophos for example, and the cost-benefit of ESET is better than Sophos.

What other advice do I have?

It's a good antivirus for small and medium businesses. However, be careful with the policies; implementing best... more»
Leonardo Meneses
Real User
Incident Response Analyst at a security firm with 51-200 employees
Mar 18 2018

What is most valuable?

The go live, because it is possible to answer incidents while they are still occurring and minimize the effects.

How has it helped my organization?

Provides visibility into the chain of attack and threats that use valid operating system processes to execute attacks.

What needs improvement?

Needs improvement in the area of infrastructure for on-premise installation.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The cost/benefit factor has great relevance in Cb Defense implementations.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No previous solution was used.

What other advice do I have?

It is a product which will bring enough information and effectiveness in the detection and response to advanced threats.

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