ESET vs Symantec

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ESET
Based on 17 reviews.
Symantec
Based on 121 reviews.
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Overview
ESET is an IT security company headquartered in Bratislava, Slovakia that was founded in 1992 by the merger of two private companies. ESET offers anti-virus and firewall products such as ESET NOD32 and competes in the antivirus industry. The company was founded in 1992 when Miroslav Trnka and Peter Pako, authors of antivirus software NOD, partnered up with Rudolf Hrub. They adopted the name of the Egyptian goddess of health, marriage and love as the company name. In 1998 NOD received the VB100 award of Virus Bulletin, which helped the company establish subsidiaries in the USA, Argentina and Singapore, and development facilities in Poland and Czech Republic.Symantec Corporation is an American technology company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States. The company produces software for security, storage, backup and availability - and offers professional services to support its software. Netcraft asseses Symantec as the most-used certification authority. Symantec is a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500 stock-market index.
Sample Customers
ESET Endpoint Security: ERSTE Group Bank, Miller Solutions, Wesleyan University, The Hospital Center of Luxembourg, Deer Valley USD, SPAR, Industrial Federal Credit Union, Honda, City Hall of Palmela, Hays CISD, Lester B Pearson School Board
ESET Endpoint Encryption: CCS Media Limited, Mercury Engineering, , Unigarant, Pinewood Healthcare
Symantec Endpoint Encryption: Citrix Systems Inc., City of Lansing, Commercial & Industrial Property, France T_l_visions, Fujian Mobile Co. Ltd., Group Lotus plc, Hall Booth Smith & Slover, P.C. (HBSS), Portugal Telecom, PostFinance, Public Pension Agency
Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP): Audio Visual Dynamics, Red Deer Advocate, Asia Pacific Telecom Co. Ltd., Kibbutz Ein Gedi, and AMETEK, Inc.
Symantec Norton 360 [EOL]: Swisscom
Blue Coat Incident Response, Analytics, and Forensics: BT, Hostworks, Nine Entertainment Co, Telefonica, Thomson Reuters, Lala, Mackenzie, Nebrija Universidad, Portage Public Schools, Ace, COCC
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection: ECI
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
31%
Media Company
12%
Comms Service Provider
10%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Software R&D Company
25%
Comms Service Provider
13%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Government
6%
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