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  • "Its price should be reasonable."
  • "There are subscription costs, we typically purchase the annual subscription. There can be other expenses too, for example, we use CrowdStrike also as part of our policy."
  • "The prices fluctuate, but this year I think it was maybe around $12,000."
  • "The EDR options are costlier than other products."
  • "Licensing is based on a yearly subscription."
  • "Symantec is expensive."
  • "Its price is reasonable."
  • "They're on the reasonable side. They are at mid-level. They're not too expensive as compared to their competitors. They're also not too cheap. In terms of price structure, hopefully, they could do a subscription."
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    Top Answer:Aqua Security is easy to use and very manageable. Its main focus is on Kubernetes and Docker. Security is a very valuable feature and their speed of integration is very good. The initial setup was… more »
    Top Answer:We use Symantec because we do not use MS Enterprise products, but in my opinion, Microsoft Defender is a superior solution. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is a cloud-delivered endpoint security… more »
    Top Answer:Protection from viruses, malware, Trojans, and malicious files is most valuable. It is also good in terms of application control. I can control the type of external media that can be connected with… more »
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    Also Known As
    Symantec EPP, Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP)
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    Overview
    Avecto Defendpoint multi-layered prevention on the endpoint is achieved by uniquely combining three core capabilities of privilege management, application control and content isolation to reduce the attack surface and disrupt the attack chain. It is this tightly integrated solution that creates solid security foundations, allowing you to contain all internet threats, prevent malware from executing and allow all users to function effectively in the context of a standard user account. Threats are contained and prevented from running, without relying on detection. Common threats mitigated with Defendpoint include: ransomware, phishing attacks, zero day attacks, pass the hash attacks and APTs.

    Unmatched Endpoint Safety for Your OrganizationAs an on-premises, hybrid, or cloud-based solution, the single-agent Symantec platform protects all your traditional and mobile endpoint devices, and uses artificial intelligence (AI) to optimize security decisions.

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    Sample Customers
    PwC Switzerland
    Audio Visual Dynamics, Red Deer Advocate, Asia Pacific Telecom Co. Ltd., Kibbutz Ein Gedi, and AMETEK, Inc.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Computer Software Company12%
    Manufacturing Company12%
    Comms Service Provider9%
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    Financial Services Firm17%
    Computer Software Company8%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Healthcare Company6%
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    Computer Software Company18%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
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    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise79%
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    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise39%
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    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise61%
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    Avecto Defendpoint is ranked 20th in Anti-Malware Tools while Symantec Endpoint Security is ranked 10th in EPP (Endpoint Protection for Business) with 67 reviews. Avecto Defendpoint is rated 0.0, while Symantec Endpoint Security is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Endpoint Security writes "The solution has given us visibility into compliance within our whole system and helped us ensure everything is updated". Avecto Defendpoint is most compared with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, CrowdStrike Falcon, Trellix Endpoint Security and Total Defense Anti-Virus, whereas Symantec Endpoint Security is most compared with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks, CrowdStrike Falcon, Trend Micro Deep Security and Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business.

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