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ESET vs Sophos

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ESET
Based on 88 reviews.
Sophos
Based on 532 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.
Sophos is a developer and vendor of computer security software and hardware, providing communication endpoint, encryption, network security, email security and mobile security as well as unified threat management products. Sophos is largely focused on providing security to organisations and businesses. SophosLabs is the company's global network of threat analysis centres. Sophos has won several awards for its consumer-facing Naked Security blog.
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
ESET Enterprise Inspector
Mitsubishi Motors, Allianz Suisse, Cannon, T-Mobile
Sophos SafeGuard
Rushmoor Borough Council
Sophos Email
Del Monte Foods, Terra Verde, spicerhaart, RIVERLITE, Dataprise, SureBridge, Reed's School, Sayfol International School
Sophos EPP Suite
EK Services
Sophos Intercept X
Flexible Systems
Sophos Virtualization Security
UK National Health Service
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
43%
Computer Software Company
16%
Government
4%
Insurance Company
3%
Comms Service Provider
37%
Computer Software Company
16%
Government
6%
Educational Organization
4%
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