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Score 8.7 out of 100

CrowdStrike Falcon

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Likelihood to Recommend

Avast Business Antivirus

Avast Business is great to keep your business secure of virus/threads, is easy to install and use. I recommend digging around the options menu in order to get the best setup for your business. You should use the 30-day trial first in order to see if Avast Business Antivirus works well and fits your company needs.
Miguel Antonio Escudero López | TrustRadius Reviewer

CrowdStrike Falcon

CrowdStrike continues to be the leader of where it is today by extending the offerings that is has. While there are a number of downfalls of the product, no one other security vendor can rightfully do what CrowdStrike does. Smaller players in the game are able to "pull a feather" here and there but there is no stopping the behemoth that is CrowdStrike. So long as CrowdStrike continues to deliver on its endpoint protection capabilities and levels up their behavioral detections, they are the best buy all day long. For those looking for a company that is clear about what they are monitoring for and how, rule logic, etc.... CrowdStrike is the exact opposite. They are a complete black box that thinks detect logic is magic and protects it all as if it was intellectual property. For some organizations they will likely not care; however, for others with established security teams, this can prove to be an irritant.
Bryan Bowie | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

Avast Business Antivirus
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
Anti-Exploit Technology
Avast Business Antivirus
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Avast Business Antivirus
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.3
Centralized Management
Avast Business Antivirus
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.3
Hybrid Deployment Support
Avast Business Antivirus
CrowdStrike Falcon
7.8
Infection Remediation
Avast Business Antivirus
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.0
Vulnerability Management
Avast Business Antivirus
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.6
Malware Detection
Avast Business Antivirus
CrowdStrike Falcon
9.2

Pros

Avast Business Antivirus

  • Cloud-based. I can manage all of my endpoints, policies, alerts, etc. from their cloud portal - from anywhere.
  • Through the same portal - I have remote access to all of my devices - priceless.
  • I absolutely love the endpoint client lockout (by password) - which does not allow my end users to disable under any circumstance - but allows me to do so by entering in the password. Stellar feature!
  • Policy-based - I can set all the parameters against a policy, hit save and that rolls out to the endpoints. I can also move devices between policies with ease from the cloud portal, so I can test features to ensure security levels remain tight.
Vin Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

CrowdStrike Falcon

  • Ransomware protection. We ran a ransomware simulation with obfuscated executables to hide malware signatures and CrowdStrike found and stopped 15 out of 15.
  • Malware/adware detection. Packaged adware in official installers are instantly blocked without interfering with the install of the primary application.
Randy Munroe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avast Business Antivirus

  • This application is providing me a lot of benefits with its beautiful interface that is quite simple and well understanding for providing a variety of features for my daily work process.
  • I am having all positive experiences with it as it is helping me out in different ways to prevent any anti-theft features for my databases.
  • For me, there is nothing to worry about in this particular application and also it’s a great initiator.
Martha Batruny | TrustRadius Reviewer

CrowdStrike Falcon

  • We get false positive detections when we run an email signature script for our users. These false positives can be a distraction. We've implemented a whitelist for those behaviors, but had some difficulty in figuring out how to configure CrowdStrike to recognize these executions since the file name and hash were always different (the executing file was firstname_lastname.exe, and that was too Vague to whitelist.
Mark Sauer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Avast Business Antivirus

Avast Business Antivirus 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I gave this rating because after using this fantastic product. Everything is under my control and also all my databases are secure enough and also quite convenient to be managed. Thus, it’s a really good application in each and every regard that totally supports me in the best way.
Martha Batruny | TrustRadius Reviewer

CrowdStrike Falcon

CrowdStrike Falcon 8.6
Based on 13 answers
When I receive support, it is always useful and informative. However, the support doesn't get back to me in the most timely manner. Often, by the time I hear back from support I have already resolved the issue. But for bigger issues, that need more in-depth help the support team has been incredibly valuable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avast Business Antivirus

For up to 10 users, Avast Antivirus is best suited for SMB. The well known interface for home users makes the switch to Avast Business Antivirus seamless. I ran a few virus detection scenarios and found that basically all antiviruses out there work as advertised. Known viruses are detected and quarantined. The most frequently used vector of attack is USB drives. A lot of Avast Business Antivirus users tend to use Avast Free and Premium solutions when experiencing SMB version. I would not recommend using Avast Business Antivirus on a PC without at least 8GB of ram or a Phone without at least 4GB. Fast (ssd) disk is good option and at least i3/ryzen 3 CPU.
Emir Omeragić | TrustRadius Reviewer

CrowdStrike Falcon

[Because of] its cloud-based architecture, complete set of features, LDAP integration and massive deployment options. The open integration with another security solution and it's almost native with all Windows flavors including Windows Server. Its Incident Response Team is a one-and-only kind of solution that makes CrowdStrike a really different competitor and a natural leader in cybersecurity market.
Victor Rivera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avast Business Antivirus

  • It is always running in the background, making sure our system is safe.
  • It protects your personal data from viruses
  • Able to perform everyday activities without any problems.
Sam Randika | TrustRadius Reviewer

CrowdStrike Falcon

  • CrowdStrike has cut our security costs.
  • Has given us more insight into our end points.
  • It has helped with our older PC's CPU usage.
  • Cut our cost and time from managing multiple platforms down to managing one platform with better insight than what we had with multiple security platforms.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avast Business Antivirus

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Avast Business Antivirus Editions & Modules

Edition
Avast Business Antivirus39.991
Avast Business Antivirus Pro49.991
Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus59.991
Avast Business Antivirus Pro for Linux239.991
  1. per device/per year
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CrowdStrike Falcon

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

CrowdStrike Falcon Editions & Modules

Edition
Falcon Pro$6.991
Falcon Enterprise$14.992
Falcon Premium$17.992
  1. per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)
  2. per endpoint/month (minimum number of endpoints applies)
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Avast Business Antivirus
9.2
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.9

Support Rating

Avast Business Antivirus
10.0
CrowdStrike Falcon
8.6

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