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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 9.1 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Endpoint Security

    Avast Business Antivirus

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    79%
    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Anti-Exploit Technology

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings

    Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    2 Ratings

    Centralized Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Hybrid Deployment Support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0
    60%
    1 Rating

    Infection Remediation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.5
    95%
    2 Ratings

    Vulnerability Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings

    Malware Detection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    2 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Avast Business Antivirus is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
    • Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.8

    Avast Business Antivirus

    88%
    15 Ratings
    10.0

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    10.0

    Avast Business Antivirus

    100%
    2 Ratings
    7.6

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    76%
    4 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Avast Business Antivirus

    If a company is in
    need of an anti-virus that would help them in saving their data against all
    kinds of virus attacks then Avast is just a witty option. The utilization of
    cyberspace is inevitable and it is necessary to make it secure and Avast is a
    good option. There can be multiple powerful antivirus tools but the price of it
    is highly suitable and is the cheapest among its competitors.
    Millie Imogen | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    It is well suited in environments that want a simple AV product/solution that, for the most part, can be easily deployed to client endpoints. It is also good for environments that want something that is easy to use by end-users, and also doesn't use a whole lot of system resources.It is less suited for environments that want an AV solution that is more robust feature-wise, or has more configurable options for the end-users. It is also less suited for those organizations that want an AV product to have the highest detection rate in the industry.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Avast Business Antivirus

    • Avast Business Antivirus does particularly well detecting any threads in real time in order to it's live scanner that's constantly detecting any changes in your system.
    • Avast Business Antivirus is very good with your system resources saving you time when you are on demanding tasks that can make your system slow.
    • Avast Business Antivirus is amazing keeping constantly updated with latest virus and threads definitions that can harm your system keeping it secure all the time.
    Miguel Antonio Escudero López | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    • Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection offers exceptional threat protections for signature-based "known" threats.
    • The signatures are constantly updated and management of this application is super easy with the use of Microsoft SCCM.
    • The application is very much a "set it and let it" type of deployment. Once you install it, there are very little configuration or changes that need to be made.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Avast Business Antivirus

    • Alerts - these are handy for sure, but some alerts, when turned on, can flood your Inbox. I'd like to see a more granular approach that sets limits on how many times an alert will be delivered.
    • Fingerprint access on the mobile app would be awesome.
    • Aside from that, some of the menu paths are not straightforward. Like the install client creation can only be done from the dashboard (to my knowledge) when it should be done from the policy and/or device pages. Make the interface a little more intuitive.
    Vin Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    • The product could improve in the area of having better mechanisms in place with how the SCEP client is deployed/installed from the server on the management side. We have run into this firsthand with the client not installing on an endpoint, and then having to take the time to investigate why it was not installing.
    • A second improvement that can be made is to keep trying to improve the products detection rate for finding malware/viruses. The case can be made that there are some products out there that do a better job at this and have a higher detection rate.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Avast Business Antivirus

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $3,999 per device/per year

    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
    Additional Pricing Details

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Support Rating

    Avast Business Antivirus

    Avast Business Antivirus 10.0
    Based on 2 answers
    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

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection 7.6
    Based on 4 answers
    There was a time and a place in which Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection was an excellent choice to provide threat protections. However, now that threats have been evolving, so too does the need for more advanced protections. In its current offering, it just no longer meets the needs of our organization in terms of providing protections against threats.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Avast Business Antivirus

    We once had an experience of using the AVG AntiVirus Business Edition for eight months and we experienced something surprising that it was not effective and active much as the prices were also too low as compared to Avast Business Antivirus. In short, to explain, Avast Business Antivirus is just [an] amazing antivirus and is working well enough with our organization to protect our systems. From our side, Avast is the best antivirus platform to experience by any organization.
    Victoria-Elsie Jeremy | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    How SCEP stacks up against some of the other AV solutions/products is that it does a pretty good job overall (not the best in the industry) at detecting/removing malware, which is the main focus for a product like this. It is also easy to use on the end-user side, which can't be said for some other AV products on the market.I was not involved with the selection/purchase of the product in the organization, but I'm almost certain the organization selected this based on the tight integration with Microsoft System Center Manager, which is used in the organization. Also, given the fact that SCEP is tightly integrated and works well in organizations that utilize Microsoft products, it was probably another factor in selecting this. Lastly, the cost of licenses was probably lower (because of System Center already being in place) than other AV products.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Avast Business Antivirus

    • With Avast Business Antivirus, we can focus on other things and not worry about virus and malware attacks
    • The cost of deploying Avast Business Antivirus is low compared to what we can spend in the event of a malware or virus attack
    • While it is not the cheapest option, it is worth the cost considering the level of protection and all the features that it offers.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

    • There was little/no cost associated with this software since we are utilizing SCCM and are paying license costs for that anyways.
    • The level or protection is excellent for the cost of the software.
    • There was at least one instance in which Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection identified a crypto-malware, but not before it had already started to encrypt many of our files. So it did detect the threat, but since it was a little delayed we still were infected.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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