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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 7.7 out of 100

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

Symantec Endpoint Security

From a small company to the largest enterprise corporation Symantec Endpoint security will work for you. This endpoint software will give you piece of mind that all of your mobile devices will be well protected. This is especially true in the new Covid remote workforce we are experiencing. From easy to set up to great support this is the product to check out.
Eric Krueger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.4
Anti-Exploit Technology
Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.2
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.6
Centralized Management
Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.5
Hybrid Deployment Support
Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.8
Infection Remediation
Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.1
Vulnerability Management
Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.2
Malware Detection
Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.7

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

Symantec Endpoint Security

  • The virus and spyware protection has worked well for us, catching several things and quarantining the items or cleaning them.
  • The virus definitions very rarely fail to update for the users, so I feel confident that my client machines are kept up to date.
  • I like the report I get daily telling me about threats found and action taken without having to login to the console to look it up myself.
Debbie Johnson | 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

Symantec Endpoint Security

  • Removing dead clients from the console. This is nearly impossible to do, and makes keeping the console clean a very difficult task.
  • Poorly tested versions are sometimes released that cause serious issues for users. This ranges from browsers malfunctioning to BSOD errors.
  • Malware detection is good but not great. We are not confident in SEP by itself to neutralize malware threats. It's detection rate just isn't high enough for next generation and zero day threats.
Kurt Ferguson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Avast Business Antivirus

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Symantec Endpoint Security

Symantec Endpoint Security 9.1
Based on 4 answers
Best of Breed. Symantec Endpoint Protection beats all other end point products I have used, tested and seen in presentation at this point in time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Avast Business Antivirus

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Symantec Endpoint Security

Symantec Endpoint Security 9.1
Based on 5 answers
Symantec Endpoint Protection centralized management console provides easy to follow, clean, and modern HTML5 based interface. All functionality required to manage Symantec Endpoint Protection is available and presented through this management interface. The Symantec Endpoint Protection provides many roles out of the box and presents relevant information based on the user role. Symantec Endpoint Protection can benefit from further scripting/automation interface development.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Avast Business Antivirus

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Symantec Endpoint Security

Symantec Endpoint Security 9.0
Based on 4 answers
We've used it for years and the software is easy to use. The dashboard is easy to read, and you can easily figure out where to go to troubleshoot or deploy software. Symantec is there for emergencies like backup restoration or file retrieval. It's pretty low maintenance. Symantec is there when your IT infrastructure needs it
Anonymous | 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

Symantec Endpoint Security

Symantec Endpoint Security 7.5
Based on 22 answers
I've called a few times and the support is great. They help me walk through the issues that I was having and even remotely connected to my server and show me how the fix the issue. I hope the support doesn't change since they were bought by Broadcom.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Avast Business Antivirus

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Symantec Endpoint Security

Symantec Endpoint Security 6.4
Based on 2 answers
Use a third party deployment tool and not the deployment option within the SEP Manager itself.
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

Symantec Endpoint Security

Though Avast seems to use less resources than Symantec Endpoint Protection, we felt that Symantec Endpoint Protection offered better protection against zero day exploits and kept up to date far more than Avast. In addition, we felt that the price was affordable for the product. Our end users love Symantec Endpoint Protection!
Anonymous | 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

Symantec Endpoint Security

  • SEP has had a very nice ROI in the form of keeping our network safe and clients' machines clean and free from spyware and viruses.
  • The negative downside is that reinstalling the client isn't always an easy method. A lot of times we just have the user reimage their whole machine, which is usually the last resort.
  • Another positive aspect of SEP is that it allows us to identify any problematic machines which might be allowing any malware, spyware or viruses in through any network ports or connections.
We use Symantec Endpoint Environment in a manufacturing and conventional office setting. This is a very large scale operational of over 10,000 users
Sam Figueroa | 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
Additional Pricing Details

Symantec Endpoint Security

General

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

Symantec Endpoint Security Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Avast Business Antivirus
9.2
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
9.1

Usability

Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
9.1

Reliability and Availability

Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
9.0

Support Rating

Avast Business Antivirus
10.0
Symantec Endpoint Security
7.5

Implementation Rating

Avast Business Antivirus
Symantec Endpoint Security
6.4

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