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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 9.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Avira Antivirus

It is good for organizations that need an AV solution that does really well in AV detection/performance tests, and also has a good track record for using little system resources on the client machine.It is less suited for organizations that want an AV product that is historically used by the industry or is known as an industry standard (e.g. Microsoft products, etc).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Panda Security for Desktops

Panda is easy to use and doesn't take a ton of system resources, and is easy to implement. It is effective when tested or compared to other products. It doesn't burden the user with excessive notifications. Simple as it should be. Clients have been happy with its performance and haven't had reports of performance issues. This is a must as a system that cripples the machine is of significantly less value
Mike Narumiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

Avira Antivirus
Panda Security for Desktops
8.7
Anti-Exploit Technology
Avira Antivirus
Panda Security for Desktops
9.5
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Avira Antivirus
Panda Security for Desktops
8.7
Centralized Management
Avira Antivirus
Panda Security for Desktops
9.0
Hybrid Deployment Support
Avira Antivirus
Panda Security for Desktops
6.6
Infection Remediation
Avira Antivirus
Panda Security for Desktops
9.4
Vulnerability Management
Avira Antivirus
Panda Security for Desktops
9.4
Malware Detection
Avira Antivirus
Panda Security for Desktops
8.5

Pros

Avira Antivirus

  • It detects adware (sometimes you just need some ease of advertisement) and phishing.
  • It has Webguard, that allows us to block access to malicious websites.
  • It scans email (POP3 and SMTP), an everyday tool I personally use.
  • It has Bootable RescueCD, wich helps to remove malware and system recoveries.
  • It has a very high detection rate and a very fast scanning engine.
Floyd Peterkin Bennett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Panda Security for Desktops

  • Constant scanning of the entire computer.
  • Does not affect the performance of the device.
  • A lot of features to protect the computers in different layers.
  • A control panel where you can manage all the features in a simple way.
  • High level of effectiveness when detecting threats, attacks, malware, etc.
Winston Mendes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avira Antivirus

  • For the use that I currently give to my laptop it works very well, but it can fail if your way of surfing the web is careful and you dedicate yourself to visit infected forums, download files from any part, or use bad programs.
Aura Munguia Cepeda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Panda Security for Desktops

  • Panda Security is not the best at some types of malware scans but that can be an issue with other similar products as well.
  • The configuration and setup functions could be more detailed and expanded for advanced users.
  • Updates can sometimes be infrequent.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Avira Antivirus

Avira Antivirus 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Since the product runs really well overall, and I haven't really run into any major issues, I have not had a need to contact the vendor directly for support. I have perused the vendor's site for other support channels, and they do have a number of good support options, such as submitting a request, KB articles, and Community forums. One support option that does not seem to be available (or might be really hard to find) is a direct line to call for phone support. As an individual or business member you can submit a request via a web form, which then will be sent to the tech support team, at which point they will call you.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Panda Security for Desktops

Panda Security for Desktops 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I gave it a 10 because I compare it to air conditioning. I need it to work every day, 24/7. I need it to be reliable and not something that requires a ton of interaction from staff to make sure it works every day. In addition, I should be able to run other things at my house when the AC is on. Panda fits that description.
Mike Narumiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avira Antivirus

F-Secure despite being a good antivirus when it comes to protecting home equipment does not act the same for business protection because its performance is much lower as well as its ease of use while Avira meets these requirements and its protection is much more complete and efficient, since not only acts against common threats but it is also optimal to protect against advanced threats and the one that works in real time makes the virus detection rate much more efficient before any other antivirus, that is why It is ideal for the protection of business teams
Michelli Capecchi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Panda Security for Desktops

Over the years we have tried different software to provide protection but we have not managed to obtain the best results because their features have not been updated or do not fully support against very advanced attacks. One example is Avira, which is limited in that it is practically only useful for Windows, while Panda is usually available for different devices as well as is more prepared for any type of attack that we can cross today.
Hanna Bedoya | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avira Antivirus

  • I have not had serious infections due to viruses or Trojans. In addition, every time a malicious code is downloaded, Avira detects it and blocks it fast enough. So, I have not had to re-format my PC, I have not lost documents that I had stored on disk C, and of course, I have not lost time trying to recover the data from my PC.
  • I've also been able to install it on not-so-powerful PCs, so its users have been able to continue using their computers without any problem and also avoid serious infections.
george wilson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Panda Security for Desktops

  • It has helped me on multiple occasions to eliminate infections from my PC. I have avoided having to reinstall the operating system or format my system and lose some important files.
george wilson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avira Antivirus

General

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

Panda Security for Desktops

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Avira Antivirus
8.6
Panda Security for Desktops
9.3

Support Rating

Avira Antivirus
8.0
Panda Security for Desktops
10.0

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