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Likelihood to Recommend

Comodo Antivirus

Comodo Antivirus seems to be very cost-effective and capable, but if someone was particular about certain things, I think they could be disappointed. You could pay a lot more for a bigger brand and get a little better customization options. It works for us who don't have any internal custom apps anymore. When we did, one that used command-line functions that called other programs and resources on the network, everything about it was rightly being flagged. Since we got away from having a program that could resemble one a hacker uses, we have had very limited issues. We had to just turn containment off because it was too much of a hassle to figure out how to get all of the different parts white-listed.
Justin Bongard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro Apex One

Before Trend Micro OfficeScan we used Symantec Endpoint Protection and although it was very easy to deploy and to update agents it couldn't find a virus if you pointed it out with a neon sign. We were always getting hit with different viruses but since we migrated to Trend we no longer have that problem. Trend has definitely been preventing those kind of outbreaks successfully.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

Comodo Antivirus
Trend Micro Apex One
9.4
Anti-Exploit Technology
Comodo Antivirus
Trend Micro Apex One
8.8
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Comodo Antivirus
Trend Micro Apex One
9.2
Centralized Management
Comodo Antivirus
Trend Micro Apex One
9.7
Hybrid Deployment Support
Comodo Antivirus
Trend Micro Apex One
9.7
Infection Remediation
Comodo Antivirus
Trend Micro Apex One
9.0
Vulnerability Management
Comodo Antivirus
Trend Micro Apex One
9.7
Malware Detection
Comodo Antivirus
Trend Micro Apex One
9.7

Pros

Comodo Antivirus

  • Automatic containment of suspicious programs
  • Centrally managed whitelist options
Justin Bongard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro Apex One

  • The product has two important aspects, centralized console and an agent which is typically installed on every machine. When the product is installed on a dedicated server then all computers can readily get updated while in the same network (provided the agent is installed on every machine). This helps the machine to avoid any kind of virus attacks.
  • Even if the machines are not in the same network where the console is being run it can directly get all updates from the Trend Micro server directly and the machine is still protected. Hence, it is not necessary that users have to visit the office or internal network to get the update, once the agent is installed on the machine then they can get the update from anywhere as long as the machine has access to the Internet.
  • Once the agent is installed on the machine the users can themselves do a full scan and even check the logs themselves.
Ratulsnigdha Saha | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Comodo Antivirus

  • Whitelisting could be more customizable.
  • We were getting a lot of false positives for Windows updates and other widely used applications, but, then, they seemed to fix that problem.
Justin Bongard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro Apex One

  • Threat Removal: we've encountered several times when Trend Micro will point out some kind of threat, but lacks the ability to handle the removal itself, and typically still requires some kind of manual intervention.
  • It's small, but I do wish you could rename the endpoint agent names after they're assigned in the system.
  • Greater view and visibility into some of the standard reports offered would be nice.
David Schwartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Comodo Antivirus

Comodo Antivirus 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We just renewed for our second year without even shopping around. We are very happy with it.
Justin Bongard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro Apex One

Trend Micro Apex One 8.0
Based on 4 answers
It is very easy to stick with a vendor year after year, and it is also easy to see the faults in a product and want to change. This is the first time I have renewed with an antiviurs provider as others have been less than ideal and caused issues where there were none before, so while it isn't perfect, it is the best of the bunch currently and I am hopeful that it will continue to improve in future versions.
Aaron Myers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Comodo Antivirus

Comodo Antivirus 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I have interacted with them several times, and I'm not giving them a 10 because they never blew my mind how good they were, but they certainly met my high expectations and helped us resolve all issues we had. We paid for support to help us set it up, and I think that was a good choice. There's a very steep learning curve at first with the initial configuration. We feel confident in being able to change everything now that we have been using it, but initially it was all a very new thing to us since we never had used a centrally managed Antivirus and Firewall program before.
Justin Bongard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro Apex One

Trend Micro Apex One 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It has been difficult at sometimes, the support people at one point told me that they couldn't tell me information about OfficeScan because it was knowledge that was passed down from engineer to engineer. The issue was that if you used the msi for the install any further installs would require the msi to have the same exact name or else the install fails and corrupts the install. This information is not listed anywhere on trends website. Support kept trying to get me to use the exe for installs instead, but we use SCCM and msi's work better. We had to write a script to come up with a solution so that we could uninstall the software and install the new software. Trend did provide the technical expertise to help with the script and had us work with one of the developers in order to resolve that issue. So they did fix their screw up but it took a while and several complaints.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Comodo Antivirus

Especially considering the containment feature it had, we felt it was very well worth the price. All of the features are very hard to compare, and you have to eventually take a leap of faith. We were fine with where that took us with this program choice. Support has always been pretty good and friendly.
Justin Bongard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro Apex One

I have evaluated several endpoint security products over the years, but Trend Micro consistently lands in the Gartner's magic quadrant of best companies in this space, reviews well, and, most tellingly, I have had great success with their products. Every iteration brings improvements in ease of use and advancements in protection
Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Comodo Antivirus

  • Overall a very positive impact. We like how it can be told to remove itself the next time a computer comes online. Web root never worked well at doing that.
  • It was cheaper than alternatives, and we were really impressed with how safe computers can be with containment as long as it doesn't slow you down if you use custom-built apps.
Justin Bongard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro Apex One

  • Increased employee efficiency is definitely one of the main reasons for using this product. A lot of valuable business hours can be saved by having this product as we all know that fixing virus issues involves more than technical expertise and takes a lot of time.
  • If the employee efficiency improves then any employee facing the customer will have a much better impact and will automatically improve customer service. Having a computer in good condition is going to have a better customer service and it will also help to meet deadlines.
  • The only negative impact I would say that it does affect other VPN agents (which is mandatory for certain client applications or accessing the client network) once the Trend Micro agent gets a version upgrade. On the other hand if the agents are not upgraded from time to time it may affect Trend Micro agents' functionality.
Ratulsnigdha Saha | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Comodo Antivirus

General

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

Trend Micro Apex One

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Comodo Antivirus
8.0
Trend Micro Apex One
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Comodo Antivirus
10.0
Trend Micro Apex One
8.0

Support Rating

Comodo Antivirus
9.0
Trend Micro Apex One
8.0

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