ESET PROTECT vs. Trend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ESET PROTECT
Score 8.9 out of 10
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ESET provides Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) capabilities via the ESET PROTECT Platform, covering Windows, Mac, Linux, and both Android and iOS operating systems, providing Mobile Device Management functionality. It comes with multi-tenant management, ensuring real-time visibility for both on-premises and off-premises endpoints as well as full reporting for ESET enterprise-grade solutions. ESET PROTECT management platform can be deployed on-premise or in-cloud. For organizations looking to…N/A
Trend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
Score 8.1 out of 10
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Trend Micro offers an end-to-end hosted security solution which they call the Worry-Free Business Security suite for midsize and larger enterprises, which provides a wide range of services such as endpoint protection, email encryption, general antivirus and threat detection and prevention, as well as protection of cloud applications as well, with no maintenance.N/A
Pricing
ESET PROTECTTrend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
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ESET PROTECTTrend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsESET offers are tailored to each customer’s needs. ESET takes pride in working with customers and partners to find the perfect solution for their security challenges at the right price. Contacting an ESET partner or sales representative ensures each solution is made-to-measure and precisely fits the size, complexity of IT environment and level of protection to match the customer’s business requirements.
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Community Pulse
ESET PROTECTTrend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
Considered Both Products
ESET PROTECT
Chose ESET PROTECT
Much better performance, features and experience !
Trend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
Chose Trend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
There is no comparison, I would hands down use Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security over any other security solution. I've worked in Break/Fix and seen time after time Norton, Kaspersky, McAfee, Eset, SecureIT all completely miss infections on computers. Why waste your …
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Features
ESET PROTECTTrend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
Endpoint Security
Comparison of Endpoint Security features of Product A and Product B
ESET PROTECT
9.1
16 Ratings
8% above category average
Trend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
8.6
2 Ratings
2% above category average
Anti-Exploit Technology9.016 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)9.215 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Centralized Management9.115 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Hybrid Deployment Support8.412 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Infection Remediation9.116 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Vulnerability Management9.515 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Malware Detection9.716 Ratings8.52 Ratings
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User Ratings
ESET PROTECTTrend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
9.5
(48 ratings)
7.5
(8 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(2 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
9.5
(5 ratings)
9.4
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
ESET PROTECTTrend Micro Worry-Free Services Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
ESET
Comprehensive threat prevention against a variety of threats, such as viruses, ransomware, and spyware is effectively provided by ESET PROTECT. The cross platform compatibility of this software is advantageous for business with diverse IT environments such as those combination of Windows, macOS, and Linux systems. Some industries, such highly regulated sectors with specific compliance needs, may find it more cost-effective, however it is less suitable for small enterprises with limited IT resources and for organizations with severe budgetary limits.
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Trend Micro
With around 80 users and 150 devices (including 6 server instances), this solution served us very well, with instant admin notifications and scheduled overall reports. Detection appears extremely reliable, and the memory and CPU footprint of the service seemed less intrusive than Panda, which we had issues running on Terminal Services instances, as it seems to hog excessive memory allocation. Rollout was smooth and we never had an instance of a corrupt installation.
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Pros
ESET
  • ESET provides comprehensive, transparent protection for my MacOS devices without interfering with the efficiency of my operating system.
  • It's easy to install, configure (default settings are great for just about everyone), and update.
  • ESET's customer communications, including a very detailed knowledge base online, make it clear I've chosen the right antivirus solution!
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Trend Micro
  • Hybrid deployment, can be on-prem or cloud specific, we are using cloud based
  • Central Control Manager capabilities to have control about what happens in the environment
  • No need to have internal infrastructure to host further than your workstations or terminals
  • No need to have dedicated team for security or endpoint protection
  • Maintenance and updates are available just as released, no need to take actions on that side
  • Great capabilities as a connected threat defense platform
  • Endpoint protection features and quality for SMBs
  • Cloud and collaboration platforms compatible including Office 365, Google Mail and On-Cloud Storage
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Cons
ESET
  • If the system administrator has functions such as pop-up notification and alert mail transmission, I believe that countermeasures can be taken faster
  • It often gets in the way of the network system.
  • Communication between PCs under the same network may be hindered, which may be an obstacle to verification.
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Trend Micro
  • Price increases regularly.
  • When you actually want to uninstall the agent, sometimes it will refuse to do so. Luckily TM has a special uninstall tool if needed.
  • Can take awhile to dial in the thresholds against false positives.
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Likelihood to Renew
ESET
I'm giving it a 10, because I would totally have no reservations about staying on with eSet for another 3 years once our contract comes up for renewal. We are looking to transfer to a different product in January, however. This is due to a special pricing contract with the state of Ohio that made a normally much more expensive product very affordable and was cheaper than our coming eSet renewal cost. This is a very special case only available to government and educational organizations, but had that not been offered, we would have gladly stayed with eSet.
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Trend Micro
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Usability
ESET
We had issues initially getting all of the policies implemented and working since it can be hard to figure out what setting is coming from what policy. Once you get your stack of policies setup and working, the product works great. The installers just work and knowing that they can remove other AV software when you install it can save you a lot of time and headaches.
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Trend Micro
Installation and administration tools are fantastic. I found the endpoint policies to be not intuitive and clunky. The endpoint client was difficult to disable when trying to troubleshoot Apple issues and I often had to uninstall and then reinstall which was very time-consuming. Reporting is very useful and I was impressed with the reports I received.
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Support Rating
ESET
Excellent support from ESET and when we had questions regarding the initial deployment they were there. The questions we put forth were answered immediately with great detail. Any of the items we put forth, scenarios, were given a good solution from ESET to fit our needs. This company stands by their product and are happy to step up when needed.
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Trend Micro
The few times I needed to contact support I was fully satisfied. They worked all the way through the issue, no matter how long it took, and made sure I had a permanent solution. I was pleased with the professionalism, courteousness, and knowledge of the product they were supporting.
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Implementation Rating
ESET
Do the full scan at the beginning and be prepared to wait until it is done. It will find things you did not know were there. You can leave on the Apple firewall as well as the ESET firewall. There have been no conflicts. Remember to remove emails from being backed up, so you do not have spam on your backup! This was the mistake I made.
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Trend Micro
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Alternatives Considered
ESET
We really like the lightness of ESET, this really is a differential in your favor, the way it operates quietly in the background even running a scan was something that interested us, nothing worse than an antivirus locking everything like a scan and still end up issuing scandalous false detections, in the end the choice was made by ESET much because of this differential.
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Trend Micro
Avast was clunky, difficult to roll out, missed loads of malware on machines, and required that we purchase a separate license to install AV on our servers. Trend Micro could not have been any different. You just contact their sales department and get a demo, or even ask for a trial of sorts to test policy creations and client installation. You'll be obsessed with the whole process and the admin dashboard you have access to.
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Return on Investment
ESET
  • Stopped several malware outbreaks that would have had considerable downtime on endpoints.
  • Stopped several ransomware attacks that would have potentially costs large sums of money and downtime.
  • Allowed us to utilize Eset itself in lieu of a patchwork of platforms to accomplish the same tasks. Saving us several thousand per year.
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Trend Micro
  • It has stopped several malicious items from getting into our system.
  • It's also saved money over our previous Anti-Virus solution (Kaspersky)
  • Ease of Setup/Use
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ScreenShots

ESET PROTECT Screenshots

Screenshot of ESET PROTECT Dashboard.
Unified cybersecurity platform interface providing network visibility and control. Available as cloud or on-prem deployment.

Ensures real-time visibility for all endpoints as well as full reporting and security management for all OSes.Screenshot of ESET Endpoint Security.

Advanced multilayered protection for computers and smartphones powered by ESET LiveSense technology.Screenshot of ESET Server Security.
Provides real-time protection for the company’s data passing through all general servers, network file storage including OneDrive, and multi-purpose servers to ensure business continuity.Screenshot of ESET PROTECT - Reports. 
Meets reporting requirements and saves time with scheduled reporting and dozens of customizable templates.Screenshot of ESET Full Disk Encryption. 
An encryption managed natively by ESET remote management console. It increases the  organization's data security that meets compliance regulations.Screenshot of ESET LiveGuard Advanced. 
A cloud-based technology that uses scanning, machine learning, cloud sandboxing, and in-depth behavioral analysis to prevent targeted attacks as well as new or unknown threats, especially ransomware.