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Score 7.5 out of 100
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Score 7.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee Total Protection

The McAfee suite of internet security products has been my go-to source for internet security for over 7 years. Featuring a snappy interface, frequent updates, and an amazing customer service and support system, McAfee delivers a high quality enterprise level security product at a significant cost saving value to the user. It has been frequently recommended to my staff and my clients to provide their cyber security needs.
Samuel Boyle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

It would be well suited in an environment where most all your endpoints are Windows-based computers, as Windows Defender is already built into the operating system, so there is no client to have to worry about installing. It also will make the management of endpoints easier on the server side, if most all machines are Windows-based.It might be less of ideal solution if a company/organization were looking for something more robust, or had a lot more features/configuration settings. It also might be less ideal for a company/organization that was looking for a product that didn't have a high detection rate of false positives
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.2
Anti-Exploit Technology
McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.0
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.3
Centralized Management
McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
9.0
Hybrid Deployment Support
McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
7.0
Infection Remediation
McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.0
Vulnerability Management
McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.7
Malware Detection
McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.4

Pros

McAfee Total Protection

  • Integration - McAfee builds their products to ensure integration with pre-existing products is seamless.
  • Customizability - Granular management of policies and security controls, able to tune and mold solutions to individual organizations.
  • Reliability - When configured properly, McAfee solutions rarely have issues. In the case they do, support is phenomenal.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

  • Low impact on computer performance.
  • Easy-to-use interface.
  • Several settings that help you customize the software.
Danilo Soares Peres | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

McAfee Total Protection

  • Updates while always current and valuable occur very often and need to be administered constantly if your systems administrators do not schedule them on a regular basis.
  • Depending on your system it can be a resource burden when running in the background.
  • Interface can be difficult to navigate at times for non-experienced users.
Samuel Boyle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

  • Deployment: We've had some issues deploying, especially outside of the Windows environment.
  • Offboarding: There is currently no way to delete a computer. They disappear over time. We even renamed a computer, and it kept both the old and new name in there. Eventually, the older machines do go away, but there is no manual way to do this at the moment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

McAfee Total Protection

McAfee Total Protection 10.0
Based on 1 answer
McAfee has consistently delivered on its stated goals of providing comprehensive protection for our networks and systems. Due to their excellent work and follow through I have been, and will continue to be a loyal customer.
Samuel Boyle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

McAfee Total Protection

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Defender ATP

Microsoft Defender ATP 8.0
Based on 4 answers
I gave it a 7 out of 10 as I feel that there is still a lot of room for improvement. I remember how back in the day the software was looked down upon because of it being an unreliable and inefficient antivirus. But, Microsoft has really put in the hard work and made it worthy for it to be comparable to all the other security services out there.
Tanish Pruthi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

McAfee Total Protection

McAfee ultimately gives you the most bang for your buck so to speak, enabling you to have essential protection at a reasonable cost.
Samuel Boyle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

MS ATP is lower on system resources and enables us to stretch out our endpoint hardware for an additional year. Also, MS ATP being an MS product fits in very nicely into MS remote management software and MS operating system. We have had little to no issues when hotfixes and roll updates are deployed, unlike 3rd party AV providers that we had experience with in the past.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

McAfee Total Protection

  • McAfee briefings have alerted us to threats BEFORE they happen allowing us to shore up networks and security.
  • Frequent updates keep our system protected and provide valuable usage and system data that lets us determine the overall efficiency of our network and systems in one suite of products.
  • McAfee's constant 24/7 protection has saved money by assuring our systems are protected and therefore have saved us time by avoiding costly reconstiution of compromised systems.
Samuel Boyle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

  • A positive impact has been to increase productivity for IT staff, as it saves them time from having to install/configure clients on every endpoint.
  • Another positive impact has been on the user/client side, as it helps the user to increase their productivity with working on their computer, as the Windows Defender client uses little resources to run on the system, and has a tendecy to not slowdown systems
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

McAfee Total Protection

General

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

Microsoft Defender ATP

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee Total Protection
10.0
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

McAfee Total Protection
10.0
Microsoft Defender ATP

Support Rating

McAfee Total Protection
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.0

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