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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • McAfee Total Protection and Norton Small Business are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

McAfee Total Protection

90%
3 Ratings
9.0

Norton Small Business

90%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

McAfee Total Protection

100%
1 Rating

Norton Small Business

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee Total Protection

I think McAfee is great to have whether it's for work or for personal use. While it has some drawbacks, I like the peace of mind of feeling safe when I'm browsing the web/email, especially when my computer has sensitive/confidential information, knowing that McAfee will immediately detect any threats. The UI is extremely easy to navigate, which makes it easy for users regardless of how tech-savvy they are.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton Small Business

For a small or mid-sized firm with distributed computing requirements like ours, Symantec Norton is well suited. It is an ideal solution as it is easy-to-use and the pricing is the right fit on account of geographical customisation. Small businesses, especially, realise the value of endpoint protection only when they encounter serious issues, therefore their product becomes well suited for those who may dither because of the lack of clarity and poor pricing structure of other options. However, the most important feature still remains its effectiveness, which makes it the most optimal option at the right price
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

McAfee Total Protection

  • Excellent protection of all internet connected assets on our VPN.
  • Constant updates of needed security patches that ensure our network and systems are protected from current and emerging/potential threats.
  • Prompt and reliable customer service that provides needed answers and expertise in a crisis.
  • Strategic whitepapers on emerging cyber threats and McAfee solutions to resolve them before they become a problem for my team or our clients.
Samuel Boyle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton Small Business

  • Effective Outcomes
  • Transparent & Customised Pricing
  • Ease of Use
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

McAfee Total Protection

  • Price - Extremely high price tag for many of the solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton Small Business

  • Confusing Workflow at Renewal
  • Fixed Bundle Sizes may be an issue for Smaller Businesses with in-the-middle requirements
  • Easier Installation
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

McAfee Total Protection

General

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

Starting Price

$0 1st year price (subsequent years)

McAfee Total Protection Editions & Modules

Edition
Individual$29.99 ($79.99)1
Multi-Device$24.992
Family$29.993
  1. 1st year price (subsequent years)
  2. per year (2 year subscription, 5 devices)
  3. per year (2 year subscription, 10 devices)
Additional Pricing Details

Norton Small Business

General

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

Starting Price

$99.99 per year

Norton Small Business Editions & Modules

Edition
5 Devices$99.991
10 Devices$149.991
20 Devices$249.991
  1. per year
Additional Pricing Details

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

Norton Small Business

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

McAfee Total Protection

I haven't used Norton for a while, but when I did use it I felt that it slowed down my computer and had constant pop-ups, which were both equally frustrating and annoying. It was also very difficult to remove from my computer.Malwarebytes is a great, straightforward program I've used for virus scanning. It's pretty bare bones but I think if you just want something to scan for viruses it gets the job done quickly and reliably.In my opinion McAfee offers similar benefits as Norton but its more intuitive and doesn't impact system performance.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton Small Business

We did not actively consider any other software. Overall we did do a basic understanding of a pricing & features and found that the offerings from Symantec were better than others even prima facie. At the current time for an organisation such as ours we do not believe that there is any other option worth active consideration
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

McAfee Total Protection

  • Blocks unsafe websites
  • Virus detection and removal
  • Protects sensitive data
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Norton Small Business

  • Data Protection is ensured which ensures positive focus from all team members on their work which certain results in improved productivity at the individual level of 2-4% that consequently improves organisational productivity.
  • Our cost of external inputs for data security issues is NIL therefore obviously reducing the bottomline by 1-2% which would be the average cost incurred by organisations of our size in general. Of course an event maybe costlier, but I am sticking to averages since we have had no events.
  • Overall, we feel that the cost of security software is also lower on account of optimised pricing by Symantec. While the expense in this segment is a fraction of total IT costs, and therefore tangible savings are also fractional. However, So, since the value of outcomes (lack of security related negative events) is much higher, intangible benefits are even higher.
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

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