Norton vs. Trend Micro InterScan VirusWall (discontinued)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Norton
Score 8.0 out of 10
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The Norton products, including Norton 360, Norton Antivirus, and Norton Security, are consumer antivirus and privacy protection products, and are now a product line of NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec) after the enterprise security division of Symantec was acquired and is now part of Broadcom.N/A
Trend Micro InterScan VirusWall (discontinued)
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
Trend Micro offered InterScan VirusWall, an antivirus solution. It has been discontinued and is no longer available for sale.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
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Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Chose Trend Micro InterScan VirusWall (discontinued)
Trend Micro InterScan VirusWall is lightweight and does not impact performance on a PC or server. It can be installed on both PC and Mac. I have used Webroot in the past and it had a significant impact on performance of PCs and servers. ESET does a good job for home use but I …
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User Ratings
NortonTrend Micro InterScan VirusWall (discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(16 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.0
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.5
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
NortonTrend Micro InterScan VirusWall (discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
For a stand-alone business this should do the trick, but if using across multiple clients (multi-tenancy not an option). Default settings within the program will cause performance issues if not tweaked, meaning someone with networking experience may be necessary. Not ideal for MSP's unless they only have a few clients, as the manageability must be done within "the walls" of each company.
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Trend Micro
Overall, Trend Micro InterScan VirusWall is a solid product for the cost. I have used their support several times and their support engineers are well rounded and very knowledgeable. They know the product inside and out. I have used other products in the past for security on endpoints, like Webroot, and will never go back after using Trend Micro InterScan VirusWall.
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Pros
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
  • Norton works quite quickly and is efficient enough to detect threats
  • It is very easy and simple to install and is without any complications and irrelevant inquiries.
  • Norton is available at a very reasonable price in the market and is not heavy on pocket.
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Trend Micro
  • Admin console is easy to use
  • Light and does not take resources away from PCs and servers
  • Excellent customer service
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Cons
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
  • Cost could be an issue. They could perform a free trial at the beginning for people to check.
  • It would be good if you can do an online free check of your computer.
  • While the updates are good sometimes your computer is attacked by a virus they did not expect.
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Trend Micro
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Likelihood to Renew
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
I did renew it before because support is great and cost is great. I believe that Norton has a very long experience in what they do and they are doing a great job with all the updates they provide and the work they are doing. Moreover Norton is going in the right direction for sure.
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Trend Micro
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Usability
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
Well organised interface.
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Trend Micro
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Support Rating
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
Security software with very good features that works in the background.
Price suitable for companies of any size and easy to install and use.
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Trend Micro
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Implementation Rating
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
Would like a manual or online version that is simple to understand and explains in detail what choices we have and why to make these choices.
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Trend Micro
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Alternatives Considered
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
User-friendly interface (it's not just AV and users who were interacting with the product), performance, resource usage (most of the computers were not very fresh and that factor was very critical), efficiency, it shouldn't be just sitting on a PC - it should protect it, what was perfectly done with that product.
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Trend Micro
Trend Micro InterScan VirusWall is lightweight and does not impact performance on a PC or server. It can be installed on both PC and Mac. I have used Webroot in the past and it had a significant impact on performance of PCs and servers. ESET does a good job for home use but I have not used it for business.
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Return on Investment
NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
  • Poor performance against Spyware and other threats despite claiming to act against them (recognizes very few and eliminates less) It is limited to viruses.
  • Regular blocking of incoming scripts (in front of other antivirus)
  • Little or almost no compatibility with the Windows XP Firewall, but they are involved.
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Trend Micro
  • I believe that is has already paid for itself protecting our network
  • I have not came across anything negative or that has impacted the company in a negative way
  • Positive would definitely be top-notch support
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