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Score 9.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

The best [way] for Trend Micro [Smart Protection Suite, with XGen] to stand out, would be to install it throughout the network, both computers and servers[.] I recommend this solution for both small companies and very large companies since currently the security of our data is very critical and many times the costs that they lead to when suffering from an attack are too high. [A] system like this is worth investing in.
Franklin Lara | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
9.0
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.8
Anti-Exploit Technology
Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
9.8
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.9
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
9.9
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.8
Centralized Management
Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
8.2
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
9.0
Hybrid Deployment Support
Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
8.2
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.5
Infection Remediation
Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
9.9
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.6
Vulnerability Management
Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
7.3
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.8
Malware Detection
Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
9.9
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.8

Pros

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)

  • 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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

  • Real time threat intelligence using updates from global threat intelligence network.
  • Advanced built-in threat detection and response capabilities.
  • Ability to detect advanced malware, behavior and communications.
  • Flexibility to deploy with on-premise or cloud or hybrid.
  • Single management console to manage all layers of security.
Ravinder Beniwal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)

  • Only thing I would have to say that's negative is the reporting aspect. Basic reporting is good but still lacks some details. This is a problem with many of the software vendors I have encountered in the past as well. Reporting is still much better than most.
Shannon Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

  • Documentation is something that can be improved here.
  • Licensing is overly complex and needs to be improved for different features/variations.
  • Install is difficult.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan) 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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

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Support Rating

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan) 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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen 8.5
Based on 8 answers
I have only had to contact technical support once, which in itself shows what a good product this is, and I received spot-on advice from the person I contacted.
Melissa Cartee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

Everything I've used and installed before and since has been easier to implement and support. TM had attractive pricing, however, that was negated by the overall experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)

  • 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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

  • We have stopped multiple infections of ransomware from spreading.
  • Lost some productivity when database crashed
  • Updates tend to slow system down
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)

General

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
9.7
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.8

Likelihood to Renew

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
8.0
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

Support Rating

Trend Micro Apex One (formerly OfficeScan)
8.0
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.5

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