What is Symantec Antivirus?
Symantec AntiVirus combines industry-leading, real-time malware protection for desktops and servers with graphical web-based reporting, centralized management and administration capabilities. For next generation antivirus protection, upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 or Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition, which combines Symantec AntiVirus with advanced threat prevention to protect endpoints from even the most sophisticated attacks. Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4 provides the security you need through a single, high-powered agent, for the fastest, most-effective protection available.
Benefits and Insights
Why use Symantec Antivirus?
Key differentiators & advantages of Symantec Antivirus
- Unrivaled Security
Today’s complicated threat landscape requires sophisticated protection from large-scale malware to the most targeted attacks. Only Symantec uses Insight, with the collective wisdom of 200+ million systems in over 200 countries to identify and create a security rating for every file accessed through the internet. This superior reputation technology is combined with network, behavior, file and repair layers of defense to provide unrivaled security against known, and unknown, threats.
- Blazing Performance
In today’s global business environment, every second counts. Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4 has replaced traditional scanning of every file with scan elimination and de-duplication through Virtual Image Exception and Shared Insight Cache, and access to the largest Global Intelligence Network to reduce scan times and provide the fastest performance available. Quite simply, files known to be good can be skipped, causing Endpoint Protection to scan faster and smarter.
- Built for Virtual Environments
Symantec integrates with VMware vShield Endpoint and has been optimized to secure your high-density business critical environments with the effectiveness you need and the performance you demand.