Corporate AV Software

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  1. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    I know we've talked about home use software ad nauseum, but what's everyone using at work? Our AV software is coming up for renewal and there's some cheaper options (AVG corp for one) that is intriguing. Since we're not a hi-tech company, the most danger we have is from e-mail, and we're already using antigen for exchange for that so spending top dollar on AV software doesn't seem to make much sense since Antigen catches most of the viruses coming in before they hit the clients.
     
  2. Reclaimer

    Reclaimer I said I know it's only rock 'n roll but I like it

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    We've got Panda at work. AVG picks up viruses alot better tho.
     
  3. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    We use AVG exclusively at work and it seems to do the job well. No major outbreaks to date.
     
  4. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    Years ago, I used Norton Corporate Edition and it was awesome. Much different than the retail crap they sell. However, I dunno if it's any good today.
     
  5. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Yeah, we are avoidng Norton AV for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the resource pig it is. Knowing that Norton gets worse as far as resources is concerned as they release new "features", makes us even more wary.
     
  6. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    I don't use anything but Trend Micro. Great suite, with awesome management tools.
     
  7. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    we've got a demo of trend micro running. I wasn't too keen on it at first, but thus far I like it. I'll stick with AVG at home, but I like the centralized controls that Trend has... Kinda spendy tho.
     
  8. XR250rdr

    XR250rdr OT Supporter

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    Place I just left uses McAfee Enterprise and ePolicy Orchestrator. ePO worked great to manage everything but I had a few issues with the client.
     
  9. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    It's cheaper than what we're running right now so that's not really a consideration.
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    it costs more than the AVG/F-prot mix we're using.... but I think it may be worth it.
     
  11. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Same, though with centralized controls, whether or not you can get the exemptions you need to do your work is up to how responsive the IT department is.
     
  12. XR250rdr

    XR250rdr OT Supporter

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    I worked for the district attorney's office. The main IT dept managed the ePO servers, but we were able to manage AV settings for our department.

    Although now that I'm gone its going to get neglected since I was the only one who maintained it. :mamoru:
     
  13. Supernaut

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    Just switched from Sym Corp to Nod32, so far so good.
     
  14. kronik85

    kronik85 New Member

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    trend micro office scan here. i've only worked here a few weeks and don't know how successful they've been with it.
     
  15. IAMwhitey

    IAMwhitey New Member

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    We are using Symantec here at work in a Data Center environment. We have close to 1000 client servers with antivirus on it. We have not had a single issue to date.
     
  16. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    HmmmmMMMMMmmmmm...
     
  17. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    I prefer a statistic like that anyday over one like "They're shitty".

    :bigthumb:
     
  18. retorq

    retorq What up bitch??

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    We use Symantec 10 here at work and I have it on the home PC. Not too bad, we rarely get hit with anything major. Our incoming mail filter is a FreeBSD box running DSPAM and ClamAV . . . all the clients report to one mail server (the box is also our Websense server), all notebooks are setup as unmanaged and DL their updates directly from the internet. I do think there is an issue with our DSPAM box though, occasionally we'll get emails that aren't addressed to people that go into the people's mail boxes . . it's like the mailer sent to [email protected] and DSPAM passed it thru . . . weird.
     
  19. KungFool7

    KungFool7 keep driving—it's getting earlier

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    We're still sticking pretty loyal to symantec.
     
  20. mrj

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    I'm used to Symantec.

    I've seen some problems using NOD32 in corporate settings.. I'll try to remember what they were. I believe for some reason every 1/30 computers would start BSOD'ing with NOD installed. I was a fan of it until that, but who knows what caused it.
     
  21. peerk

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    Stay away from Vexira.
     
  22. Jago

    Jago It helps if you hit it.

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    Symantec
     

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