Antivirus Solution for Desktops
Miguel Koren O'Brien de Lacy
miguelk at KONSULTEX.COM.BR
Fri Nov 7 11:39:37 GMT 2003
Sorry, I meant to address this to Marco.
Miguel Koren O'Brien de Lacy wrote:
> f-Prot is hard to beat in terms of price and resource usage and we've
> found it's protection on par with other solutions. It just lacks
> sophisticated management tools, but central updating and install is
> available. Just for your info, to place my opinion in perspective, we
> resell f-Prot in Brazil. But taking that into account, the reason we
> resell it is exactly that.
> Sanjay K. Patel wrote:
>> CA etrust is only $14 bucks regardless of server or workstation and
>> can be
>> centrally managed. Panda comes in second.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
>> Of Marco Obaid
>> Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 12:56 AM
>> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
>> Subject: OT: Antivirus Solution for Desktops
>> I am evaluating my options to migrate our users' AV desktop
>> protection from
>> Command AV to another product. Can any of you recommend a Desktop AV
>> solution to be deployed to around 1000 PCs (95% running windows)?
>> The most important criteria to me are:
>> * The AV software has to be light weight in resource-consumption.
>> The product we are currently using literally consumes over 70% of
>> (users are not happy)
>> * Ease of maintenance in terms of pushing updates/new definitions from
>> a centeralized server. (we don't care too much about the bells and
>> * Reasonable cost. (not too expensive, not too cheap)
>> * Finally, good techincal support record.
>> Within those boundries, what would you recommend based on your
>> Thank you for any input and my apologies for posting a non-MS related
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