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Enterprise Endpoint Protection Performance Benchmarks

PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on five, publically available enterprise endpoint protection security software products on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition in September 2010.

PassMark Software ranked Symantec Endpoint Protection #1.

  • Ranked #1 in overall performance and 37% faster and lighter than McAfee
  • Performed fastest web browsing, nearly twice the speed as McAfee
  • Executed scheduled scans in half the time as Kaspersky
  • Consumed nearly 50% less idle processor usage as Trend Micro and McAfee
  • Completed common file downloads two times faster than Kaspersky

Symantec Endpoint Protection combines Symantec AntiVirus with advanced threat prevention to deliver defence against malware for laptops, desktops, and servers. It provides protection against even the most sophisticated attacks that evade traditional security measures, such as rootkits, zero-day attacks, and mutating spyware.