Sophos outshines Symantec, McAfee, Trend, and Checkpoint
IT security and Control firm, Sophos, announced that InfoWorld
Test Center gave Sophos Endpoint Security and Control top honors in
a recent endpoint security comparative test.
The InfoWorld Test Center
focused the endpoint security review on several categories -
platform support, security features, and reporting functionality
and Sophos Endpoint Security and Control earned the highest rating
- beating out Symantec, McAfee, Trend, and Checkpoint.
InfoWorld Test Center was impressed with Sophos Endpoint
Security and Control, especially the Enterprise Console,which
consists of a single, automated console for Windows, Mac, UNIX and
Linux that centrally deploys and manages antivirus and client firewall
protection, intrusion prevention, device and application control
and endpoint assessment and control.
"The administrative console provides an overview into the health
of the enterprise, and the policy quick links make accessing
specific policy items fast and easy," said Keith Schultz, reviewer
for InfoWorld's Test Center. "I like that I can manage my
heterogeneous enterprise from one console, and the level of
protection is top notch."
The InfoWorld Test Center concluded that, "the Sophos solution
provides excellent client platform support and includes the core
services to keep endpoints secure. At the same time, it's easy to
use and administer. Its well-rounded reporting engine is key in
garnering the top score in this roundup."
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control gives businesses the best
proactive protection against viruses, malware and unwanted
applications across a wide range of platforms for desktops,
laptops, file servers and mobile devices. The company is the first
endpoint vendor to incorporate NAC, enabling enterprises to keep
all managed, unmanaged and guest computers on their networks
healthy with up-to-date protection. One scan using Sophos's faster,
lower impact agent will detect malware,
adware, suspicious files and behavior, and unauthorized
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Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.