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    What Antivirus program do you use?

    Hi,

    We currently use Sophos here and I am trying to install it on a new sever and its nothing but trouble! Been looking at other cheap antivirus alternatives and was wondering what you guys use in your schools?

    Cheers

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    ESET.

    I would only ever use ESET or Kaspersky.

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    Bitdefender personally across all my clients.

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    If you wanted to look at some Kaspersky pricing please feel free to PM me and I can get you some competitive costings for you. They currently have a pretty good education promo running that should save you some money.

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    Kaspersky at work, used to be Symantec when I first started, not a bad product, little bit clunky though I think in places.

    I use Bitdefender at home too on all machines, excellent bit of software

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    I've always used Sophos - always worked pretty reliably, and not had any issues with viruses, so no plans to look elsewhere for the foreseeable future... I've heard their support's pretty good if you're struggling getting going with it - not had cause to use it myself though - which I think's a good sign after 10ish years using it...

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    I have looked into Eset before as it seems reasonably priced or even cheaper than Sophos is. Might have look into Kaspersky as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    ESET.

    I would only ever use ESET or Kaspersky.
    Ditto.

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    McAfee at my previous job and current one, no major issues in my time.

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    We use Sophos on our networks, never had any issues with I as far as I'm aware.

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    Sophos here. Apart from the debacle of it quarantining its own files a while back its been great.

    And yes I have also found support to be very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by m-wooffitt View Post
    We use Sophos on our networks, never had any issues with I as far as I'm aware.
    As above. We had to renew our AV subscription this year and got it ridiculously cheap on a 3 year deal so stayed with it. I like the fact that I can do application control through it as well as AV protection (assuming this isn't possible in other companies' products!)

    Only issue I've had really was installing Enterprise Console 5.2.1 R2 on a new server. Took a little investigating but ultimately boiled down to it not being able to create a scheduled task due to security restrictions.

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    Just switched from Sophos to ESET, ESET is very good, easy to set up and seems to work without arguments.

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    System center endpoint protection.

    I did wonder if leaving Sophos (which we hardly ever have any issues with and actually like it) was a good move, especially with the situations for malware to get ever more complicated and troublesome but its been fine.



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