McAfee Endpoint Protection Review - why 4.2 stars?

McAfee Endpoint Protection Advanced for SMB Review
ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Pricing: 6/10 - average cost
Category: Security -> McAfee Endpoint Protection
Ranking:Ranked 16 out of 502 Security systems
Company: McAfee
Pricing: starts at $70 per user/year
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: McAfee Endpoint Protection pricing, McAfee Endpoint Protection alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 22, 2020

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What is McAfee Endpoint Protection?

McAfee Endpoint Protection Advanced for SMB is a network security solution for small and medium businesses. It offers such capabilities as web and messaging security, mobile security, threat intelligence, and others. The software was designed and launched by McAfee Inc headquartered in California, United States.

What is McAfee Endpoint Protection rating? ()

The rating of McAfee Endpoint Protection is 4.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 90 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are McAfee Endpoint Protection's typical customers?

The software has specifically been designed for small and medium businesses without any restriction on industrial affiliation. Major industries and domains where it can be used include banking and finance, technology and IT services, retail and wholesale, education, healthcare and hospitality, government and public administration, and others.

Is McAfee Endpoint Protection the best Security?

McAfee Endpoint Protection is ranked 16 out of 502 software in their category (Security systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software offers comprehensive threat protection capabilities for desktops, laptops, and servers from all kinds of viruses and malware. It allows restricting access to folders in the event of an attack and ensures that only required traffic goes through the desktop firewall. The software also drastically reduces span and phishing attacks in addition to reducing web-related threats.

McAfee Endpoint Protection Advanced for SMB restricts unauthorized access to removable devices and reduces data loss. It also offers file archive encryption in addition to full disk encryption. Other important capabilities include email filtering control, remote software updates, web filtering, safe browsing, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to McAfee Endpoint Protection: VIPRE Antivirus, Webroot, DbProtect, Skycure, McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection, Red Canary, HP ArcSight Security Intelligence, CloudLock for Google Apps, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB, Avira Small Business Security Suite. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of McAfee Endpoint Protection?

The cost of license starts at $70 per user/year. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for McAfee Endpoint Protection

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McAfee Endpoint Protection's list of categories:

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McAfee Endpoint Protection Vs. Alternatives

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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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DbProtect
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,500 per license
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