McAfee Endpoint Protection - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 06, 2021

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McAfee Endpoint Protection is a fantastic tool with many features, but it’s important to make sure you’re choosing the right Security software for your company and its unique needs. McAfee Endpoint Protection has some strong competitors and alternatives, and there’s a chance that one of them might be a better fit for your company.

2021's Top McAfee Endpoint Protection Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to McAfee Endpoint Protection that are worth checking out: VIPRE Antivirus for SMBs, DbProtect for large size business, CloudLock for Google Apps for growing companies, and Gluster Cloud Backup for startups and SMBs.

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Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Functionality
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McAfee
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
4.8/10
License pricing
$35.99 per user/year
Functionality
3
Review
Best for SMBs
VIPRE
ITQlick rating
3.7/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$40 per user/year
Functionality
4
Review
Best for Enterprise
DbProtect
ITQlick rating
3.5/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6.4/10
License pricing
$1,500 per license
Functionality
5
Growing
CloudLock
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$12 per year
Functionality
4
Free version
Gluster
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
Has a free version
Functionality
5

1. VIPRE Antivirus - Best for SMBs

VIPRE Antivirus is an alternative Security software, VIPRE Antivirus cloud, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. VIPRE Antivirus, with a pricing score of 3.2 is considered less expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

VIPRE Antivirus is rated 3.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (VIPRE offers 4 main features).

Compare head to head: VIPRE Antivirus Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

2. DbProtect - Best for Large Business

DbProtect is an alternative Security software, DbProtect cloud, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. DbProtect, with a pricing score of 6.4 is considered more expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

DbProtect is rated 3.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (DbProtect offers 5 main features).

Compare head to head: DbProtect Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

3. CloudLock for Google Apps - Best for Growing Companies

CloudLock for Google Apps is an alternative Security software, CloudLock for Google Apps used on the cloud, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. CloudLock for Google Apps, with a pricing score of 3 is considered less expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

CloudLock for Google Apps is rated 4.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (CloudLock offers 4 main features).

Compare head to head: CloudLock for Google Apps Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

4. Gluster Cloud Backup - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

Gluster Cloud Backup is an alternative Security software, Gluster Cloud Backup used on the cloud, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Gluster Cloud Backup, with a pricing score of 3 is considered less expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

Gluster Cloud Backup is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Gluster offers 5 main features).

Compare head to head: Gluster Cloud Backup Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

5. Webroot

Webroot is an alternative Security software, Webroot used on the cloud, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Webroot, with a pricing score of 4.6 is considered less expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

Webroot is rated 3.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Webroot offers 5 main features).

Compare head to head: Webroot Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

6. Skycure

Skycure is an alternative Security software, Skycure used on the cloud, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Skycure, with a pricing score of 6.8 is considered more expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

Skycure is rated 3.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Skycure offers 3 main features).

Compare head to head: Skycure Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

7. McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection

McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection is an alternative Security software, McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection installed on-premises or used cloud based, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection, with a pricing score of 7.8 is considered more expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (McAfee offers 3 main features).

Compare head to head: McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

8. Red Canary

Red Canary is an alternative Security software, Red Canary installed on-premises, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Red Canary, with a pricing score of 6.6 is considered more expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

Red Canary is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Red offers 4 main features).

Compare head to head: Red Canary Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

9. Avira Small Business Security Suite

Avira Small Business Security Suite is an alternative Security software, Avira Small Business Security Suite installed on-premises, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Avira Small Business Security Suite, with a pricing score of 7 is considered more expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

Avira Small Business Security Suite is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Avira offers 3 main features).

Compare head to head: Avira Small Business Security Suite Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

10. HP ArcSight Security Intelligence

HP ArcSight Security Intelligence is an alternative Security software, HP ArcSight Security Intelligence cloud, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. HP ArcSight Security Intelligence, with a pricing score of 4.6 is considered less expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

HP ArcSight Security Intelligence is rated 3.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (HP offers 5 main features).

Compare head to head: HP ArcSight Security Intelligence Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

11. Easy Solutions

Easy Solutions is an alternative Security software, Easy Solutions installed on-premises, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Easy Solutions, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

Easy Solutions is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Easy offers 3 main features).

Compare head to head: Easy Solutions Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

12. Panda Cloud Protection

Panda Cloud Protection is an alternative Security software, Panda Cloud Protection used on the cloud, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Panda Cloud Protection, with a pricing score of 6.4 is considered more expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

Panda Cloud Protection is rated 4.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Panda offers 5 main features).

Compare head to head: Panda Cloud Protection Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

13. Heimdal PRO

Heimdal PRO is an alternative Security software, Heimdal PRO installed on-premises, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Heimdal PRO, with a pricing score of 4 is considered less expensive to implement than McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB with a score of 4.8.

Heimdal PRO is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Heimdal offers 3 main features).

Compare head to head: Heimdal PRO Vs McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.