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Sponsor:   Symantec Corporation     View all reports from this sponsor

Title: Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0 Competitive Windows XP Performance Evaluation - APPENDIX

Publication date:   25 April 2009
Document number:    209110APPENDIX

Abstract:

Symantec commissioned Tolly to evaluate the impact of endpoint security offerings designed for small businesses on PC client responsiveness.

The Tolly Group compared the Windows XP client version of Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0 against security offerings from AVG, BitDefender, Kaspersky Lab, McAfee, Inc., Sophos and Trend Micro, Inc.

The Tolly Group examined system start-up time, the impact on Microsoft Office 2007, on Internet Explorer, on local and network file operations and on the time required to decompress a file archive.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0 consistently delivered faster response time than competing products tested. This appendix document contains detailed results. Higher-level test results are documented in a companion document which can be downloaded from tolly.com at Symantec test report download.

Tests were conducted in March 2009.

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