CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) raised the bar today for enterprise security by announcing the global availability of Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and Symantec Network Access Control 11.0. Symantec Endpoint Protection integrates Symantec AntiVirus with advanced threat prevention in a single agent managed through a single console, delivering unmatched defense against malware and data loss for laptops, desktops and servers.
Today Symantec also released results from a third-party study of Symantec Endpoint Protection beta customers quantifying the operational efficiencies gained through the integrated, single agent endpoint security solution. The study, which was conducted by the Alchemy Group in August and September, highlights Symantec Endpoint Protections ability to significantly reduce the cost and complexity of securing endpoints in diverse business environments.
Highlights of the summary include:
- The ability to manage IT security operations from Symantec Endpoint Protections single management console has the potential to reduce the number of current management hours by an average of 75 percent. One customer expects to save 97 percent of the hours dedicated to weekly security related reporting.
- Symantec Endpoint Protections Application Control functionality, which can limit access to only approved applications at the endpoint, can be a key enabler in reducing costs and increasing operational efficiency. Network outages caused by unauthorized peer-to-peer applications are costing one customer more than two million dollars annually.
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