Symantec Endpoint Protection v.11.0

Data Sheet: Endpoint Security
Symantec™ Endpoint Protection
The next generation of antivirus technology from Symantec
Overview
Advanced threat protection
with managing multiple endpoint security products. It
provides a single agent that is administered by a single
Symantec™ Endpoint Protection combines Symantec
management console. This simplifies endpoint security
AntiVirus™ with advanced threat prevention to deliver an
administration and provides operational efficiencies such
unmatched defense against malware for laptops,
as single software updates and policy updates, unified and
desktops, and servers. It provides protection against even
central reporting, and a single licensing and maintenance
the most sophisticated attacks that evade traditional
program.
security measures, such as rootkits, zero-day attacks, and
Symantec Endpoint Protection is easy to implement and
mutating spyware.
deploy. Symantec provides a range of consulting, technical
Symantec Endpoint Protection delivers more than
education, and support services that guide organizations
world-class, industry-leading antivirus and antispyware
through the migration, deployment, and management of
signature-based protection. It also provides advanced
the solution and help them realize the full value of their
threat prevention that protects endpoints from targeted
investment. For organizations that want to outsource
attacks and attacks not seen before. It includes turnkey,
security monitoring and management, Symantec also
proactive technologies that automatically analyze
offers Managed Security Services to deliver real-time
application behaviors and network communications to
security protection.
detect and block suspicious activities, as well as
administrative control features that allow you to deny
specific device and application activities deemed as high
risk for your organization. You can even block specific
actions based on the location of the user.
This multilayered approach significantly lowers risks and
gives you the confidence that your business assets are
protected. It is a comprehensive product that gives you the
capabilities you need now, along with the ability to enable
the pieces you need, as you need them. Whether the attack
is coming from a malicious insider or is externally
motivated, endpoints will be protected.
Symantec Endpoint Protection increases protection and
helps lower your total cost of ownership by reducing
administrative overhead as well as the costs associated
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Data Sheet: Endpoint Security
Symantec™ Endpoint Protection
Key benefits
automatically enabled on the agent and management
Secure
console with the purchase of a license.
Comprehensive protection—Symantec Endpoint
Easy to deploy—Because it requires only a single agent
Protection integrates best-of-breed technologies to stop
and management console and it operates with an
security threats—even from the most devious new and
organization’s existing security and IT investments,
unknown attackers—before they penetrate the network. It
Symantec Endpoint Protection is easy to implement and
detects and blocks malicious software in real time,
deploy. For organizations that want to outsource security
including viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, adware,
monitoring and management, Symantec offers Managed
and rootkits.
Security Services to deliver real-time security protection.
Proactive protection—TruScan™ Proactive Threat Scan is
Lower cost of ownership—Symantec Endpoint Protection
a unique Symantec technology used to score both good
delivers a lower total cost of ownership by reducing
and bad behaviors of unknown applications, enhancing
administrative overhead as well as the costs associated
detection and reducing false positives without the need to
with managing multiple endpoint security products. This
create rule-based configurations.
unified approach to endpoint security simplifies
Industry-best threat landscape intelligence—Symantec
administration and provides operational efficiencies such
protection mechanisms leverage the industry-leading
as single software updates and policy updates, unified and
Symantec™ Global Intelligence Network to deliver an
central reporting, and a single licensing and maintenance
unparalleled view of the entire Internet threat landscape.
program.
This intelligence results in actionable protection and peace
of mind against evolving attacks.
Seamless
Easy to install, configure, and manage—Symantec
Simple
Endpoint Protection makes it easy to enable/disable and
Single agent, single console—A full range of security
configure desired technologies to fit into your
technologies are integrated into a single agent and a
environment.
centralized management console, with an intuitive user
Symantec Network Access Control ready—Each
interface and Web-based graphical reporting. You are able
endpoint becomes Symantec Network Access Control
to set and enforce security policies across the enterprise
ready, eliminating the need to deploy additional network
to protect your critical assets. Symantec Endpoint
access control endpoint agent software.
Protection simplifies management, reduces system
resource usage, and requires no additional agents when
adding Symantec™ Network Access Control support.
Symantec Network Access Control features are
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Data Sheet: Endpoint Security
Symantec™ Endpoint Protection
Leverages existing security technologies and IT
Single agent and single management
investments—Symantec Endpoint Protection works with
console—Antivirus, antispyware, desktop firewall, IPS,
other leading antivirus products, firewalls, IPS
device and application control, and network access control
technologies, and network access control infrastructures.
(with the purchase of a Symantec Network Access Control
It also works with leading software deployment tools,
license) are provided on a single agent—all managed by a
patch management tools, and security information
single console.
management tools.
Integration with Altiris endpoint management
solutions—Distributing software packages, migrating
older Symantec AntiVirus™ or other antivirus deployments,
and viewing new agent rollout status and activity is easier.
Key features
More than antivirus
Antivirus and antispyware—Provides unmatched,
best-of-breed malware protection, including
market-leading antivirus protection, enhanced spyware
protection, new rootkit protection, reduced memory
footprint, and new dynamic performance adjustments to
keep users productive.
Network threat protection—A rules-based firewall
engine and Generic Exploit Blocking (GEB) block malware
before it can enter a system.
Proactive threat protection—Providing protection
against unseen threats (i.e., zero-day threats), it includes
TruScan Proactive Threat Scan, which does not rely on a
signature.
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Data Sheet: Endpoint Security
Symantec™ Endpoint Protection
System Requirements
• Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard
Client workstations and servers
Edition and Premium Edition (R2 and all Service Packs
Processor
supported)
• Intel® Pentium® processor or compatible architecture
(32-bit and 64-bit). Note: Itanium® is not supported
Windows® Operating Systems
32-bit systems
• Windows 2000 Professional, Server, Advanced Server,
Datacenter Server, Small Business Server with Service
Pack 3 or later
• Windows XP Professional and XP Embedded with Service
Pack 1 or later
• Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Enterprise
Edition, Datacenter Edition, Storage Edition, Web
Edition, Small Business Server
• Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard Edition
and Premium Edition (R2 and all Service Packs
supported)
Hardware
32-bit systems
• 256 MB RAM, (1 GB recommended) for Windows XP,
Windows XP Embedded, and Windows Fundamentals for
Legacy PCs
• 1 GB RAM minimum (2-4 GB recommended) for Windows
Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 (all editions),
and Windows Server 2008 (all editions)
• 600 MB on the hard disk
• Windows Vista (all x86 versions and Service Packs)
64-bit systems
• Windows 7 (all x86 versions)
• 1 GB RAM minimum (2-4 GB recommended) for most
• Windows Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise, Windows
Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Web Server 2008 (R2
and all Service Packs supported)
64-bit systems
• Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 or later
• Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Enterprise
systems 4 GB RAM minimum for all editions of Windows
Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential
Business Server 2008
• 700 MB hard disk
Linux® Operating Systems (32-bit and 64-bit versions)
• Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 3.x, 4.x, 5.x
Edition, Datacenter Edition, Storage Edition, Small
• SuSE Linux Enterprise (server/desktop) 9.x, 10.x
Business Server
• Novell® Open Enterprise Server (OES/OES2)
• Windows Vista (all x64 versions and Service Packs)
• VMWare® ESX 2.5, 3.x
• Windows 7 (all x64 versions)
• Ubuntu® 7.x, 8.x
• Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008
• Debian 4.x
Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows
Web Server 2008 (R2 and all Service Packs supported)
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Data Sheet: Endpoint Security
Symantec™ Endpoint Protection
Management Server
Hardware
Processor
32-bit systems
• Intel® Pentium® processor or compatible architecture
• 1 GB RAM (2-4 GB recommended)
(32-bit and 64-bit). Note: Itanium® is not supported
Windows Operating Systems
• 4 GB on the hard disk for the server, plus 4 GB for the
database
32-bit systems
64-bit systems
• Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, Datacenter
• 1GB RAM (2-4 GB recommended); 4 GB RAM minimum
Server, Small Business Server with Service Pack 3 or
for all editions of Windows Small Business Server 2008
later
and Windows Essential Business Server 2008
• Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 or later
• 4 GB on the hard disk for the server, plus 4 GB for the
• Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Enterprise
database; Small Business Server 2008: 60 GB for the
Edition, Datacenter Edition, Storage Edition, Web
server; Essential Business Server 2008: 45 GB for the
Edition, Small Business Server
server
• Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008
Management Console
Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows
Processor
Web Server 2008 (R2 and all Service Packs supported)
• Intel Pentium processor or compatible architecture
64-bit systems
(32-bit and 64-bit). Note: Itanium® is not supported
• Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 or later
Windows Operating Systems
• Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Enterprise
32-bit systems
Edition, Datacenter Edition, Storage Edition, Web
Edition, Small Business Server
• Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008
Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows
Web Server 2008 (R2 and all Service Packs supported)
• Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard
Edition and Premium Edition (R2 and all Service Packs
supported)
• Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard Edition
and Premium Edition (R2 and all Service Packs
supported)
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• Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, Datacenter
Server, Small Business Server with Service Pack 3 or
later
• Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 or later
• Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Enterprise
Edition, Datacenter Edition, Storage Edition, Web
Edition, Small Business Server
• Windows Vista (all x86 versions)
• Windows 7 (all x86 versions)
• Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008
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Data Sheet: Endpoint Security
Symantec™ Endpoint Protection
Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows
64-bit systems
Web Server 2008 (R2 and all Service Packs supported)
• Microsoft SQL Server 2000 with Service Pack 3 or later
64-bit systems
• Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Service Pack 2
• Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 or later
• Microsoft SQL Server 2008.
• Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Enterprise
Hard Disk
Edition, Datacenter Edition, Storage Edition, Web
Edition, Small Business Server
• 4 GB or more
• Windows Vista (all x64 versions)
• Windows 7 (all x64 versions)
• Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008
Visit our website
http://enterprise.symantec.com
Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows
To speak with a Product Specialist in the U.S.
Web Server 2008 (R2 and all Service Packs supported)
Call toll-free 1 (800) 745 6054
• Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard
To speak with a Product Specialist outside the U.S.
Edition/Windows Essential Business Server 2008
For specific country offices and contact numbers, please
Premium Edition(R2 and all Service Packs supported)
visit our website.
• Windows Small Business Server 2008, Standard Edition,
About Symantec
Premium Edition (R2 and all Service Packs supported)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage
Hardware
and systems management solutions to help consumers
32-bit systems: 1 GB RAM (2-4 GB recommended)
and organizations secure and manage their
64-bit systems: 1 GB RAM (2-4 GB recommended); 4 GB
information-driven world. Our software and services
RAM minimum for all editions of Windows Small Business
protect against more risks at more points, more
Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008
completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever
• 15 MB on the hard disk
information is used or stored.
Database
Symantec World Headquarters
• Embedded database provided. Optionally, the following
20330 Stevens Creek Blvd.
are also supported:
32-bit systems
• Microsoft® SQL Server® 2000 with Service Pack 4 or later
Cupertino, CA 95014 USA
+1 (408) 517 8000
1 (800) 721 3934
www.symantec.com
• Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Service Pack 2
• Microsoft SQL Server 2008.
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