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Managed Antivirus- How it Works!

Managed Antivirus marks the 5th week of our 7 week service showcase. Last week we went in depth about security and how vital it is to your business, this week we are going to talk about managed antivirus. Security and managed antivirus go hand in hand and many businesses are required to have both.

Most people are familiar with the term ‘antivirus’. They know that the majority of solutions are a monthly or yearly subscription that they pay for. Many common ones are Norton, McAfee, and Trend; by subscribing, the company that created the program will update virus databases, allowing scanners to identify viruses during a computer scan. This type of antivirus software is often referred to as unmanaged, largely because the end-user has the ability to deny updates, turn off the scanner, or uninstall it.

A Managed Antivirus solution is provided by IT companies like us. Techs take care of installing the software on computers and other devices, and the software takes care of the rest. We receive live updates that tell us if there is a virus threat, notifications when antivirus has not updated its database files, we also receive scan reports. Our software ensures that scanners are up-to-date and scans are scheduled for a convenient time, thus protecting computers. The best way to think of these solutions is that they are specifically managed by a company to look after your computers and protect them from viruses and malware.

If you would like to know more about our Managed Antivirus solution, please contact us today! Tomorrow we will be telling you about real time updates we get with our Managed Antivirus and how helpful it can be to your business.


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