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Gobe1
22-01-2010, 01:02 PM
Hi, So is it ok to use this in a corporate situation?
I would buy Nod32 but it is incompatible with our email server
The other option is to buy avast pro
We currently use AVG but it is up for renewal and i am not going to renew it

ronyville
22-01-2010, 01:05 PM
I have been wondering the same thing. Can we use MSE for business??? We currently use NOD32 for the 100 or so PCs and all the servers. We still have a few months to go before renewal.

Gobe1
22-01-2010, 01:07 PM
I did have a look at the web site and it does say "Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your HOME PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software." so i guess not but is there an alternative corporate version?

Renmoo
22-01-2010, 01:28 PM
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_corpinfo_master#tab5

Telephone

Hours: Regular business hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
0800 800 004

Speedy Gonzales
22-01-2010, 01:38 PM
It doesnt say you cant, or it wont work. Only way to find out is to try it

nofam
22-01-2010, 02:16 PM
Have just tried it here coincidentally, and it won't work because we're behind a proxy. Shame.

Gobe1
22-01-2010, 02:22 PM
You are quite correct.
I have used it on some as a trial as i transition to a new antivirus and it works fine, and we are looking at a new email server this year so i will purchase 1 years protection until i can get nod32.
I have found the EULA finally and it states "Use. You may install and use any number of copies of the software on your devices in your household for use by people who reside there or for use in your home-based small business." so i cannot legally use it for 50 users lol. But there is another coporate version called "Microsoft Security Forefront" which looks like the pay version. I will check it out.

Cicero
22-01-2010, 02:34 PM
Seems to me,you are saying that you don't need a third party AV??

With windows 7

wainuitech
22-01-2010, 02:36 PM
would buy Nod32 but it is incompatible with our email server they do have Mail Server editions.From my dealers List (http://www.imagef1.net.nz/files/Eset.jpg) If you are unsure give chillisoft a call and ask which one you need. 09 309 3281

Gobe1
22-01-2010, 02:50 PM
they do have Mail Server editions.From my dealers List (http://www.imagef1.net.nz/files/Eset.jpg) If you are unsure give chillisoft a call and ask which one you need. 09 309 3281

Unfortunately it is the outlook plugin that doesnt like Nod32 :sad:

Cicero??

Battleneter2
22-01-2010, 03:13 PM
Problem with "Microsoft Security Essentials provides" in a cooperate environment, I don't think it can be managed like NAV and others, meaning you cant have a anti virus server.

Gobe1
22-01-2010, 03:19 PM
We dont have a antivirus managed by a server and dont run a domain, very simple setup
Thanks for help

pctek
22-01-2010, 03:23 PM
Hell I sure wouldn't. MSSE is OK but it is NOT as good as NOD32.
And in a business environment you want to skimp on protection? You should have the best, most secure protection you can get.

wainuitech
22-01-2010, 03:23 PM
Unfortunately it is the outlook plugin that doesnt like Nod32 :sad:

I'd be calling chillisoft and talk to their technical help - I'm sure theres millions of places that have a similar setup - and Chillisoft ( NZ Distributors for Nod32) will have seen this problem before and will have an answer, or be able to get one.

Edited:

Ages ago I had a real strange problem - They had never seen before - I was asked to send a Log file from my nod32, took Chillisoft 2 days to get a fix from Eset - not bad for a single problem.

CYaBro
22-01-2010, 03:25 PM
If you are currently using a paid version of AVG then you can get crossgrade pricing on NOD32 which works out at about 25% off normal retail price.
As pctek said using a free AV software in a business is asking for trouble.
You could turn off the outlook integration with NOD32 as the active monitor will still protect you if a virus comes in via email.
But as wainui said talk to Chillisoft as they may have a fix for your plugin as chances are you aren't the only ones that have had the problem.

Gobe1
27-01-2010, 10:28 AM
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_corpinfo_master#tab5

Telephone

Hours: Regular business hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
0800 800 004

Hi Jamuz, just rang the number and have been told the Microsoft Security Essentials is for home use only, they do not have a business version

sroby
28-01-2010, 04:34 PM
Unfortunately it is the outlook plugin that doesnt like Nod32 :sad:

Cicero??

You can setup Nod to NOT install the Outlook plugin & just scan email on the exchange server as it comes in.

sroby
28-01-2010, 04:36 PM
Perhaps this product ??

http://www.microsoft.com/Forefront/

Renmoo
28-01-2010, 04:49 PM
Perhaps this product ??

http://www.microsoft.com/Forefront/
Any good reviews about it? I have not heard of ForeFront until now.

Gobe1
29-01-2010, 09:36 AM
Yeah i read about that a few weeks ago but the dickhead never even mentioned it so i will give the companys money to someone who knows what they are talking about.
I rang chillisoft today to start a bit of techsupport to see if they can pinpoint what is happening.