Endpoint security, protecting employee notebooks and tablets from malware and other digital threats, is an important part of a company's over-all security strategy. But for small businesses, it can be a daunting, complex and expensive prospect. Cloud computing offers a way to simplify the process for SMBs. We take a look at a cloud-based endpoint security service from Panda Security.
Panda Security is not one of the biggest names in business endpoint protection, but it is a technology innovator whose recent efforts have focused on security delivered via the cloud.
Small and medium-sized businesses are the target market for the company's Panda Cloud Office Protection (PCOP) product. Large enterprise customers are better served by the "really big [vendors] with super robust reporting," according to Rick Carlson, President of Panda Security USA. Yet in the market segment of companies with between five and a few thousand employees, Panda's offering has proved itself to be surprisingly effective.
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