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Enterprise Antivirus Solutions: Kaspersky Total Security for Business

Tom's IT Pro, By Brian Kirsch

Antivirus solutions started with desktops, then servers. Centralized management and repositories followed quickly due to the demands of the developing enterprise. When virtualization came about, software vendors scrambled responding to the explosion of additional clients due to new hypervisor-based technologies. Now, with the growth of the mobile market and today's expanded enterprise, the traditional way of thinking of servers, company-owned desktops and mobile devices has changed. The enterprise is now facing the introduction of consumer devices coming into the enterprise space. In fact, over the last ten years, it is now the consumer market that is driving change in the corporate infrastructure. One only needs to look at the past successes of BlackBerry and Apple to see which types of devices companies were deploying more of. However, using consumer tech in the enterprise space does come with additional challenges, as it often does not have many of the security and management components required by the enterprise. Read more.