McAfee SMB Endpoint Protection Essentials

McAfee SMB Endpoint Protection Essentials

The only SMB endpoint protection solution deployed the way you want it

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McAfee SMB Endpoint Protection Essentials is a flexible and affordable endpoint protection solution designed exclusively for small and mid-sized businesses. McAfee SMB Endpoint Protection Essentials saves money and offers the freedom to deploy and manage endpoint security using cloud or on-premises or both. The suite provides essential protection with antivirus, antispyware, desktop firewall, and website safety ratings through the McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise feature.

With SMB Endpoint Protection Essentials, you get:

Affordable endpoint protection — Makes it possible to deploy endpoint security at a price that will not break the budget. SMBs can evolve their security posture with their business growth without purchasing separate endpoint solutions for remote offices or field employees.

Robust endpoint protection — Essential endpoint protection that secures the world’s largest enterprises from viruses, Trojans, and other malware. SMB Endpoint Protection Essentials automates your online defenses and streamlines security deployments, updates, upgrades, and management.

Features & Benefits

Get flexible endpoint protection

Report on and enforce security policies on Macs to ensure endpoints fully comply with your security standards.

Save time

Leverage our McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) software and McAfee SaaS SecurityCenter consoles to save time and effort. McAfee ePO software integrates reporting data from the McAfee SaaS Security Center to provide a central location for IT administrators.

System Requirements

These are minimum system requirements only. Recommended requirements are in parenthesis, where applicable. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment. 64-bit operating system support is available for some technologies.


  • Windows 7 or Embedded
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP Home, Professional, Embedded (WEPOS), Tablet PC
  • Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher


  • Windows 2008 Server, HyperV, Core, Datacenter, Storage Server, Cluster Server, Small Business Server
  • Windows 2003 Server, Storage Server, Cluster Server, Datacenter, Small Business Server
  • Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, Small Business Server
  • VMware ESX, ESXi
  • Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer

Other supported platforms

  • FreeBSD 6.1 and 7.0 (32-bit) (Command Line Scanner)
  • HP-UX 11.0, 11i, 11i v2/v3 (Command Line Scanner)
  • IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1 (Command Line Scanner)
  • Linux Kernel 2.4 (32-bit) and 2.6 (64-bit) (Command Line Scanner)
  • Solaris 8, 9, 10 (32-bit/64-bit) (Command Line Scanner)
  • Citrix MetaFrame 1.8 and XP Support
  • EMC Celerra File Server

Email server requirements

  • Microsoft Exchange 2003 SP1, 2007 (64-bit), 2010 (v7.0.2)
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 SMB, 2003 Server, or Advanced Server
  • Lotus Domino 6.0.3-6.0.5, 7.0, 8.0 (32-bit), 8.5 (32-bit)

Database software requirements

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (32-bit/64-bit), Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (32-bit/64-bit), Express

Supported web server platforms

  • IIS 4.0, 5.0, and 6.0 (Microsoft Windows)
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