Intel Security


Secure network-attached storage

Solution Brief

Extend antivirus security to storage environments

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage ensures business continuity by protecting network-attached storage (NAS) devices against viruses and other malware. This high-performance virus scanning solution deploys on one or more Windows servers in affordable multi-filer or high-availability multiscanner configurations to deliver the power of parallel processing for optimal load balancing and flexible failover protection.

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Wider visibility with centralized management

Advanced antivirus technology

Block a wide range of viruses and malicious code, including threats hidden in compressed files on network-attached storage (NAS) devices. Advanced heuristics and generic detection find even new, unknown viruses.

Detect unwanted programs

Find hidden spyware programs that track Internet use, access personal data, and open security holes.

Reduce administration time

Centrally manage your entire security system with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator. It delivers complete management and reporting from a single console.

Receive rapid notification

Stay informed via email, SNMP, SMS, or Tivoli whenever a virus is detected.

Multi-vendor NAS protection

Simplify your environment and reduce support costs with an award-winning virus scanning solution that secures multiple network storage systems, vendors, devices, and operating systems.

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System Requirements

These are minimum system requirements. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment.


  • 3 GHz server grade dual-core/dual processor with 2 GB RAM
  • 100 Mbps Ethernet link (1 Gbps recommended)

Operating Systems

  • 32-Bit OS
    • Windows 2008
    • Windows Server 2003 R2
    • Windows Server 2003
  • 64-Bit OS
    • Windows Server 2012 (McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage v1.0.3 and 1.1.0)
    • Windows Server 2008
    • Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Windows Server 2003 R2
    • Windows Server 2003


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher


  • 4 GB RAM

Free Disk Space

  • 20 MB after installation
  • 45 MB during installation

Network Interface

  • 100/1,000 Mbps Ethernet


  • CD-ROM drive or Internet connection