Compare Detection Rates

ESET consistently outperforms the competition with outstanding performance in detection tests, making it the clear choice for your network's security solution. Given the sheer volume of malware that exists today, an excellent detection rate is simply a must for antimalware software. See how ESET security solutions compare with products from other global vendors in detection rates.


Virus Bulletin Awards

Virus Bulletin Awards
Success ratio (%)
Selected Antivirus Vendors (not a complete list)
Source: www.virusbtn.com, May 1998 - June 2011

Since the inception of VB100 awards in 1998, ESET's antivirus products continue to boast a success rate of over 97 percent - the industry's highest.


Daily Network Traffic - Overhead

Daily Network Traffic - Overhead
Size of avarage daily updates (MB)
Selected Antivirus Vendors (not a complete list)
Source: www.passmark.com, June 2010

Daily network traffic can have a huge impact on the corporate network. All security solutions require the latest signatures and engine updates in order to provide protection against malware. ESET’s daily network traffic is only 4 MB.

 


Memory Consumption

Memory Consumption
Memory consumption (MB)
Selected Antivirus Vendors (not a complete list)
Source: www.passmark.com, June 2010

Business security products that use more memory will cause visibly slower performance on affected endpoints. Thanks to its optimized detection technology, ESET outperforms the competition in this category.

 


Local Database

Local Database
Size of local antimalware database (MB)
Selected Antivirus Vendors (not a complete list)
Source: www.passmark.com, June 2010

The signature database of ESET Smart Security is three times smaller than the industry average, while providing maximum level of protection in the default configuration. Small databases do not overtax the system.

 


Faster Copying

Faster Copying
System slowdown (%)
Selected Antivirus Vendors (not a complete list)
Source: www.passmark.com; June 2010

The graph on the left shows the impact (system slowdown) of leading antivirus solutions on copying both small and large files. Test result: With ESET, the system runs smoothly and more effectively.