Avast Essential Business Security

RATING:

4.6

(89)

About Avast Essential Business Security

Avast Essential Business Security is a computer security software that helps small businesses detect and protect systems against cyber threats including ransomware variants and zero-day attacks. The platform enables administrators to use security browser extensions, Firewall, Wi-Fi inspector, and remote access shields to protect devices. Teams can conduct cloud threat lab analysis to identify, prevent and protect devices from malware attacks. Avast Essential Business Security offers behavior-based machine learning and AI-enabled tools, which allows managers to secure endpoints using a unified interface. Avast Essential Business Security offers multi-layered server protection via SharePoint Server Protection and Exchange Server Protection, which lets businesses secure...

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Avast Essential Business Security Pricing

Avast Business Antivirus is also offered across for $46.99/year and $56.99/year. A 30-day free trial is available.

Starting price: 

$36.99 per year

Free trial: 

Available

Free version: 

Not Available

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Avast Essential Business Security Reviews

Overall Rating

4.6

Ratings Breakdown

Secondary Ratings

Ease-of-use

4.5

Customer Support

4.5

Value for money

4.5

Functionality

4.5

Most Helpful Reviews for Avast Essential Business Security

1 - 5 of 89 Reviews

User Profile

Qamar

Verified reviewer

Airlines/Aviation, 5,001-10,000 employees

Used daily for less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra
This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

OVERALL RATING:

5

EASE OF USE

5

VALUE FOR MONEY

5

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

5

FUNCTIONALITY

5

Reviewed July 2021

Avast business Antivirus- best defence against cyberthreats

It's an excellent experience to start using Avast Business Antivirus, the best solution to counter cyber threats. I am still a passionate user of this fantastic tool and enjoying its features with the comfort of a secure PC.

PROS

Avast Business Antivirus provides excellent data security against viruses and malware in a very reasonable yearly plan. There is no free version, but a free trial is a better option to understand this fantastic tool's working efficiency. I have been using Avast business Antivirus for a long time, and it's a tremendous antivirus that saves my precious data from cyber threats. I never got frustrated by unwanted interruptions from the software. Automatically updates when Connecting with the internet. It blocks unwanted content and suggests to me how to protect my PC from viruses. It runs quietly on the backend and consumes minimal memory. Indicate and efficiently remove the threats. Avast provides me with add Block, Bank Privacy, and so many other cool features.

CONS

In a full scan, it seems to be slow but gives accurate results at the end. I did not find anything to be less liked.

Anonymous

201-500 employees

Used daily for more than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra
This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

OVERALL RATING:

5

EASE OF USE

5

FUNCTIONALITY

5

Reviewed June 2022

A Highly Recommended Antivirus Software

Avast provides an excellent antivirus software that keeps my computer and files safe, and I highly recommend it.

PROS

Even on the free trial plan, Avast has a wide array of capabilities. It can easily scan all of my files for potential viruses in minutes, and you can choose whether to scan everything or a certain folder. Upon downloading a file, you can also right click in said folder to run a scan in moments before opening. Luckily I haven't come across a virus yet, but it's my understanding that it would automatically scan and alert if one were to be present. Avast also saves me from landing on sites and blocks pop-ups or ads that may contain malware.

CONS

There have been pop-up messages every once in awhile that recommend removing what Avast deems to be "clutter" but are actually rather important files.

Kimber

Health, Wellness and Fitness, 51-200 employees

Used daily for more than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra
This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

OVERALL RATING:

3

EASE OF USE

5

FUNCTIONALITY

3

Reviewed June 2021

Costly for what you get

Overall I think it is working to protect our info, but they constantly want you to fear you need more coverage and it gets old when you think you are protected well enough.

PROS

I wanted the computer protection and it does protect from some things. It brought peace of mind with the business personal info. I watched it stop a few hacks.

CONS

Avast asks you daily to upgrade. They constantly tell you that your computer is at risk and want you to add features for more money.

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Nimubona

Verified reviewer

Internet, 1 employee

Used daily for less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra
This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

OVERALL RATING:

5

EASE OF USE

5

VALUE FOR MONEY

4

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

4

FUNCTIONALITY

5

Reviewed July 2021

My review on Avast Business Antivirus

My experience with Avast Business Antivirus has been good and it is my favorite antivirus and I use it to protect my PC.

PROS

Avast Business Antivirus offers several features. Avast Business Antivirus offers a free trial which helps the user before upgrading to the paid version. The price for the paid version is affordable. Its price is also reasonable if we consider its efficiency and its qualities. Avast Business Antivirus sends notifications about security issues and advises users on the security of their devices. Avast Business Antivirus is easy to use and It blocks unwanted content easily.

CONS

What I don't like about Avast Business Antivirus is that it takes too long to scan all the files. when Avast Business Antivirus is activated, some functions on PC become difficult to perform, forcing me to deactivate Avast first.

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Stacy-Ann

Verified reviewer

Education Management, 201-500 employees

Used daily for less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra
This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered

OVERALL RATING:

4

EASE OF USE

4

VALUE FOR MONEY

4

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

4

FUNCTIONALITY

4

Reviewed January 2022

A reliabe antivirus software

Avast is a reliable antivirus software that offers round the clock protection. Avast has provided a lot of data protection and security since it works efficiently to scan, detect, and report any threats on my devices. Moreover, if any threats have been detected, Avast moves swiftly to notify me and recommend the necessary actions that must taken so that my devices are protected.

PROS

I like that the software provides round the clock protection, which keeps my devices and data safe. The software regularly checks for any threats on my devices like viruses or malware and promptly notifies me when any threat is detected. Moreover, the software provides details about the threats and the actions that must be taken. Therefore, the software provides a lot of data security which protect me and my devices from cyber attacks.

CONS

Sometimes the software causes my laptop to crash, which is very inconvenient. Moreover, I am bombarded by a lot of ads which has left me frustrated and annoyed several times.