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Symantec CorpSymantec has released a new version of its enterprise antivirus Endpoint Protection 12.1.2, designed to work with virtualized environments VMware, as well as with Windows 8 and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Product release with support for vShield, used to protect virtual machines running hypervisors VMware, was a necessary step after the company released a similar solution Trend Micro, Kaspersky Lab, McAfee and others.

Package of Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1.2 is used to scan, detect, block and neutralize viruses on Windows-based computers that are running systems VMware, with the same efficiency, which provides a package of SEP in ordinary physical environments, without the use of VMware. Says Michael Marfise, director of Symantec’s products, Scan-duplication successfully ported to vShield. As a result, anti-virus protection is now consuming less resources and faster for systems running hypervisor ESX, through the use of architecture without vShield agent module.

An updated version of SEP 12.1 also supports the latest Microsoft Windows 8 platform and Apple Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion. This is an important and mandatory for innovation solutions, designed to be a reliable defensive tool in today’s corporate environment, their diverse client platforms. (more…)