Panda Security Now Mac Compatible
November 15th, 2013 By:THN News
(The Hosting News) – Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced the introduction of significant enhancements and new features to Panda Cloud Office Protection (PCOP), version 6.8. The company’s cloud-based solution for corporate environments adds protection for Mac workstations and servers, and includes URL filtering and Web access control features for Windows servers as well.
Panda Cloud Office Protection leverages proactive, real-time protection provided by Panda Security’s cloud-based Collective Intelligence platform, ensuring maximum security against malware and exploits that take advantage of unknown and unpatched vulnerabilities, regardless of the source of infection. With this new version, Panda Cloud Office Protection becomes the only solution in the market to provide centralized, cloud-based control of Windows, Linux and Mac devices.
Main New Features
The latest version of PCOP incorporates significant improvements from previous versions. One of its main new features is the inclusion of permanent, real-time protection for Mac workstations and servers, on-demand scans and the ability to scan any type of file.
“Panda’s extensive portfolio already included a solution to protect Mac computers exclusively: Panda Antivirus for Mac. However, with this new version, Panda Security takes a huge step forward with one single platform that supports three different types of systems – Windows, Linux and Mac – in corporate environments,” said Manuel Santamaría, Product Manager Director at Panda Security.
The protection for Mac is centrally managed from PCOP’s Web-based console in exactly the same way as for Windows and Linux computers. The product incorporates a specific section for configuring this new protection. The solution supports the following Mac operating systems: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks.
With PCOP, companies can have licenses for Windows/Linux systems and Mac systems in a single console. Additionally, Panda Security’s channel partners who use Panda Cloud Partner Center will be able to access at all times information about customers with licenses of PCOP for OS X, regardless of whether they also have licenses for Windows or Linux computers.
Another new feature is the inclusion of URL filtering for servers in Panda Cloud Office Protection Advanced (v. 6.80). This feature responds to enterprises’ need for implementing Web access control capabilities on workstations, laptops and servers as well.
More information about Panda Cloud Office Protection here.
About Panda Security
Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based security solutions, with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples every day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on system performance. Panda Security has 80 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.
Panda Security collaborates with The Stella Project, a program aimed at promoting the incorporation into the community and workplace of people with Down’s Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy. For more information, please visit http://www.pandasecurity.com/.
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