ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, today launches ESET Cloud Administrator – a cloud-based remote security management solution specifically designed to address the IT security challenges faced by small and medium businesses (SMBs).
According to recent data, nearly one in five SMBs fell victim to an external security threat in the past two years while nearly half (44%) believe they could face a cyber-threat in the next 12 months. The challenge for many SMBs is that they do not have resources, budget or knowledge to properly tackle this growing number of cyber threats.
Characterised as a ‘central remote control’, ESET Cloud Administrator is a cloud -based management console allowing centralised management of ESET security products such as ESET Endpoint Antivirus & Security for Windows, ESET Endpoint Antivirus & Security for macOS and ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server. As a cloud hosted service, ESET Cloud Administrator offers SMBs a convenient, hassle-free service, with the possibility to connect to and from any device or location.
The solution’s intuitive interface and simple endpoint deployment enables IT responsible employees to manage the company’s security without the need for extensive IT skills. In addition to deployment and management, ESET Cloud Administrator also fulfils the reporting role for security incidents and overall performance of ESET security products installed within the company network.
With ESET Cloud Administrator, no management server installation is required. It is ready to be used out-of-the-box and the solution also carries out upgrades in the background without the need for an administrator’s input, minimising disruption to the business. In addition, ESET Cloud Administrator does not require additional IT staff or hardware which significantly reduces costs for SMBs.
“For small and medium companies, a security solution needs to be reliable, easy to use and cause minimal impact to their IT and business processes,” said Vladimír Maťovčík, Business Security Product Manager at ESET. “Cost, too, is a key consideration. They want technology that is fit for their business needs at an affordable price. For such customers, ESET now offers a great “puzzle piece” which fits their network infrastructure, providing SMBs the ‘all in one security‘ solution they require.“
Previously launched as an Early Access program in eight countires, ESET Cloud Administrator is now available globally.