Leading micro-finance institution, Finbond Property Finance, has chosen global IT vendor Panda Security to protect over 500 of their desktops and notebooks.
Before Finbond installed Panda, they experienced serious malware attacks. While they experimented with other anti-virus solutions, none managed to curb the influx of viruses and spam.
“We’ve used a variety of different solutions but had some serious attacks. This resulted in many of our PC’s needing to be formatted which caused a lot of downtime,” explains Johann Joubert, service engineer for Finbond.
While Panda offers a number of security solutions for different clients, Panda Cloud Office Protection was chosen as the solution that best fitted Finbond’s network.
Panda Cloud Office Protection is a security solution for PCs and servers based on the concept of software as a service (SaaS). This means that Finbond doesn’t have to invest in any additional hardware or maintenance personnel, but still has a high level of security and control, even from remote offices.
The Web console allows for centralised management of all PCs, while the group and profile based model means allows for flexibility in terms of different levels of access. Thus, it may setup so that normal employees have restricted access, while those in the technical department have a wider range.
Finbond has enjoyed the relief of constantly updated protection and cost reduction since the installation of Panda Cloud Office Protection.
“I no longer have to travel to different branches to fix or reformat broken PCs, which saves me money and time,” says Joubert. “The product is very easy to install and maintenance is effortless, as Panda works in the background without needing anyone to intervene.”
“We’ve found that companies like Finbond are particularly drawn to the reduction of cost and complexity delivered by Panda Cloud Office Protection,” says Jeremy Matthews, head of Panda’s sub-Saharan operations.
“Panda Cloud Office Protection is the best solution for companies looking for comprehensive endpoint protection without the overhead incurred by traditional corporate AV solutions,” he concludes.
“Panda Cloud Office Protection is a great product and very user friendly,” notes Joubert.