Customers who choose to continue with the service can opt to switch to Worry Free Business Security Services, a security service offered by TrendMicro. This is a security client that runs on Window, MAC and Android devices. With Worry Free Business Security Service device can be centrally managed from the cloud, eliminating the need to manage individual device or setup a server application to manage devices. The description from the website is as follows:
Enterprise-quality protection for small businesses
“Worry-Free Business Security Services is a server-free security solution for small businesses that require enterprise-class protection.
Powered by the Trend Micro™Smart Protection Network™ and delivered as a hosted security service, Worry-Free Business Security Services safeguards your devices with the latest threat information. It’s the same industry-leading protection that millions of enterprises, small businesses, and consumers worldwide rely upon.”
Zero Day Threats
No server or maintenance required
Monitors, updates, and protects all of your computers automatically
Protects Windows, Mac, and Android devices whether in the office or on the road
Stops threats before they reach your business
Blocks employee access to unwanted websites
Device control that prevents data loss and downloading from infected attached devices
Locks down confidential and financial data
Each seat comes with protection for 2 Android devices
•3. Does Worry Free Business Security include Web Filtering?
Yes. It has URL filtering allows you to control which websites your employees can visit at times you deem appropriate.
•4. How many Worry Free Business Security (WFBS) licenses do I get?
ProtectLink Web 5 seats of WFBS Services (The approximate cost to buy 5 seats would be $200 per year.)
ProtectLink Gateway 25 25 seats of WFBS Services (The approximate cost to buy 25 seats would be $1000 per year.)
ProtectLink Gateway 100 100 seats of WFBS Services (The approximate cost to buy 100 seats would be $3,000 per year.)
The expiration date of your WFBS would be the same as your ProtectLink license. If your ProtectLink expiration date were June 1 2016, then you WFBS licenses would also expire on June 1 2016.
•5. Does Cisco have a replacement service?
The Cisco Small Business team is working on a replacement service, but it is still in development. It will not be available, most likely, until the middle of 2015. Also, it will likely not be implemented on products that introduce before May 2013.
•6. What are the differences between the ProtectLink service and the Worry Free Business Security Service?
Worry-Free Business Security Services
Easy-to-use, easy-to-access web console
Management server location
Hosted by Trend Micro. No server or maintenance required
Updates and patches pushed to users
PCs, laptops, Windows servers
Mac clients and servers
Android Devices (each seat comes with additional protection for 2 Android devices)
ANTIVIRUS AND WEB SECURITY
Defends against viruses, spyware and other malware