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Offline Bret Miller

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Questions about BP
« on: May 05, 2011, 09:37:02 PM »
I read the quickstart guide so I have some understanding of what business protection is. I'm currently evaluating avast! standard suite with the expectation of implementing fully sometime in June.

1. It sounds like a good fit for us (around 70 clients including servers), but it isn't yet available as far as I can tell. Is BP going to replace standard suite for smaller installations?

2. I know software development isn't totally predictable, but is there an estimated timeline for releasing the product? (Estimates are just that--not a promise of anything to actually be delivered.)

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Re: Questions about BP
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2011, 09:59:22 AM »
I read the quickstart guide so I have some understanding of what business protection is. I'm currently evaluating avast! standard suite with the expectation of implementing fully sometime in June.
There is a video of BP - http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2045629/avast-demos-business-protection-console

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1. It sounds like a good fit for us (around 70 clients including servers), but it isn't yet available as far as I can tell. Is BP going to replace standard suite for smaller installations?
Yes and no. BP targets small businesse (up to 200 client) where Standard Suite is even for large enterprises with thousands of clients. It's rather complement to Standard Suite (at least for now). BP is simplier and better fits to small networks.
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2. I know software development isn't totally predictable, but is there an estimated timeline for releasing the product? (Estimates are just that--not a promise of anything to actually be delivered.)
Release date is planed for end of June.
Quality is also a feature.

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Re: Questions about BP
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2011, 04:17:45 PM »
Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions. All I really need is simple centralized management for around 70 clients, so it probably is a good fit. Unfortunately, the timeframe is a little late for us, so we'll have to do the initial implementation with ADNM.

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Re: Questions about BP
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2011, 11:47:15 PM »
Just FYI I have been told it would be "next month" since the end of last year... so take any release date with a pinch of salt...

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Re: Questions about BP
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2011, 03:05:48 PM »
There is not much time left until the end of June :)
Any new beta or release?
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Re: Questions about BP
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2011, 08:27:29 AM »
Quality is also a feature.

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Re: Questions about BP
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2011, 10:22:49 AM »
Nice to see it, already tested. Great improvement, we are waiting for production release :)
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