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I have 2012 and 2012 r2 file servers that are VMs running on hyper-v . What is the recommended antivirus software that I could use . I am running Bitdifender  on the clients win 7 machines . I was thinking of jest getting Microsoft Endpoint Protection which will work even without System center since we don't have system center .
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If cost is not an issue, I would recommend SEP - Symantec Endpoint Protection. The service support and threat response is second to non.

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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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continue with windows defender. Unless you are using remote desktop sessions the server does not execute files located on its shares.
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My issue is that what if a client places an infected  file on one of the network drives and it spreads via the network .
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I don't think there is windows Defender for Windows server . Is there ?
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Good Suggestion
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