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Symantec Endpoint Protection

The growth in targeted attacks and advanced persistent threats require layered protection and intelligent security at the endpoint. Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 brings unrivaled security, blazing performance, and smarter management across both physical and virtual environments. By leveraging the world’s largest civilian threat intelligence network, Symantec can proactively identify at-risk files and stop zero-day threats without slowing down your performance. Only Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 provides the security you need through a single, high-powered agent, for the fastest, most-effective protection available.

Client Workstations and Servers System Requirements *

Windows Operating Systems

  • Windows XP (32-bit, SP3 or later; 64-bit)
  • Windows XP Embedded (SP3 or later)
  • Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Embedded
  • Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 Embedded
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10**
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2 or SP1 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit, including R2)
  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit, including R2)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 (64-bit)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)

Macintosh Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10

Linux Operating Systems (32-bit and 64-bit versions)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise (server/desktop)
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Oracle Linux
  • CentOS
  • Ubuntu
  • Debian
  • Fedora

Virtual Environments

  • Windows Azure
  • Amazon WorkSpaces
  • VMware WS 5.0, GSX 3.2, ESX 2.5 or later
  • VMware ESXi 4.1 - 5.5
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005
  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Citrix XenServer 5.6 or later
  • Virtual Box by Oracle

Hardware Requirements

  • 1GHz CPU or higher
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • 1.5 GB of free space on the hard disk

Manager System Requirements

Windows Operating Systems

  • Windows XP (32-bit, SP3; 64-bit, all SPs
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, or SP1, or later)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit, including R2)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit, including R2)

Hardware

  • Intel Pentium Dual-Core or equivalent minimum
  • 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • 16 GB or more free space on the hard drive

Web browser

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome

Database

Embedded database included or chose from the following:
  • SQL Server 2005, SP4
  • SQL Server 2008, RTM - SP4
  • SQL Server 2008 R2, RTM - SP3
  • SQL Server 2012, RTM - SP1; SP2**
  • SQL Server 2014
* For a complete list of system requirements, visit our support page. ** Support added in 12.1.6 MP1a

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