Symantec Protection Engine for Cloud Services

API and embeddable threat detection and content control for applications, services, and storage

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Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21

Learn about the cyber threat landscape and the potential impact it has against you and your organization.

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Scalable Threat Detection and Content Control

Any platform or application receiving, transferring, or manipulating files should be considered a security risk, particularly if it can be accessed anonymously. Symantec Protection Engine for Cloud Services can help you reduce this risk and better protect your users and organization by embedding Symantec’s malware detection and prevention technology into almost any application.

With a simple, yet flexible and feature rich client/server architecture, Symantec Protection Engine for Cloud Services allows access to URL categorization technology as well as industry-leading malware detection and prevention, including Symantec Insight, for fast, scalable, and reliable content scanning services.

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System Requirements

64-bit OS

  • Windows® 2012 R2 (English and Japanese)
  • Windows® 2012 (English and Japanese)
  • Windows® 2008 (English and Japanese)
  • Windows® 2008 R2 (English and Japanese)
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 7.x
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6.x
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 5.x
  • SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 and 12
  • CentOS 7.x

Supported Virtualization Systems

  • VMware® vSphere Hypervisor™ v5.5 or later
  • Windows ® 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Windows ® 2012 Hyper-V
  • Windows ® 2008 R2 Hyper-V

Minimum Hardware Configuration

  • Intel or AMD Server Grade Single Processor Quad Core systems
  • 8 GB random-access memory (RAM)
  • 40 GB hard disk space available (60 GB of hard disk space if using URL Filtering)
  • 1 NIC with static IP address running TCP/IP
  • 100 Mbps Ethernet link


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