Comparative Performance Review: Endpoint Security Performance in Desktop Virtualization Environments
In June 2010, Indusface Consulting Ltd performed a test that primarily focused on analyzing various latest generation Anti-Virus products available in the market to measure the performance of each in virtual desktop environments. The full report contains empirically validated data gathered during 8 weeks of testing. The goal of these tests was to establish the availability, and where possible effectiveness and performance, of leading endpoint security products, specifically in a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.
Several critical virtualization metrics were analyzed in multiple deployment scenarios. These metrics include memory and CPU utilization and storage IOPs.