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Quick Start: Small Business Solutions Overview and Trial Activation

This Article Applies to:

  • Business Hub
  • Essential/Premium/Ultimate Business Security

Essential/Premium/Ultimate Business Security Overview

Avast Small Business Solutions will provide greater value to the Business Hub customers with more available services at each level. Choose between Essential, Premium, and Ultimate Business Security to protect your business.

The Small Business Solutions products will replace the current purchase methods for Antivirus, Pro, and Pro Plus. Each level of Antivirus will receive a free upgrade to the small business solution version.

  • Avast Business AntivirusEssential Business Security (with Antivirus Pro components)
    • Recommended for MacOS users, because the additional services at the higher tiers are for Windows devices only
  • Avast Business Antivirus Pro → Premium Business Security (with Antivirus Pro Plus components, including VPN)
  • Avast BusinessAntivirus Pro Plus → Ultimate Business Security (with Antivirus Pro Plus components, including VPN and Patch Management)

While Patch Management is integrated at the highest tier, it is also available as an add-on service. Cloud Backup and Premium Remote Control are additional add-on services.

To learn more about the services the Essential/Premium/Ultimate Business Security tiers of protection offer and how to purchase a subscription plan, see Avast Small Business Solutions.

Essential/Premium/Ultimate Business Security Components

There are many components that come along with the Avast Business products, both in the baseline Antivirus and the additional versions. You can easily manage these straight from the Hub straight from the On-Premise Console, choosing which ones to enable or disable and customizing their settings to fit your business needs.

To find out more about the available components and their management, see the Component Overview article.

Activating Essential/Premium/Ultimate Business Security Trials

To activate a free trial of Small Business Solutions:

  1. Log in to your Business Hub account or create a new account
  2. Navigate to the Subscriptions tab, then click See trial options under Avast Business Solutions
  1. Choose the product you want to try out and click Start trial
  2. Click Activate Trial

Once the trial version is activated, follow the steps described in Adding Devices to Your Network to install the chosen Business Security product on your end devices.

The trial expires 30 days upon activation. If you don't switch to a standard subscription by the trial's end, the service will be deactivated.