Comparison of Kaspersky Security Center and Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console

You can use Kaspersky Security Center in the following ways:

The table below lets you compare the main features of Kaspersky Security Center and Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console.

Feature comparison of Kaspersky Security Center running on-premises and as a cloud solution

 

Feature or property

Kaspersky Security Center 14 running on-premises

Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console

Administration Server location

On-premises

Cloud

Database management system (DBMS) location

On-premises

Cloud

Web-based administration console

Yes

Yes

Maintenance of Administration Server and DBMS

Managed by customer

Managed by Kaspersky

Hierarchy of Administration Servers

Yes

Yes

(Administration Server of Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console can only act as a primary Administration Server in the hierarchy and can only be used for policies and tasks monitoring)

Administration group hierarchy

Yes

Yes

Migration of the managed devices and related objects from Kaspersky Security Center on-premises to Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console

Yes

Yes

Network polling

Yes

Yes

(by distribution points only)

Maximum number of managed devices

100,000

25,000

Protection of Windows, Linux, and macOS managed devices

Yes

Yes

Protection of mobile devices

Yes

Yes

(only Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Android and Kaspersky Security for iOS are supported)

Protection of public cloud infrastructure

Yes

Yes

Device-centric security management

Yes

Yes

Application policies

Yes

Yes

Tasks for Kaspersky applications

Yes

Yes

Kaspersky Security Network

Yes

Yes

KSN proxy server

Yes

Yes

(on distribution points only)

Kaspersky Private Security Network

Yes

No

Centralized deployment of license keys for Kaspersky applications

Yes

Yes

Switching managed devices to another Administration Server

Yes

No

(you must reinstall Network Agents on managed devices to switch them to another Administration Server)

Support for virtual Administration Servers

Yes

Yes

Installing third-party software updates and fixing third-party software vulnerabilities

Yes

Yes

(to fix third-party software vulnerabilities, only recommended fixes can be installed)

Notifications about events occurred on managed devices

Yes

Yes

Creating and managing user accounts

Yes

Yes

Maximum number of events in the database

400,000

(can be increased up to 45,000,000)

400,000

(depends on the number of managed devices)

Integration with SIEM systems

Yes

(by using Syslog only)

Yes

(by using the Syslog format and TLS over TCP protocol only)

Using Administration Server as a WSUS server

Yes

No

Monitoring the statuses of policies and tasks

Yes

Yes

Support of clusters and server arrays in administration groups

Yes

(in MMC-based Administration Console only)

No

See also:

Licenses and the minimum number of devices for each license

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