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 13.2 running on-premises

Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console

Administration Server location



Database management system (DBMS) location



Web-based administration console

Maintenance of Administration Server and DBMS

Managed by customer

Managed by Kaspersky

Hierarchy of Administration Servers

(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

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

Network polling

(by distribution points only)

Maximum number of managed devices



Protection of Windows, Linux, and macOS managed devices

Protection of mobile devices

(only Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Android is supported)

(only Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Android is supported)

Protection of public cloud infrastructure

Device-centric security management

Application policies

Tasks for Kaspersky applications

Kaspersky Security Network

KSN Proxy

(on distribution points only)

Kaspersky Private Security Network


Centralized deployment of license keys for Kaspersky applications

Switching managed devices to another Administration Server


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

Support for virtual Administration Servers

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

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

Notifications about events occurred on managed devices

Encryption management

(you can use BitLocker encryption only)

Creating and managing user accounts

Maximum number of events in the database


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


(depends on the number of managed devices)

Integration with SIEM systems

(by using Syslog only)

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

Using Administration Server as a WSUS server


Monitoring the statuses of policies and tasks

Support of clusters and server arrays in administration groups

(in MMC-based Administration Console only)


See also:

Licenses and the minimum number of devices for each license

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