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Anti-Virus Recommendation for PME8 / PME7 / SPM7 /ION Enterprise

Issue
Anti-Virus Recommendation for ION Enterprise / SPM7 / PME7 / PME8

Product Line
Power Monitoring Expert 8.x
Power Monitoring Expert 7.2.x
Struxureware Power Monitoring 7.0.x

ION Enterprise 6.0.x

Cause
An official anti-virus recommendation is requested by IT

Resolution
We have no official recommendation for Anti-Virus Software for ION Enterprise, Struxureware Power Monitoring, or Power Monitoring Expert software packages.
The SPM7 user guide does offer a recommendations if an Anti-Virus software is deemed necessary:
"Running anti-virus software on your SQL Server

It is recommended that you assess the software security requirements of your organization, and specifically the potential risks to your SQL Server installation. If you determine that you need to run anti-virus software on your SQL Server as a result of your assessment, follow the recommendations described in Microsoft Support article (ID: 309422) at:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309422

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