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Moving from McAfee SecurityCenter to McAfee ePO Cloud

Product Comparison

McAfee ePO Cloud shares many similarities with SecurityCenter. There are also differences in the way that McAfee ePO Cloud and SecurityCenter present your security options. This overview is designed to help you ease your transition and identify options for securing your environment using McAfee ePO Cloud.


McAfee SecurityCenter

Dashboard and drill-down                                                                                                                        



McAfee ePO Cloud



Account Management

McAfee SecurityCenter

1. My Account with submenu showing

2. My Account page

Account management in McAfee Security Center is spread across three areas:

  • My Account
  • My Licenses
  • Actions > Purchase Licenses


McAfee ePO Cloud

1. Flyout menu with My Account highlighted

2. My Account page

McAfee ePO Cloud consolidates account management on the My Account page, available from the McAfee ePO Cloud menu.

The My Account page includes the ability to:

  • Manage subscriptions
  • Add users
  • Update account profiles



McAfee SecurityCenter

Top nav and navigation buttons

The SecurityCenter menu stretches across the top of the screen. Submenus are nested beneath each menu item. The Actions and Widgets menus provide additional functionality.


McAfee ePO Cloud

1. McAfee ePO Cloud top nav

2. Mcafee ePO Cloud flyout menu

McAfee ePO Cloud provides a flyout menu for navigation to different functions and managed product features. Drag your frequently used menu items to the top of the screen for quick access to the features you use most often.


McAfee SecurityCenter Widgets and ePO Dashboards


McAfee SecurityCenter

1. Customized dashboard

2. Dashboard widget gallery

McAfee SecurityCenter provides a dashboard you can customize with widgets to gain insights into your system security.


McAfee ePO Cloud

1. McAfee ePO Cloud dashboard with dropdown closed

2. McAfee ePO Cloud dashboard with dropdown open

With McAfee ePO Cloud you can select from many dashboards, each with a different theme. Within each dashboard you will see one or more monitors.


McAfee SecurityCenter Computers and McAfee ePO Systems


McAfee SecurityCenter

Computers page

Depending on your software subscriptions, you can protect mobile devices, as well as desktop computers and laptops. For this reason, McAfee ePO Cloud lists systems instead of computers.


McAfee ePO Cloud

1. Systems

2. System Tree

To see all your managed systems select Systems from the flyout menu. To modify tasks on one or more systems, apply tags, or view events, choose System Tree.

Feature Comparison Table

Next Steps

McAfee SecurityCenter and McAfee ePO Cloud help you manage your security software and protect your network. You can transition to McAfee ePO Cloud with a minimum of network interruption.

Video - Security Center to ePO Cloud Transition


Wrapping Up

  • Make sure that you have used the SecurityCenter cleanup tool under Utilities > Optimization to uninstall the SaaS endpoint client.
  • Logon to McAfee ePO Cloud. Because you are moving from McAfee SecurityCenter, we have already created an account for you.
  • Recreate any custom policies you originally defined in McAfee SecurityCenter. *No action needs to be taken if you were using the default policies in McAfee SecurityCenter, and wish to continue using default policies in McAfee ePO. 

Additional Resources



What happens when you upgrade from SaaS 6.x to Endpoint Security 10.x

Resources for McAfee SecurityCenter to ePolicy Orchestrator Cloud transition

How to remove SaaS Endpoint Protection


ePO Cloud---

FAQs for ePolicy Orchestrator Cloud for SecurityCenter users

FAQs for ePolicy Orchestrator Cloud

How to create an installation URL from ePolicy Orchestrator Cloud

How to deploy products using ePolicy Orchestrator Cloud

ePolicy Orchestrator Cloud 5.6.0 Product Guide


Endpoint Security---

Supported platforms, environments, and operating systems for Endpoint Security

FAQs for Endpoint Security

Endpoint Security 10.1 Product Guide

Endpoint Security 10.1 Installation Guide



Creating an Account in Partner Business Center

Deploying ePO Cloud in Partner Business Center (Managing ePO Cloud Customers)


Known Issues---

Endpoint Security 10.x Known Issues

ePolicy Orchestrator Cloud 5.x Known Issues

Product Deployment status remains gray or in a "Pending" status when attempting to deploy Endpoint S...

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