ESET has the highest “Advanced ” ratings in retrospective testing, and gained the “Best Overall Performance” in 2009.
ESET NOD32 was named "Best Antivirus Product" of 2006 and 2007; "Best Proactive on-demand Detection" and "Best Overall Performance" in 2008. ESET has more Advanced awards than any other vendor.
ESET Smart Security has passed every test by West Coast Lab and has been certified with Checkmark (2010).
In May 2010, ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition was awarded with the "Citrix Ready" certification. This certification confirms that ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition completed a rigorous verification process and works effectively on Citrix XenApp virtual environments.
In September 2010, ESET Smart Security Business Edition was awarded with the "VMware Ready" certification. This certification confirms, that ESET Smart Security runs smoothly in VMware virtual environments.
ESET Smart Security gained the CheckVir Advanced award in proactive test (December 2008) where CheckVir Lab tested the heuristic capabilities of several antivirus products. ESET holds more CheckVir Advanced certifications than any other vendor.