Control Manager Product Version Comparison

The following table provides a comparison of features between Control Manager versions.

Table 1. Product Version Comparison


Control Manager Version
5.0 Adv 5.0 Std 5.5 Adv 5.5 Std 6.0 Adv 6.0 Std

2.x and MCP agent interfaces with the managed products

Ad Hoc Query

Automatic component (for example, patterns/rules) update

Cascading management structure


Central database for all virus log and system events

Centralized, web-based, virus management solution for the enterprise

Child server monitoring


Child server task issuance


Command Tracking

Communicator Heartbeat

Communicator Scheduler

Component download granularity

Configuration by group

Configure multiple download sources

Consistent managed product and Control Manager UI

Control Manager MIB files (previously called HP OpenView MIB)

Customized user types

Deployment Plans

Directory Manager

Enhanced Security Communication

Event Center

Improved Navigation

Improved User Interface

InterScan Web Security Service integration

Logging Enhancements

Log processing speed enhancements


Manage antivirus and content security products

Manage services

Managed product license manager


Managed product reporting


Web console rendering enhancement


Microsoft SQL Express or Microsoft SQL 2005

Microsoft SQL Express or Microsoft SQL 2008


Microsoft SQL 2012


MSDE or Microsoft SQL 7/2000


MSN Messenger notification

Notification and Outbreak Alert

OfficeScan Integration Enhancements    

Outbreak Commander / Outbreak Prevention Services (OPS)

  • Automatic Download and Deployment of OPP

  • Manual Download and Deployment of OPP

Passive Support for 3rd Party Product


Policy management


Remote and Local Agent Installation

Remote management



Secure communication between Server and Agents

Single sign-on (SSO) for managed products that support SSO

Smart Protection Network integration


SNMP trap notification


SSL support for ActiveUpdate

SSL support for web console

Support Control Manager 2.x agents

Support HTTPS communication between server, agents, and managed products

Support MCP agents

Syslog notification


Threat Intelligence-Oriented Dashboard


Trend Micro InterScan for Cisco Content Security and Control Security Services Module (ISC CSC SSM) integration

Trend Micro Network VirusWall 1200 integration

Trend Micro Network VirusWall 2500 integration

Trend Micro Product Registration server integration

TrendLabs Message Board


User account management

Vulnerability Assessment

Windows Authentication

Work-hour control