Barracuda Email Security Gateway Alternatives and Competitors

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Imad Awwad
Real User
Group IT Manager at Malia Group
Sep 09 2019

What is most valuable?

This a user-friendly solution. Troubleshooting is very simple because you can see where the email was not delivered and why it would be considered as spam. For the IT team, it is important, because… more»

What needs improvement?

The dashboard is small, it doesn't have a huge dashboard that you can rely on, you need another application to work with it, which is why they created FortiAnalyzer. This allows you to dig deeper if… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We are satisfied with the pricing of this solution. Licenses are based on everyone's needs. If you don't need the full bundle that includes everything, you have options for the small or medium… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Previously we used a different solution. We switched to FortiMail because our old solution was not good, or stable. We used many solutions before, including Sophos Email, and when you have a good… more»

What other advice do I have?

Emails are dangerous to deal with. You need backdoors for all people, You don't have any control over it because you are not the person who's dealing with emails for the employees. Everyone is dealing… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I was doing both the evaluating and testing. I had researched the internet for the leaders. I did not go with Gartner as they pay to gain leadership. I went to other sources. I went to reviews, and I… more»
Ajai Jayakumar
Real User
Solution Architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Sep 18 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are really the same as our primary use for the product: intelligent handling of potential email attacks and offloading or load-balancing. This… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides a solution for protecting our infrastructure from malicious email attacks without having to use a lot of internal resources to support the product.

What needs improvement?

One aspect of the product that can be improved is the availability of support. We don't have the availability of support 24/7, and it takes some time to get answers. These… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Barracuda Email Security Gateway is sort of a mid-range price high-end solution. The pricing is scalable depending on the volume of use.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I have used three advanced email security systems, including Trend Micro (InterScan), Cisco IronPort, and Barracuda Email Security Gateway. All three are good solutions… more»

What other advice do I have?

As far as advice to other organizations considering this solution, I would generally recommend the product. But it depends. I can recommend Barracuda as a user because I… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

In our choice of a product to use as an email security system, I mostly went by previous experience in using Trend Micro and Cisco IronPort. These are two other very good… more»
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