Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall Competitors and Alternatives

The top Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall competitors are
  • Fortinet FortiMail
  • Cisco IronPort
  • Proofpoint Email Protection
  • Sophos Email Appliance
  • SonicWall Email Security
  • ZixMail
Read reviews of Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall competitors and alternatives
Wouter Hindriks
Real User
Senior Network Administrator at a tech services company
Feb 28 2018

What is most valuable?

On-box DKIM and DMARC features let us secure our email flows and reduce the risk of our domains being used for spamming. Administration of the email domains and custom filters are... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The system enables end users to manage their own whitelists/blacklists and provides our service desk with the means to troubleshoot email delivery issues with ease.

What needs improvement?

The user interface could be updated. Better dashboards and more interactive overviews would be nice, but the current functionality is sufficient.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The Cisco Email Security Appliance has enabled us to reduce spam by at least 30% compared to our previous solution.
Ashok Kumar Mohanty
Real User
IT Manager at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 25 2017

What do you think of Sophos Email Appliance?

Valuable Features: Email encryption, because it fulfills our business needs. • Improvements to My Organization: Previously, we were sending approvals to our foreign buyers through email, which were easily manipulated by the buyers, creating a lot of confusion for us. Using this solution, they are no longer able to manipulate emails. • Room for Improvement: More things need to be integrated into this device, like DLP, so we can have a complete solution in one box. • Use of Solution: I've used this solution for one year. • Stability Issues: Still haven't faced any issue(s). • Scalability Issues: Still haven't faced any issue(s). • Customer Service and Technical Support: We haven’t needed any support until now, so can’t comment. • Previous...
Adriana Ymeri
Real User
IT Infrastructure Engineer at a tech company with 11-50 employees
Mar 15 2017

What is most valuable?

* Spam detection from FortiGuard Antispam Service and FortiMail antispam techniques; session based and application based. * Inbound and outbound inspection * Supports multiple... more»

How has it helped my organization?

FortiGate provides inbound scanning for e-mail based threats, but FortiMail provides much deeper analysis and implements a much richer feature set.

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

No per user or mailbox pricing; industry leading based on price and performance.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used Exchange Server + FortiGate firewall. FortiMail offers more email security features.

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