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"The pricing for the product is fine.""The licensing fees are part of a bundled support package that we pay for.""We pay between $8 and $10 USD per user per month.""The licensing cost is competitive, it's not too high and not too low.""The solution requires a license and we pay annually.""It is a cost-effective and relatively cheap solution as compared to others. Our customers have a yearly subscription. We do have a few customers with monthly subscriptions, but they have cloud-based Email protection, which is a different type of solution. Both solutions are very good.""We paid for an annual license.""There is an annual license required for this solution."

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Top Answer: We have found some of the valuable features to be how easy the solution is to configure, the graphic support, and the intuitive dashboard.
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Also Known As
AppRiver Advanced Email Security
Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall
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AppRiver’s Email Security Solution is a cloud-based Anti Phishing and malware filter that’s designed to keep your inbox clean and your network safe. A simple MX Record change routes your mail through the Email Security servers before it ever reaches your network, which ensures that the mail that reaches your network doesn’t pose a threat. While our solution contains numerous adjustable settings, it is designed to work efficiently and optimally with little or no interaction from administrators.

With the Barracuda Email Security Gateway, protecting against inbound malware, spam, phishing, and Denial of Service attacks ensures that business productivity isn’t impacted by attacks through the email system. Powerful and customizable policies enable further enforcement of detailed requirements that govern inbound email messages.

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Sample Customers
Evolution Recruitment Solutions, Evans Delivery Company, Osoyoos Credit Union, Synovis Life Technologies, Camden County Technical Schools, DEK, Evans Delivery Company, Colgate Rochester Crozer, Hemmera, South Carolina Heart Center, Ferma Corporation, Major League Baseball (MLB), Healy Brothers Automotive Group
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Energy/Utilities Company17%
Financial Services Firm17%
Manufacturing Company17%
Construction Company8%
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company21%
Educational Organization4%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise25%
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Proofpoint, Barracuda Networks and others in Email Security. Updated: October 2021.
542,721 professionals have used our research since 2012.

AppRiver Email Security is ranked 32nd in Email Security while Barracuda Email Security Gateway is ranked 3rd in Email Security with 15 reviews. AppRiver Email Security is rated 0.0, while Barracuda Email Security Gateway is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Barracuda Email Security Gateway writes "Get rid of your spam concerns and be more productive with the help of this product". AppRiver Email Security is most compared with Proofpoint Email Protection, Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection and Microsoft Defender for Office 365, whereas Barracuda Email Security Gateway is most compared with Fortinet FortiMail, Cisco Secure Email, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Fortinet FortiMail Cloud and Forcepoint Email Security.

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