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"You're going to get what you pay for. If you're not willing to pay the price of Cisco, you're not going to get a product that's as good as Cisco. I don't think Cisco is overpriced, because for the last two years I've been comparing it to Microsoft and Cisco has been cheaper and given us more features.""In my previous organization, avoiding four instances of CryptoLocker within an estimated six month period is approximately $600,000 in lost time and effort. Our five year cost was about a million dollars, and the four outages that we had equated to 65 percent of that five year cost.""The licensing was all transferred.""Compared to Cisco's on-prem service, the cost is the same, but you don't have to pay for the hardware and you don't have to maintain the system, as far as upgrades and hardware failures are concerned. It is cheaper to operate on their cloud service than it is to operate with their on-prem service.""Cisco Secure Email and the support are priced well. It's not cheap, but there are other solutions that offer less and cost so much. For example, Microsoft is more expensive than Cisco.""There are additional fees for adding features.""At times, we feel the pricing is a bit too high, but then, there is also room for discounts. We enjoy a lot of discounts, and that is why we are still with them. There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees."

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"We have a two-year license subscription and the price is very high."

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Also Known As
Cisco Email Security, IronPort, Cisco Email Security, ESA, Email Security Appliances
Area 1 Security, Area 1
Dell SonicWALL Email Security Platform, SonicWall Hosted Email Security
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Overview

Customers of all sizes face the same daunting challenge: email is simultaneously the most important business communication tool and the leading attack vector for security breaches. Cisco Email Security enables users to communicate securely and helps organizations combat Business Email Compromise (BEC), ransomware, advanced malware, phishing, spam, and data loss with a multilayered approach to security.

Phishing attacks remain the primary cybersecurity threat to organizations of all sizes. Existing defenses struggle with these highly focused and sophisticated campaigns. Users are constantly lured into falling for phishing baits, leading to massive financial damage and data loss. The speed, variety, and cunning of these attacks underscore the urgent need for a new, advanced platform to address them. Area 1 Horizon, a cloud-based service, deploys in minutes and stops phishing attacks across all traffic vectors—email, web, or network.

SonicWALL Email Security Platform offers powerful protection to keep email threats out. And sensitive data in. With innovative protection techniques for both inbound and outbound email plus unique management tools, the Email Security platform delivers superior email protection today while standing ready to stop the new attacks of tomorrow.
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Sample Customers
SUNY Old Westbury, CoxHealth, City of Fullerton, Indra
Icon Ventures, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, Data Collective, First Round Capital, Allegis
Star Kay White, Locala Community Partnerships
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Energy/Utilities Company19%
Retailer14%
Manufacturing Company10%
Financial Services Firm10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company23%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Government12%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company21%
University15%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise41%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business8%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise67%
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Area 1 Horizon is ranked 36th in Email Security while SonicWall Email Security is ranked 21st in Email Security with 3 reviews. Area 1 Horizon is rated 0.0, while SonicWall Email Security is rated 7.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SonicWall Email Security writes "An important component of our secure network that protects us against spam and malware". Area 1 Horizon is most compared with , whereas SonicWall Email Security is most compared with Barracuda Email Security Gateway, Proofpoint Email Protection and Fortinet FortiMail.

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