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"A subscription for technical support costs extra.""It's a bit expensive compared to its competitor Barracuda Email Security Gateway but cheaper than Sophos Email.""The cost of Symantec Messaging Gateway is too expensive in general. However, the appliance also includes the price of the license in the same bundle."

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Top Answer: Symantec Messaging Gateway is stable and scalable. Installation is easy, and the deployment and maintenance can be done by one administrative person.
Top Answer: It is a nice product but is not user friendly in terms of the graphical interface. It is poor and is not rich in terms of the human interface.
Top Answer: We use it for content filtering and malware protection.
Ranking
36th
out of 54 in Email Security
Views
243
Comparisons
162
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Rating
N/A
9th
out of 54 in Email Security
Views
2,363
Comparisons
1,850
Reviews
7
Average Words per Review
469
Rating
8.1
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Also Known As
Area 1 Security, Area 1
Symantec.cloud, Symantec Email Security.cloud
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Overview

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.

Symantec’s on-premises email security solution begins with Messaging Gateway which provides essential inbound and outbound messaging security including, powerful protection against the latest messaging threats including ransomware, spear phishing, and business email compromise, It catches more than
99 percent of spam with a less than 1 in 1 million false positives, and effectively responds to new messaging threats with real-time automatic antispam and antimalware updates. Messaging Gateway combines multilayer protection technologies that effectively detect, block, and quarantine suspicious email

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Sample Customers
Icon Ventures, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, Data Collective, First Round Capital, Allegis
Doric, Joblink Plus, Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta, PPB Advisory, Slater & Gordon Lawyers, Sydney Adventist Hospital Ltd.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Government11%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company25%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm8%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise29%
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Proofpoint, Barracuda Networks and others in Email Security. Updated: October 2021.
542,029 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Area 1 Horizon is ranked 36th in Email Security while Symantec Messaging Gateway is ranked 9th in Email Security with 7 reviews. Area 1 Horizon is rated 0.0, while Symantec Messaging Gateway is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Messaging Gateway writes "Good fingerprinting and keyword rules, but it needs to better support unstructured data discovery". Area 1 Horizon is most compared with , whereas Symantec Messaging Gateway is most compared with Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Cisco Secure Email, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Proofpoint Email Protection and Fortinet FortiMail.

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