We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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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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
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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