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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."

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"As far as advanced email security systems, this product is mid-range on the pricing scale.""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."

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Top Answer: The malicious URL scanning, as well as the anti-malware features, have been really useful for us in our environment.
Top Answer: With respect to transferring policies and licenses, Smart Licensing has really improved the overall licensing model for… more »
Top Answer: The UI is definitely one area of improvement because it doesn't match other interfaces and the navigation can be a… more »
Top Answer: We have found some of the valuable features to be how easy the solution is to configure, the graphic support, and the… more »
Top Answer: There are limited administration controls that should be improved. Additionally, the reports available currently are not… more »
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Cisco Email Security, IronPort, Cisco Email Security, ESA, Email Security Appliances
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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.

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.

Hornetsecurity's email encryption service protects the email on its way via TLS, through an encrypted tunnel or encrypts the content of the message via S/MIME. If desired, S/MIME encrypted emails can also be transmitted through a TLS tunnel.

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Sample Customers
SUNY Old Westbury, CoxHealth, City of Fullerton, Indra
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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Top Industries
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Energy/Utilities Company21%
Retailer16%
Manufacturing Company11%
Healthcare Company11%
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Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company21%
Financial Services Firm5%
Government5%
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Financial Services Firm17%
Manufacturing Company17%
Energy/Utilities Company17%
Construction Company8%
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company20%
Government7%
Retailer5%
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Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise42%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise66%
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Small Business47%
Midsize Enterprise32%
Large Enterprise21%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Proofpoint, Cisco, Fortinet and others in Email Security. Updated: June 2021.
522,946 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Barracuda Email Security Gateway is ranked 4th in Email Security with 15 reviews while Hornetsecurity Email Encryption is ranked 43rd in Email Security. Barracuda Email Security Gateway is rated 7.8, while Hornetsecurity Email Encryption is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Barracuda Email Security Gateway writes "Has intelligent sensing of attacks and offers assistance for load balancing but support is lacking". On the other hand, Barracuda Email Security Gateway is most compared with Fortinet FortiMail, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Fortinet FortiMail Cloud, Proofpoint Email Protection and SonicWall Email Security, whereas Hornetsecurity Email Encryption is most compared with .

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