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"We do annual licensing for Cisco Secure Email Gatewayand SMA together, and possibly SmartNet support. Packaged together, the cost is just under $38,000.""In addition to the standard licensing, there is a cost for SMARTnet as well.""Pricing depends on your environment and which model you want to buy.""Licensing costs depend on how many users there are. It could range between $5 and $7 per month, per user.""The license was not per user, the license model was per feature. You could choose anti-virus, anti-spam, etc. It was feature-based and charged yearly.""There were no other costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.""We were using Proofpoint and then we switched to Cisco... reportability was one of the main reasons we switched, but the biggest one was cost. If you can get an equivalent functionality for a better price it's wise to do so. That's what our primary decision came down to: We could get equivalent functionality at a lower price point.""It is not that costly. We pay for the solution through a contractor and pay an annual fee."

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"For overall value and cost, Barracuda came in as most appropriate, price as well as services provided. In terms of price, it's average . It's not the most expensive, it's not the least expensive but it works well.""The price of this solution is very high, but it's working fine.""Our licensing fees are approximately $4,000 per year, and this includes updates for the antivirus and spam signatures.""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."

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Also Known As
Cisco Email Security, IronPort, Cisco Email Security, ESA, Email Security Appliances
Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall
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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.

Email is the number one vector used by cybercriminals to penetrate and attack enterprise IT systems.

Kaspersky Security for Mail Server uses Next Generation technologies including advanced heuristics, machine learning and sandboxing to detect and protect against ransomware, spam, phishing, data loss and even unknown threats penetrating your IT systems through emails and malicious attachments.

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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
Vimpel Com, Estrella Galicia, Krombacher
Top Industries
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Energy/Utilities Company22%
Manufacturing Company11%
Healthcare Company11%
Retailer11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company20%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Government5%
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Manufacturing Company22%
Logistics Company11%
Educational Organization11%
Transportation Company11%
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Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company19%
Government8%
Retailer7%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise44%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business4%
Midsize Enterprise50%
Large Enterprise46%
REVIEWERS
Small Business47%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise27%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Fortinet, Proofpoint and others in Email Security. Updated: February 2021.
464,857 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Barracuda Email Security Gateway is ranked 4th in Email Security with 14 reviews while Kaspersky Security for Mail Server is ranked 29th in Email Security. Barracuda Email Security Gateway is rated 8.0, while Kaspersky Security for Mail Server 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, Proofpoint Email Protection, SonicWall Email Security, Fortinet FortiMail Cloud and AppRiver Email Security, whereas Kaspersky Security for Mail Server is most compared with Symantec Messaging Gateway, Fortinet FortiMail, Fortinet FortiMail Cloud and Cyren EmailSecurity.

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