We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"In the past, whether we got phishing emails or spam emails, they all went into our inbox. Now, the system is set to automatically put all phishing emails or spam-type emails that it doesn't block but suspects that they're suspicious, into the junk email folder. It gives users a way of giving it a second look or a second thought as to whether this is a real email or not, rather than seeing all the emails in their inbox. Now that they see it in their junk email box, they take further consideration and look at the email harder and determine if it is a phishing email."
"The number of false positives is minimal."
"Fortinet FortiMail is easy to use and the detection rate is very good. You can customize content filters and profiles are done easily. Additionally, there is a sandbox integration feature that is good."
"The GUI isn't hard to use. When we do a demo and explain the features of Fortinet products to our customers, they understand very quickly. They can easily manage their systems without us."
"Troubleshooting is very simple because you can see where the email was not delivered and why it would be considered as spam."
"The deployment is simple and once up and running it is easy to manage."
"I am satisfied with both the scalability and the stability of this solution."
"Clean user interface and good sandbox."
"Fortinet FortiMail's most valuable features are antispam, antivirus, database, and data loss prevention (DLP)."
"In terms of improvement, I would like for some of the reporting to be a little bit more robust. There should be more options for recording and more options for searching. For example, more fields to report against, more search criteria, more date filters, etc. They should also make the searching capability a little bit more flexible."
"An additional feature that could be added is a pop-up screen notifying you that an email has been blocked, without having to double click on it to take you there it could provide you with a summary explaining why it was on hold or why was it spam when you hover over it with your cursor."
"Maybe FortiMail's integration could be better."
"I have little to say about possible improvements, but the configuration for content blocking could be better. So, for example, if the email includes the line "You have a Bitcoin", I would like it to be easier to block it before it enters an inbox. Fortinet could maybe offer better or simpler help on how to do this properly."
"I think the security of the product could improve."
"I don't know if it is possible, but I would like to see Artificial Intelligence and machine learning introduced."
"Sometimes it takes a little bit too long to determine if an email is good or not. If they could shorten that time span, it'd be so much better. It does delay our email, which does not make users happy. That said, I would have to say we have not been blacklisted for quite a while now."
"The infrastructure could be improved."
"My customers frequently ask to have detailed documentation for FortiMail and FortiWeb as they have in FortiGate. What they currently have is not enough."
"The fees for Fortinet FortiMail can be complicated. However, overall the pricing is fair."
"In terms of licensing, we are using a virtual machine license for the single virtual server which it runs on. Doing it this way enables us to cut costs by only licensing FortiMail for our exact use case. If you need to expand in future, you can later buy extra licenses per virtual machine."
"There is either an annual or six-month charge to use this solution. Fortinet FortiMail is cheaper than Proofpoint or Cisco Security, or other email security appliances."
"9,000 Euro per annum for Fortinet Mail and sandbox."
"The price is acceptable for the support license it includes."
"It's not as that expensive with the competitive different brands. The products sell a lot."
"If you don't need the full bundle that includes everything, you have options for the small or medium enterprise environments."
"There is a license required for this solution and it is on an annual basis. I am satisfied with the price."
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Sentinel detects threats that traditional email security systems can't. It integrates directly with Microsoft Office 365 APIs to detect attacks coming from both internal and external sources. It uses artificial intelligence to detect signs of malicious intent and deception within every email with virtually no I.T. administration required.
FortiMail appliances and virtual appliances are proven, powerful email security platforms for any size organization — from small businesses to carriers, service providers, and large enterprises. Purpose-built for the most demanding messaging systems, FortiMail appliances employ Fortinet’s years of experience in protecting networks against spam, malware, and other message-borne threats.
Barracuda Sentinel is ranked 1st in DMARC Authentication Software with 1 review while Fortinet FortiMail is ranked 3rd in Email Security with 12 reviews. Barracuda Sentinel is rated 10.0, while Fortinet FortiMail is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Barracuda Sentinel writes "The system is set to automatically put all phishing emails or spam-type emails it suspects are suspicious, into the junk email folder". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiMail writes "User-friendly, multi-platform, easy to setup and troubleshoot". Barracuda Sentinel is most compared with Barracuda Essentials, Proofpoint Email Protection, Barracuda Email Security Gateway, Mimecast DMARC Analyzer and Fortinet FortiMail Cloud, whereas Fortinet FortiMail is most compared with Cisco Secure Email, Barracuda Email Security Gateway, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Proofpoint Email Protection and Fortinet FortiMail Cloud.
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