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"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."

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"The product is good. To date, we have not faced any challenges.""The piece that is most valuable from the Mimecast standpoint will be the sandboxing feature.""It's really quite user-friendly. In terms of technical superiority and the product itself, there are no complaints. It is really cutting edge.""It does a good job for us, and its admin console is easy to use.""The initial setup is very straightforward.""Its administration console is very easy to use. The administration console is absolutely important because you interact with the platform through it.""It's good, it keeps the spam out.""Mimecast certainly helped my customers reduce phishing emails."

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"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."

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"The price could be better, it should be reduced.""The detection rates are an area for improvement.""We have subscribed to an archival service, and yet, when we have to get our data out, we have to pay a fee to get our own data. They charge an extraction fee.""Their support should be improved. They are notorious for sending you to knowledge-based articles rather than actually talking to you, but that is, unfortunately, kind of becoming a trend with everything. In terms of features, I haven't had any complaints. However, I don't like the fact they moved to a paid training subscription model. They used to have a lot of free webinars for training, but they have started to charge for them in the past year.""As a user, the user interface of the management console could be upgraded, for example.""Its pricing can be improved. It is a bit expensive.""The filtering needs more flexibility.""From an administrative point of view, Mimecast is a little bit cumbersome and difficult. It's not something that the end-user can easily find navigate themselves."

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"It's an expensive solution.""The licensing costs are per-user for the product that you get with them.""It is a bit expensive."

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Overview

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.

Mimecast’s Advanced Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection uses multiple, sophisticated, detection engines and a diverse set of threat intelligence sources to protect email from spam, malware, phishing, and targeted attacks delivered as a 100% cloud-based service.

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Sample Customers
ACT Government, Acumen Group, AGIP, Delta Dental Plans Association, Desai/Nasr Consulting Engineers, Inc., Equinox Information Systems, Mazda Technologies, Microsoft, MIT, Suzuki, Terra Resource Group, Texas A&M University
Azizi Developments, Affinity Credit Union, Aftercare, Al Abbar Group
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider17%
Construction Company11%
Retailer6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Small Business56%
Large Enterprise44%

Barracuda Sentinel is ranked 1st in DMARC Authentication Software with 1 review while Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection is ranked 7th in Email Security with 8 reviews. Barracuda Sentinel is rated 10.0, while Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection is rated 8.4. 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 Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection writes "Protects your organization from all types of threats". Barracuda Sentinel is most compared with Barracuda Essentials, Proofpoint Email Protection, Barracuda Email Security Gateway, Mimecast DMARC Analyzer and IRONSCALES, whereas Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection is most compared with Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Cisco Secure Email, Fortinet FortiMail, IRONSCALES and Menlo Security Email Isolation.

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